The Husband and I indulged in a bit of nostalgia recently. The TV show, Emergency!, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Honestly, I didn’t know it started that early in the 70’s… I would have sworn it was the late 70’s… Anyway, being a process/procedural kind of girl, I always enjoyed that show, seeing the elaborate rescues, mostly, but also the medical techniques of both the paramedics and the doctors in the hospital.
A few months ago, I saw the 50th anniversary show listed in a schedule for the Cerritos Performing Arts Center and I thought that would be fun, so we grabbed tickets. I noticed that earlier in the day, there would also be festivities at the LA County Fire Museum nearby. I had no idea what a big deal this really was, though, until we heard the whole story of Jack Webb’s call for a new show.Continue reading “An Evening with Emergency!”