In this early example of police-based reality TV hosted by William Shatner, we are treated to reenactments of real-life 911 rescues. Recordings of the actual calls, interspersed with interviews with the paramedics and other rescue workers, provide a vivid look at the life-or-death dramas that occur every day.
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Did You Know?
According to the show's creators, it was never intended as a life-saving tool. See more
The Arnold Shapiro Productions voiceover was changed in at least one Christmas-themed episode to say "Mr. Shapiro, have a happy holiday." See more
In the New Zealand transmissions of Rescue 911, before the intro sequence. William Shatner appeared and told viewers that the emergency number to call in New Zealand is 111. See more
Remade as 999