TV Series | TV-G | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.
Julie London was surprised when she was asked to do the series. She was also Jack Webb's first choice for the female lead role as Nurse Dixie McCall, R.N. (despite the fact that they were previously married and then divorced). She was happy to take the role, alongside her real-life husband, Bobby Troup as Dr. Joe Early.
Paramedic Roy DeSoto:
What'd you say that I said that you said?
Fireman Chet Kelly: That your partner here is a nut.
Paramedic John Gage: Aha! aha, aha.
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: What about it?
Paramedic John Gage: You admit it?
Paramedic Roy DeSoto: That you're some kind of nut? Yeah, I said it, so what? You're a nut, but you're a friendly kind of nut.
Paramedic John Gage: Oh, that's a heck of a ...
Frequently, the camera angle from inside the cab of Squad 51 (usually on the passenger side) shows a rear-view mirror prominently in the upper-left corner of the screen, even though the Squad 51 vehicle itself doesn't have a rear-view mirror.
"Emergency!" is filmed with the cooperation of: The Board of Supervisors The Fire Department The Department of Health Services of Los Angeles County