Emergency!

Show Biz - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Roy, Johnny, and Chet are cleaning the locker room/bathroom while talking about the models' upcoming visit, dispatch drops tones for 'man trapped in a ditch', and then we see Johnny and Roy coming from the kitchen which is on the opposite side of the firehouse.

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Kids - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Roy are with the boy whose head is trapped in the window under the porch, the guys use the Porta-Power to lift the top jamb. When the child gets his head out and his mom tells him to come out from under the porch, the top jamb is straight and level, but when the boy walks away with his mom, the top jamb has lifted itself again.

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Decision - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: During the structure fire, when Roy walks into the burning house his SCBA cylinder has a large arrow sticker on it, but when he's in the house searching for the boy it's a completely different tank with two red stickers, then when Roy goes upstairs it's back to the original tank.

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Decision - S2-E1

Other mistake: When Station 51 is dispatched to the structure fire in the middle of the night, once they arrive at the burning house, one of the first shots shows a crowd of bystanders, many in their robes. That footage is from season 1, the pilot episode "The Wedsworth-Townsend Act", during the factory fire at the start of that episode.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Roy tells the other guys of 51 what they need to do to rescue the doctor, once they're in the hot room, in the wide shot Roy's holding the handie-talkie in his right hand as he's gesturing with that hand, but when it cuts to Roy's closeup the HT has vanished from his right hand, as he's still gesturing.

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Crash - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: After John makes a sarcastic comment, while he and Roy are in the treatment room with Dr. Early, Roy takes the squad's oxygen tank with him when he leaves the room, but when he exits the ER to get into the squad, the oxygen tank is gone.

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Decision - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Squad 51 is dispatched to an 'unknown type rescue', after stopping at the side of the road to talk to the two guys, when the squad follows the motorbike, the corner of the crew's reflector screen becomes visible as the squad pulls onto the road and drives off.

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Decision - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After rescuing the man from under the engine, when Roy and Johnny load him into the ambulance, the reflections of the array set lighting are visible on the ambulance windows, as Johnny and Roy close the back doors.

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Decision - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Roy and John are at the bull corral, trying to rescue the guy who's been gored, in the closeups of the bull we can see metal piping at the top, right corner of the screen, as the camera moves.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Character mistake: When Roy and Johnny are waiting outside the radioactive lab, Roy sends Marco and Mike to replace Chet and the captain. When Chet and the captain come out, the captain points to Chet and then points up the hallway, while he says "All right, take off you two," even though it's only Chet who's heading outside to be decontaminated, and he could not have meant, "All right, take off you too," for the same reason.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: A few shots after Johnny informs Brackett of the victim of the radiation incident, there's a shot of the ER with two orderlies pushing a gurney towards the camera, and the two actors' tape marks are visible on the floor at the bottom of the screen, just before Brackett and Dixie stop there, when Brackett tells Dix to notify the radiation security guard.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Roy go into the radioactive lab, Johnny removes his glove to check the doctor's carotid pulse and when they walk through the doorway both his gloves are off (he's holding them), but in the next shot exiting the doorway both of Johnny's gloves are back on.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Other mistake: After Station 51 responds to the 'man caught in an air conditioning duct', when they get on the elevator its metal sliding doors and metal jamb on the lower lobby have scratches and dents on the exterior, and the same scratches and dents are on the doors and jamb, when they reach the upper level.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Other mistake: When 51's guys are watching the Adam-12 episode on TV, on that show just after Reed is knocked out by one of the hitmen, the hitman says "Nate would've blown his stack if I'd let you go," (refers to the hitman's partner, Nate), but Emergency!'s subtitles read, "Pete would've blown his stack...," (Pete is Jim Reed's partner) Then a few moments later the hitman Nate yells, "I wanna talk a deal," but subtitles read, "I wanna talk to Neil," and there isn't even anyone named Neil.

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Hypochondri-Cap - S6-E23

Visible crew/equipment: When Chet tells Roy that Captain Stanley wants to see him in the office, a tape mark is visible on the floor in front of Cap, just as he tells Roy not to tell the other guys, and then when Roy asks what happened.

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Brushfire - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: After Roy helps the looter into the squad, when Johnny goes to the motorcycle and finds the leather bag full of jewelry, the mic wires that run from under his shirt/belt into his right pants pocket (with the transmitter bulge) are visible as he bends down.

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Brushfire - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: After the looter is helped into the squad, just as Roy gets into the driver's seat, the reflection of camera equipment becomes visible on Squad 51's vent window (not to be confused with Roy's arm or the reflection of the red wing mirror).

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Brushfire - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: After Squad 51 is dispatched to the motorcycle accident, there are wide shots of the squad driving through the hills, then in the closeups of Roy and John, the squad shakes from side to side to mimic driving, but we can see that the surrounding rocky area behind the squad (matte painting) does not actually change at all.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Other mistake: After being dispatched to the heart attack, when John and Roy have cardioverted the V-fib Brackett asks for another EKG strip, and when Brackett lifts the chart paper to read it, it just shows flatlining, no rhythm whatsoever.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Squad 51 is dispatched to the heart attack, when Roy opens the apparatus bay door John and Bonnie run underneath, and we can see that Engine 51 is not parked in the bay, but in the exterior shot of the squad pulling out the engine is in the bay.

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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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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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