Rescue 911 was an American reality-based television series hosted by William Shatner that aired on CBS from 1989 to 1996. The show featured mostly re-enactments of serious events, with occasional use of actual 911 calls. The show was adapted in 45 countries, and even inspired a pinball game based on the series.
- The series was spoofed in the Dinosaurs episode "Network Genius", with the Dinosaur TV series Info 411.
- On the first episode of Muppets Tonight, Gonzo looks over the new KMUP evening line-up. One of the shows on the schedule is "Rescue Swine 11".