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In a Heartbeat
Created by Jon Felson
Steve Reiss
Patricia Green
Starring Shawn Ashmore
Reagan Pasternak
Danso Gordon
Christopher Ralph
Lauren Collins
Jackie Rosenbaum
Theme music composer Blaise Pascal
Opening theme "In a Hearbeat"
performed by Blaise Pascal
Country of origin Canada
United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 20
Executive producer(s) Keith Pierce
Richard Pierce
Producer(s) Kevin Lafferty
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) AAC Kids
Disney Channel Original Productions
Original network Family Channel
Disney Channel
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Original release August 26, 2000 – March 25, 2001

In a Heartbeat was a Disney Channel TV show. The show was inspired by real life emergency medical technician (EMT) squads. Their staff members were high school students from all over the United States. The show followed the lives of several teenagers. They volunteered as part-time EMTs while going to school. They also try to maintain their lives as normal teenagers. In Canada, the show was on the Family Channel. The show is based on Post 53. Post 53 is a real EMT emergency response program run by high school students in Darien, Connecticut.



  • Danso Gordon as Hank Beecham
  • Reagan Pasternak as Val Lanier
  • Shawn Ashmore as Tyler Connell
  • Christopher Ralph as Jamie Waite
  • Lauren Collins as Brooke Lanier
  • Jackie Rosenbaum as Caitie Roth


Season 1

Episode # Original
Air Date
Episode Title
1 August 26, 2000 Pilot (1)
2 August 26, 2000 Pilot (2)
3 September 2, 2000 Things That Go Bump in the Night
4 September 9, 2000 The Adventures of Super Val
5 September 16, 2000 Changing Times
6 September 23, 2000 Cinderella Syndrome
7 September 30, 2000 Go Team
8 October 7, 2000 And the Winner Is
9 October 14, 2000 New Kid in Town
10 November 17, 2000 You Say It's Your Birthday
11 December 8, 2000 Four EMTs and a Kid
12 December 15, 2000 Friends Don't Let Friends...
13 February 4, 2001 Power to the Pathetic
14 February 11, 2001 Race of a Lifetime
15 February 18, 2001 Star Struck
16 February 25, 2001 Hero
17 March 4, 2001 The Boy's No Good
18 March 11, 2001 Be True to Your School
19 March 18, 2001 Read My Lips
20 March 25, 2001 Time's Up
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