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NEWS CHRONOLOGY
 
 
 
Next regular site update:
 

Dec 23, 2018

 
 

 
Dec 4, 2018 (37th series première anniversary):
 

Announcement:

2019 DFCF Calendar
 

 

Site Update:

  • www.falconcrest.org: temporary anniversary homepage cover picture
  • Scripts: # 134 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 1:
      • # 005 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley vineyard near Hot Springs (Julia and Tony)
    • Season 3:
      • # 067 - different takes in the sneak preview and the scene itself: Angela and Julia in the Spring House; Julia in different positions in the Spring House after the beam falls on her and Lance; mistake after Lance's rescue from the Spring House
    • Season 7:
      • # 156 - stunt double for BRETT CULLEN; filming locations for the San Francisco Police Department and Len Pott's law office; early script drafts: Première Banque de France / Première Banque de Genève
      • # 157 - deleted scene: Angela and Emma on the attic of the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion (more details); close-ups of Maggie in the night scene with Nicole at the Gioberti House refilmed; filming locations for Emma's picnic with Richard, for the Tuscany Raceway garage (correction) and for the Tuscany River; photo double for JANE WYMAN in Richard's nightmare
      • # 158 - filming locations for Toys - Oz for Kids (more details); filming location for the open land in the Tuscany Valley (Melissa and Dan); stunt doubles for ANA-ALICIA and BRETT CULLEN; dropped: Del Oro decorated for The Max opening
      • # 159 - original choice of filming location for the lake near Channing Nevada; stunt doubles for LORENZO LAMAS and ROBIN GREER
      • # 160 - original name for Carlton Travis
      • # 161 - budget constraints; filming location for the Kookaburra Station
      • # 162 - stunt doubles for ANA-ALICIA and BRETT CULLEN
      • # 163 - filming location for Travis' leopard hunt (more details); stunt doubles for ANDREW MASSET and DAVID SELBY; filming locations for the Nevada chaparral (more details); BUCK McDANCER
      • # 164 - different takes: Melissa and Angela in the den at the Agretti Residence; original choice of filming location for the scene with Richard and Liz in San Francisco; original names for Dr. Lloyd (more details); deleted scene: Maggie and Alison at the lake (more details)
      • # 165 - JOAN LAUREN as Graves' secretary (more details); stunt doubles for LAUREN HUTTON, DAVID SELBY and GERALD OKAMURA
      • # 166 - KAREN ANN KNOTTS as Richard's secretary; JOAN LAUREN as Graves' secretary (more details)
      • # 167 - early script drafts: prison bars in front of Melissa's French doors to the patio; original choice of filming location for the cliffhanger
    • Cast Credits: seasons 6 and 7 updated again
    • Staff & Crew Credits: seasons 6 and 7 updated again
    • Production Data: seasons 6 and 7 updated again
    • Location Database: seasons 6 and 7 updated again
    • Beyond the Show: more references added ("Bridget & Eamon", "Cold Case", "Mama's Family", "Mom", "Şahin Tepesi", "Taboo American Style 1: The Ruthless Beginning", "The End of the Tour")

 
 

 
Nov 5, 2018:

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 133 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 2:
      • # 019 - Budget truck
      • # 025 - Tuscany Valley Memorial Hospital (news: filming location demolished)
      • # 039 - boom microphone visible in the scene with Maggie, Vickie and Nick at the Tuscany Valley Inn (NTSC only)
    • Season 6:
      • # 130 - Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion living room: more details about the change of the fireplace; original choice of filming location for the scene with Julia and Tony (swing)
      • # 132 - filming locations for other parts of Maggie's drive through the Tuscany Valley (Bloom)
      • # 138 - filming location for Good Showing Maternity Fashions
      • # 139 - filming locations for the Del Oro jacuzzi and the Tuscany Valley country road (Maggie)
      • # 142 - filming locations for the San Francisco park and March Ridley's gas station; original name for the Ridley family; scene with Peter and his servant looped
      • # 144 - deleted scene: Chase at the Agretti Residence (more details)
      • # 145 - deleted scene: Vickie and Dan's first apartment viewing
      • # 149 - filming locations for the Tuscany Valley Farm Supplies, the phone booth in San Francisco and the Tuscany Valley Inn (interiors)
      • # 150 - filming locations for Francine Hope's law office, Jean Pierre's in L.A. (further details) and Andy Stryker's law office
      • # 154 - stunt doubles in various scenes
      • # 155 - original choice of filming location for the scene with Melissa and Kevin in San Francisco; filming location for the scene with Melissa, Kevin and the Latin ship captain; stunt doubles in various scenes
  • Location Database: seasons 2 and 6 updated again

