The missions of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
John Bennett Perry ...  Deputy Theodore Roosevelt 'Trap' Applegate III 16 episodes, 1979-1981
Mark Harmon ...  Deputy Dwayne 'Thib' Thibideaux 13 episodes, 1979
Joanna Cassidy ...  Deputy Morgan Wainwright 13 episodes, 1979
Brian Frishman ...  Big Bird 13 episodes, 1979
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240-ROBERT followed the exploits of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Detail. Utilizing helicopters, boats and a customized Ford Bronco, the team managed to extract hapless citizens from various dangerous situations. The series was based on the real life 240 unit of the Sheriff's Department. Written by Chris Fontaine <fontain1@pilot.msu.edu>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

28 August 1979 (USA) See more »

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Operação Resgate See more »

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Runtime:

(16 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Mark Harmon sang Saddle my Dreams. See more »

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Childhood Favorite
4 September 2009 | by jlpc1975See all my reviews

This was my favorite show when I was 4 years old. I don't remember a lot about it except the characters names and the basic premise of the show. I even went so far as to paint "240-robert" on the side of my playhouse and named several stuffed animals after the characters. Any kid who came to my house was required to play rescue. Wish I could find some episodes online so I could see why I was so excited by this show. Mark Harmon was cute and all but I doubt at 4 I really cared so I assume it was the action scenes. I do have some vague memories of some scuba scenes and perhaps a helicopter rescue of some sort which we used to reenact by jumping off of aforementioned playhouse. Great memories.


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