Emergency!

Frequency - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: While 51's guys are on the roof of the construction accident, when Truck 8 rolls up on scene and then places its outriggers we can see the red vinyl material adhered to back of the engine, covering its real company number.

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The Promise - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Roy get back to the station and talk to Paula in the rec room, in the wide shot Johnny has his hands on his hips and then subtly moves his elbow behind Roy, but it cuts to a close-up and his elbow is still blocking Roy.

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How Green Was My Thumb? - S3-E17

Revealing mistake: When Roy and Johnny are at the nurses' station with Dix, Roy decides to deliver the plant that was left for Mrs. Johnson so he and Johnny get into the elevator, and when Roy says, "Six," the floor indicator light on the control panel turns itself on before Johnny even presses the 6th floor button. That light would not turn on if someone up on the 6th floor pressed for the elevator.

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How Green Was My Thumb? - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: In the first shot as the engine and squad roll up to the winery fire, the entire trailer with the wood barrels is engulfed in flames with huge plumes of black smoke, but when it cuts to the next shot the trailer and barrels are fine, and there's only a very small fire burning on the ground while Marco pulls the hose off the engine, before the explosion.

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How Green Was My Thumb? - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: When the squad and engine roll up on scene at the winery fire, there are wood barrels at the back of the burning trailer, and in consecutive shots the short barrel at the back left corner suddenly appears out of nowhere, then disappears, and then it reappears again.

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I'll Fix It - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: While Roy and Johnny are under the house with the oil eruption trying to free the trapped man, they get covered in black oil and mud even though they're wearing turnout coats. It drips down their necks and their pants are soaked with it. When they get to Rampart with the victim, Roy says that he and John should get washed up, but when they talk to Dixie they haven't just washed up, their clothes are now impossibly spotless.

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Body Language - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: While Roy and Johnny are working on the guy who fell from the horse, since Roy's hands are busy he has the IV line dangling from his mouth before setting up the patient's IV, and in wide shots the cannula is dangling at the left side of his mouth, but in closeups the IV line and cannula have switched sides.

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Messin' Around - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When Old Bill is wheeled into treatment 3, there's a pillow under his head and the gurney he's lying on has grey trim, horizontal bars under the bed and flat steel plates over the wheels, but when it cuts to inside treatment 3 as he's brought in, the pillow has vanished and the entire style of the gurney he's lying on is completely different.

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Equipment - S5-E4

Revealing mistake: When Engine 8 rolls up on scene at the warehouse fire, as it passes the camera in the overhead shot we can see the real company number 60 printed on the surface between the jumpseats.

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That Time of Year - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: When Roy and Johnny begin rappelling down the cliff to the injured hang gliders, Roy's not wearing the safety pack in the closeup, but as they're rappelling in the wide shot the large safety pack is suddenly on Roy's back.

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Hypochondri-Cap - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: On the roof at the studio, Wally sets up John's gear and anchors his rappelling line onto a single carabiner which is attached directly to the belt support around John's waist. Yet when Johnny flips upside down while rappelling down, in the closeups when Roy joins him, that carabiner is now locked off onto another carabiner, which is attached to John's belt, and both of their locking mechanisms are red. Then when John's on the ground, the carabiner attached to his belt and anchor is entirely silver.

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Hypochondri-Cap - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When Roy and John are at the studio so John can test out Wally's rappelling gear, on the roof John's wearing his medical holster, but Roy is not, but when each rappel down in the wide shots they're both wearing it. Then in their closeups while hanging on their lines, Roy's wearing his medical holster, but Johnny's has vanished, then on the ground Johnny's wearing his and Roy's has vanished.

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Hypochondri-Cap - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: At the studio, when Roy and Johnny are on the roof with Wally to test out Wally's rappelling gear, before Johnny rappels down the thin swami around Johnny's waist and the loop at the back are both green, but once he rappels down the swami belt is grey and the loop is blue.

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All Night Long - S6-E21

Continuity mistake: When the woman from the car accident is in the ER, Brackett tells Morton to intubate her and Morton grabs the laryngoscope and slides her body down on the gurney to a proper position, but in the next shot from another angle Brackett orders the intubation again and the same things are repeated.

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All Night Long - S6-E21

Continuity mistake: While the woman from the car accident is in the ER, when Brackett tells Morton to intubate her Morton has a penlight (to check pupillary response) in the pocket of his scrubs, but in the following shots that penlight keeps vanishing from his pocket and reappearing.

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Equipment - S5-E4

Character mistake: At the construction site, while the paramedics are defibbing the cardiac arrest Stoney's on the line with Rampart, and Brackett orders, "Administer 5ccs 1 to 10,000 epinephrine IV," to which Stoney responds, "Administer 5ccs epinephrine, 10-4, LA," even though he's speaking to Rampart not to LA dispatch.

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The Mouse - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: After Chet sees The Mouse run under the fridge, when the guys are discussing The Mouse Johnny's medical holster is clipped at his right hip, but when they're dispatched to 'man unconscious at laundromat' his medical holster is now at his left hip as he walks to the squad.

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

Character mistake: On scene at the vehicle accident, John palpates a pulse on the driver's leg and tells Roy that he's got a good strong foot pulse. Then when Roy's on the line with Rampart we hear him say, "He has a strong fetal pulse," but presumably Roy certainly must have meant to say, "strong pedal pulse."

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Parade - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Roy and John are at the nurses' station talking to Brackett and Dixie about The Old Engine, at the bottom right corner of the screen we can see the patient's metal clipboard chart being held, before Early even walks over to the nurses' station holding a chart. Then when Early does walk over he stands to Brackett's right, but in shots facing Dix and Johnny we still see that chart being held, where Roy is supposedly standing, not Early. Additionally, the charts hanging on the chart holder change/vanish between shots.

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The Promise - S3-E11

Trivia: During Richard's rescue from the ledge at Rampart, the snorkel that Roy and Brackett climb onto is Truck 127, from Station 127 aka Station 51. Truck 127 is used in many episodes requiring a snorkel, including 1x6, "Dealer's Wild" and 3x16, "Fools." There's a particularly nice shot at the end of this episode, when Engine 51 and Squad 51 are parked parallel to each other, and when Johnny responds to dispatch that Squad 51 is available, Truck 127 drives away between 51's vehicles. Nice touch.

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Surprise - S4-E6

Question: When the guys are hanging off the roof does anyone else see a white wire attached to the sign?

Answer: Yes, there's a thin cable secured to the sign's bottom mounting bracket which leads upward to the crane arm, and can be seen in quite a few shots at various angles. It's reasonable to presume that this cable which is secured to the crane was part of the sign's mounting process to the two wall brackets before the winds caused the accident, the premise of this rescue. For this reason it really can't be noted as "stunt wires being visible" or something like that.

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