Best comedy movie visible crew/equipment of 1983

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A Christmas Story picture

Visible crew/equipment: Towards the beginning of the movie when Ralphie's dad is in the basement fixing the furnace and the entire family is staring at the door, you need to keep an eye on the left side of the screen. There is a crewmember in the family room, who is on the screen by mistake. You don't see the person right away, but it is in that sequence when you see the mom in the shot, then you can see the leg of the person very quickly in the background.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Mortimer's comment that Billy Ray has probably been stealing since he could crawl, when it cuts to the two officers opening the squad doors to place Billy Ray at the back of the vehicle, the barndoor set lighting is visible over the squad car at the top right corner of the screen. (00:18:25)

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Visible crew/equipment: While Lana and her friend are staying at Joel's house, after dinner, Lana goes upstairs to visit Joel in his room to see if he wants to go out for ice-cream. As Lana enters the room, the bedroom door swings open and you can see a crew member's hand catch the doorknob, just before the camera pans to the right.

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The Big Chill picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Nick and Sam come upon Richard having a midnight snack in the kitchen you can see a small bright whitish reflection of some kind of equipment in the top left (our left) kitchen window, down in the lower right corner. There is no character movement or other scene related explanation for this reflection. It moves and fades during the scene, most dramatically at the end of the scene. (00:37:20)

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Superman III picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the evil Superman flies into the junkyard, you can plainly see the wires from the harness. (01:26:00)

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The Meaning of Life picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the Sperm song, when the verse says "Mine, and mine" and the corpse says "Mine", you can see a distorted silhouette of a lighting tripod (It could not be a camera tripod as the camera is in a different angle).

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Smokey and the Bandit III picture

Visible crew/equipment: This is the number one mistake of all time. When the sheriff is chasing the Bandit, they both drive into the stunt show and the Bandit is heading right for a burning wall. First, you see an inside shot then the shot changes to catch all the action, on the second shot of the Trans Am crashing through the wall you can see a Panavision camera [ yes it is that clear to even tell what kind of camera it is.] set up in the back of the car filming those shots.

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Mr. Mom picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Caroline arrives home in the taxi cab at the end, she sees Joan's red car in the driveway. When she opens the door you can see a reflector screen in the window for a split second. (Use slo-mo if necessary).

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Terms of Endearment picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Aurora sees Breedlove off at the airport and he comes out again, you see in his glasses the reflections of various people in dark clothes, but not Aurora who is wearing light colors and is supposed to be standing right in front of him. (01:44:35)

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Stroker Ace picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Stroker is on his way to the track and is driving the rental car on three wheels, you can see the device under the car that is keeping it from hitting the ground. This occurs right after he knocks down the cones.

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National Lampoon's Vacation picture

Visible crew/equipment: On the second roller coaster in Wally World, as they begin leaving the station and going up the lift, crew can be seen crouching in the background trying to hide.

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Never Say Never Again picture

Visible crew/equipment: Before the chase between Bond's bike and Fatima, right when Bond opens the box where the bike is in, a lighting screen is reflected on the front light of the bike.

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