- Code Red was a TV series starring Lorne Greene that ran from 1981-1982
- In 1981, Matchbox released a series of six models licensed with the series.
|Mercury (Police Car)|
|Mercury (Fire Car)|
|Fire Pumper Truck|
There was also a Crown Firecoach Snorkel, but it never made it past the pre-production stage. It did appear in the catalog for that year, though.