Emergency!

Messin' Around - S3-E15

Other mistake: After Johnny gets hit by the phantom, Station 51 is dispatched to an unknown type rescue, and before the dispatcher even gives the address, Mike has already located the area on the map with his finger.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Early and Marcia's father stand outside her semi-private room, number 104, we see treatment 4 is right beside it. There are two problems with this bizarre situation. First, when Dixie gave Early the lab results about Marcia's possible pregnancy earlier, treatment 2 is right beside treatment 4, not the semi-private room 104. Second problem is that when Early and the parents walk into Marcia's room, in the interior shots we can see that there's a perpendicular wall right beside the doorway to its left, where the hallway ends. (00:19:20 - 00:31:30)

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Body Language - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When the guys are eating dinner talking about marriage, John's glass of milk is half full in the shot from behind him, but when Barbara calls the station and Captain Stanley answers the telephone, John's glass is nearly full in the shot facing him.

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Body Language - S3-E12

Character mistake: When Johnny and Roy respond to the 'possible injury at the horse ranch', after the guy who was knocked unconscious gets back on the horse, Johnny tells Roy, "Why don't we stick around for another few minutes, unless we get another call." They did not contact the dispatcher that the squad's available, so they would not even be dispatched to another call, since they're already on that run.

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The Promise - S3-E11

Revealing mistake: When Richard jumps out of the 6th floor window, in the interior shot we see that he lands right at the base of the window's frame, as his body bounces back from the impact, but when Brackett looks out the window Richard is lying on the ledge, which is much farther down than the window's bottom frame.

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Inheritance Tax - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: After the paint factory fire, when Roy and John are with the lawyer in Captain Stanley's office, Roy's chair is either directly in front of the desk or off to the side, depending on camera angles. Their body positions change between shots as well.

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Inheritance Tax - S3-E9

Other mistake: During the fire at the paint factory, just after the barrels at the back of the pickup up truck explode, in the next shot we see Marco and Chet manning a hose. In this closeup, another fireman runs up to them and he's wearing a helmet with 51 on it, but it's obvious he's not one of 51's guys, plus Roy and John are with the burn victim and Mike's at the engine. The fact that it's a closeup and we can see perfectly well that he's not actually from 51 makes this too odd.

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Inheritance Tax - S3-E9

Other mistake: After Mr. Winthrop is brought to the ER, there is a closeup of his EKG monitor as it's picking up multiple PVCs, but when Brackett asks him about the tension in his life, the monitor seen behind him is showing a flat line. This happens once again after Roy and John leave the treatment room, just before they move him to CCU.

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Insomnia - S3-E8

Other mistake: After Roy and Johnny get back to the station, when Johnny takes the container of milk out of the fridge, we can see the black tape around it covering the brand name. There's another container in the fridge with red tape covering its brand name as well.

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Insomnia - S3-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 51 is dispatched to the boat explosion, just after Captain Stanley responds, "KMG365," as he walks past the camera to the engine, we can see the open top of the set at the rear corner of the apparatus bay.

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The Mouse - S4-E20

Revealing mistake: During the fire at the apartment complex, there are strips of black material nailed to the tops of windows where the FX fire shoots out from below, and the doorway Roy passes when he's pulling on the hose has a fake ceiling and wall nailed directly into the door jamb, to control the strip of FX fire at the side.

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The Mouse - S4-E20

Revealing mistake: At the apartment complex fire, just as Chet climbs the ladder and Marco holds the top of the ladder on the second floor balcony, we see the plumes of FX smoke spurting from the side inside the doorway behind them, and even see something quickly fanning the smoke.

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On Camera - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: When the boy who fell over the cliff is brought into the ER, Dix tells them to bring him to treatment 3 and we see them at treatment 3's door, which is on the same side of the hallway as treatment 4, with the red line closest to it (hall has red, green and yellow lines on the floor which run the length of the hall) However, in the shot from inside the treatment room, they're not in treatment 3, but are actually in treatment 1. Note that we see treatment 4 directly across the hall, which means they're in treatment 1, and also see the yellow line is closest to the door which means it's on the opposite side of the hallway.

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Crash - S1-E12

Other mistake: When Roy's talking to Dixie while John's waiting out in the squad, a call comes over the HT that Roy's holding, and Squad 51 is asked to respond to a 'possible heart case'. Roy pulls a piece of paper out of his pocket, and as we hear the dispatcher giving the address, we can see Keven Tighe softly mouthing the address at the same time that it's being given for the first time.

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Snakebite - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: When Johnny, Roy, and Chet are at the site of the traffic accident, during this scene the shadows' lengths - from long, to short, back to long, and its directions keep changing drastically. Such as when Chet stands in the middle of the road, looking in the direction of the vehicle with the siren, his long shadow is cast to his left, but the oncoming vehicle also casts a shadow to its left (even though it's heading towards Chet), then in the next shot that vehicle's shadow has moved to its opposite side.

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Snakebite - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: At the start, there's a long shot of the Land Rover driving down a long stretch of road towards the camera and then passing it. That road, landscape, and mountains are very distinctive. As Roy, John, and Chet continue talking and driving, when they reach the scene of a traffic accident, Chet sets up a flare behind the Land Rover and another flare behind the pickup truck, then Chet sees a car coming from the direction which the Land Rover was headed. The problem is that the road/landscape/mountains shown earlier in the long shot of the Land Rover, which had been driving from the opposite direction, is the same that's shown here, as Chet tries to stop the car. Then to top it off, when Chet first notices the second car in the distance, it's coming from the opposite direction of the first car, but once again the view is exactly the same.

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An English Visitor - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Brackett is in his office talking to Patsy's manager, he's paged and then told, "Treatment room 2, STAT," and he answers, "On my way," but Brackett doesn't rush to treatment room 2, he goes to room 230 which is Patsy's room, and Early even calls for a code blue in room 230.

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An English Visitor - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Brackett and Morton are with Patsy in her hospital room, there are two closeups of the Datascope 850, but there's an entirely different unit at the foot of Patsy's bed monitoring her EKG, not the Datascope 850. The same thing happens again later, when Brackett rushes in and Early tells him that Patsy was throwing more PVCs.

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The Old Engine - S3-E2

Visible crew/equipment: During the structure fire, when Captain Stanley uses the HT and says "Engine 17, you can pump to Engine 51," in the next shot a second cameraman carrying a handheld camera can be seen between Engine 17 and Engine 9, as he's shooting footage. He's visible again three shots later, standing beside Engine 17, and once again right after they lower the ladder through the hole in the roof.

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The Old Engine - S3-E2

Other mistake: At the structure fire, Roy and Johnny rescue 17's Captain Harmell, as seen on his helmet after he fell through the roof, but when Truck 17 sends its snorkel to the roof, 51's Captain Stanley and Captain Watson, whose helmet also shows 17, both assist with the rescue of the other Captain of 17.

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The Nuisance - S5-E24

Captain Stanley: How are you and Brice getting along?
Roy: Fine. Fine. We're getting along just fine.
Captain Stanley: Thought for a while there might be a little personality problem.
Roy: No, I can work with just about anybody. I can get along with just about anybody.
Captain Stanley: Glad to hear that.
Roy: Just might have to bust him in the mouth to do it.

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The Game - S6-E1

Trivia: It's in this episode that the Heimlich Maneuver is used for the first time by the paramedics. At the USC game, when a guy is choking on a hot dog, John and Roy are called, and John uses the Heimlich. Up until season 6 we've seen the guys use other methods, such as the ChokeSaver which look like huge white tweezers, to remove obstructions in an airway, as seen in 4x9, "Foreign Trade."

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