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§§ Emergency Theater Live Founder Interview on EMS Live Radio §§|
Debut Launch: June 22nd, 2004.
Location : Canada with tandem Chatroom Audience.
Radio Appearance of Patti Keiper, Emergency
Founder, talking about the project and how it began.
**Transcribed by C. Meyers,
Emergency Theater Live Host
French Seychelle Islands**
*Loud guitar jamming music and sirens*
ANNOUNCER- This is
EMS Live. Welcome back, paramedics
from Newfoundland to British Columbia. From Maine to California.
From North America to Aisa, the Middle East and Europe. Welcome
to EMS Live. The voice of paramedics
around the world. EMS
personnel no longer separated by thousands of miles. Now, EMS
from all over North America and the world are together.
EMSLive dot com. Now, John Bignell and Darek
**Jamming guitar and drum roll wrapping up**
Host- Hi. I'm
John Bignell and this is EMSLive for Tuesday, June 22nd,
Host2- And we will also talk
with Patti Keiper from Emergency Theater Live.
She's an m- EMT-basic who didn't quite make it out
of the seventies. Or at least,
some part of her anyway,.. since she and a large group of dedicated
to produce new stories from the hit TV show, Emergency. I'm Darek DeSaunier
Host- ...but we have...something fun coming up now.
Host2- Sorry. I just wanted to get that in there.
Host- No definitely..
Host2- I had it...and wanted to highlight it.
Host- To use it.
Host2- Uh, but now we're
going to be talking to Patti Keiper. And I
apologize if that's not how you pronounce her name. W-well,
Host-She'll correct you shortly.
Host2- Yeah, and...S-she...like we said, is uh,
is a part of Emergency
Theater Live. They do fiction role play theater on ...the internet. And it's
an interactive role play scenario created by fans of the 1970's television
series Emergency. The online
episodes are presented and written along
with real EMS and firefighting personnel working in the field.
Host2- Hold on, we have a stinger here to do an introduction of something
*Stinger sound recording*- Station 51's call tones.
Voice of the late L.A.
County dispatcher Sam Lanier- Station 51. Engine 34. Engine 9.
Structure fire. *sounds of running
feet on concrete and slamming truck doors* 46440 Miller
Canyon Road. 46440 Miller Canyon Road. *engines
starting up* Cross street, Caine.
Time out, 15:45.
*Suspenseful strings and tuba music chord*
Voice of actor Mike Norell (Captain Stanley)- Station 51, KMG 365.
* music chord ending*
Host- All right.
Host2- Does anyone recognize who that was? Hi Patti, welcome to
PK- (Over the phone from Minnesota USA )
Hello. Thank you very much.
Host2- Did I pronounce
you last name properly?
PK- Yes. My last name is Keiper.
Patti, Emergency ended..what? Thirty years ago?
PK- That's correct. It ended around 1976.
Hosts (together)- Oh. Are you having a hard time letting that go?
PK- It was incredibly hard...
PK-....From what I understand, I was about eleven when the show
And, uh, the network, I believe it was NBC, ended the show
at the height of its success.
PK- ..It was one of the most top rated shows and POOF, they ended it.
Now why would you do that? Now.. there was some..
Host2- They like to leave on a high note.
Host- I suppose you could leave on a high note...
I'm not sure if this is true, but they said, a television show called
The Love Boat took its place.
Host-(unpleasant surprise)*laughing* Oh, really?!
I remember The Love Boat. You must have watched The Love
PK- Oh, that was interesting.
Host2- It wasn't...it wasn't as good as Emergency though.
I mean,...come on.
Host- Eh....so, you're doing something quite interesting. Now we have-
talked about it a little bit ..um, but I'm sure you can explain it a little
more clearly to our listeners.
PK- Sure. I'd be happy to do that.
Host2- All right. Emergency Theater Live? Can you
tell us about that?
