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The Promise - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: Once the ledge rescue is over, after Johnny tells Brackett that he could put in a good word for him to join the paramedic program, when Roy opens the squad door to get in, the wing mirror offers up nice reflections of a few crew members.

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The One At The Beach - S3-E25

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene when Phoebe breaks into the other Phoebe's house and gets caught, the older Phoebe was telling the younger one that the man in the photo is not Frank Buffay, but is Chuck Mangioni. Right after that, as Phoebe 2 walks towards the camera, you can see that the door behind her moves open, and there is a visible shadow of someone who walks by that doorway.

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Relativity - S3-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Stark and Aeryn are back aboard Talyn with Xhalax, who is tied up, when Stark says, "As far as I can tell, Talyn's systems are almost back to normal," we can see the puppeteer's face (wearing a weird black mask) and hands under Rygel's hoverchair. Funny.

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24 (2001)

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7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Nina's just been shot, and makes it to the barn to call CTU (around 7.10am), while she's speaking on the phone there's a cameraman visible on the right hand side (DVD).

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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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Blinded By the Light - S4-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When they are at the crime scene, you can plainly see the camera and camera man reflected in Special Agent Lundy's sunglasses several times. When it is a close up shot, it is even more obvious.

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The Night Dr. Loveless Died - S3-E4

Visible crew/equipment: The arm of the actual carriage driver is 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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Indifference - S4-E4

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Daryl's group finds the auto shop, Daryl spits on his hand to wipe the window and is surprised by a zombie banging up against the window. He says, "Got some friends inside" and walks away. The camera pans to the window and a crew member wearing a white hat and (what appears to be) an orange shirt is visible in the reflection. He seems to be taking a picture (probably for continuity, which is pretty ironic).

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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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Clean Kills and Other Trophies - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: The boom mic's shadow is visible on the back wall as Archie Dittman. Jr. descends the staircase.

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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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The Life Against Death Raid - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: In the background over Sgt. Moffit's right shoulder a crew member can be seen walking.

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Lost (2004)

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Numbers - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Hurley is at the new house, after his mom hurts her ankle, he reaches into the car window to get the cell phone. When he begins to dial, the cameraman's arm moving about is reflected in the back chrome of the side view mirror.

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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.

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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.

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Bad Blood - S5-E12

Visible crew/equipment: I don't know if this is visible in all formats, but on the newest UK release on DVD, watching in widescreen, it's amazingly obvious. When Mulder recovers from the vampire attack, he gets up from the floor and breaks up a chair to make a stake. There is a shot of his feet as he smashes the legs off and bends to pick up a piece. In the bottom left hand corner of the screen, you can see a crew member's hand carefully and quickly placing a piece of wood on top of the pile for Mulder to pick up.

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Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers - S1-E16

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where 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.

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A Touch of Class - S1-E1

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

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I, Candy - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Doug calls to the bloke at the bar to get Jills attention, a boom mic is very visible on screen.

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The Puppet Show - S1-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Buffy, Willow, Xander and Giles all agree that Morgan is their one suspect, a camera and a cameraman can be seen in the reflection of the glass in the door labeled "Librarian", right after Buffy says, "Uh, priority check, Giles." A boom mic is also reflected in the top right of the glass when Buffy finishes her line with "talent show murder!" The mic can be seen throughout the rest of the scene from two different camera angles.

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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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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.

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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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Andy Forecloses - S1-E28

Visible crew/equipment: At the Scobey house, after Ben sits in the unstable chair and it breaks, when Andy and the Scobeys rush over to him we can see the two curved chalk actor's marks on the floor, where Ben had been standing moments before.

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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.

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Stand (Up) and Deliver - S1-E17

Visible crew/equipment: When Brenda is talking with Michael Miller, you can see a microphone come into the top of the frame.

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Snow Falls - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the horse carriage is ambushed, just as Princess Abigail can be heard screaming "Please, help me", the camera pans downward and a horse wrangler wearing a blue baseball cap can be seen in the lower left hand corner, hiding behind one of the horses.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the episode where Carl is "fishy sitting" for his boss, Steve is explaining to the boss how he swallowed the fish. You can clearly see the studio lights reflected in Steve's glasses.

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Shogun (1980)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the opening scene you see an old ship in the water, if you look closely you can also see the shadow of the helicopter that is filming the scene.

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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.

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