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# 102 <5.04> Echoes
 
 
(revised 10/04/2021)
 
 
Tentative title: Sins of the Father.
 
Season time frame: This episode opens the morning after the the previous episode. So it depicts the events beginning 03/26/1985.
 

The filming location for the first segment with Lance and Terry on the motorcycle is Oakville Grad Road in Oakville Calistoga, CA, the camera facing northheast.

 
The filming location for the later segment with Lance and Terry on the motorcycle is Oak Knoll Avenue in the Napa Valley (a combination of shots).
They both come to a stop quite near the place where Terry and Joel stopped their cars in # 077 (see there).
 
Lance's motorcycle is a red BMW K 100.
 

Product placement: Terry wears a crash helmet by Marushin.

 

The vehicle Lance is passing is a dark gray 1947 Chevrolet Advance-Design 3100 Pickup.

 

The truck Lance almost bumps into during his risky passing is a yellow Peterbilt 352.
It is one of several identical studio trucks carrying production equipment to the set.

 
In # 103, it will be revealed that Pamela placed the bomb in Richard's house. The current episode features a death threat in a KRDC radio show. Did Pamela commission someone to speak it? - It cannot be Pamela since it is not MARTINE BESWICKE's voice and the woman speaks English with an American accent. - Pamela, however, speaks British English.
 
DAVID GUST, the tall, black-haired and mustached uncredited extra, who is best known for his rôle as an assistant district attorney (# 091, 092 and 154), but who also plays different characters in the series, is having dinner at the same San Francisco restaurant where Angela and Peter are dining in this episode.
Compare # 183 for a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 063.
 
Mistake: During Angela and Peter's dinner, Angela takes her hands off the table at first, but they are back on the table in the subsequent frame (filmed from across).
This is a mistake caused by the particular close-up filming technique - check # 001 (Gus in the Gioberti House) for details.
 
Real-life allusion: Peter mentions the Prado in Madrid.
 
The shot of Angela at the restaurant in this season's main title (right screen capture) is from an unused version of the scene in this episode (compare the left screen grab for the version used this episode).
 

License plate number of Sheriff Gilmore's police car, a 1980 Chevrolet Malibu with a 9C1 patrol car package: 33598.

 

Product placement: An electrohydraulic bed of a truck by Knapheide can be seen in front of the Gianinni Winery.

 

The Gianinni Winery truck is a white 1971 Ford L-9000.

 

License plate number of Melissa's new red Chevrolet Corvette C4 Targa: 2CAN296 - the same number her Porsche 911 SC Targa from seasons 1 through 4 had in the previous season.

 

The filming location for the place where Melissa and Chris happen to meet is on the grounds of to Stags' Leap Winery in the Napa Valley.

 
Maggie wears the same bracelet as in the night of the explosion of Richard's house. - Has it survived the explosion, or did Maggie have more bracelets of that kind?
 
The filming location for the Tuscany Valley County Fairgrounds is the Napa County Fairground in Calistoga, CA.
 

Fictional entity: A crew of KSFB 3 News, a San Francisco based TV station, is eager to find out about Richard's condition at the Queen of the Valley Hospital. SF 3 was first visible at the rescue site after the plane crash in # 069.

 

The picture in the hallway at the Queen of the Valley Hospital is the same prop that was previously used at the fertility clinic in San Francisco in # 091 and in Dr. Monroe Mitchell's office in # 065 and 088. Before that, the same prop was used in a Tuscany Valley Hospital corridor in # 043 and in Spheeris' hotel room in # 061.

 
A poster with an artwork by American artist SUSAN PEAR MEISEL (born 1947) - "The Washington Monument" - can be seen in the hallway at the Queen of the Valley Hospital where one of Richard's bodyguards is waiting in this and the following epsiode.
The same prop was already used in different areas of the Tuscany Valley Hospital in # 041, 048, 059 and 064, in Melissa's gynecologist's practice in # 088, and in a hallway at the San Francisco Metropolitan Hospital in # 096.
 
The picture on the wall in Richard's room at the Queen of the Valley Hospital is the same prop as the picture in Julia's room at "Brookside Hospital", the first fake medical facility in Gustav's house in season 4.
 

Chris drives a white 1985 Dodge Aries in this episode.

 
The painting on the label of the Zinfandel prop wine bottle Maggie and Chase drank in this episode (name of the wine producing estate not legible) is the same as the one used on the label of a Gioberti wine bottle in the series predecessor, "The Vintage Years".
 
Mistakes in the scene with Angela, Greg and Chris confronting Anna and Cass in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion living room: First, Greg is leaning on the fireplace mantle, and there is only the back of Angela's chair near him. When Greg becomes agitated by Anna's response, he turns and reaches for the back of Angela's chair, which is just out of camera range. However, it is pretty clear that his left hand grips the backrest. In the next frame, when the camera cuts to Angela's reaction shot, Greg's hand is nowhere near her chair, but his shadow is still visible on the mantle wall next to Angela. When the scene cuts back to him, Greg is once again leaning his hand on Angela's chair in his close-up. There is nothing else near him to lean on.
This is a mistake caused by the particular close-up filming technique - check # 001 (Gus in the Gioberti House) for details.
 
Different camera angles in the sneak preview and the scene itself: Angela lying in bed is filmed from different angles right before Anna sets fire to the Mansion.
In the usual process of making a movie or a TV show, scenes are shot at least twice from different angles (e.g. as a wide angle shot and in close-up), which bears the risk of inconsistencies. Compare # 001 (Gus in the Gioberti House) for the advantages and disadvantages of this shooting procedure.
 
 


 
 
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