CTVA US Adventure -"Firehouse" (Spelling-Goldberg/ABC) (early 1974) starring James Drury & Richard Jaeckel

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Firehouse (1974)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, John King
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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FIREHOUSE
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Spelling-Goldberg Production
for
ABC Thursday
Executive Producers Aaron Spelling & Leonard Goldberg

US Adventure series 90 min Pilot + 13 episodes x 30 min Color
(17Jan74-08Aug74)
Starring:
James Drury as Captain Spike Ryerson
Richard Jaeckel as Hank Myers (Fireman)
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Mike DeLano as Sonny Caputo (Fireman)
Brad David as Billy Dalzell (Fireman)
Bill Overton as Cal Dakin (Fireman)
Scott Smith as Scotty (Fireman)

Premise:
Capt. Spike Ryerson commands the squad of brave and hardworking firemen of
Engine Company 23 in Los Angeles County. Like on "Emergency", the men often
find themselves involved in rescuing people from dangerous situations--
especially dangling from cliffs, skyscrapers, bridges, etc.

Spin-off from the 1973 TV movie (with a somewhat changed cast) and consisted
of at least two adventures per half-hour episode

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[00] FIREHOUSE (90 min pilot film/ 74 min. run time)
Copyright notice on film: (c) 1973 by Metromedia Producers Corp.
Dick Berg production for the Stonehenge Company
in association with Metromedia Producers Corp.
for
ABC 02-Jan-73
Executive Producer, Dick Berg
Produced by Joseph Manduke / Associate Producer John Ireland Jr.  
Written by Frank Cucci
Directed by Alex March
Director of Photography, Alan Stensvold / Film ditor, John A. Martinelli
Cast:
Richard Roundtree .... Shelly Forsythe
Vince Edwards .... Spike Ryerson (James Drury in series)
Andrew Duggan .... Captain Jim Parr
Richard Jaeckel .... Hank Myers (also in series)
Sheila Frazier .... Michelle Forsythe
Val Avery .... Sonny Caputo (Michael Delano in series)
Paul Le Mat .... Dalzell
Michael Lerner .... Ernie Bush
Mel Scott .... Mamu
Howard Curtis .... Eddie Doyle
Joshua Shelley .... Mr. Warneche, the Landlord
also:
Alma Beltran .... Spanish Lady
Mwako Cumbuka .... Clarence
Ty Henderson .... Bobby
DeWayne Jessie .... Oldest Boy
Bobby Johnson .... Bartender
Scott Smith .... Battalian Chief
Synopsis:
Racist conflict erupts in a city fire department during an arson
outbreak, when a previously all-white firehouse gets its first
black fireman.
Synopsis 2:
Richard Roundtree plays a rookie fireman trying to cross the color line
in an all-white fire company"[TV guide/UCLA]
Note:
Los Angeles locations include a 1910 fire station"
Commercials: Tasterís Choice coffee -- Pine Sol -- Life cereal --
Final Net hair spray -- Tab -- Close-up toothpaste -- Wonder Bread
-- Maybelline cosmetics -- Drano -- Tegrin shampoo.

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ABC Thursdays (17Jan74-08Aug74)

1.01 Firehouse: BURST OF FLAME
Prod. no. 30101
17-Jan-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 06Jun74)
Directed by Don Weis
Guest cast:
Joan Van Ark .......... Cynthia
Synopsis:
Engine Company 23 responds to a three alarm fire at a high rise office
building where Sonny's ex-girlfriend is trapped. [RF]

1.02 Firehouse: SENTENCED TO BURN
Prod. no. 30103
24-Jan-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 23May74)


1.03 Firehouse: THE HOTTEST PLACE IN TOWN
Prod. no. 30102
31-Jan-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 27Jun74)
Directed by James B. Clark
Guest cast:
Howard Hesseman

1.04 Firehouse: TRAPPED
Prod. no. 30104
07-Feb-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 25Apr74)
Guest Cast:
Karen Carlson .......... Diane Harding
Don Dubbins ............ Mills
Joe di Reda ............ Mike Stenock
Joaquin Martinez ....... Keegan
Robert Donley .......... Scola                                
Synopsis:
Time is the antagonist as the fireman work feverishley to free their Cpatain
and contruction workers trapped in a tunnel with a high gas-to-air ratio. [JK]

