240-Robert

Season 1 Episode 11

Earthquake

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Aired Monday 8:00 PM Nov 19, 1979 on ABC
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Earthquake
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An earthquake rocks the county, spelling disaster and almost certain death for Trap and Thib when they become sealed in an underwater cave with two stunning but frightened models, as the water rises and a voracious moray eel goes on the prowl.

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    Joanna Cassidy

    Joanna Cassidy

    Deputy Morgan Wainwright

    Thomas Babson

    Thomas Babson

    Deputy Terry Caster

    Mark Harmon

    Mark Harmon

    Deputy Dwayne Thibideaux or "Thib"

    Brant van Hoffman

    Brant van Hoffman

    Deputy Bottendott

    Michael Toland

    Michael Toland

    Deputy "Phone Number" Fedderson

    Tori Lysdahl

    Tori Lysdahl

    Deputy Michelle

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      • Original Air Date (in US): 19th November 1979.

      • Thib shows up to barbeque...
        Trap brought Carol and Lauri , but other 240-R deputies scooped up his girls while he cooked. One was suppose to be for Thib and one for Trap, but Thib brought Jean from the college from the Free Rappel Demo. Trap ends up without a date.

      • Later...

        Football game with Morgan as quarterback at barbeque.

      • Explosion opens up cave again. 2 more air tanks are brought through underwater cave opening and all escape using the "Buddy Breathe" system.

      • Police explosives unit guy says to "set charge level with surface of rock. It should spit rock evenly." There is a 30 second delay once the explosives are set.

      • Air compressor loaded into helicopter and placed on rock to pump air into cave. The water is now up to chins of Trap, Thib and 2 girls in cave.

      • Arson/Explosives Police Unit arrives to blast through underwater rock.

      • Strobe camera flash signals through cave hole for exact location. They use a fresh battery that Trap gets from the "Torpedo" unit in the cave floor. Morgan spots the flash from helicopter.

      • Thib passed his scuba top through a surface crack in a hole in the top of the cave with a speargun which is found by the 240-Robert team.

      • Morgan requests to Lt. Coleman for;
        - A map of the area and
        - County Geologist (Henry Streeter??? from "County Department of Geology"). Geologist suggests to blast them out due to the high tide rising.

      • Morgan waiting on beach calls for assistance. It's been over 20 minutes so far she said.

        240-R-5 and
        240-R-6
        units arrive to assist.

      • Aftershock seals cave with Trap, Thib, Lauri and Carol. Tide is coming in. Carol has a hurt shoulder and Thib says that it's not broken. Thib suggests "Buddy Breathe" with Carol to share air.

      • Meanwhile...
        "Avalony Cove" diving partner called on CB radio in her van. Morgan in 240-R-A shows up first then 240-R-2.

      • Thib drives Bronco into gym to lift the bleachers off of trapped students.
        "Goodhew" ambulance arrives in gym.

      • "The epicenter was just 5 miles off the coast" a student heard on the radio.

      • Thib is looking for a date to bring to a barbecue. Trap said to ask a female student.
        Then an earthquake collapses the bleachers in the gym. Earthquake also seals the earlier 2 girls in the underwater cave.

      • Trap, Thib and Morgan in gym doing a "Free Rappel Demo" to mountaineering class.
        Morgan said that it is different from what you learned in class. This is what is done out of a helicopter.

      • 2 girls discuss unique moonlighting in an underwater cave.

        Carol, girl - model.
        Lauri, girl - photograper.

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