Dr. Brackett gets into a car accident that results in the death of the other driver. Brackett is devastated and blames himself for the fatality. But only the dead driver's daughter, who refuses to speak, knows the true cause of the crash.
John and Roy take some time off to go fishing in tranquil Santa Rosa County. Unfortunately, the guys' much-needed relaxation time comes to an end when they must drop their rods and scale the face of a dangerous cliff to save two unlucky climbers.
Roy is gearing up for a much-needed vacation, and everyone has suggestions for where he should go. But Roy's holiday and health could be in jeopardy when he gets lightheaded during a fire at a singles' club. Linda Gray guest stars.
A homeless man is trapped in a burning building, and John and Roy rescue him in the nick of time. Even though he doesn't appear to have a penny to his name, the grateful man presents the guys with a gift they never could have expected.
While conducting a fire inspection, John and Roy rescue a scuba diver from a fish tank. Meanwhile, Captain Stanley is nearly electrocuted while working near a downed power line, and Chet is obsessed with a nutritionist.
When the paramedics rescue a father and son trapped in a canyon while camping, Roy opens his home to the child, leading to unexpected consequences. Elsewhere, Dr. Early treats a patient with spinal meningitis.
A filmmaking team composed of a television news journalist and a cameraman who served in Vietnam shoots documentary footage of John and Roy on the job. The lens follows Squad 51 on missions to help a stuntman and a man pinned below a fuel truck.
John and Chet demolish Station 51's television. But the paramedics' busy day also involves visiting a man who glued his eyes closed by mistake and rescuing victims of a gas explosion. Back at the hospital, Dr. Brackett is swamped.
The paramedics respond to an emergency call that leads them to a puzzling scene with two wrecked vehicles but no drivers. They also help a man who slips in the bathtub; a child trapped by a fire; and a drunk.
John and Roy meet a paramedic trainee with a chip on her shoulder, much to their distaste. Later on, a suicidal man attempts to kill himself using gas but changes his mind halfway through the procedure.
The wife of a man who received a heart transplant is convinced he doesn't love her anymore. Elsewhere, a parachutist misjudges his landing and ends up hanging from a radio tower, and Squad 51 prepares for a visit from the battalion chief.
John puts in overtime at Squad 8 but discovers that the fire captain doesn't have enough equipment, making it impossible to reach every victim in need. Back at Squad 51, Roy responds to an emergency in a fireworks factory.
The plaster cast a sculptress is using on one of her models dries much too quickly and traps the model inside. The bizarre accident would be business as usual for Squad 51 -- except that John and Roy are also up for election to a welfare committee.
While John and Roy wait to hear whether a buyer is interested in a vintage fire engine they refurbished, Squad 51 rescues a man who fell off a cliff in Catalina Island. Back at the hospital, a mother pesters Dr. Morton to fill out a prescription.
John gets a chance to impress a lovely stewardess when a passenger on his flight has a heart attack and requires emergency aid. On the ground, the paramedics respond to a critical call involving a chemical fire.
The L.A. County Animal Control Department appeals for help from the Rampart Hospital.
Emergency clip - starring Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup, Robert Fuller.
EMTs and emergency room staff respond to and take care of emergency situations throughout LA
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