, (opposite Julie London as Nurse Dixie Mc Call, Bobby Troup as Dr. The show aired six seasons (129 episodes) and six two-hour television movie specials.
Mantooth has spoken regularly at Firefighter and EMS conferences and symposia across the United States, while maintaining an active acting career.
Through the 1990s and 2000s, he appeared in daytime soap operas, earning him four Soap Opera Digest Award nominations.
Mantooth and Kevin Tighe were part of a paramedic team assigned to Squad 51 of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
debuted, the Smithsonian Institution accepted Emergency! memorabilia into its American History Museum in the public service division and not entertainment on May 16, 2000. Mantooth, along with Marco Lopez, Tim Donnelly, Ron Pinkard and Mike Stoker embarked on a 10-city tour with the squad to raise funds for charity on their way to Washington, D. with their final destination being the Smithsonian.
The honor was bestowed on the men for their contributions to the fire service and emergency medicine through educating and inspiring kids and adults to be firefighters, EMTs, or paramedics. One because the show was still filming new episodes in the United States.
The series contributed to the revolution in emergency medicine and mobile health across the country. After the show ended, the name reverted to Emergency!
The show was sold overseas and aired in a number of countries, including Germany where it was renamed Notruf California, in addition to being dubbed in Spanish in the United States. began airing on cable and digital sub-channels networks that included TV Land, RTV, Me TV, and Cozi TV. spun off an animated version called Emergency 4 aired on NBC Saturday mornings from 1973 to 1976, with Mantooth and Kevin Tighe voicing the animated characters of John Gage and Roy De Soto. both had coloring books that were created to promote the series to young viewers using the likenesses of the five principal characters.
The program introduced audiences from all over the world to the concept of pre-hospital care, along with fire prevention and CPR. ; "The Nuisance" (1976) and "Insanity Epidemic" (1977), and also directed the television movie Greatest Rescues of Emergency (1978).