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The Abdication - S4-E11

Visible crew/equipment: Near the end, when John-Boy thinks he may know where AJ has gone he gets into the vehicle with Martin Walters, then as Todd starts driving away the reflection of a reflector screen becomes visible on the rear window, and it looks like the reflection of the boom operator's raised arm is visible as well. (00:46:40)

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The Silver Wings - S8-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Jim-Bob delivers Betsy's mail she's washing her hair outside, and as she flips her wet hair back we can see the microphone under her halter top, while her arms are up. Then when she walks toward the cabin with Jim-Bob, the bulge of the mic transmitter is visible at the back of her shorts. (00:06:20)

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The Scholar - S1-E22

Visible crew/equipment: After Olivia and Esther leave for the bus to Richmond, when it cuts to Mary Ellen telling everyone that Erin isn't feeling well and she can't talk, the boom mic pops into view at the bottom of the screen, towards the right. (00:12:00)

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The Scholar - S1-E22

Visible crew/equipment: While Verdie and John-Boy are in front of Godsey's, when the bus drives towards the camera the reflection of crew members, including one wearing a bright red sweatshirt, can be seen on the windshield. Then as Verdie steps up onto the bus, the reflection of equipment and a crew member wearing sunglasses are visible to the left of the doorway. (00:47:25)

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The Outsider - S7-E20

Visible crew/equipment: After John says grace at supper, in all the wideshots facing the entire family, a crew member is visible just sitting on one of the armchairs in the living room, at the left side of the screen. (00:26:45)

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The Parting - S7-E15

Visible crew/equipment: After Olivia lays down on the beach while John continues to fish, when it cuts to Ike and Corabeth on the motorcycle and sidecar, a director's chair (beside the normal Walton lawn chair) is visible at the left side of the screen, just as they turn toward the home. (00:25:50)

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The Waiting - S8-E10

Visible crew/equipment: While John and Olivia are getting ready to leave for Alexandria, Ike arrives on his motorcycle and grabs the newspaper from the back, and in the next shot just as Ike says hi to everybody, we see the outline of the mic transmitter on Ike's back with its wire leading up to his shoulder. (00:03:50)

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The Empty Nest - S7-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Olivia kisses John Curtis goodbye it cuts to a wideshot, and as Mary Ellen hands the baby to Erin before they leave, the lighting equipment on the porch is visible at the left side of the screen. (00:32:15)

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The Heartache - S9-E19

Visible crew/equipment: After Cindy brushes Virginia's hair it cuts to Mary Ellen and Erin serving Rose, and in the background we can see the green tape mark on the floor near Elizabeth, then when Elizabeth walks toward the table the yellow T-mark can be seen on the floor behind Ben. (00:37:55)

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The Firestorm - S5-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Zeb pulls Esther into the living room with everyone else, Zeb walks over to the small black tape mark on the rug and stands on his mark. Then, as Zeb begins to talk about Erin's entry into the contest, in this wide shot lighting equipment is visible at the right side of the screen. It's visible again when John hugs Erin in the last shot of the scene. (00:25:00)

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The Last Straw - S8-E20

Visible crew/equipment: After John has the mishap with his lumber delivery on the road it cuts to him sitting at the table with the family, and while they discuss Jim-Bob's tattoo, as the camera is dollying out a crew member and lighting equipment become visible at the left side of the screen, and then again in a following shot. (00:04:15)

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The Grandchild - S6-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Jim-Bob is in his car trying to get it going, in the last shot as he successfully drives away from The House, the reflector screen is visible at the left side of the screen, and the shadow of a crew member with filming equipment is also seen at the bottom, left side of the screen. (01:10:25)

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The Family Tree - S6-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Jason and Verdie go back to the Unwin estate and this time are accompanied by Zeb, they are told that Miss Unwin is at the greenhouse, then just as Jason drives on ahead a few of the crew's modern-day trailers are visible at both the left side and the right side of the screen. (00:39:15)

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The Hawk - S6-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When John and Hank stop off at Yancy's shack because he knows where the fish are biting, just as John and Hank approach the front door, a crew member is visible at the left side of the screen. (00:19:00)

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The Recluse - S6-E3

Visible crew/equipment: Near the end, while John is working alone in the mill Ben shows up, and when Ben asks, "Need some help," a crew member is hiding behind the stack of drawers, toward the right side of the screen. It's not Zeb or Easy or any family member. (00:46:30)

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The Reunion - S1-E14

Ike: How's it feel to be a working man?
John-Boy: Ike, Mama would skin me alive! Everyone knows those two ladies make bootleg whiskey.
Ike: But they don't know what they're doing. They're just following their papa's Recipe.
John-Boy: But sometimes they sell it!
Ike: Yeah, but they're just like two little girls by a roadside selling lemonade.

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The Outrage: Part 1 - S9-E1

Trivia: While everyone is at the table eating supper and talking, little John Curtis taps on John's shoulder, then John turns and asks "What?" John Curtis points to his pants and excitedly says, "I got new pants," and John says, "I see that. Who got you those? Your mommy?" Then John Curtis looks offscreen, away from the other actors on set, and replies, "No, from Pat," (no characters named Pat are on the show) and without missing a beat, John responds, "From Pat? Where does she live? On the next farm?" And John Curtis answers, "Yeah," amidst all the giggles we can hear, so John answers with a smirk, "Okay, good!" This is such a hilariously precious unscripted moment, and great they decided to leave it in the episode. (00:26:15)

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