PK- Exactly. So, Emergency Theater Live started out as ...a play by email,
ah, storywriting role play ..on a email onelist. And what it was is that it started
out about four
years ago in a completely different genre called Star Trek.
So we just had a bunch of people get
together, and they started writing stories.
Someone would write a scene. Another person would add
on to. And pretty soon,
we had episodes being created that ran for about two years. And then, interest
that sort of died out in reading members, and we started focusing on another show,
And, what happened after that, is that, interest grew phenomenally.
People came and said, Oh, this
is a role play. It's a theater.. This is wonderful!
Pretty soon, we had a paramedic join. And they
would read along and somebody
would have a question about something technical, EMS or firefighting.
reader would answer, on the email onelist, and they'd start ...giving answers and the
stories would progress and--. Here it is two years later, and we have ..episodes that are
that people are writing, between EMS personnel , firefighters and fans of this
1970's show Emergency.
Host- So you've been able to keep the show..alive. Any prospects on uh, the show
based on your scripts?
PK- Oh, there's absolutely no prospects.
PK-..the rights to Emergen-*laugh*-cy belong to Mark VII Productions
and Universal. This is entirely
volunteer. Just for fun.
Host- Oh yeah.. but it ..sounds like a LOT of fun.
PK- Oh yeah.
Host-...I was reading ...through one of the scripts, The...
PK- Uh huh. *listening*
Host...Blue..? What was it called... Why don't you tell me..
Host2- S-So where are the characters
at now in these stories?
Are they ...
PK- The characters are at now, from what I understand.
Uh, Kevin Tighe,
he played one of the title roles. He played the character of Roy DeSoto.
PK- He drove the rescue squad, I don't know if you remember that.
Host- I watched it as a
Host- But, uh..
PK- But he's done..a couple of feature films.
He's been in major movie
roles ever since. He's played bad guys. He's been on Star Trek Voyager.
Oh, the list is endless.
Host- Yeah, *indistinct word*
PK- There are websites out there
that you can search on. Google. That
can tell you where the cast members are.
Host2- Oh, really?
PK- Umm. Hmm.
Host2- So.. in 1972, this- this show...debuted and..
Host2- ...it was, uh, it was said to have uh, a great impact on our- our
on EMS in general. Before
the show, paramedics didn't really exist
in the way ..in the same way that they do now. Um,, I think,
by the end of
the- the show's airing, uh, I read on one of your ..emails, that, 50% of the
in the United States had paramedics on it compared to
like..none or something before it started.
PK- Exactly.. when Emergency started out, that was basically the start
of the paramedic program.
No one knew what a paramedic was. And
this television series, from my understanding, was the television
that created interest within the public and government levels, about the
lack of the EMS.
A part, they used to have, just ambulance attendants
come out and-- scoop up from an accident site
and- they'd throw them
on a stretcher and take them in. They had no prehospital care whatsoever.
Host- Oh, yeah. Drive fast.
PK- umm hmm.
Host- That was, uh,..
PK- ....and this
series was instrumental in creating those programs. Los
Angeles County was one of the first.
I think it uh, gives people perspective in what drove the interest in
the fact that, these were cool
things. They were driving around fast. They were
doing a lot of...
PK- *laughing out loud*
Host2-...innovative stuff. And it was fun and a good TV show.
PK- It sure was.
PK-..the writing was s-
Host2- And then they realized, Wait a minute. This is fiction,
It could be reality.
PK- *Giggling* It IS reality. I'm sure people understood it as
interest. They'd look at it and go.. Hey! They're really doing something like
the way Jack Webb, the producer of Emergency, presented the
format.. It made it exciting and I guess
it was uh, one of the first "reality"
television shows.. that.. came into existence.
I suppose you're right. Now were you re- were you supris-*giggle*-ed
at how your- your group took
PK- Oh, I was completely amazed! This started as just a hobby site for fun
that liked writing fan fiction. Apparently, it's a pretty big genre
on the internet, where people
take a television show, and a set of characters
that they like, and ..they create a role play game
and they share..stories. So
we were just....kicking around the idea of writing episodes because.....