 
 

 
Oct 8, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 132 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 4:
      • # 083 - scenes with Charlotte and Maxie looped
    • Season 5:
      • # General Information - original plans for the main title
      • # 127 - inconsistency: door leaf in Richard's sitting room during the earthquake
    • Season 6:
      • # General Information - original plans for the main title; CBS order for additional episodes
      • # 128 - more details about KIM NOVAK's wigs; inside joke: P.K. KELLY
      • # 129 - filming location for the hot air ballooning (correction); LAUREL SCHAEFER's first scene lifted from # 130
      • # 130 - scene in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion sun room (roses) originally staged in the Rose Garden; original first name for Donald Nelson; early script drafts: original picture car suggestions for Chase's test drive; scene with Vickie and Jeff originally staged on Union Square or Ghirardelli Square; Krughian painting
      • # 131 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley country road (Melissa and Dan)
      • # 132 - make and model of the jetliner (Kit); original location plans for the Tuscany Valley Airport, Bloom's office and Tuscany Downs
      • # 133 - original location plans for the gas station (Jeff and Vickie)
      • # 134 - S.S. American Lark
      • # 135 - filming location for the chemical waste dump site
      • # 136 - photo double for DANA SPARKS; filming locations for the Del Oro tennis court and steam room
      • # 137 - filming locations for the Del Oro golf course and terrace, Crossley's and the Agretti Stavros Winery construction site
      • # 145 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley country road (Dan and Vickie as well as Maggie; correction)
      • # 146 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley country road (Chase and ambulance; correction); stunt double for ROBERT FOXWORTH; filming locations for the Agretti Vineyards and the Buckman Vineyards (correction); filming location for the dirt road in the Tuscany Valley (Chase and Gabrielle)
    • Season 7:
      • # 163 - filming location for the Agretti Vineyards
      • # 164 - filming location for the Agretti Vineyards (correction)
      • # 165 - filming locations for the Agretti Vineyards
      • # 167 - filming location for the Falcon Crest vineyards (correction)
    • Season 8:
      • # 194 - establishing shot of the hotel in Chicago
  • Cast Credits: season 6 updated again
  • Location Database: seasons 6 through 8 updated again

 
 

 
Sept 17, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 131 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 3:
      • # 043 - early script drafts: scene with Cole in Joseph's hospital room initially longer; two scenes with Richard visiting Julia in jail; scene with Angela and Lance arriving in front of the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion; Maggie beside Chase’s hospital bed; Jacqueline's mentioning a stillborn son; Lance visiting Julia in jail; backup executor for Jacqueline's estate; original name for Michael's late wife; Joseph in the breakfast scene at the Falcon Crest pool; Emma's visit with Julia in jail
      • # 045 - edited scene: Maggie and Chase in the Falcon Crest Cooperage; early script drafts: Fremont Hotel; Angela, Lance, Melissa and Phillip on the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion veranda; scene with Richard and Emma originally staged in the New Globe press room; original episode cliffhanger: Melissa comforts Angela
      • # 068 - originally assigned to director HARRY HARRIS
    • Season 4:
      • # 072 - prop: New Globe article "City Bond Issue Nears Approval"
      • # 075 - prop: New Globe article "At 91, Another First"
      • # 086 - prop: New Globe article "At 91, Another First"
    • Season 5:
      • # 108 - early script drafts: Angela and Peter disagreeing over the dinner menu at their wedding and Angela's future last name; family's reaction to Angela's future absence during breakfast; scene with Peter and Dwayne near the Falcon Crest garage; Richard getting rid of Maggie's furniture in the New Globe executive office; Walker's mentioning KENNY ROGERS and DIANA ROSS; Cassandra's gift for Richard (Bigelow Tower); Peter and Angela's argument about where to live; Peter's farewell scene at the San Francisco marina
      • # 121 - prop: New Globe article "Valley Area Records Record Growth"
      • # 126 - more details about "Monica's" new convertible
    • Season 6:
      • # 130 - filming location for the San Francisco restaurant (Richard and Erin): name correction; filming location for the Del Oro nightclub: name added
      • # 138 - prop: New Globe article "City Bond Issue Nears Approval"
      • # 142 - prop: New Globe article "City Bond Issue Nears Approval"
      • # 147 - prop: New Globe articles "City Bond Issue Nears Approval" and "At 91, Another First"
    • Season 7:
      • # 179 - allusion in the episode title; early script drafts: Melissa's inner reality sequence originally staged at The Max; scene with Richard and Maggie in the bedroom of their ranch house; biographical information about Senator Ryder; allusion to the movie "The Wages of Fear"; early script drafts: original prop suggestion for Len Pott's car; Richard's emotional moment at the end of act 1; scene with Richard and Rosemont on the ranch grounds originally staged in the New Globe; name and address on the key to Angela; Angela shows out Len Pott's after the reading of Chase's third codicil; scene with Melissa and Richard (re: key) originally staged in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion sun room, later in the dining room; Lance spending the night at the Agretti Residence; Angela and Clarisse with Melissa and Lance at the Agretti Residence; fictional town of Ferguson; Richard, Michael and Garth on the ranch terrace; Watco as a strongbox manufacturer; scene with Maggie and Dr. Everdene in her office; "Jaws" as Rosemont's nickname; original episode cliffhanger
    • Season 8:
      • # 198 - prop: Tuscany Herald article "Valley Area Records Record Growth"
    • Season 9:
      • # 209 - early script drafts: Genele's car; filming location for the Agretti Residence driveway; early script drafts: Lance and Pilar in their bedroom in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion; deleted scene: Chao-Li's arrival in front of the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion
  • Cast Credits: seasons 2 through 7 updated again
  • Production Data: seasons 2 through 7 updated (cast and rôle assignments completed, particularly in seasons 6 and 7; rôle assignemtns of JONNI PARIS and KATHY FLEIG corrected; missing production codes added
  • Location Database: seasons 6 and 9 updated again
  • Beyond the Show: props - documents - newspaper articles added

