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What We Owe to Each Other - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: You can see a crew member hand Janet a stack of papers behind her back.

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The One With The Apothecary Table - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Ross and Rachel cover the table with the sheet, when Phoebe walks in Rachel says they can turn out the lights and watch the movie, and in the next shot we can see the end of the set wall, the soundstage and a crewmember's leg.

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Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers - S1-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Rory asks Lorelai to call Emily to get her out of Friday night dinner so she can celebrate her and Dean's 3-month anniversary, a boom mic drops into the shot as Lorelai stands to get the phone. (00:07:05)

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Enemy at the Gate - S10-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Frasier is standing through his sunroof to speak with the drivers stuck behind him in the parking garage, one shot shows Frasier's body and much of the rear window which features a very clear reflection of the boom mic.

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Death Takes a Holiday - S9-E5

Visible crew/equipment: After Charles confronts Choi Sung Ho about the candy, Ho explains that he sold it on the black market to buy real food, and when Ho reenters the mess tent through the side door, we can see that outside there's a director's chair, which actors also use, with something printed on its back.

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The Career Day - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene in Bargain Bob's where Donna is talking to Bob, the end of the set and lights can be seen in the reflection of metal cookware that Bob is tying balloons to. (00:07:50)

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Red Dress - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Dewey yells for Lois because the bow was put on the present, if you look to the left of Lois, you will see a crewmember kneeling down, handing Lois the Red Dress, who is holding a bucket of water. He quickly gets out of the camera's view. [This is on the DVD of the first season. Someone said on the audio commentary that after catching it, they deliberately left it in to see if anyone would spot it. It's still a mistake, but that's why it's there.]

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Bad Hair Day - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Katie is handed the iPad with Alexa on face time, when the iPad is facing the classroom, in the camera reflection on the iPad, all of the stage lights are visible. (00:21:40)

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Barney's Replacement - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When the squad's siren gets stuck blaring, a crowd gathers around the squad with Andy, Barney and Rogers, and when the crowd disperses we can see at least three chalk T-marks on the ground.

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I, Candy - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Doug calls to the bloke at the bar to get Jill's attention, a boom mic is very visible on screen. (00:13:50)

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Wrong-Way Tanner - S7-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the beginning of the episode, Joey is preparing the game with Michelle and the team. When Joey asks if anyone has any questions, Aaron says he does and asks Joey if after the game he was going to buy them pizza or if he was too cheap. Right when the shot changes to Joey, you can see for a brief second at the top left hand corner that the mic is visible and a camera on the bottom left.

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Mr. Monk Is At Your Service - S5-E12

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Natalie arrives to the dinner party "pregnant" and Mr. Monk is going to "help her with her coat" there is a female crew member on the other side of the sliding door (to the left of the door). (00:31:25)

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My Sister, the Homemaker - S5-E12

Visible crew/equipment: At the beginning of the episode, Jeannie is talking on the phone by the stairs and her sister is hiding behind the banister. Her sister stands up for a moment and shows her full face, revealing that it is actually Barbara Eden's stand-in wearing the green costume.

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The caste system - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Charlotte approaches Wyle in front of the fire extinguisher, the boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. (00:10:40)

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A Room with an Alan - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Alan views the kitchen, a boom mic shadow can be seen in the top left of the screen. (00:13:05)

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A Touch of Class - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the end of the episode where everyone is cleaning up, there is a shadow of the boom mic on the wall. (00:29:05)

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The Sound of Quacking - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: During the dream sequence, when Gilligan starts a showdown with Mr. Howell and the Professor, someone's face appears in the window in the background for a second, and it's none of the castaways - someone in the filming crew most likely.

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You Gotta Lose This Job - S3-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When 'Hannah' and Lilly walk into Rob Reiner's office, the multiple head studio lights are reflected on Hannah's large black sunglasses.

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Beaver's Tree - S3-E8

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the boom mike is visible in the background when Wally is saying that June looks "ritzy". (00:14:45)

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Thank You for Not Morphing - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Prue comes home and finds Andy inside the manor. There is a shot where if you look behind Andy's shoulder you can see half of the body of the director in the background in the observatory room sitting in a director's chair. (00:16:00)

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