Emergency was a good show and ..it doesn't exist anywhere in syndication, or
on tape. And yeah, I
was absolutely amazed. All these people would come and
and email in, going, Oh! Do you have more
episodes? Do you have more
Host2- So how does this work? Do th- If I wanted to
..write my own episode,
Host2- Well, how w- what would I have to do here, to
join and write, uh.....my
PK- *delighted laughter* How this works is..that ..on
the Emergency Theater
Live website, there is a link that people can click, where they can see the
current episode in production. And this is being shown with images..
And what people write, up
to the minute, with music. And they can read,
there, to see where the scene is left off on the particular
episode that's going
on that month.. And what happens after that is there's a pre-production list
you can sign up, it's on a email one list called YahooGroups. And..once you're on
you can just read what a writer has already sent in on a scene with the
characters, and then, write
your OWN scene, and kick it off to the email list.
And, that will be included in the episode, and
that will be updated.
Host- So it's kind of like..paragraphs?
PK-...and it keeps going..
Host-... kind of like paragraphs where one person writes a paragraph
and then I continue my paragraph?
Is that, uh?
PK- Exactly. Exactly. It's like a fic- I think they call it a... round robin.
Host2- A round robin..
PK- ..story telling. yeah.
Host2- All right.*chuckle*
Someone writes a scene and another continues where the last
left off, and so forth.
So is there a vote? Can I write like a horrible scene where
...all the guys of Squad 51,*creepy voice*
Host- Yeah, now I see where John would do that.
And he's not a very good writer.
Host- I'd get kicked out. I'd get kicked out, right away.
PK- Oh, I don't know about getting kicked out right away, cause
the ..guidelines are really really
Host2- Oh th-
PK- If you've seen it on the television show, Emergency...If it's
a character that you've seen, like Roy DeSoto or John Gage.
Or, if you are very familar with the
series, it's what we call, canon.
Where it fits the facts, and the settings and the premise, and the
protocol that was carried out on the show, that is acceptable, you can
do that. And when
you- when people come to the pre-production email
onelist, there is an email that gets kicked out
that has really really loose
guidelines about how to write. It's pretty open.
Host2- So we
don't have to vote. Or there's no..
PK- Not at all. There's no pre-planning at all. You read a
add onto it, kick it off to the list to all the ..reading audience to see
where it goes,
and then that's half the fun..
Host- So no fear of rejection then. That's- that's good for you,
Host2- Then I wanna join then. I won't be rejected..all right!
Yeah? And if people have any questions about, Oh, I don't
know anything about firefighting, I'm not-
I don't know that much
about emergency medicine.. We have a list of consultants...
PK- ..that the readers and the new writers coming in, can ASK their
questions, get their answers
and then they can add that to their scenes.
Write a scene and send that out.
Host2- Now in
terms of the protocols.
PK- The protocols?
Host2- What uh, what were they doing....back
PK- They were doing 1970's protocol. They had old...
technology. The way that they delivered
were different. And so, some of the consultants that we
have, are FROM that time, and
so, they can help..the readers
and the writers, get acclimated as to how things are. So on
website, we have an online medical dictionary about..
the medications that were used in Emergency's
just general information like that so they can-- so the potential
writers, who are fans,
can come on and say, Oh, I guess I can
write, I guess I can write...cause they have the help of the
consultants that we have, that are volunteers, and ...the medical
you have any ...people from uh, the show..or, part of the
cast that uh?
PK- From the cast?
PK- But we have.... a couple of paramedic firefighters who
working at the time Emergency came out for around thirty years.
And they're with the list.
Host- I'm sure Ron- We should talk to Ron Stewart. He was the
medical director..y-you know him
well . ( at Darek host)
Host2- Well. I do. I do. He uh,...
Host-He was the--
Host2- He was the.. ( at Patti ) Did you- are you familiar with Ron Stewart?
