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Syndrome - S2-E16

Other mistake: After Johnny and Roy are dispatched to the actor with the possible heart attack, Brackett asks them to send an EKG strip, and when Brackett lifts the chart paper to read it, he is not looking at the side that would have the line tracing recorded by the stylus, he is actually looking at the back of the paper as it's rolling out of the machine. Also note that the chart paper is quite blank on both sides. Additionally, just prior to this, when Brackett presses the record tab on the recorder, it just pops back up and does not engage.

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The Great Crash Diet - S5-E22

Other mistake: Roy uses the Biophone when he tells Brackett the vitals of a woman with cardiac symptoms, and then Johnny uses the landline to tell Brackett that there's "Another victim, female, 8 months pregnant, she's gone into labor." Brackett responds, "The mother's probably had an MI... Any cervix dilation on the daughter?" It is impossible for Brackett to have known that the two women are related, let alone that they're mother and daughter.

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Pressure 165 - S5-E7

Other mistake: When Johnny prepares Chef Michel's recipe, he leaves the casserole dish in the oven while Station 51 is dispatched to the structure fire. When he and Roy return, Johnny opens the hot oven door to find it smoking and the dish bubbled over, and even though the oven door is supposedly very hot, Roy places his hand on the inside of that door and actually leans on it like there's absolutely no problem.

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An English Visitor - S3-E4

Visible crew/equipment: At the rock quarry, when John is pulling up the stokes Jason is standing to his left, and just as the banister bar breaks in front of John, it's amusing to note that we can see a crew member's hand gripping the back of Randolph Mantooth's pants, at the right side of the screen.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: At the scene of Paula's traffic accident, after the ambulance leaves with Johnny and Paula inside, Roy pushes the back of the driver's seat forward revealing Bonnie in the back seat. When it cuts to the next shot, the reflection of a crew member leaning forward is visible in the car's window, and the mic is also visible on the left. Additionally, Johnny is visible in the background, even though he just left in the ambulance with the victim, as the actor who portrays him, Randolph Mantooth, is casually leaning on a sign post waiting around during the location shoot.

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Cook's Tour - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: At the station, when Gage and DeSoto are eating the meal DeSoto prepared, the sealed milk container is suddenly open and then sealed again, between shots. It changes position as well.

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Kids - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: During the raging brush fire, the scoop stretcher is sent down the cliff to the paramedics in the canyon. Once Gage has it and then drags it towards DeSoto, the boxes and gear switch positions between shots.

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Botulism - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When DeSoto and Gage arrive at Rampart their black helmets are not hanging in Squad 51, when they enter the hospital. A moment later, when they're dispatched, both helmets are hanging in their proper place behind the seat. The distance between the squad and ambulance has also increased.

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Deliberate mistake: Rampart's ER is located in the south lower wing of the hospital complex and it is only a two-storey building (with a basement), but the elevator, which is located past the nurses' station at the wing's far south end, has two floor indicator panels listing eight floors - one panel over the elevator doors and another we see every time the elevator doors open, which is not possible.

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Fools - S3-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Squad 51 is dispatched to 'person caught in a mailbox', have a look at the squad's license plates when it rolls up on scene. The plates read "70324H" which is the California commercial plate number for Squad 51, not the usual prop dept's license plate "E999007." It was the prop dept's responsibility to change from the commercial plate to the prop plate, but this scene slipped by them. It's also interesting to notice that this scene takes place at a real intersection up the block from Universal Studios, which is the direction Squad 51 came from. Note the "Black Tower/MCA Tower" in the background, which houses Universal's executive offices.

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Communication Gaffe - S4-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 51 is on scene at the vehicle accident in the canyon, after Marco uses a crowbar to free the driver of the station wagon and he pulls the driver out, a crew member standing behind the FX 6-ft wind machine fan (to blow smoke) are visible in the background beside the other overturned car. As an aside, in the previous and following shots that crew member and wind machine fan are in the same spot where Chet and Johnny supposedly are.

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Not Available - S6-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Squad 51 is dispatched to 'man unconscious possible heart attack', while en route, two shots after Roy says "It's gonna be a long run," the reflection of the squad is visible on windows they drive past, and we can see the reflection of a crew member who's standing on the back of the moving squad. Slow motion is not necessary to see this. However, if you're into slo-mo you can catch it again later, when John and Roy head to the traffic accident victim.

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Show Biz - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: During this episode, treatment 4 and treatment 2 keep switching places, between being located beside the nurses' station or being located near the ER entrance. For instance, when Johnny is on the line telling Rampart that Dr. Knott doesn't want to come in, treatment 2 is by the nurses' station, but when Roy ribs Johnny about his sex fantasies, treatment 2 is near the entrance. Quite fun to try and keep track of the repeated switching.

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Boot - S2-E19

Visible crew/equipment: When Johnny is taking Boot's temperature, the uncovered top of the set is visible at the corner behind Marco and Captain Stanley.

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The Boat - S6-E19

Visible crew/equipment: When Roy and Johnny respond to the boat wreck with injuries off Catalina, they pull up to the Coast Guard Air Station, and when Roy joins Johnny on the other side of Squad 51, the moving reflections of two crew members are visible on the back of the squad.

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Promotion - S3-E7

Visible crew/equipment: At the structure fire, after the security guard is safely down the ladder, Johnny follows him as Roy watches from the window, and when the fire flashes through the doors, we can see the hand of a crew member pushing the lower boxes causing them to tumble.

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Revealing mistake: Squad 51 has a flashing light-bar mounted on the roof of the vehicle. There is about 4-5" of space between the length of the light frame and the roof, which means that Squad 51's surrounding environment is easily visible through that gap in normal shots. The hiccup here are certain close-ups of Gage and DeSoto while they're 'driving', because that gap is covered (with red to match the vehicle) and sometimes, when it's daylight, the gap is dark. The same thing happens with the space behind the cab unit (seen through the window), with the red blocking the opening.

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Continuity mistake: In many of the interior shots of the paramedic cab, as it heads to the destinations, there is a rear view mirror on the windshield. In all the exterior shots there is no rear view mirror.

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Peace Pipe - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Kelly and Gage have at it about the portrayal of Native Americans in film, DeSoto quips, "What are you picking on me for?" as he faces Gage in front of him. Gage then walks to the other side of the table and after he says, "We call that white man royalty syndrome," he puts his arm around Kelly, standing beside him. We are then shown DeSoto's reaction shot, who still faces Gage in the same direction as his earlier quip, and we also see Kelly behind him, but no Gage.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Johnny learns of his last rescue's death, when he enters the hallway the treatment room beside the nurses' station is treatment 4, but when Brackett and Early pass the nurses' station to go save a rabbit from a sousaphone, it's treatment 2 that's beside the nurses' station. Then, as soon as Brackett and Early enter their door, in the next shot as Dix speaks to the officer, it's treatment 5 beside the nurses' station.

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[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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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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