Emergency!

Back-Up - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: At the start of shift, after Captain Stanley gives the guys assignments, when the last shift rolls up in the squad, in the closeups Roy is suddenly holding his helmet while he and Johnny are talking to Dwyer, but it's gone again in the wide shot. When the squad is dispatched, Roy grabs his helmet which had been lying on the engine's running board in all the wide shots.

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It's How You Play the Game - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: While Johnny tells the other guys that the losers of the baseball game, between 51 and 36, will have to pay for the entire cost of the picnic, Chet's eating an apple which has less eaten by the time he tosses it into the garbage.

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Back-Up - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: After the OD is dropped off and left at the ER, during her examination Brackett finds the marks on her foot, and in the closeup the marks have moved and are more pronounced than in the wide shots.

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Equipment - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: During this episode Brackett is wearing a tie with white, light blue, and dark blue broad stripes, which should be tied in an identical manner in consecutive shots, but it's not. One example is when Brackett examines the tree surgeon, but when he waits in the hall with Morton and Dixie while Malcolm takes x-rays, Brackett's tie is tied differently, and when he walks back into the room the tie reverts back.

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Equipment - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When Roy's injured during the warehouse fire and is carried out, in the closeup he and Johnny are not wearing their turnouts, but in the next wide shot Johnny's suddenly wearing his turnout again as he contacts Rampart via Biophone.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Johnny walks into the office to drop off the trash bin, he sees the Chief's clock on the wall and it reads 2:09, but when Johnny brings the clock to Captain Stanley and he gives it to Chet to hide, the clock's hands read 6:44. And when they're all dispatched, the timeout is 14:15.

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The Indirect Method - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Karen asks Roy and John for an evaluation of that morning's run, a coffee cup suddenly appears near her arm, which promptly disappears, until Roy soon places his coffee cup near her arm when he sits down beside Karen.

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Pressure 165 - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: After Johnny discovers that the white stuff he left cooking on the stove has turned green, Station 51 is dispatched to the structure fire, so everyone rolls on the call. When Johnny and Roy return, and Johnny decides to dump all the food he cooked, a large stock pot has mysteriously and conveniently appeared on the counter, where it did not exist when they left.

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An English Visitor - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: At the start, when Johnny and Roy get back to the station from their run, Roy leaves two cabinet doors wide open when he gets two coffee cups, but in the next shot as he shakes Jason's hand, those two doors are suddenly closed.

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Dinner Date - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When the man with three bullet wounds is wheeled into the ER, he's taken into treatment 3 which has a windowless door, but in the shots from inside the room he's in treatment 1 with a window on its door, and the room has a different interior.

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Drivers - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: After Squad 51 is dispatched to the hotel fire, when Roy shouts to John that the woman is about to drop the baby from the third floor, Roy's standing across the street beside the squad, but in the next shot he's suddenly standing in front of the hotel, right behind John.

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Alley Cat - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: During boat rescue, when Johnny's on the Biophone with Rampart, right after Brackett tells them to continue oxygen and maintain D5W IV, Roy has his hand out with the IV bag and tells 81's guy to hold it, but in the next shot 81's guy is taking a BP cuff from Roy's hand, not an IV bag.

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Floor Brigade - S3-E19

Continuity mistake: While climbing the tower to rescue the "man" at the top, after Johnny slips and slams into the cross beam, when he and Chet are heading back down the tower, the two lights attached to the tower keep switching from the right side to the left side, depending if it's a closeup of them or a wide shot of their doubles. Additionally, in the closeups the lights are large and round, but in the wide shots one of them is a small square.

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An Ounce of Prevention - S6-E13

Continuity mistake: After Early has examined the woman who was stuck up on the ferris wheel with her husband, he tells her she could go to the waiting room, and when Early leaves treatment 2 the stethoscope is around his neck, but next shot from the hallway as he exits the stethoscope is gone.

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Paper Work - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: When John's in the storm drain with the boy, in the closeups the water rushing from the broken hydrant has a very strong current, and Roy's holding the boy's head up out of the water, but in the wide shots the current is nearly calm, nowhere as intense as the closeups, and Roy's not holding the boy's head.

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Captain Hook - S6-E8

Continuity mistake: During the police chopper rescue, three ropes are tied off onto Engine 51's eyes, and when Mike backs the engine up while the stokes carrying Frank is pulled up, in shots facing the engine the three lines are being pulled backwards simultaneously, but in the shots of Marco, the stokes, and the ground, only the line with the stokes is being pulled up, the other two ropes are lying on the ground completely still.

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The Exam - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: When Roy and John are helping Jeanine get her head unstuck from the table, Jeanine's braid is very loose and coming apart, but when her head is free and she jumps into her mother's arms, Jeanine's braid is braided properly.

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Decision - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Dispatched to the structure fire in the middle of the night are Station 51, Engine 95, Engine 105, and Truck 107, but on scene we see Engine 800, Engine 801, and also Engine 10, which is all footage from the first season's pilot episode "The Wedsworth-Townsend Act."

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Saddled - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: After treating the girl who had a soda pop bottle explode in her face, when John and Roy are carrying the stretcher out the door, they're facing the stretcher and each other in the interior shot, but in the exterior shot John has turned around, with his back facing Roy while carrying the stretcher.

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Peace Pipe - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Roy and John climb up to the scaffold John removes his gloves, but the stuntman keeps his gloves on for quite a few of the following shots, until he also removes his gloves.

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Quotes

[Henry, the dog who is never ever off the couch, whimpers.]
Johnny: [Talking to Henry, while typing on the typewriter.] Sorry. Didn't mean to disturb you. Acting kinda uppity aren't you? I may put you in the script. Yeah. A dog that does nothing. [Henry whimpers.] Just sits there. People like that, y'know. A schleppy dog. You'll schlep out on stage and schleep on the couch. Dumb dog! [Henry whimpers.] Making me feel guilty. Why don't you howl or something?

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Mistakes

When Roy is electrocuted and falls from the roof, after Karen uses the defibrillator paddles on Roy, she lifts both paddles, looks at the EKG monitor and says "He's converted." How exactly could Karen have known that he's converted? It's impossible for the EKG monitor to show anything at all. Either the defib paddles have be in contact with Roy's body for the “quick-look” to get a reading, which they weren't, or the ECG electrode discs have to be on Roy's chest connecting him to the EKG monitor, and they weren't. As an aside, just watching Marco having problems attaching the air mask, and quickly glancing up towards the camera frustrated, then giving up is priceless.

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Trivia

In addition to Randolph Mantooth's brother Donald appearing in this episode, while Roy and John are in Mrs. Johnson's apartment, when Roy's telling John some of the plants' names, John picks up a plant from the table and asks Roy what its name is. And when Roy answers, "Sadie", John smiles at the plant and says, "Hey, Sadie, how you doing?" Sadie is Mantooth's mother's name.

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