No, I'm not familiar at all.
Host2- Well, he used to be the...health minister?
minister..of Nova Scotia.
Host2- In Nova Scotia.. He also ...created the ...Center for Emergency
Medicine in ..in
Host- In Pittsburg?
Host2- Yeah, western Pennsylvania. In Pittsburg.
PK- Oh, wow..
Host2- And he was the-- Well, I don't know if he created it.
He was ob-obviously
the driving force. But I think that was his baby.
Host- And he was the medical director.
And then he was the medical director for Emergency, the show.
PK- Oh, nice!
PK- It would be nice to meet him.
Host- Uh huh. So he was a Nova Scotian.
It was.. it was his proposal that evolved the Nova Scotian
system in the early nineties, uh, to where
it's at today. Where
actually it's .....a ...system, it's a career.
Host- Yeah and he was
also part of the-
Host- He's an amazing man. He uh, he's definitely
d-done a lot of stuff.
PK- Oh, I'd love to talk with him. He'd probably enjoy seeing
little theater site.
Host- Oh, I'm sure he'd get a BIG kick out of it.
PK- *Delighted laughing*
Host2- That's exactly what I was thinking. He'll- he'd laugh at
it. He'd go, This is amazing.
PK- Oh sure.
Host2-....it was thirty years ago!
Host- You need to get HIM as a
consultant. We'd should.... try and...
hook that up.
PK- That would be fun.
Oh, yeah, definitely..
PK- He'd- be- thrilled....
Host- (eager interruption) Do you get
people from outsi--
from all around the world? What, uh, who's the farthest away?
And ..as in farthest
PK- The farthest away is the French Seychelle Islands. That's
the farthest away
that we have on a member. We have a couple of
reading members that are from Germany. And...we have
host who's in Belfast.
PK- And we have a couple.. That's the
can cover all the time zones and we can keep the site active and up
date, as soon as a
writer sends in information. So we have
a lot of fun things on the website. Uh, such as, uh, an Emergency
Scene Portrait Gallery where the ..readers that come in, they can go
and have themselves put in a
....picture... from a scene from Emergency
and that's in a gallery on the website.
To Host2 ) Oh, that's right up ...
PK- We have a message board.
PK- We have music's. That are featured.. on the episodes.
When you go in and click a banner to read
an episode, there's
music that's donated ...from readers- They're midi files. And that
you're reading and watching the pictures....
PK- ...that's kind of interesting.
Host2- Well, we have to say, your site's very busy, lots
of music with a lot of great stuff....
It's a fun site....
Host2- I highly, d- uh, I highly recommend that everyone
check it out.
PK- Oh yes! For the die hard Emergency fans. Yes, we
have made Emergency
icons and cursors. You can
download those onto your computer. *laughter*
Host- Well! I'm
gonna have to do that straight away.
Host2- Is it- uh, I don't know if it was your organization,
uh, it was in an email that I received...
PK- Uh hmm..
Host-..and it was people
taking ..their pictures ...and inserting
them into scenes from Emergency...
Host2- Yeah, well
that's what she just talked about.
Host- Oh. All right.
PK- Yeah. That's on the...Emergency
Theater Live Homepage.
If you click that link ...that leads to the graphics site...
PK- ..towards the middle of the page there's a camera that
you can click, and if you
go there, it leads to that gallery. You'll
see a picture of all the readers and the theater hosts,
put into scenes from Emergency. So I--
Host- Oh, I misunderstood what you're saying...
Host2- Uh, yeah, that came in an email ...for me...
Host- That's quite a
PK- Yeah, that was interesting. That was something that
was just ..an idea
that was developed about two months ago.
And interest in that alone ..has been soaring. It's all
Host2- Wow, yeah..
Host- You put on a--
Host2- I want a picture of ME driving
PK- Ok. Do you know what you do? You-If --You're already
on the pre-production list
so just send a photograph ..to
the list ...and it'll be made.
