Best sci-fi TV visible crew/equipment of all time

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Family Ties - S1-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Rygel's transport pod returns to Moya, as the docking bay door slides open, in the shot facing everyone while they have their weapons drawn we can see the bare floor. However, when Aeryn checks Crais for hidden weapons and then as D'Argo approaches him, there's a blue crash mat on the floor. Then it vanishes again.

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Kobol's Last Gleaming (2) - S1-E15

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Starbuck attempts to retrieve Apollo's arrow, a crewman in a red tee shirt and dark vest can be seen standing just behind and to the right of the display case as she is shooting out the glass.

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Paper Clip (3) - S3-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Mulder and Scully enter the abandoned mine through a doorway, the viewer can see at right in the distance a number of people sitting on a wall, and one crouching in front of the wall with what looks like a dog. They are sitting still, but there is still movement there. (00:16:00)

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Trash - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When the police arrive at the front door to arrest Mal and Saffron, there is a camera and a crew member reflected in the glass.

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Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: Before Craig finishes speaking with Joanna and puts the car in reverse, a set crew member in a blue shirt is seen in the driver's side mirror.

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Evolution of the Daleks (2) - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: As the Daleks present Sec in chains on the theatre stage, a stagehand is briefly seen moving behind them.

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Unification (2) - S5-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Picard, Spock, and Data have just escaped from Romulan Commander Sela, when they are walking out of the room look at the green glass ornament - you can see a reflection of a crew member. Corrected on Blu-ray. (00:41:10)

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The Night Dr. Loveless Died - S3-E4

Visible crew/equipment: The arm of the actual carriage driver is visible poking through the back of the carriage, slapping the horse and signaling it when to stop/proceed with a second set of reins, showing the actor in the carriage was not controlling the horse at all.

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The Inquisitor - S5-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Rimmer is being questioned by The Inquisitor, a full boom mic and arm can be seen rising out of shot by the three candles on the right of the screen. (00:08:35)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After McCoy examines Charlie and they talk about how Charlie learned to talk by just listening to the ship's tapes, when Charlie stands up the two actors' marks can be seen on the floor - the short one for Charlie and the longer one for McCoy, where they both will stand momentarily. (00:04:56)

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Stopover in a Quiet Town - S5-E30

Visible crew/equipment: When the camera pans to Rod Serling for his opening narration, you can very briefly see several crewmembers and some backstage equipment.

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Wonder Woman vs Gargantua - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When the truck carrying the caged gorilla pulls into the alleyway, just as Hans and Carl exit the truck and walk away, the blue-sleeved arm of the cameraman/crew member is visible as it moves upward, at the right side of the screen.

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Babylon Squared - S1-E21

Visible crew/equipment: Approximately 29 minutes and 10 seconds into this episode, right after Sinclair clasps hands with "The One", Garibaldi and Sinclair are on the ground. In the upper right corner of the shot there is a grip with a red baseball cap and red and white shirt on. He has long hair and spiffy glasses.

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Arrival - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the foot-chase-on-the-beach scene, there are tracks in the sand from the camera crew's truck. They vanish and then reappear when the camera angle changes.

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The Daleks - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: About 90 seconds into Episode Two, the shadow of the boom mic crosses Ian's face. (00:01:29)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Clark finds Lex in the Luthor mansion, they walk down the hall and into a new room. As they enter, as Lex is saying "So, hows the new ride?" if you look in the bottom left of the screen you can see a white tape marker on the floor, where Lex will walk over to subsequently. (00:33:10)

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Body Parts - S4-E25

Visible crew/equipment: During a pan-across of Quark's bar after it has been emptied out, the shadow of the camera is visible for a moment in the bottom right corner of the screen.

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Revelations - S5-E22

Visible crew/equipment: Just before Teal'c and O'Neill get to the engine room door, Carter can be seen hiding around the corner. (00:27:40)

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Visible crew/equipment: This happens mostly in the first 4 series - crew, lights, and equipment can be seen reflected in the Rangers helmets and visors.

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Cautionary Tales - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Claire runs away from Bob after he calls her "Ms. Bennet", you can see Bob's shadow and another person's shadow on the ground. Since no one else was standing next to them, it has to be a crew member, most likely a camera man based on the odd shape of the shadow.

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