The Outer Limits

Cold Hands, Warm Heart - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: Barton is terrified by a plant-like alien floating outside his spaceship window. The Venusian critter might be a heck of a lot scarier if it bore less resemblance to a furry stalk of celery - and if only its puppet strings weren't showing. (00:25:45)

Jean G

The Man Who Was Never Born - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: As the ship lands in the beginning, the wire supporting the model is visible at the top of the screen. (00:04:15)

Jean G

The Galaxy Being - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: As the energy being moves down the city sidewalk, we see its shadow on the concrete. Right beside that, however, we can also see the distinctly-shaped shadow of the camera. (00:35:00)

Jean G

The Architects of Fear - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Stanley levitates the meteor with his brain power, the wires that actually lift the rock are very easy to spot at the top of the screen. (00:09:30)

Jean G

The Probe - S2-E17

Visible crew/equipment: Boom mic visible. 31:08.

I, Robot - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: During Ellis and Cutler's conversation in the courthouse foyer, the boom shadow makes two appearances: once over Ellis' shoulder when they start across the hall, and again over the elevator doors. (00:10:30)

Jean G

Second Chance - S1-E23

Visible crew/equipment: While alien reports to home planet, the shadow of the boom mic passes overhead. (00:12:20)

The Inheritors (2) - S2-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Minns pulls up to get Johnny, the entire camera crew and several lights are reflected in the side panels of his station wagon. (00:32:00)

Jean G

The Inheritors (1) - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: As Hadley stands near the lockers, talking to Larkin and packing, the boom shadow dips into the shot over his head. (00:28:35)

Jean G

The Inheritors (1) - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When the black Ford pulls up to Minns' apartment building and Ballard gets out, several studio lights and reflectors are mirrored in the car's shiny surface. (00:48:25)

Jean G

Cry of Silence - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: A glass shield used to protect the camera from a styrofoam rock slide shows us the ghostly reflections of several film crew members, including one wearing an enormous "10-gallon" cowboy hat. (00:31:30)

Jean G

Expanding Human - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After Roy forces Peter to drink the formula, the boom shadow makes a very intrusive appearance on the wall above them. (00:42:40)

Jean G

The Probe - S2-E17

Visible crew/equipment: Boom mic shadow visible. 23:04.

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