Emergency Plus Four (NBC 1973-1976, Kevin Tighe, Randolph Mantooth)

A cartoon version of the prime time TV show Emergency!, this show teamed paramedics Roy DeSoto and John Gage with four youngsters: Jason, Randy, Matthew, and Matthew’s sister Sally, who was later renamed Carol. Together with Flash the dog, Charlemagne the mynah bird, and Bananas the monkey, the group attempted to avert any and all disasters in Los Angeles County.

The voices of DeSoto and Gage were provided by the actors who had brought the characters to life in prime time, Kevin Tighe and Randolph Mantooth, respectively.

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The animated version lasted three seasons, the last of which consisted of reruns.

production details
USA / NBC – Universal – Mark VII – Fred Calvert / 24×20 minute episodes / Broadcast 8 September 1973 – 4 September 1976

cast
Kevin Tighe as Roy DeSoto
Randolph Mantooth as John Gage
Sarah Kennedy as Sally
Carol Harper as Carol
David Jolliffe as Matt
Matthew Harper as Matt (2)
Donald Fullilove as Jason
Jason Phillips as Jason (2)
Peter Haas as Randy
Randy Alrich as Randy (2)

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