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# 024 <2.06> Home away from Home
 
 
(revised 11/02/2020)
 
 
Tentative title: A Home away from Home.
 
The intro with the panorama of Tuscany Valley vineyards begins behind Oakville Cross Wines, the small wine estate in Oakville, CA portraying the Demery Winery, just to the left of the house. At first, the camera faces northwest, then pans to the hills with the trees in the west of the Napa Valley.
 
Despite LORIMAR's "new wardrobe for new season" policy, this episode, Maggie wears an outfit she already wore in season 1 (# 014).
 

The scene featuring Lance and Lori near San Francisco's Aquatic Park is shot on Municipal Pier. Depending on the filming direction, the scene features particularly the Golden Gate Bridge or the Lower Fort Mason in the background.

 
In this episode, the RENOIR painting entitled "Two Sisters" a.k.a. "On the Terrace" hangs on the wall to the left of the pocket doors in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion - looking from inside the room towards the foyer. Compare # 022, in which it was located on the wall to the right of the sliding doors; also compare # 025 for the picture that is in that place now.
 
Inside joke: Diana jokes with Richard about not being sure if the Tuscany Valley is not just a product of some writers' imagination. His reaction: "Human drama".
 
Editing mistake: An exterior shot of the Gioberti House is seen with the lights in the dining room being switched off. But in the following interior scene, Chase enters the master bedroom from the bathroom.
 
Another oddity in this nightly exterior shot of the Gioberti House is that a crew member is visible on the very right of the frame (yellow arrow). The crew member walks around the corner of the dining room outside the house towards the kitchen tract.
 
The establishing shot of San Francisco International Airport (filmed in southeastern direction) is stock footage from a film library. - This building has undergone major changes since an extensive remodeling in 1994.
 
Fictional entity: Jacqueline arrives in San Francisco on an Allied International Airlines (AIA) flight.
The airline's V.I.P. Terminal is actually the front of building 137 at the BURBANK STUDIOS (WARNER BROS. STUDIOS). In those days, the offices of LORIMAR PRODUCTIONS were housed there; the address on the studio lot used to be 300 Lorimar Plaza. After LORIMAR was merged into WARNER BROS., the building became occupied by the offices of WARNER BROS. TELEVISION, changing the address to 300 Television Plaza.
 
License plate number of Jacqueline's rented black 1981 Imperial Stretched Limousine ASC: T976312. The same license plate was on the laborers' pickup in # 004 and 006 and on Phillip's Jaguar in # 023 - not an appropriate prop policy.
 
Music score: Particularly for Jacqueline's arrival, composer PETER MYERS reuses elements from "Jacqueline's Theme" he first used in # 012.
 

The establishing shot of the Golden Gate Bridge with the panorama of San Francisco in the background is stock footage from a film library. It is filmed from Conzelman Road (Golden Gate National Recreation Area) towards southeast.

 
Chase describes Maggie's father as short and very bald. - Inconsistency: Paul Hartford will appear in # 071 for the first time, and the tall actor ANDY DUGGAN has quite a bit of hair!
 
Season time frame: It is a full moon. # 028 will depict Oct 20, 1982 (see there); it will also be mentioned in # 027 that Angela has been buying New Globe stock for two months - which starts in the current episode. This gives evidence that the current episode must be at the beginning of August 1982 - Oct 4, 1982 according to the phase of the moon. Giving respect to Lance's statement Melissa's baby will be due in two months, the birth must be scheduled around the end of September / beginning of October 1982. So only two weeks must have gone by since # 019, and approximately one week since # 020. - The time frame as stated in # 018 and # 019 can be concluded from this episode and # 028.
 
Jacqueline mentions a brilliant Californian criminal lawyer named Samuel Raney, a character who will never be seen on the show. Interestingly enough, however, Angela will also refer to Sam Raney in # 041.
 
Inconsistency: In the scene in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion study, Chase tells Angela and Phillip that he will be giving Jacqueline a tour of the winery "later today". In the later course of the episode, however, they end up doing the tour only the following day.
 
The interiors of the Demery Winery are portrayed by the cellar at the former Brookside Winery (previously Italian Vineyard Company / Guasti Winery) in Ontario, CA.
 
Cole's guest bedroom at the Demery house is actually a room in the workers' quarters at Brookside Winery.
 
The initial script draft included a scene with Chase entering the Agretti Residence and being caught by Sheriff Robbins. Chase says he was looking for something to clear Cole, something the police might have overlooked. - That scene was omitted in the final version.
 

The scene in the phone booth when Emma calls Chase from Baton Rouge, LA actually features MacArthur Park in Los Angeles in the background - opposite the MacArthur (formerly Park Plaza Hotel), which portrays the New Globe.

 
Despite LORIMAR's "new wardrobe for new season" policy, this episode, Julia wears a blouse she already wore in season 1 (# 017).
 
The shot of Julia in the Falcon Crest Winery Building in this season's main title (third screen capture) is from an unused version of the scene in this episode (compare the second screen grab for the version used this episode).
 
Product placement: Maggie mentions the "Who Is Who" encyclopedia.
 
Maggie and Chase stepping out to the back side of their home is the only frontal view of the north side of the Gioberti House ever. - Inconsistency: In the preceding interior scene, Maggie heads from the living room towards the kitchen area; although there is no door to the backyard in that part of the interior set, she comes down the steps of the north veranda in the outdoor scene. The north veranda being parallel to the living room wall with the fireplace, she should rather have come out of one of the unseen rooms adjacent to the living room.
 
Angela acquires 10,000 shares of the New Globe for $ 400,000.00 (i.e. $ 40.00 per share).
 
Mistake: In the scene at the pool in front of the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion, Phillip holds his glass of sherry in his hands first. In the subsequent frame filmed from across, however, his glass is on the table although he did not put it back there.
This is a typical mistake caused by the particular close-up filming technique - check # 001 (Gus in the Gioberti House) for details.
 

The establishing shot of San Francisco - view towards Telegraph Hill with the Coit Tower - is shot from a balcony in the house with the apartment that is used as Lori Stevens' home (compare # 023). The camera makes a clockwise move from a view in northern direction towards east (screen grab).

 
Music score: In the scene with Lance and Lori on her apartment's balcony, composer PETER MYERS reuses the score he first used for Lance and Lori during # 011.
 

Mistake: In the scene with Richard in Julia's enology lab in the Falcon Crest Winery Building, the camera is pulled back so far that it becomes apparent that the movable wall of the set behind Julia's counter is missing.

 
Original script drafts suggested a different prop on the table when Cole enters Richard's New Globe office: They did not suggest computer printouts on the table (as in the final version), but a "Monopoly"-like game board, customized for Richard with the key properties in the Tuscany Valley - undoubtedly, a symbol for his determination to conquer them.
 
Gioberti House veranda set - inconsistency: Compared to the real Manor House at Stags' Leap, the set has only two instead of four steps from the driveway up to the veranda. This will become even more obvious in # 038 (screen capture 2). Also compare # 012.
 
 


 
 
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