Emergency! Season 5

Season 5

Emergency! Season 5

First Air Date: September 13, 1975

First Aired on    :   1975
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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5x22 The Nuisance (March 06, 1976)


A woman passed out in a bar is suffering from more than drunkenness. Johnny becomes the victim of a hit and run accident and is a terrible patient. Worse, his replacement Brice annoys everyone at the station. The paramedics help a heart patient and fight a fire in an abandoned building where Roy, Brice, and Marko are trapped.


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5x21 The Tycoons (February 28, 1976)


Johnny's got another of his brilliant ideas - he wants Station 51 to buy a nearby hot dog stand. Roy, as usual, is the wet blanket - but this time his caution pays off. The paramedics help a man injured while mowing his lawn and rescue the victims of a fire at a chemical factory.


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5x20 The Great Crash Diet (February 21, 1976)


Roy and Johnny rescue a diver. Rampart treats a boy who got a severe stomach ache from eating raw dough, while the paramedics rescue a diver from a tank, and treat a mother/daughter pair: the mother has a heart attack and the stress causes her daughter to go into labor. A fallen electrical wire nearly ends Captain Stanley's career.


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5x19 Grateful (February 07, 1976)


After paramedics rescue Grant and Robin Elder, they attach themselves to the station to help out, but soon wear out their welcome. A car goes right through a restaurant window, and in a scene straight out of A Christmas Story a BB injures a child's eye. While returning from a false alarm, Johnny and Roy rescue people endangered by a boat fire.


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5x18 Above and Beyond ... Nearly (January 31, 1976)


Johnny and Roy receive an award, but they cannot remember which specific incident earned it. A ninety-four year old man breaks his ankle dancing. A man passes out in the dentist's chair - is it his heart, or something else? Paramedics rescue a stranded mountaineer.


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5x17 Involvement (January 24, 1976)


Millie Eastman, once head nurse at Rampart but not retired, attempts suicide and finds herself at the hospital she once served. A paraplegic child nearly drowns in a swimming pool. At the hospital, she and Millie form a bond. The paramedics also help a family poisoned by carbon monoxide, a woman wrapped in plastic and a man pinned under a fuel tanker.


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5x16 The Girl on the Balance Beam (January 17, 1976)


Fourteen year old Nancy Benedict's father pushes her hard, wanting her to achieve Olympic fame - but a bad fall from the balance beam might crush those hopes. Paramedics rescue a girl suspended by wires and free a drunk driver trapped in a car. A train fire involving explosive ammonium nitrate endangers the firefighters.


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5x15 Right at Home (January 10, 1976)


Johnny and Roy rescue a father and son from their overturned camper. The father's injuries will confine him to the hospital for longer than the boy's, so Roy takes the lad in. That's a mistake'; the child's a monster who tears up Roy's home and harms his neighborhood reputation. Brackett rides along in an air ambulance, and Early treats a boy with spinal meningitis.


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5x14 To Buy or Not To Buy (December 20, 1975)


Roy ponders whether to buy a house. The paramedics help a pair of kids trapped in a burning home, a pair of driving students involved in an accident and an epileptic boy trapped on a bridge. They also stay behind to look for a dog who belongs to a boy injuring in a car accident.


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5x13 Communications (December 13, 1975)


Cross-talk between squad 51, another squad and Rampart makes it hard for anyone to understand what's going on, creating a hazard. An airline stewardess wishes to end her life; she won't allow the paramedics to treat her, forcing them to wait until she passes out. A boy gets his arm caught in a press and may lose it. Two joyriding kids manage to get their car on top of a house! Chet purchases a pair of skis and while trying to wax them, accidentally sets them on fire. Roy and Johnny must cope with an explosion while rescuing someone pinned under a car.


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5x12 On Camera (December 06, 1975)


A documentary crew follows the paramedics as they rescue a teen-aged snakebite victim, help a dangling stuntman, retrieve a boy who fell off a cliff and rescue a driver from a truck fire.


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5x11 Tee Vee (November 29, 1975)


Johnny and Chet manage to destroy the station's television, irking the other firefighters. Paramedics rescue a man from a manhole fire. At Rampart, Dr. Morton helps a man with a bleeding ulcer, while Dr. Brackett goes from physician to patient when he has a bad reaction to a catfish bite. A man carelessly glues his own eyes shut, and a mudslide traps Johnny and Roy with the man they came to rescue.


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5x10 Simple Adjustment (November 22, 1975)


Johnny's got another of his "brilliant" ideas: this time he's sure he knows a better way to log the squad's calls than the mountains of paperwork presently required. A diet pill overdose causes a personality change, and the daughter of a man who has suffered a stroke demands a specific hospital - one farther away than Rampart. Firefighters battle an oil fire on a cargo ship.


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5x09 The Lighter-Than-Air Man (November 15, 1975)


The paramedics help a couple on their way to a wedding who meet a fire hydrant first, and rescue a child from the back of a burning camper whose driver brings it to them! A truck full of a dangerous insecticide overturns, and there's trouble for Roy, who may have struck a pedestrian en route to a rescue.


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5x08 One of Those Days (November 01, 1975)


Paramedics respond to a two car accident, treat a man who fell while bathing, rescue a child trapped in a burning structure and help a drunk in a hotel without a working elevator. The doctors deal with a child who has meningitis. A woman's stomach problems nearly lead to mayhem in her family.


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5x07 Pressure 165 (October 25, 1975)


Once again, the others rib Johnny about his cooking, so he sets out to prove he can make a fine meal - and of course gets interrupted and the meal ruined. But he and a doctor treat a diver suffering pressure injuries using a decompression chamber. He and Roy also deal with a famous chef who refuses to admit he accidentally set his own kitchen on fire. A dust explosion and a gunshot wound finish out the story.


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5x06 The Indirect Method (October 18, 1975)


Station 51 receives a new trainee: Karen Overstreet, who is determined to prove a woman can do the paramedic's job. A man tries to gas himself, and then changes his mind. During a house fire, Roy tries to save an invalid, and nearly dies when broken wires send electricity through his body. Fortunately for him, trainee Overstreet knows how to use a defibrillator!


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5x05 The Inspection (October 11, 1975)


Station 51 learns that a battalion chief plans an inspection visit, and strives to makes sure he'll find nothing wrong. A parachutist manages to snare himself in power lines, and a wife fears her husband's love fled with the diseased heart surgeons replaced and must be reassured. A driver overturns his car in a water sluice.


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5x04 Equipment (October 04, 1975)


It's bad news for the station as both Roy and Chet are injured - Chet by an explosion and Roy in a warehouse fire. The paramedics treat a boy who fell out of a tree, and Rampart General treats a tree surgeon. Johnny catches some overtime with Squad 8, where the lack of equipment proves fatal to a heart attack victim.


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5x03 Election (September 27, 1975)


A construction worker trapped on a crane forces a perilous high rescue. A man finds himself trapped in an appliance drain, and his brother has an entirely different emergency. A sculptor cannot free her model from a full-body plaster mold. And Roy and Johnny stand for an election.


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5x02 The Old Engine Cram (September 20, 1975)


John and Roy may finally have found someone to buy their antique fire engine. The squad helps a man who injures his back riding his motorcycle, a man who walks into the station and collapses, and a man who has fallen off a cliff. They also have to help one of their own when a firefighting practice session goes badly and volatile chemicals splash a trainee.


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5x01 The Stewardess (September 13, 1975)


Gage, flying back to Los Angeles, tries to chat up a stewardess. That's actually good news for another passenger who has a heart attack; she knows right where to find him help. Back at the station, the firefighters respond to a motorcycle accident and a chemical fire.




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