The missions of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail.
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1981   1979  

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 Deputy Theodore Roosevelt 'Trap' Applegate III 16 episodes, 1979-1981
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 Deputy Dwayne 'Thib' Thibideaux 13 episodes, 1979
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 Deputy Morgan Wainwright 13 episodes, 1979
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 Big Bird 13 episodes, 1979
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240-ROBERT followed the exploits of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail. Utilizing helicopters, boats and a customized Ford Bronco, the team managed to extract hapless citizens from various dangerous situations. The series was based on the real life 240 unit of the Sheriff's Department. Written by Chris Fontaine <fontain1@pilot.msu.edu>

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28 August 1979 (USA)  »

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Pelastusryhmä 240-Robert  »

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Mark Harmon sang Saddle my Dreams. See more »

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Referenced in Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) See more »

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Ah, Childhood memories...
1 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

I haven't seen this show in YEARS. I dimly remember this as being my favorite show when I was about 4 years old. All I remember now is that Morgan the Helicopter Pilot was cute and that this show made me REALLY want a Police Truck Toy.

From what little else I can remember about the show, it was basically a cross between "CHiP's" and "Baywatch". Sort of a funky late-70's cop show set on the beach.


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