Emergency! - Season 4

NBC (ended 1977)




Episode Guide

  • The Screenwriter
    The Screenwriter
    Episode 1
    A screenwriter spends a day observing Squad 51 at work, including a motorcycle accident, a worker suffering from exposure to chemicals, the delivery of a baby, and a structure fire at a toy factory.
  • I'll Fix It
    I'll Fix It
    Episode 2
    A woman's husband is trapped under their house where a natural oil well has erupted. John tries to fix a boy's bike. A boy who wants to become a doctor is admitted to Rampart. The firemen rescue a child stuck in a pipe. Roy and John remove a ring from a young man’s finger. Roy and Capt. Stanley struggle with a shutoff valve at a structure fire.moreless
  • Gossip
    Episode 3

    When an armored car is involved in an accident, Roy and John have to break into it to rescue a trapped passenger. The victim driving the car that hit it has a skull fracture that needs consent from his wife, with whom Dixie discusses the situation, but it turns out that he has two wives. One of the Rampart nurses starts spreading rumors about Dr. Morton's financial situation, and Dixie confronts her about spreading gossip. A child is brought in with cyanide poisoning from eating peach pits. Roy tries to get John to enter the Fireman's Olympics track events. The firefighters rescue a man hanging in mid-air from live power lines, an electrocution victim hanging in mid-air, and a man trapped in an explosive warehouse fire.

  • Nagging Suspicion
    Nagging Suspicion
    Episode 4

    John is trying to get Roy to give up his "system" for picking winning horses out of the newspaper. The firefighters rescue a woman who fell into the lion's cage at the zoo and was bitten; help an exotic dancer, who became ill from mono at a strip club, to whom Dr. Brackett and Dixie tend; then assist an adult, who fell off a skateboard into a cactus patch on his rump (John then does the very same thing); and save a wounded policeman from a sniper.

  • Communication Gaffe

    The DeSoto spouses, Roy and Joanne, appear on a TV quiz show. The firefighters then respond to a liquor store shooting involving a policeman; another officer objects to John, Roy, and later Dixie, in treating the suspect. Dr. Brackett treats an abused child brought into Rampart; later, the paramedics assist a man who inhaled too much nitrous oxide, treat a boy in anaphylatic shock, from a bee sting, and aid the victims of a collision between a station wagon and a pickup truck carrying kerosene, causing a brush fire.

  • Surprise
    Episode 6
    A woman is thrown from a motorcycle into a cactus patch. A surprise birthday party is planned for Dixie, who breaks her ankle while shopping, and the ER falls apart without her. Gage and DeSoto rescue two workers trapped on the side of a building next to a 1000-pound sign. A man is trapped in his new sauna. When an old woman refuses to leave her apartment during a gas leak, the building explodes with John inside.moreless
  • Daisy's Pick
    Daisy's Pick
    Episode 7

    Dixie hears a lot about Daisy, whom Johnny is competing with other firefighters for a date with her. The firefighters find an engineer literally frozen in refrigeration equipment, and an old-time sailor who got both hands stuck in Cyanoacrylate adhesive he used on his model ship. A boy who may be suffering from Tay-Sachs disease, is found comatose, and gets support from Dr. Brackett, Dixie and Johnny, in the hospital, and the paramedics rescue a man trapped in a theater fire.

  • Quicker Than the Eye
    A pregnant woman accidentally shoots herself. Tired of Chet's antics, the station gets their revenge by playing a practical joke of their own. A construction worker caught under a boat refuses an IV, and a man in an accident communicates through the use of his thumb.
  • Foreign Trade
    Foreign Trade
    Episode 9
    John and Roy consider trading cars. A frat pledge chokes during initiation. Dixie takes on hospital management after budget cuts affect her nursing staff. A young patient cures Dr. Early’s hiccups. A basketball player gets stuck in his car. A vehicle teeters on the edge of a drawbridge.
  • Camera Bug
    Camera Bug
    Episode 10
    John thinks he can be a photographer and pesters Roy for candid shots. A teenager suffers smoke inhalation at an elementary school structure fire. A fireman thinks he's having a heart attack, but it's really just his chili. A woman is bitten by a scorpion. Dixie has 'one of those days' as she and Dr. Brackett deliver a baby in a restaurant on their lunch hour. The driver of a truck full of dynamite is pinned behind the wheel of his vehicle as it catches fire.moreless
  • The Firehouse Four
    The Firehouse Four
    Episode 11

    The station (sans Roy) enters the fireman's barber shop quartet contest. A man keeps having to be rescued while trying various ways to exercise. A woman overdoses on sleeping pills.

