John overtimes at Station 8 where an unavailable squad costs a heart attack victim his life. A boy falls from a tree. Chet is injured by an explosion. Doctors treat a tree surgeon. Roy is injured in a fireworks warehouse fire.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Captain Stone
Jessica Rains ...
John Lawrence ...
Tim Donnelly ...
Michael Norell ...
Marco López ...
Mike Stoker ...
Ron Pinkard ...
Hal Bokar ...
Kristine Greco ...
Nurse (as Kristine Marie Greco)


Capt. Stanley makes the station aware of an impending inspection by the Battalion Chief and the County Supervisor. A heart transplant patient is having pains and his wife thinks her husband no longer loves her. A parachutist gets stuck on a electric tower during a stunt being filmed by a radio disc jockey, Dr. Brackett and Dixie treat a veterinarian bitten by a boxer, while the firemen, in the field, help a traffic accident victim that goes into shock due to internal bleeding caused by a broken hip and pelvis, before being helped by Dixie, Drs. Brackett and Early, in the hospital. Written by Gary Richard Collins II (

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4 October 1975 (USA)  »

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At the structure fire where Chet is injured, Engine 60 is on scene assisting Station 51 with the fire. Engine 60's filler hose on front of their engine is marked "Universal" for Universal Studios, where Engine 60 is quartered. See more »


When Squad 39 arrives at the heart attack scene, the rig is similar to Squad 51 (probably the same rig with a different number on it), but at the fireworks factory, Squad 39 is an older model rig (possibly the original Squad 51 from the pilot). See more »


Paramedic John Gage: [Captain Stanley is washing dishes. Johnny Walks in] Hey, Cap.
Captain Hank Stanley: Hello, John.
Paramedic John Gage: I just got off the phone with Sarah, the duty nurse. She said Chet's gonna be fine, but they're gonna have to keep him for observation til in the morning.
Captain Hank Stanley: Glad to hear he's all right. We'll have a replacement for him here in an hour or so.
Paramedic John Gage: You having fun, Cap?
Captain Hank Stanley: Oh, yeah. This is a lot of fun. Why don't you grab a towel and have some fun yourself?
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