Host2- All right!
Host- Now they actually have a Squad 51, still... uh..
down in Hollywood ..from what I
PK- Yes, they do. I believe it's in the Los Angeles
County Fire Museum.. and that's
the last I've heard of that.
And then, the engine 51, from one of the readers on the list,
Yosemite, and it's given another name- I think it's engine
number 7. And its fighting forest fires.
And its still actively in
service, but I believe the squad is just on display now.
Why would they change the number? If you
actually had that fire truck and was fightin fires, you
would KEEP that number, wouldn't you?
Host- Oh, yeah. I would.
Host2- I would.
PK- *laughing* Well I think they did that because there's
a real station 51
that was... on the Universal Studios grounds
...that actually had that call sign.. so I think...they
had to change
it ...because it was the Park Service District. That's my
All right. Well, we'll let- we'll let em get away
..with that this time I guess.
Host2- Logistically maybe, it wasn't possible but..
I'D still call it-
Host- So what are
your- What are your plans? Are you
gonna- are you gonna take all the old TV shows and
these little round-- what is it called round abouts?
PK- Round abouts? Well, what we're doing
is that, um- we take
the characters that we know, and the settings that we know
and just keep
writing NEW episodes, so it doesn't really..
go over ..the old episodes that were on the TV shows.
Host- But uh,
PK- Making new ones.
Host- But uh, this concept. How long do y- How
long do you
foresee...the Emergency run going.. You said uh,....
PK- The Emergency run going
Host- ..You said this Star Trek was ...two years?
PK- Yeah,..we projected about four
years. We did about
four years with the ...Star Trek genre that we did earlier
while we were still
developing this whole group of writers
and the concepts and the ideas. So, ..probably another two
years or so.
Host2- Do y- do y- see-
PK- We put out a new episode every
Host2- That was my next question. How long does it take
to go through
a new- go through a new episode and- and
get it out there for the readers?
PK- It takes about
one month to do that.
PK- ...usually from the beginning of the month to
of a month, like we're doing- we're on episode 11 right now,
Host2- So what schedule?--
PK-..and it's called Shadows Of The Past.. And that started
June 1st. And it's expected to
wrap up and- all the writing
that people send into the pre-production list, is expected to
and put to music and images, and be completed
by June 30th.
Host2- Now, can you tell us a
little bit about that episode,
and where they're at and what ...
what's the next paragraph gonna say?
PK- I don't want to spoil too many things....
PK.. or the plot design. But I'll tell you right now that..
The whole gang of station
51, uh, is in Santa Rosa County.
if you're familiar with the series, that is a rural community
they try to go fishing. And in the episode, on the real
TV show, they COULDN'T go fishing because
they had all
these emergencies crop up, they had a fishing boat blow up,
fisher people were burned.
Anyway, where they are now, in
Episode eleven, is brand new, is,.. they get to the campsite
all the gang of 51 is sitting in a camper, and they're
on the side of a lake... and they meet this
at a cottage, and they just had a small problem... I'm not gonna
say what it is 'cause
it's very funny.
Host2- *Chuckle *
PK- And they got invited up to the
cottage right now,
because this episode is just beginning, and they meet
the Sheriff, that.. they
met in the episode on the TV show.
And right now, the sheriff....has a frown on his face, in
scene, where we're currently at, and something's wrong.
And that's where the last writer left off.
And so we're just
waiting for the next writer to send in a scene, to continue
Host- Now is- now is Johnny or Roy trying to date this
girl? Who is this girl...
PK- It's a shared role play writing. So what we do is ..
we have pauses.
We wait for a fan writer come in and submit
a scene, and if that doesn't happen, we have one of our
volunteer staff writers come in and continue the story.
Host- Well, I just joined today.
You did! I noticed..
Host- Oh yes..
PK- One of our hosts said that-- Darek? Right?
Pk- ..Yeah...said that you joined this morning.
