Emergency!

Dealer's Wild - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: After Station 51 is dispatched to "traffic accident with injuries," when they're on scene at the plant with the injured tanker driver, pay particular attention to the background behind Engine 51 while Roy is on the Biophone with Rampart. When Brackett says, "51, can you give me any more information," we can actually see Station 51 aka 127, directly behind Roy.

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Weird Wednesday - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: When Squad 51 is dispatched to the man who has difficulty breathing, once they arrive and it cuts to a closeup, at the top of the screen there is a small dark film square that moves towards the left corner, and then it stays there in the following shots facing Johnny, until he contacts Rampart on the Biophone.

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Cook's Tour - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: After Squad 51 is dispatched to the 'electrocution in a house', while Johnny goes to the garage to turn off the power, Roy waits at the doorway to go inside to the victim. In this interior shot facing the doorway, we see what is supposed to be the brick chimney at the side of the house next door, and the top of that set is visible. Plus the fact that this chimney is not nearly as deep as the one they passed by in the exterior shot.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Squad 10 is dispatched to "possible electrocution," just as the apparatus bay door opens and the squad rolls out, we can see a police officer holding back traffic for the filming of this shot.

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Crash - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: At the end of the 'crashed plane in a tree' rescue, Tom falls upside down in front of Roy and John, who are standing on branches way high up in the tree. Then just as the scene ends and the screen fades out, we can still see Gary Crosby (Tom) having fun jumping hard up and down on that "tree branch" that he's now also standing on, and Randy Mantooth starts cracking up.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: After Paula's car door is pulled open, when Roy leans her head back in the shot from behind him, we should be able to see out the right rear window, but the view has been deliberately blacked out from this POV.

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Hang-Up - S1-E11

Revealing mistake: When Roy and Johnny are in the radioactive lab, loading the unconscious doctor with severe radioactive poisoning onto the stretcher, note that the unconscious doctor is lifting his own left arm, and moving it onto the stretcher so it's resting beside him properly.

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Publicity Hound - S1-E8

Revealing mistake: On scene with the little girl trapped in the hole, when they shine the flashlight down the hole in the overhead closeup, it's too obvious that it's a doll with its arm raised up, plus the fact that we see plenty of space around the doll, contradicting the plot of the little girl being wedged in a tight space.

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Publicity Hound - S1-E8

Revealing mistake: When Johnny and Roy are on the schooner, with the unconscious man hanging upside down from the mast's rigging, as they pull the man up the safety harness around the stuntman's ankle is visible.

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Nurse's Wild - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: When John and Roy get back to the station and are discussing the cardiac patient they brought to Rampart earlier, the usually highly reflective passenger spotlight has been sprayed with a dulling spray, to temporarily dull the surface.

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Brushfire - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When the boy is discharged from the ER and is reunited with his dog, John and Roy are standing near the squad watching the reunion, and the usually highly reflective surface of the passenger side spotlight has been sprayed with a dulling spray, to temporarily dull the surface.

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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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Nurse's Wild - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: When Gage and DeSoto are on scene with the unconscious woman and a dog, they break the front window of the house. In the interior shot as DeSoto climbs through the window, there is a white wall beside the window outside, which blocks the view of the "outside." That wall does not exist in the exterior shots. The same thing happens when Gage opens the front door.

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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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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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