In a combined episode with Emergency, a boy runs away from the hospital when he is afraid due to his diagnosis. Malloy dates a woman volunteer on the hospital hot-line who is handling a teenage suicide when the program's funding is cut.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Officer Pete Malloy
... Officer Jim Reed
... Dr. Kelly Brackett
... Dixie McCall R.N.
... Dr. Joe Early
... John Gage
... Roy DeSoto
... Kathy Stephens
Fred Holliday ... Jay Simmons
Nancy King ... Mary Simmons
Kirby Furlong ... Jimmy Simmons
... Sgt. MacDonald
... Irma Baker
... Sheri Baker (as Diane Sherry)
... Milton Sawyer


While driving down the street, Malloy and Reed are pulled over by frantic parents, Jay and Mary Simmons, whose eight year old son, Jimmy Simmons, all of a sudden collapsed. Malloy and Reed rush him to the hospital emergency, the emergency room staff who are able to stabilize him. The diagnosis: diabetes. Jimmy expresses his fear of the hospital regardless of what is happening to him medically. So while unattended for a short time, Jimmy runs off. Emergency room doctor, Kelly Brackett, tells Malloy and Reed that Jimmy may go into a coma if he isn't found within a couple of hours. Based on something else Jimmy mentioned to Malloy, he and Reed follow the slim lead to try and find a hopefully still all right Jimmy. While at the hospital, Malloy and Reed decide to take their break there since Malloy's latest girlfriend, Kathy Stephens, is a nurse. Currently, she is working a shift on the volunteer crisis hotline, which she states may be discontinued due to lack of funding if only because ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery





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4 October 1972 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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First appearance of "Emergency" on Adam-12. See more »


References Emergency! (1972) See more »

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