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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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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Lex spins up to Luthor Corp in his car, as the camera pans over the car to follow him, the cameraman is reflected in the window as he pans over. (00:14:40)

Phantom - S6-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Lex is driving out of the dam and the police arrive, Lex exits his car and two crew members heads are reflected in the glass window of his door. (02:35:30)

Vessel - S5-E22

Visible crew/equipment: Episode 22, Season 5 - "Vessel": Lex returns to the mansion, after being abducted, with his new powers. When he shows Lana by shooting his hand, they start talking by the stained glass window. The reflections in their eyes are supposed to be the light coming through the window, but are actually from a white screen used for lighting. The reflections in their eyes are rectangular to confirm this.

Zod - S6-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Martha and Lionel are in the barn when everything starts to fall apart. The camera shot changes from them to a boat falling from the rafters. As it falls there is a visible production crewmember hiding next to the window, holding a hay bale. (00:28:15)

Delete - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: As Chloe is running from the truck there is a shot where you can see the camera shadow on her back as she is completely turned away from the truck.

Krypto - S4-E14

Visible crew/equipment: As Jonathan is being attacked by Hercules you can see that Jonathan, or his stunt double, has on a arm cuff that is used for protection of attack dogs.

Legacy - S3-E17

Visible crew/equipment: As the FBI search the Kent's house, you can see the shadow of the camera as it moves from the kitchen to the hallway next to the stairs. The shadow appears on the right side of the arch between the kitchen and hallway. (00:17:50)

Skinwalker - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: After Joseph gets locked out of the construction site, the worker, who locked him out, walks away. All the other workers at the site are gone, but when the shot returns to Joseph you can see the shoulder of someone standing between Joseph and the gate even though there should be nobody there.

Velocity - S3-E13

Visible crew/equipment: Safety bars are seen in the stunt car as it flips around and lands on the side of the road. The mechanism that is used to propel the car upward can also be seen.

Memoria - S3-E19

Visible crew/equipment: When Prof. Joseph Willowbrook and Lionel Luther walk down the steps of a building, talking about the possible whereabouts of Jeremiah Holdsclaw, they begin to cross the courtyard, which is bathed in sunlight. As they walk across, and eventually walk under another building, as they cross the courtyard, you can see the shadow of a large reflector board moving along with them as they walk.

Asylum - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: As Clark is ambushed inside Belle Reve, in shots focusing on Lex as he is being beaten by the twin and again a few seconds later, there is a dark object in the upper right corner of the shot. There is nothing in this scene to explain it and it moves with the camera so it is probably some piece of filming equipment. Regardless of what it is, it should not be in the shot.

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Craving - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Clark and Chloe begin their investigation on the deer, when Clark pulls the blinds, you can see the shadow of the crew equipment on the left side of the blinds.

Nemesis - S6-E19

Visible crew/equipment: After Clark and Lex get out of the tunnels, and the explosions follow them out, we see Lana and Chloe arrive in a dark car. When they get out of the car, the cameraman can be seen reflected in the door. (00:28:00)

Skinwalker - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: After Kyla dies the scene goes to the construction site as Martha and Lionel get out of a SUV. As Martha gets out you can see the camera and film crew reflected in the window of the SUV.

Lucy - S4-E16

Visible crew/equipment: Just after Becker starts to chase Lucy there is a shot looking up the hill towards the lodge where she started skiing from. To Lucy's left you can see a fresh pair of ski tracks being made by whatever the camera is on. You can tell these are fresh tracks because there is fresh snow being kicked in the air because of them.

Skinwalker - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: While Clark and Pete are riding dirt bikes, you can see a crew-member in a green jacket in the bottom-right-hand corner of the screen in the shot where they go off the jump. In the next shot he has disappeared.

X-Ray - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After Martha finds the money in the antique shop she tells the other woman she needs to be more careful, as they are walking in the room there is a boom mike shadow moving.

Nocturne - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Martha and Jonathan are talking about Lionel's job offer in the kitchen, a boom mic can be seen in upper left corner of the screen.


Visage - S2-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Tina, disguised as Lana, throws Pete against the lockers, you can easily see that it's Pete's stunt double.


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