Emergency! (1972–1979)
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Gage and DeSoto find themselves needing help in the field in the suburbs when a midair collision causes a plane crash in their vicinity.

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Christian I. Nyby II, Hannah Louise Shearer (as Hannah L. Shearer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Julie London ... Dixie McCall, R.N.
David Ladd ... Paramedic Pete, Squad *51, LACoFD
Jay Hammer Jay Hammer ... Paramedic Charlie, Squad *51, LACoFD
Jason Evers ... Justin Manning
Barrie Youngfellow Barrie Youngfellow ... Christine
Rebecca York Rebecca York ... Debbie, the Stewardess
James A. Watson Jr. ... Lenny
Jim B. Smith ... Ed Crane
Peter D. Greene Peter D. Greene ... Ken Allen
Randall Carver ... Gene Wright
Dee Carroll Dee Carroll ... Maureen Cox
George Petrie ... Dan Alden (as George O. Petrie)
Burt Douglas Burt Douglas ... Tom Anderson
Jean Howell Jean Howell ... Emma Alden
Ron Pinkard Ron Pinkard ... Dr. Mike Morton
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Storyline

One of a series of two-hour made-for-TV movies that feature most of the main cast (and some recurring cast members) of "Emergency!" after its run as a regular series. In this outing, an ill-fated DC-8 crashes down on a Los Angeles subdivision after a mid-air collision with a small plane (which lands in the LA River). Our heroes Gage and DeSoto are trapped while treating a young girl at her house; meanwhile, Squad 51 gets clobbered by one of the DC-8's engines! Written by Jason R. DeCesare

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1978 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the airplane crash fire, real Los Angeles County Firefighter Jim Howe of Engine 9 can be seen pulling fire hose to attack the fire. In 1991, Firefighter Specialist Howe was killed in the line of duty fighting a commercial fire in Huntington Park. Howe served at Station 9 in South Central Los Angeles from the mid 1970's until his death in 1991. Station 9 was later closed in the 1990's. Eighteen years after his passing, Engine 216 out of Watts Station 16 was renumbered Engine 9 in his honor. See more »

Goofs

When Engine 60 arrives at the prop-jet crash in the basin, Captain Stone exits the engine to retrieve gear from the side compartment, then walks through ankle deep water to reach the crash scene. At the arrival time of Engine 60 as Captain Stone exits the rig, his boots and bottom half of pants are already wet, signifying that this was a 2nd. or 3rd. take in filming. Had it been the 1st. take and in real conditions, his boots and pants would have been dry. See more »

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Follows Emergency! (1972) See more »

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7 October 2002 | by Steve MarshallSee all my reviews

Both Kevin and Randy(along with the rest of the crew)did a fantastic job with this one. Their roles as firefighter/paramedics was a definite plus. I am looking to get this video first chance I get. I loved the series and the movies as well. They were "well done" in my opinion.


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