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 and Bobby Troup were not the only actor and actress to have been singers, prior to starring on this show, others actors who were singers were: John Travolta, Robert Alda, and Bobby Sherman, all appeared on the show.
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 ...
The actors portraying the emergency physicians invariably perform the pupil dilation test wrong. When done correctly, your doctor will "swing" the light rhythmically from one eye to the other, noting the response of each pupil. Your pupils should constrict or stay the same size when the light is shone on them. Dilating pupils may alert your doctor to a possible optic nerve problem. On the show, they shine the light into the eye, and very briefly shift it off of the eye and then right back - that's backwards of correct.
"Emergency!" is filmed with the cooperation of: The Board of Supervisors The Fire Department The Department of Health Services of Los Angeles County