A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Highlights the odd or irresponsible behaviors people engage in that result in illness or injury. It's funny, but it also touches on the real dangers people face when injured or under stress.
Positive Role Models
The first responders are trying to help and must remain professional. Patients range from being silly and weird to violent.
Violence & Scariness
Animal and people attacks are sometimes shown as part of reenactments. Bloody wounds are visible. Screaming and yelling is sometimes audible. One scene features urine being thrown.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Stories are told about people engaging in sexual activities or patients wearing inappropriate attire to woo emergency responders. Occasionally injuries are sustained in the groin and in the buttocks, but there's no nudity.
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Words like "piss" and "hell" audible; curses are bleeped, and mouths and rude gestures are blurred.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Drinking often leads to bizarre accidents that require medical attention.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that OMG EMT! features mostly humorous reenactments of strange -- and sometimes bloody -- first responder calls. Expect some reenacted scenes of assaults or animal attacks with some visible wounds. There's some mild sexual content involving patients in skimpy clothing trying to woo EMTs and the like. Language is mostly bleeped with rude gestures blurred. Drunken behavior is sometimes shown, and occasionally creates a need for emergency care. The show is meant to be funny, but it does not ignore the dangerous situations people often find themselves in during an emergency.
Is It Any Good?
From helping a drunken patient who accidentally impaled his buttocks while sliding down a wooden banister, to having to treat a child in respiratory distress after sustaining a dog-inflicted groin injury, the emergency responders featured here look back at some of the weirdest moments in their careers. They also showcase some of the over-the-top personalities that exist among first responders, too.
The injuries are often serious, and there are a few mildly dangerous moments. But somehow they just make these strange situations even stranger. Meanwhile, some of the reenactments are just laugh-out-loud funny. Folks looking for some unexpected humor will definitely find it here.
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