Emergency!

Transition - S4-E15

Visible crew/equipment: When Roy and Johnny find the two puncture marks, from the snakebite, on the unconscious man's leg, the outlines of the lav mic transmitter and wire are visible on the back, left side of Johnny's shirt. It's also visible on the back of Roy's shirt after he is hit with the cobra venom, and on the back of Gil's shirt when he brings in the defibrillator.

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Transition - S4-E15

Visible crew/equipment: After Johnny and Roy arrive at the amusement park where the boy was injured on the go-kart, when the guy who runs the go-kart track walks over to Roy and Johnny, the outline of the mic transmitter is visible on the back of his shirt, and moments later it's also visible on the left side of Johnny's shirt. Also, when the guys scare the second boy with the huge needle, as he runs away the outline of the mic transmitter is visible on the back of the boy's vest.

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Parade - S4-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Johnny, Roy, and Chet are removing the woman from her car, the bulging outlines of the mic transmitters and wires are visible on the back, left side of Johnny's shirt, and back, right side of Roy's shirt.

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Details - S4-E12

Visible crew/equipment: On scene at the fire caused by gasoline stored near a boiler, when Johnny and Roy are with the burn victim, the outlines of the lav mic transmitter and wire are visible on the back, left side of Johnny's shirt.

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Foreign Trade - S4-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Roy and Johnny are trying to get the basketball player (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) out of the car, and when Roy exits the car to get equipment, the outlines of the mic transmitters and wires are visible on the back, left side of Johnny's shirt, and back, right side of Roy's shirt.

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Quicker Than the Eye - S4-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Brackett walks into the adjoining treatment room to talk to Pete about his pregnant wife, and tells him to sit, the legs (wearing jeans) of the cameraman/crew member are reflected on the chrome of the gurney, as he walks forward when the camera dollies in for a closeup.

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Quicker Than the Eye - S4-E8

Visible crew/equipment: At the home of the pregnant woman who was shot, the only ones there with Dora are Pete, Roy, Johnny and Vince. When the two ambulance attendants bring in the stretcher, a crew member's entire right arm (wearing short, white sleeve with pinstripes) comes into view on the right side of the screen, as the camera pans back.

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The Screenwriter - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Art, The Screenwriter, goes on his first ride-along with Squad 51, just as Art rambles on about the fire truck on its mission of mercy going 80 miles an hour, two shadows of mic/camera equipment are visible on the left and right side of Squad 51's hood. What's amusing is that a moment prior to this, Art actually says that they could mount a camera right on the hood of the truck, when they make the film about paramedics.

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905-Wild - S4-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When the Animal Control guy and the officer are in the grocery store, a few shots after the tiger jumps over the counter, the hand of a crew member (presumably the tiger's trainer) is visible behind the boxes holding a piece of food, as the tiger walks toward it (away from the camera).

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Daisy's Pick Blind Date - S4-E7

Other mistake: When Squad 51 is dispatched to "man needs assistance", in the exterior shot as the squad rolls out of the apparatus bay we can see Engine 51 still inside the bay, but the real Station 127's engine is parked right beside the station house.

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Quicker Than the Eye - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: After Johnny and the attendants exit the ambulance with Dora, the pregnant woman, the ambulance is empty and the drug box is on the seat with the Biophone on the floor beside the seat, but in the next shot as the gurney is wheeled inside, the drug box is now on the floor between the Biophone and seat.

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Back-Up - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: When Brackett tells Dixie about the visiting administrators she's holding a clipboard, but when she's stopped by the man whose son has an arm injury, Dixie's now holding a brown folder.

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Back-Up - S4-E21

Other mistake: After Roy and Johnny leave Wild Bill's apartment because he faked his injury, there's an overhead exterior shot of what is supposed to be Rampart, but it's not actually Rampart. Throughout the entire run of this series there are numerous exterior shots of Rampart from every angle.

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Back-Up - S4-E21

Character mistake: After Squad 51 joins Engine 51 at the heart attack incident, while Roy's on the Biophone with Rampart he sends a second EKG strip, and Early orders, "100 milligrams lidocaine bolus," but he mispronounces lidocaine and says, "Lidograin," then he pronounces "Lidocaine drip" properly.

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Trainee - S2-E8

Roy: I think you're on some sort of an ego trip, Ed. And in my book that makes you a very dangerous character.
Ed: [Laughs.] Ego trip, huh? Well, I didn't realize that psychiatry was part of the paramedic's training.
Roy: Oh that's good, Ed, you be funny. But that isn't gonna change anything. You wanna know what I figure? Well, I figure when you were working in Vietnam, it was rough. So rough you started playing over your head. And you were making it, you were doing real good. Considering it was a combat situation. And pretty soon you started getting all blown up about how Ed Marlowe is just as good as the real doctors. And you've been living on that ever since. And the trouble is, Ed, you are good. Except for two little problems. You can't quit competing with real doctors. And you can't face being wrong. You see, those people we treat out there, I mean the people we work for, the people who pay for this whole operation, they're real people, Ed, with real problems. And they have a right to expect more than just being used by you for some sort of trip. [Completely exasperated.] I guess what I'm trying to say to you, Ed, is that in my book you're just plain unprofessional.
[Ed walks out.]
John: Do you think it did any good?
Roy: Do you?

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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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The Mouse - S4-E20

Question: The old man that comes in with his wife that can't breathe, the one that the head nurse tries to counsel and tempts him with a cup of coffee. I believe he is Alfred Hitchcock, though his name is not listed anywhere. Alfred Hitchcock is known for his cameo appearances in his own shows and in other shows. Can someone confirm that this is him? This is driving me nuts... It is toward the end of the episode, but I cannot give you times.

Correct, it was J. Pat O'Malley...he also played the grandfather with his grandson when their rocket exploded, and also played "Old Bill" in the episode with Ann Prentiss, where Gage saves the little girl from the burning tree house, and her mother falls in love with him.

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