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The Battle of Canoga Park - S4-E3

Visible crew/equipment: At the start, when "created by Roy Huggins and Stephen J. Cannell" appear onscreen, in the next shot the reflections of the camera operator and camera are visible on the glass door of Reidy's office. Then again in the following shot, just before that door is opened. (00:02:20)

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Gearjammers, Part 2 - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: While Rockford is driving with his father in the pickup Hammel's goon goes after Rocky again, and when they get to the docks Rockford shows Becker the window that was shot out. When Becker tells Rocky where to park the pickup, the shadow of the boom pole and mic is visible on the truck bed cover as Rocky drives off. (00:39:10)

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The Farnsworth Stratagem - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: After Rockford comes up with the plan regarding the power of attorney and mineral rights, when it cuts to the trailer just as Rockford walks out of his bedroom carrying his garment bag, as the camera pans from right to left we can see the boom pole and mic hovering near the bottom left side of the screen. The entire microphone is visible at lower left corner beside the envelopes when Becker says, "Mineral rights," and slaps that envelope down. (00:16:25)

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Gearjammers, Part 1 - S2-E3

Visible crew/equipment: While the two goons are trying to find Rocky they start chasing after Rockford, and when both cars drive through the car wash area, in the long shot we see a car wash employee at the left, and at the center of the screen we see a camera operator carrying a hand-held camera rushing after the cars as he's filming them. (00:23:15)

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This Case Is Closed - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: The mysterious person who was chasing Rockford apparently loses him in the parking lot. As he drives away, on the sidewalk there's filming equipment by the entrance of the lot, and it cuts to an angle that is exactly what they were filming. (00:06:50)

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The Countess - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: When the car falls off a cliff at the end, it's an entirely different looking model with different headlights (square vs round), and empty (at least nobody in the passenger seat for sure). (00:46:30)

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Gearjammers, Part 2 - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: While Rockford is driving with his father in the pickup Hammel's goon goes after Rocky again, and when they get to the docks Rockford shows Becker the window that was shot out. When Becker tells Rocky where to park the pickup, the shadow of the boom pole and mic is visible on the truck bed cover as Rocky drives off. (00:39:10)

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Jim Rockford: Hey, I'm sorry Dad, you just caught me at a bad time. Reading that detective fiction doesn't help. I mean things aren't like that you know? They're not black and white. They're aren't any heroes left, they die young. (pointing to a book cover) His gun is deadly? Mine's in a cookie jar.

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