1.05 Firehouse: IMPLOSION
Prod. no. 30105
14-Feb-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 18Apr74)

1.06 Firehouse: THE TREASURE
Prod. no. 30106
21-Feb-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 20Jun74)

1.07 Firehouse: STRIKE, SPARE & BURN
Prod. no. 30108
28-Feb-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 09May74)
Guest cast:
Richard X. Slattery .... Ben
Synopsis:
A bowling-alley fire may cause the destruction of the surrounding area.
The building once was a film exchange, and still contains films made of
extremely flammable nitrate. [RF]

1.08 Firehouse: TIDE OF TERROR
Prod. no. 30107
07-Mar-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 16May74)


1.09 Firehouse: NO WAY OUT
Prod. no. 30109
14-Mar-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 18Jul74)
Guest cast:
Tammy Harrington ...... Ellie
Woodrow Parfrey ....... Barber
Synopsis:
The firemen rush to the aid of a child who has fallen into a 10-foot-deep hole.
Also: they must extinguish a fire that threatens a chain of stores. [RF]

1.10 Firehouse: A GIFT FOR GRUMPER
Prod. no. 30111
21-Mar-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 11Jul74)
Guest cast:
Kenneth Tobey ......... Barkham
Dan Tobin ............. Peters
Myron Healy ........... Howell
Brooke Bundy .......... Judy
Anne Elizabeth Beesley ... Gracie
Synopsis:
The firemen fight a museum fire where arson is suspected. They also
extinguish a blaze in a house trailer. [RF]

1.11 Firehouse: RANDALL'S PRIDE
Prod. no. 30110
28-Mar-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 04Jul74)
Guest cast:
Roger Davis ........... Farrell
Charlotte Stewart ..... Bobbie
John Gruber ........... Mitch
Synopsis:
A day of rescue for the men of Company 23: they must save a girl
trapped in her cliff-hanging car, and release race horses from a blazing
stable. [RF]

1.12 Firehouse: THE WATCHES OF THE NIGHT
Prod. no. 30113
04-Apr-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 25Jul74)
Guest cast:
Lisa Lu ............... Mrs. Song
Synopsis:
Fashion designer Rudi Gernreich makes a cameo appearance as a
proprietor of a fashion house hit by fire. Also: the firemen extinguish an
apartment blaze caused by an overloaded electrical outlet. [RF]

1.13 Firehouse: FALSE ALARM
Prod. no. 30112
11-Apr-1974 ABC Thur (rerun 01Aug74)
Guest cast:
Peter Haskell ......... Gurney
Nora Heflin ........... Sandy
Synopsis:
Smoke inhalation sidelines Captain Ryerson and temporarily leaves
Company 23 with a new leader. He is a maverick from the fire prevention
squad, and his performance is under the tough scrutiny of the men. [RF]

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Summer Reruns ABC Thursdays (18Apr74-01Aug74)
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[--] 18Apr74 rerun of #1.05 "Implosion" (first aired 14Feb74)
[--] 25Apr74 rerun of #1.04 "Trapped" (first aired 07Feb74)
[--] 02May74 - no details
[--] 09May74 rerun of #1.07 "Strike, Spare & Burn" (first aired 28Feb74)
[--] 16May74 rerun of #1.08 "Tide of Terror" (first aired 07Mar74)
[--] 23May74 rerun of #1.02 "Sentenced to Burn" (frst aired 24Jan74)
[--] 06Jun74 rerun of #1.01 "Burst of Flame" (first aired 17Jan74)
[--] 13Jun74 - no details
[--] 20Jun74 rerun of #1.06 "The Treasure" (first aired 21Feb74)
[--] 27Jun74 rerun of #1.03 "The Hottest Place in Town" (first aired 31Jan74)
[--] 04Jul74 rerun of #1.11 "Randall's Pride" (first aired 28Mar74)
[--] 11Jul74 rerun of #1.10 "A Gift For Grumper" (first aired 21Mar74)
[--] 18Jul74 rerun of #1.09 "No Way Out" (first aired 14Mar74)
[--] 25Jul74 rerun of #1.12 "The Watches of Night" (first aired 04Apr74)
[--] 01Aug74 rerun of #1.13 "False Alarm" (first aired 11Apr74)

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