  • Details
    Episode 12
    While responding to a call, Roy and John witness a pedestrian being struck by a car. A woman is badly burnt in a fire. John thinks about settling down. A belly dancer overdoses on diet pills. A child bites a dog and the dog bites back. At a structure fire, Roy and John must jump to safety.moreless
  • Parade
    Episode 13
    Roy and John finally restore their old fire engine to ride in the California Fire Fighters Parade. A man with heart problems insists on driving, and causes an accident for which the other driver blames herself. Dr. Early treats a patient who has a seizure in the waiting room. A man on a date passes out and has difficulty breathing; the doctors search for the cause. A child’s medical condition causes an argument between his divorced parents. Driving to the parade in the old engine, the paramedics respond to an actual emergency.moreless
  • The Bash
    The Bash
    Episode 14
    A man is trapped on a film set with a bear. When Roy and John rescue him, they are invited to a 'thing' that the man is giving later that week. John talks Roy into getting overdressed for the event. Dr. Brackett treats a man suffering from trichinosis. A bomb blast injures two men. The paramedics resuscitate a musician at the party.moreless
  • Transition
    Episode 15
    A high school classmate of John’s is assigned as Squad 51's new paramedic trainee. The firemen rescue a man trapped in his kitchen after a hydrogen sulfide explosion. The paramedics help treat accident victims at the hospital and tend to child at an amusement park. When an intoxicated man turns out to be a snakebite victim, Roy is hit in the eyes with cobra venom. Back at the amusement park, a heart attack victim is trapped high in the air.moreless
  • Smoke Eater
    Smoke Eater
    Episode 16
    A temporary captain from 'the old school' doesn't feel Gage and DeSoto should be practicing 'medicine', and has no problem in expressing his opinion. An elderly man sets his chair on fire. Dr. Early keeps coming up with oranges when all he wants is an apple. The paramedics struggle to save a heart attack victim. A boy with asthma gets trapped in a storm drain. Dr. Brackett uses an old-fashioned sedative on a biker. Chemicals complicate a structure fire.moreless
  • Kidding
    Episode 17
    Johnny is assigned to conduct a school tour of Rampart hospital; the youngsters are highly inquisitive. A veteran mentally reliving a battle is subdued by the paramedics; he turns out to have a brain tumor. A woman gets stuck in a dog door. A famous novelist attempts suicide. A cargo plane crashes in a residential area, hitting a school bus.moreless
  • Prestidigitation
    Episode 18
    The paramedics rescue a magician trapped in his trunk. Dr. Brackett’s father is treated at the hospital for phlebitis. A fireplace explodes and falls on top of the homeowner. An auto accident sends a power transformer flying into a man’s bedroom. Roy and John are puzzled by a gift from the magician. A fuel truck collides with a car and a gas main, trapping a woman and starting a fire.moreless
  • It's How You Play the Game
    John agrees that the losing baseball team at the fireman's picnic will pay for the picnic. Chet becomes Station 51's only hope when their pitcher breaks his arm. A drunk driver becomes violent after crashing his car; another man is trapped in a car with a tiger. A man with a back problem must be extricated from his waterbed. A structure fire is complicated by moonshine.moreless
  • The Mouse
    The Mouse
    Episode 20
    An elderly man is trapped in his burning house. Chet becomes obsessed with ridding the station of an uninvited guest. Paramedics and doctors treat a man who suffers repeated cardiac arrests. Dixie comforts the husband of an elderly patient. Roy and John help break up a fight. Several crises occur at an apartment house hit by a jet fighter.moreless
  • Back-Up
    Episode 21
    A young OD victim is brought into the ER. A man fakes back pain to get a free ride to the hospital. John gets peeved at all the frivolous calls the squad goes on while real emergency victims need help. A man is shocked after kicking in his TV screen. The ambulance carrying the paramedics and a heart attack victim is involved in a traffic accident.moreless
  • 905-Wild
    Episode 22
    The title refers to the code word for "wild animal loose, threatening". The show opens with Johnny and Roy on a pre-dawn call to a small grocery store for a man down, bleeding. Searching the back of the store, Johnny is confronted with a Bengal tiger! A big brush fire threatens a suburban canyon area with lots of domesticated animals and things get dicey all around for the fire department and the Animal Control guys. Rampart becomes a veterinary surgical center for a while.moreless