About this title


In this early example of police-based reality TV hosted by William Shatner, we are treated to reenactments of real-life 911 rescues. Recordings of the actual calls, interspersed with interviews with the paramedics and other rescue workers, provide a vivid look at the life-or-death dramas that occur every day.

Country: United States

Type: unscripted

Status: Ended

Language: English

Release Date: April 18, 1989

Also Known As: Liv eller død, På liv och dödRescue 911, Emergência 911, レスキュー911, Служба спасения 911, ريسكيو ٩١١ |  See more »


Company Credits

Production Co: Arnold Shapiro Productions, CBS Entertainment Production, MTM Enterprises

CastSee full cast »

Dan Davis
as Father
Peter Stader
as Re-enactment Performer
Christopher Senger
as Eddie Barnett
Gary Morgan
Blair Hawkins
Eric Womack
as Brendan Kelly-Gunshot Victim
Don Unger
as Self
Patrick Mizell
as Self
Gene Babb
as Re-enactment Performer
Bob Herron
Brady Green
John Fortson
as Benji Keil
Mimi Lesseos
as Vicky
Randal Berger
as Kidnapper (segment "Kidnapped Kids")
Steven Stewart
as Man Who Escapes (Library Hostage)

Seasons & Episodes

Season 1

1989 | 30 Episodes

Season 2

1990 | 29 Episodes

Season 3

1991 | 27 Episodes

Season 4

1992 | 28 Episodes

Season 5

1993 | 28 Episodes

Season 6

1994 | 29 Episodes

Season 7

1995 | 15 Episodes


Awards & NominationsSee full list »

People's Choice Award 1990



People's Choice Award

Favorite New TV Dramatic Series

BMI TV Music Award 1992



BMI TV Music Award

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