# 016 <1.16> The Good, the Bad, and the Profane
Tentative title: Good, Bad & Profane.
Lance mentions Greg Snyder, one of the men courting Melissa. This character will never have an on-screen appearance on the show.
The billiards room at the Agretti Residence is the same interior set as Douglas' San Francisco Globe office. Besides the redress, the only changes are that another door and book shelves were installed in the wall opposite Douglas' desk for the current episode in order to create the illusion of a different room.
For the first time, interior shots are filmed at the private home posing as the half-timbered Tudor style Agretti Residence (compare # 014) for this episode: study (screen grab) and living room.
The painting hanging on the wall next to the stairs in Carlo's study is so prominently filmed that it suggests it might be a portrait of an Agretti ancestor. It is not a prop though, but an original painting that is part of the actual home's furniture and decoration. The owner (still the same since filming) purchased it for his private collection. It is apparently a 17th or 18th century portrait of a theologian or other academic. It seems to be some quite generic artwork from that era, most likely painted in France or England. The artist and the person who was portrayed have not been identified yet.
The Nuñez Cottage is now portrayed by an exterior set as this episode was entirely filmed at the studios and on location in L.A. This cottage no longer exists at WARNER BROS. STUDIOS nowadays. It stood in the Doonevan Flats area just next to the exterior set that has been known as Ike Godsey's store on "The Waltons", a set that will be used as the Cold Duck in the Tuscany Valley in # 018 (compare there). The Nuñez Cottage was located between that set and the barn at the Walton Farm.
Nuñez Cottage interior set — inconsistency: The window next to the front door is missing.
From this episode on until the season 1 finale, a new picture hangs on the wall in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion dining room — looking from inside the room towards the foyer, to the right of the pocket doors. The artwork is "The Daughters of Paul Durand-Ruel", an 1882 Impressionist style painting (oil on canvas) by PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (1841 – 1919). This picture used to be in Angela's bedroom (compare # 005). In the dining room, a generic landscape painting used to hang on that wall prior to this episode. For this artwork's replacement in the dining room, see # 022.
As with all artwork in the Victorian Mansion, it remains unanswered throughout the series if they are originals or if they are meant to be reproductions. The original of the aforementioned artwork is located at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, VA.
Fellini's, the Tuscany Valley restaurant and café where Angela and Carlo have lunch and where Melissa and Cole meet later is portrayed by the Parkway Grill in Pasadena, CA.
Compare # 032 for further details about this location.
This episode marks the first appearance of uncredited extra SHIRLEY ANTHONY. She is an American actress, who appeared as an extra in many TV series and movies between the 1960's and 1990's. She only had a few speaking parts in her career, including her rôles in "Scarecrow and Mrs. King" and in the 1990's TV movies (sequels) of "The Rockford Files".
She is a patron at Fellini's in this episode and will continue to play the same part in many following epsiodes: Dr. Lee Walkling, who works at the Tuscany Valley Hospital (compare # 060) and who will later become a U.S. Senator (compare # 182, particularly for her character name being "borrowed" from script supervisor LEE WALKLING).
Compare # 207 for biographical details about this minor rôle and a list of appearances throughout the series.
Mistake: In the scene in the Falcon Crest Winery Building laboratory, both Emma's and Julia's hands are in different positions in subsequent frames filmed from different angles.
Again, this is the typical mistake caused by the particular close-up filming technique — check # 001 (Gus in the Gioberti House) for details.
The pond in the scene with Vickie and Mario is actually the little lake on the backlot of THE BURBANK STUDIOS (WARNER BROS. STUDIOS), which was already used for # 005 and 015.
Melissa meets Lance at room 804 at the Tuscany Hotel. The hallway of the hotel is the same interior set as the one used as the hallway of the Tuscany County Building in # 013 — just with minor redecoration.
Vickie and Mario go to the Bayside Medical Clinic for their blood tests for their marriage license.
In early script drafts, that medical facility was called California Medical Group.
