Emergency! (1972–1979)
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The Promise 

The paramedics find a mechanic in a catatonic state injured in a vehicle fire at a garage, and the Rampart doctors are unable to determine the cause of his condition. While Dixie reaches a ... See full summary »

Director:

Alan Crosland Jr. (as Alan Crosland)

Writers:

Harold Jack Bloom (created by), Robert A. Cinader (created by) (as R.A. Cinader) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Fuller ... Dr. Kelly Brackett
Julie London ... Dixie McCall, R.N.
Bobby Troup ... Dr. Joe Early
Randolph Mantooth ... Paramedic John Gage
Kevin Tighe ... Paramedic Roy DeSoto
Kip Niven ... Bo Jensen
Patricia Hindy Patricia Hindy ... Paula Slayton
Patricia Mattick Patricia Mattick ... Kathy
Reva Rose Reva Rose ... Edna Self
Tim Donnelly ... Fireman Chet Kelly
Michael Norell Michael Norell ... Captain Hank Stanley
Marco Lopez Marco Lopez ... Fireman Marco Lopez (as Marco López)
Mike Stoker Mike Stoker ... Fireman Mike Stoker
Russell Thorson ... George Burke
Ted Gehring ... Roy Nelson
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Storyline

The paramedics find a mechanic in a catatonic state injured in a vehicle fire at a garage, and the Rampart doctors are unable to determine the cause of his condition. While Dixie reaches a college graduate from San Francisco, Roy & John lecture a frequent caller on the dangers of constantly calling them because she's lonely, then respond to a woman who mixed ammonia with bleach and inhaled poisonous chloramine vapor. Paula Slayton returns to give John a Yorkie pup, keeping a promise made to him for caring for her dog while she was hospitalized; Boot and the pup engage in a wild chase around the fire station, resulting in Captain Stanley deciding the station can only have one mascot. Dr. Brackett asked specifically for these lab reports, when the lab is busy, hence, he has a violent temper. The firemen assist an elderly couple trapped in their home...by tumbleweeds. The catatonic patient receives an injection from his friend and he responds...by jumping out a window onto a ledge...and ... Written by Gary Richard Collins II (brothergaryii@gmail.com)

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Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1973 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character Paula Slayton appears in season one; Mascot, as played by another actress; Patricia McAneany. Both actresses featured similar looks. See more »

Goofs

When the patient jumps out the window he is seen to bounce on the outside, as if landing on a mattress a few inches below. But when the scene then cuts to the view out the window he is lying several feet below on the ledge. See more »

Quotes

Kelly Brackett, M.D., F.A.C.S.: [after rescuing a man who had jumped out a window at Rampart] Hey, nice going, fellas. You did a great job up there.
Firefighter Roy DeSoto: Thank you, Doc.
Firefighter John Gage: Thank you. Listen, you didn't do half-bad yourself. Now listen, if you want to join the Paramedic Program, I can put in a good word for you.
Kelly Brackett, M.D., F.A.C.S.: Thanks a bunch!
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