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?
The show's initial airings took place in an hour-long block, usually with 4 stories that lasted about 15 minutes each. However, occasionally there would be longer stories that took up multiple portions of the hour long block. See more
The end of the credits features a "Arnold Shapiro Productions" bumper that has a comical "Mr. Shapiro, step out of the car please" voice over, as if he is being arrested. See more
Some syndicated versions "cut up" the longer stories and aired them in a cliffhanger "to be continued" format, something the original airings never did. See more