History Series / Emergency

5th Dec '16 5:15:08 PM Tarlonniel
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* StrawFeminist: In the Season 2 episode "Women" (dated 1972), a female journalist rides along with the Squad to do a story on the new paramedic program--and to be fair, while Johnny does start the fight with his attempts to get her to go out with him, the journalist spends much of the episode making a pain of herself by interfering in the Squad's duties, insisting (loudly, stridently, and idiotically, despite the episode showing the dangerous situations) that their jobs are nothing that a woman couldn't do better without the need for training and are "just another boy's club", and starts lambasting Brackett over the misogynous practices of the hospital. By the middle of the episode, even calm and patient Roy looks ready to hit her.

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* StrawFeminist: In the Season 2 episode "Women" (dated 1972), a female journalist rides along with the Squad to do a story on the new paramedic program--and to be fair, while Johnny does start the fight with his attempts to get her to go out with him, the journalist spends much of the episode making a pain of herself by interfering in the Squad's duties, insisting (loudly, stridently, and idiotically, despite the episode showing the dangerous situations) that their jobs are nothing that a woman couldn't do better without the need for training and are "just another boy's club", and starts lambasting Brackett over the misogynous misogynistic practices of the hospital. By the middle of the episode, even calm and patient Roy looks ready to hit her.
5th Dec '16 4:32:57 AM Vandegraff1
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* StrawFeminist: In the Season 2 episode "Women" (dated 1972), a female journalist rides along with the Squad to do a story on the new paramedic program -- and to be fair, while Johnny does start the fight with his attempts to get her to go out with him, the journalist spends much of the episode making a pain of herself by interfering in the Squad's duties, insisting (loudly, stridently, & idiotically, despite the episode showing the dangerous situations) that their jobs are nothing that a woman couldn't do better without the need for training & are "just another boy's club", and starts lambasting Brackett over the misogynous practices of the hospital. By the middle of the episode, even calm & patient Roy looks ready to hit her.

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* StrawFeminist: In the Season 2 episode "Women" (dated 1972), a female journalist rides along with the Squad to do a story on the new paramedic program -- and program--and to be fair, while Johnny does start the fight with his attempts to get her to go out with him, the journalist spends much of the episode making a pain of herself by interfering in the Squad's duties, insisting (loudly, stridently, & and idiotically, despite the episode showing the dangerous situations) that their jobs are nothing that a woman couldn't do better without the need for training & and are "just another boy's club", and starts lambasting Brackett over the misogynous practices of the hospital. By the middle of the episode, even calm & and patient Roy looks ready to hit her.
10th Oct '16 7:21:36 PM weirdfantasy
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* FlatWhat: Not explicitly spoken in the series often, but Squad 51 has a tendency to call in a situation that causes this reaction in the Rampart staff. For instance, the episode "It's How You Play the Game" features a Cal Worthington-esque car salesman who gets attacked by a tiger. Gage calls in from the ambulance en-route describing the bite as a generic "animal" bite. Dr. Early reminds Gage that the dog needs to be captured only to be told that the "dog" was actually a tiger. Cue a nonverbal FlatWhat from him and Dixie, who just ended a phone conversation in time to hear Gage's response. Frequently, these kinds of reactions cause the Rampart doctor to ask the squad to repeat what they just said.
5th Oct '16 1:54:45 AM foxley
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* LetterboxArson: Firefighters from Engine 51 responded to a small fire in a house's toilet, and got a horrible surprise when their hoses actually fed the flames! While using dry foam and tarps to combat the fires, the Fire Chief and the paramedics traced the hydrant lines back to a street worksite, where natural gas monkeys were using municipal water lines to flush a gas line.
--> '''Fire Chief''': You guys ever hear of a check valve?
--> '''Gas monkey''': Don't need it. [Gas] line pressure's only 200.
--> '''Fire Chief''': And a hydrant line's only 80.
30th Aug '16 7:24:50 PM serinequeen
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* ScreamingBirth: Several times. Somewhat more justified than usual, since as paramedics the only time they get called in for a birth is when the circumstances are unusual. The standout example is delivering a baby in a house with an encroaching wildfire in "Brushfire".
29th Jul '16 4:41:20 PM Tarlonniel
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* FiremenAreHot: Played with and subverted with paramedic Johnny Gage, a CasanovaWannabe who continually struck out with the ladies despite being a young, good-looking single fireman. In one episode he's even asked to be in a calendar shoot with sexy models, but at the end of the episode the photographer decides to go with his comparatively dull, married partner Roy [=DeSoto=] instead. Played straight in the eyes of fans of Emergency!. Yup. There's plenty of Johnny Gage fangirls/guys who think he's just [[{{Pun}} smokin' hot]]. His [[{{Adorkable}} adorkable]] awkwardness is also part of it. Why Johnny was written as "Mr. Romantic Dry-spell" is anyone's guess.

