The Brady Bunch

Tiger, Tiger! - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: While Mike is fiddling with his golf bag the morning after Tiger disappeared, just as Mike tells Bobby there's nothing to worry about because his siblings are checking the neighborhood, the moving shadow of the boom mic is visible in the top right corner of the screen. (00:02:45)

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Tiger, Tiger! - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Mike and Bobby drive up in the station wagon, just as Mike stops the car, on the left side of the screen we can see the edge of the house set. Instead of the usual wood fence in the yard, there appears to be a directors chair (provided to all cast members) in the dark background. (00:05:35)

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The Hero - S1-E21

Visible crew/equipment: When the shelf falls in the store, you can see the rope attached to the top of the shelving unit being pulled from off-screen triggering the collapse of the shelving unit, it was not the girl's weight that made it tip.

Dear Libby - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Carol questions Greg, Jan, and Peter about the argument she heard, Greg tells her it was on TV, and as the three kids sit down the actor's two tapes marks are visible on the floor in front of Peter's feet. (00:10:00)

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The Big Sprain - S1-E19

Visible crew/equipment: In the episode where Alice sprains her ankle, Sam comes over and gives Alice some flowers. He leaves, and Mike walks in and the camera zooms into Alice and you can see the boom mike shadow on Mike's face. (00:14:00)

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Brace Yourself - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: While Alice is hemming up Marcia's party dress, when Bobby and Jan walk into the family room the actor's black tape mark is visible on the floor in front of Bobby's feet. Note that it wasn't on the floor at the start of the scene. (00:10:35)

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: While "operation Alice" is underway, after Carol tells Alice to stop organizing the canned goods, when Alice places the step stool chair against the wall the black tape mark is visible on the floor where Carol had been standing, and then it's gone as the scene continues. (00:19:00)

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Never Too Young - S5-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When they're all practicing the Charleston, while Bobby's watching from the stairs, everyone is shown dancing from different angles, and in the low angle shots facing the kitchen the top of the kitchen set is visible, particularly when Carol twirls her necklace.

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Jan Brady: Well, all day long at school I hear how great Marcia is at this or how wonderful Marcia did that! Marcia, Marcia, Marcia.

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54-40 and Fight - S1-E15

Question: Would someone please explain to me why Marcia did not just simply remove her dangly bracelet that endangered the girls standing in the house of cards competition after Carol said "Oh Marcia, Marcia, your bracelet"? It would have made it less stressful on her not to mention her team, and she wouldn't have had to restrain it with her other hand.

Answer: There were several episodes throughout the run of the show where Marcia was infatuated with a guy she went to school with. This bracelet could have been a gift from her then-boyfriend; as such, she would not want to take it off, as a sign of loyalty. A stupid thing to do, of course, but it's not a mistake for a character simply to be dumb.

Matty Blast

Answer: The dangling bracelet was used for dramatic purposes - to keep the audience on edge.

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