William Shatner hosts this television show, featuring dramatic reenactments of situations leading to emergency calls to 9-1-1.
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William Shatner ...  Himself - Host 18 episodes, 1989-1996
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In this early example of police-based reality TV hosted by William Shatner, we are treated to reenactments of real-life 911 rescues. Recordings of the actual calls, interspersed with interviews with the paramedics and other rescue workers, provide a vivid look at the life-or-death dramas that occur every day. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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April 1989 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

The show's initial airings took place in an hour-long block, usually with 4 stories that lasted about 15 minutes each. However, occasionally there would be longer stories that took up multiple portions of the hour long block. See more »

Crazy Credits

The end of the credits features a "Arnold Shapiro Productions" bumper that has a comical "Mr. Shapiro, step out of the car please" voice over, as if he is being arrested. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the New Zealand transmissions of Rescue 911, before the intro sequence. William Shatner appeared and told viewers that the emergency number to call in New Zealand is 111. See more »

Connections

Featured in I Love the 80's 3-D: 1989 (2005) See more »

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Rescue 911
8 September 2005 | by mcphailsteve2000See all my reviews

I 've always enjoyed watching '' Rescue 911'' I was just wanting to know; How soon do you think ''Rescue 911'' will be available on DVD?. Whenever the series comes to DVD; I plan on buying myself a copy!!. Just by watching '' Rescue 911'' that program has been one of my reasons why I've decided to take a C.P.R. course ( which I've already completed 6 months of training!) I miss watching '' Rescue 911' so therefore, I really hope to see the DVD series on store shelves '' SOON!!'' I used to watch '' Emergency!'' ( I also once had the DVD) but, I sold my copy only because '' Emergency!'' wasn't hardly anything like '' Rescue 911''. Emergency! was just a TV program; I felt that Rescue 911 was more of a life-saving TV Program to watch; which is why I wish CBS would seriously consider re-broadcasting Rescue 911!.


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