Emergency! (1972–1979)
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Now with each newly promoted to Captain with separate commands, Gage and DeSoto reminisce about their adventures of their now concluded partnership.


Robert A. Cinader (as R.A. Cinader), Randolph Mantooth


Harold Jack Bloom (created by), Robert A. Cinader (created by) (as R.A. Cinader) | 1 more credit »


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Episode credited cast:
Randolph Mantooth ... Firefighter John Gage
Kevin Tighe ... Paramedic Roy DeSoto
Julie London ... Dixie McCall, R.N.
Robert Fuller ... Dr. Kelly Brackett
Bobby Troup ... Dr. Joe Early
Tim Donnelly ... Fireman Chet Kelly
Michael Norell Michael Norell ... Captain Hank Stanley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Aletter ... Man with Back Injury
Art Balinger ... Chief Conrad, Battalion 14 (archive footage)
Boot Boot ... Boot - Station Mascot (archive footage)
Eve Brent ... Mother (archive footage)
Lew Brown Lew Brown ... Police Officer (archive footage)
William Bryant ... Captain, Engine #110 (archive footage)
Barry Cahill Barry Cahill ... Fire Chief of the Pasadena Fire Department
Randall Carver ... Harvey Gibbs (archive footage)


Firefighter/Paramedics John Gage and Roy DeSoto are each promoted to the rank of Captain in the Los Angeles County Fire Department. After the ceremony, whereupon the reality that they'll no longer be partners hits them, they reminisce about their six years of working together on Squad 51. In flashbacks, they remember some of the most memorable rescues and milestones in their paramedic careers. Afterwards, they vow to remain close friends even if they aren't going to be working in the same station any longer. Written by TorontoJediMaster

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Release Date:

31 December 1978 (USA) See more »


Box Office


$800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:



Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Robert A. Cinader's directorial debut. See more »


After the promotion ceremony, when Roy & Johnny begin reminiscing, Johnny mentions having been working at 8's when he first learned of the paramedic program. It was well established in the pilot, The Wedsworth-Townsend Act, that he worked from Station 10. See more »


Follows Emergency! (1972) See more »

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Goodbye Boys!
23 December 2001 | by andreastreinenSee all my reviews

This Two-Hour Special was the Last Chapter of the Wonderful Action-Drama Series EMERGENCY! ( 1972-77 ). The Paramedics John Gage and Roy DeSoto are Promoted to be Captains. The Movie brings Great Memories to the Fans Back. Robert Fuller,Julie London,Bobby Troup,Randolph Mantooth,Kevin Tighe, Tim Donnelly,Michael Norell,Marco Lopez,Mike Stoker,Ron Pinkard and All the Guest Stars,Writers and Directors make their Jobs Wonderful.

This Series had a Special Place In My Heart and I Will Never Forget EMERGENCY! I´m A Fan for Life.

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