Host- I did- I was uh, I wanted
to look over the site
before- before coming on tonight at... uh, I've been busy
in the last- last
Host- I ...certainly d-didn't want to come in cold...
Host- But uh,
PK- ...you'll have some fun.
Host- But I read...some of the
and...yeah, it looks like a ball. I'm-
I'm looking forward t- I'll add something.
PK- Yeah, we're trying to find more writers. Lately
it's been- We have a high percentage of readers. It
was the same during the years, that we were working
on Star Trek.
PK- Where we had a huge readership. But then the
would either feel intimated or they didn't understand
how the process worked. And that's how we honed
the guidelines to make it really simple. So if you've seen it
on the show, you can write it!
Host2- Did they have monsters on the show?
PK- yeah... make things canon.
Host-( To John ) Do you wanna- Why? Do you wanna ..write?
Host2- I was thinking if you were
at a camp...at
a cottage.. that you should have monsters... shouldn't you?
Host- Oh, Sasquatch...
Host- You know what? We could have Sasquatch--
PK- So,.. Roy and Johnny are
on the porch of this woman's
cottage. And they're facing the sheriff, with a ..frown on his
and he has something to say....
Host2- *getting into it* There's a sea monster in the lake!
PK- Yeah, ..something. *laughing*
Host- We should all--It shouldn't be here.
you want the guys want to do. And then you can
kick out that scene, and then you see where the next
PK- That's what's neat about these episodes, 'cause
planned. So then, everything is eventually
pretezeled together because the staff writers go,
well, another writer wrote about this, so we'll tie that
in, in a later scene, and it's amazing how...by
the end of
the month, the whole episode is rounded out and well
formed. It works well !
So where d-
Host- Uh, we have a lot of people listening so, if they're
interested, how do they
join and where do they need to
start from? What do- what do- Can you go through the
joining..this group so that ....they can become
PK- Yes. They can join by either
going to the Emergency
Theater Live Homesite, which is, on a link that you can
see on the ....homepage
at EMS Live dot com.
Host- Thanks for the plug.
PK- And uh, ..there is a ...picture of
station 51 with a flag
flying with flames beneath it. And you can click that and
that will take
you to the Yahoo Groups Homepage where
you can sign up on that list. And then, once you sign up
our list, um, information is automatically sent out, once
the theater hosts approves the membership.
All the information
you need to get started is ...sent you your inbox.
Host- Yes, I got a
number of emails today.
PK- Um hmm.
Host- With all sorts of information. Including- including
of old shows and.. passwords in order to gain access those,
PK- Exactly, exactly...
Host- To the multi-media....part of it, right?
PK- And you'll get guidelines on how to write.
our consultants list. And you'll get a bunch of fun things like, we
send out like a
screensaver that we found that's really good
that'll give you sounds ...and images.......
Yeah, I'm gonna put that one on my web- on my
Host2- You did?
PK- And.. also on Emergency Theater Live, we have..
screensavers that were made and
designed that match the
episodes that we're creating. We have three of them. One of
an award winning, Episode Six.,...anyway... uh,...
Host2- Hey go ahead, you gotta plug yourself.
Host- You won an award. Now what award was this?
PK- This was just... the
ones that were voted by fan readers
coming in and they're saying, 'Ooo, yeah, The Golden Horn
a really, really good script.' It really didn't get, uh, formal
recognition. But, just ..within fandom
and within fan fiction
Host- So you're taking these....screensavers and they-
they have ...the pictures that conincide--
PK- Yep. Pictures, dialogue.. But... if you haven't
the episode itself, don't download the screensavers first
'cause it will spoil the plotline
for you ...because it will give
away what happened in the story.
Host- Oh. I know. I already
did that...*mousy voice*
PK- Oh, no! *sympathy*
Host- Now what
do I do?
PK- Ohh! *mock wailing*
Host- I haven't actually watched the
Host- ..'cause I was working late and-
I didn't get to the screensaver...
PK- And the music that's on these episode
screensavers are identical
to the ones that are
on the online episodes in the vault.