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* FiremenAreHot: Played with and subverted with paramedic Johnny Gage, a CasanovaWannabe who continually struck out with the ladies despite being a young, good-looking single fireman. In one episode he's even asked to be in a calendar shoot with sexy models, but at the end of the episode the photographer decides to go with his comparatively dull, married partner Roy [=DeSoto=] instead. Played straight in the eyes of fans of Emergency!.''Emergency!''. Yup. There's plenty of Johnny Gage fangirls/guys who think he's just [[{{Pun}} smokin' hot]]. His [[{{Adorkable}} adorkable]] awkwardness is also part of it. Why Johnny was written as "Mr. Romantic Dry-spell" is anyone's guess.
29th Jul '16 4:08:10 PM atyxyt
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* StockSoundEffect: Watch episodes one after another on DVD and you'll quickly notice that the show uses the exact same "sound of equipment and people shouting" background during major emergency scenes. Even worse, if the scene goes on long enough you'll notice that it's looped, so that one man's indistinct (but recognizable) shout is the show's WilhelmScream. And the call alarm sound (two short tones, then a loud buzzer), was used in the ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk Can't See a Thing".

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* StockSoundEffect: Watch episodes one after another on DVD and you'll quickly notice that the show uses the exact same "sound of equipment and people shouting" background during major emergency scenes. Even worse, if the scene goes on long enough you'll notice that it's looped, so that one man's indistinct (but recognizable) shout "HEY!" is the show's WilhelmScream. And the call alarm sound (two short tones, then a loud buzzer), was used in the ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk Can't See a Thing".
29th Jul '16 10:43:33 AM gewunomox
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* FiremenAreHot: Played with and subverted with paramedic Johnny Gage, a CasanovaWannabe who continually struck out with the ladies despite being a young, good-looking single fireman. In one episode he's even asked to be in a calendar shoot with sexy models, but at the end of the episode the photographer decides to go with his comparatively dull, married partner Roy [=DeSoto=] instead. Played straight in the eyes of fans of [[{{Emergency}} Emergency!]]. Yup. There's plenty of Johnny Gage fangirls/guys who think he's just [[{{Pun}} smokin' hot]]. His [[{{Adorkable}} adorkable]] awkwardness is also part of it. Why Johnny was written as "Mr. Romantic Dry-spell" is anyone's guess.

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* FiremenAreHot: Played with and subverted with paramedic Johnny Gage, a CasanovaWannabe who continually struck out with the ladies despite being a young, good-looking single fireman. In one episode he's even asked to be in a calendar shoot with sexy models, but at the end of the episode the photographer decides to go with his comparatively dull, married partner Roy [=DeSoto=] instead. Played straight in the eyes of fans of [[{{Emergency}} Emergency!]].Emergency!. Yup. There's plenty of Johnny Gage fangirls/guys who think he's just [[{{Pun}} smokin' hot]]. His [[{{Adorkable}} adorkable]] awkwardness is also part of it. Why Johnny was written as "Mr. Romantic Dry-spell" is anyone's guess.
3rd Apr '16 7:52:38 AM Tarlonniel
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2nd Apr '16 9:16:55 PM FranksGirl
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** 4th season episode, "The Bash" has Johnny & Roy rescuing a movie star from a bear; movie star invites the pair to a party in gratitude. Cue the [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall Fourth Wall Leaning]] in ''spades''.
->'''Marco:''' ''[to Roy & Johnny]'' You know what would be great? If you guys would get discovered!
->''[Roy & Johnny only look at each other, then resume eating]''

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** 4th season episode, "The Bash" has Johnny & Roy rescuing a movie star from a bear; movie star invites the pair to a party in gratitude. Cue the [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall Fourth Wall Leaning]] in ''spades''.
->'''Marco:''' ''[to Roy & Johnny]''
''spades'':
---> '''Marco:'''
You know what would be great? If you guys would get discovered!
->''[Roy ---> ''[Roy & Johnny only look at each other, then resume eating]''eating]''
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