"First Responders to the Rescue" is the one-hundred and fifteenth episode of the Disney Junior show Doc McStuffins, which premiered on September 23, 2017, but was previously aired in mid August two weeks prior to the events of both Hurricane Harvey which devastated the City of Houston, Texas and the Texas Gulf Coast and Hurricane Irma which devastated Florida and the Florida Keys.
After a sudden and severe thunderstorm hits McStuffinsville, a young boy named Dev (who has a terrifying fear of thunderstorms) finds himself magically transported to the town along with his toys who come together to form the First Responders team to rescue the citizens of McStuffinsville.
Diagnoses: Scaredy Scares, Bendy-leg Boo-boos, Leggy Pops (though it wasn't mentioned in the episode itself, Leggy Leo clearly had the same diagnosis from "Made to Be a Nurse"), Peachy-Sticky-Fluffy-Stucks
Toys that debut in this episode: Shinji, Jacks, Riggles, Nosh, Zoe, and Iggy.
This is the second 1-hour episode.
It was originally set to air September 9th, 2017, but it was pulled off air due to being offensive to those in the events of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The episode was broadcasted on September 23rd and in LATAM Spanish on the SAP mode on September 28th.
This Episode aired early on Watch Disney Jr. and in mid-August on Disney Junior two week prior of the events of Hurricane Harvey.
This is the first time the song "Time for Your Checkup" and "What's Going On?" were performed together.
This is the first time the song "What's Going On?" is sung in a double-length special.
This is the second episode with Anna's speaking part since "Ben/Anna Split!".
In the credits, Frida Kahlo Fairy's name was misspelled as "Frida Kahlo Kahlo Frida Kahlo Kahlo Kahloy".
This is the first time Doc sings "What's Going On?" to a human which was Dev.
After the credits, the logo for Face Productions (Chris Nee's Company) plays. Even though the logo for Brown Bag Films still shows.
Rescue Ronda and Rosie the Rescuer both look different in this episode.
Frida Kahlo Fairy didn't have the patch that was on her torn right wing.
This is the third time one of the human characters besides Doc sings. The first was Florence Nightingale, the second was Grandma McStuffins, and now Dev.
Boppy's Bouncy House was seen for the third time. The first two were "Bouncy House Boo-Boos" and "Yip, Yip, Boom!".
Though Findo barked in the episode, he wasn't credited.
Findo was wearing a police officer's uniform and was the assistant to Officer Pete.
Moo-Moo and Teddy B appear twice in the episode as both the storm victims and as hospital aides.