Host2- Pretty impressive. I hope
that you get lots
of people joining and listening, from listening to our
show and I - I definitely
think a sea monster is next.
Host- W- We'll see. We'll see. I'll uh, I'm
gonna- look into
writing- helping with..these episodes. I think it's a fun thing.
PK- Oh, that
would be wonderful.
Host- Yeah. Now I ..
PK- Yeah, we're always looking for more writers.
Host-....I may not do a good job. It may- It sounds wonderful.
PK- We have a millio- we have
a million people who are
volunteer consultants. We have nurses, doctors, hazmat captains,
nursing students, paramedic students- They're all
on the consultants list. They're going.. Sure, we'll
then we have.. a million readers. We have, about three hundred
on the pre-production
list ..who join in and they get the writing
the second it's sent in. And then we help people along
soon as we can..
Host2- Now when you say a million...
Are- are you just...
PK- ...yeah...*teasingly exaggerating*
Host- *missing the humor
and joke * That's a large number.
PK- ....but very few writers...that sort of surprised us. We
we'd be able to get more writers...to help ...and we're simplifying,
that trying to
come up with-- to ...
Hosts- It's three hundred and one now.
PK- ..make things easier ...and
Host2- It sounds like a great project and a lot of fun. A great way
to- to vent uh, their life work..
Host2- We've read a lot of great stories
Host2- ....pertaining to.. Emergency episodes.
Host- And it's
extremely creative and so I commend you for that.
PK- Thank you.
Host2- It sounds, uh...
PK- And they can do that vicariously because everyone who's in EMS
or most everyone, is already
familiar with Emergency.
PK- And the characters are already developed, the
settings are developed.
And... if you need references there's ....satellite feeds out there everywhere
that you can get ....and buy on Ebay even, to see episodes of Emergency.
'Cause like, Here at ...uh,
voyagerliveaction ...dot com, which is the server
for Emergency Theater Live, we HAVE all the episodes
We've managed to procure that, so we have reference materials.
Host- Oh.. Nice.
PK- And if people have questions, we can research it and ..send it out
on the pre-production list
for writers ..and readers.
Host- Well, there you go. Patti, thank you very much for talking with
about Emergency. I'm sure--
PK- Thank you very much for having me on the show.
Ah,, We...hope you enjoy continued success and I will ..see you...
on the website... well, I won't
actually see you... but ..you'll probably
PK- Yeah, I'll be there.
...(joking) maybe the Sheriff met Darek...
PK- Yeah! We have a catch phrase on the pre-production
Whenever a host signs off they usually say, I'll see you station side.
side? All right, we'll see you station side.
Host- All right, Patti. We'll see you station side.
PK- Thank you very much.
Host- Have a good night.
PK- Good night. (hanging up)
Host- And that was Patti Keiper from....
Host2- (same time as) ..Emergency Theater Live
...Emergency Theater Live
Host- That's right. That's a- that's a
very creative idea.
Host2- Well, i--
Host- I'm all for it.
Host2- Well if it comes
down to creativity.. it's a unique medium
that we can all, uh, ...that we can all chat with, that
we can all join in,
and discuss uh, it- it's just...plain and simply, a lot of fun.
it's just nice. Eh,....it's people getting together..
I mean think about h- how... think about all
the people! S-she said
she said..a ...million people.. *still not getting the exaggeration joke*
Host2- We should've- We should've asked her to name off all the
consultants. Can you start
from 'A' ?....
Host- Ok, go!
Host2- We got time.
Host- *mock seriousness* I don't
know if we've got that kind of time..
Host2- *foreign accent- finally getting the joke from Patti*
A meeleeon peeeople.
Host- All right, so-*laughing* All right well, thanks a lot, everyone, for
joining us this week on EMS Live. This has been Darek DeSaunier..
Host2- And I'm John Bignell.
Thank you for tuning in.
Host - We'll see you next week.
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