The filming location is the main entrance of building 17 at THE BURBANK STUDIOS (nowadays WARNER BROS. STUDIOS).
The Roman-Catholic St. Martin Church of Tuscany Valley (the name will not be mentioned until # 026) featured in this episode (exteriors and interiors) is actually the Marymount High School & College in Beverly Hills, CA.
In the staircase at St. Martin, there is a replica of the 1512-13 Italian Renaissance painting "Sistine Madonna" (oil on canvas) by RAPHAEL (1483 – 1520). It is not a prop, but an art replica, which actually hangs in the stairwell of the filming location.
The original of the artwork is in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Gallery) in Dresden / Germany.
Product placement: Angela mentions Tiffany.
The processional music played during the entrance and exit of Lance and Melissa's wedding ceremony is JERMIAH CLARKE's (approximately 1674 – 1707) "Prince of Denmark's March". Often referred to as the "Trumpet Voluntary", the piece gained wide popularity due to its use during the wedding of LADY DIANA SPENCER and PRINCE CHARLES at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England / UK in 1981.
Father ROBERT P. CURTIS, who plays Father Robert (in later seasons called Bob), is actually a real-life Roman-Catholic priest. He will serve as a script consultant on all religious matters over the entire run of the series. He taught at Marymount High School & College in Beverly Hills for a while, where one of his students was MARISKA HARGITAY, who will join the series as Carly Fixx in season 7.
Saving production costs: Melissa's wedding dress was previously worn in the 1980 pilot of "Flamingo Road" by MORGAN FAIRCHILD's character Constance Weldon for her wedding with Fielding Carlyle. The dress originally had no sleeves. For ANA ALICIA, the costumers simply added similar lace sleeves to the dress.
Vickie and Mario want to get married at the Bushnell Wedding Chapel.
The building (street number 608) is the second house on the right of the residential area of Midwestern Street (nowadays Midwest Street) on THE BURBANK STUDIOS backlot — the same street where Elizabeth Bradbury's bungalow is located (see # 011).
License plate number of the black stretched 1981 Lincoln Town Car limousine waiting for Lance and Melissa in front of the church: L154247.
Uncredited stand-in MARTHA MANOR appears as an extra again — this time as a Tuscany Valley socialite (with a headpiece), who is a guest at Lance and Melissa's wedding ceremony at St. Timothy.
Compare # 202 for a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about MARTHA MANOR, compare # 001.
Uncredited extra KEVIN TRACEY appears as the thick-eyebrowed Tuscany Valley gentleman again — this time as a guest at Lance and Melissa's church wedding and reception.
Compare # 185 for a list of all his appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 001.
Uncredited stand-in GORDON HODGINS appears as an extra again — this time in his usual rôle as a Tuscany Valley gentleman, who is a guest at Lance and Melissa's wedding reception.
Compare # 182 for a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about GORDON HODGINS, compare # 001.
The original script draft had different plans for the storylines, which were all abolished during the rewriting progress for the final version of the episode:
- Sheriff Turk Tobias tells Angie that his wife, Bea, who works at the county health clinic and files lab reports, found out Melissa is pregnant.
- Angie meets with Melissa at the Fellini's and lets her know that she knows about her pregnancy. Melissa mentions she does not intend to marry Cole — indicating he might be the father. When Melissa says she does not want to have the baby, Angela blackmails her into marrying Lance by threatening to inform Carlo about the intended abortion, something he would strongly oppose.
- Alicia is part of the original draft and is also there when Gus discovers Mario and Vickie in bed together. Gus and Alicia blame Chase for Vickie's slithering her way into Mario's heart and sexuality. Gus even wants to leave as Chase's foreman, but they finally reconcile after Gus remembers that he was barely older than Mario when Alicia, still unmarried, got pregnant; Gus had to abolish his initial plans to go to college in order to secure the family's finances.
- Lance comes over to the Gioberti garage and asks Cole to be his best man in his wedding — Cole and Vickie are shocked when Lance says his bride is Melissa. Cole is emotionally torn apart when he actually appears as Lance's best man in the ceremony.
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