 
 

 
Aug 13, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 130 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 2:
      • # 019 - scene with Angela and Lance in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion study originally staged in the Bottling Building
      • # 022 - original storyline plans for Angela's scheme to sell 200 cases
      • # 026 - autopsy report about Carlo (further details about the inconsistency)
      • # 027 - early script drafts: Agretti Residence phone records
      • # 028 - original plans for Mara Wingate instead of Amanda Croft
      • # 030 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (Hilltop Road)
      • # 031 - edited scene: Nick calls dentist Dr. Duncan's practice; early script drafts: scene with Angela and Chao-Li in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion study; early idea for Phillip's home; scene with Chase and Angela in the Falcon Crest Winery Building lab originally staged in the tasting room
      • # 033 - injury on Cole's head - more details; early script drafts: Apollo in the scene before dinner in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion living room; romantic encounter between Nick and Sheila in their bedroom
      • # 034 - early script drafts: possible motive for Angela to kill Carlo
      • # 035 - edited scene: Gloria Marlowe's movies; original name for Warner
      • # 036 - original names for the Fong Family Association - more details; early script drafts: Julia's car
      • # 037 - original name for the Ristellis; scene with Maggie and Vickie in the park originally staged at the Pepper Pot Café
      • # 038 - deleted scene: Angela and Phillip arriving in New York at night; original name for Linda's golden retriever; early script drafts: scene with Maggie and Vickie in the park; Vickie and Chase in front of the Hogan house
      • # 040 - deleted scene: Nick and Sheila in the morning
    • Season 5:
      • # 107 - La Bufa (Mexican restaurant) in downtown Tuscany
    • Season 6:
      • # 154 - correction: filming location for the aiport in the flashback (Kit, Roland and Nick)
  • Reviews: "The Vintage Years" added
  • Location Database: seasons 2, 3 and 6 updated again
  • In Memoriam... (Cast) updated: ROGER PERRY

 
 

 
July 16, 2018:
 

Release Date:

FALCON CREST Travel Guide Light Edition
 

 
 

 
July 9, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 129 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 6:
      • # 132 - license number of the jet Kit wants to board to leave the valley
  • Reviews: season 9 added
  • Beyond the Show: reference in "Pose" added

 
 

 
June 11, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 128 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 2:
      • # 031 - original episode cliffhanger
    • Season 3:
      • # 041 - original filming location for Jacqueline's grave
      • # 068 - original plans for the plane crash in the Park Range Mountains, CO
    • Season 5:
      • General Information - actor TERRY LESTER
      • # 104 - filming locations for KPRW, KRKD and KCPY
    • Season 6:
      • # 145 - unseen characters from Melissa's past
    • Season 7:
      • # 182 - filming location for the street in Washington, D.C. (back window of Rosemont's limo); inside jokes: WALKLING and RIGG as Senators; different members of the Senate Select Committee
  • Reviews: season 8 added
  • Location Database: seasons 5 and 7 updated again
  • Data Privacy Statemtent added

 
 

 
May 14, 2018:
 

Site Update:

 
 

 
April 9, 2018:
 

Site Update:

 
 

 
March 12, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 125 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 3:
      • # 047 - Globe sign in the New Globe editors' offices; filming location for the Tate Hotel
    • Season 6:
      • # 140 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley Inn
    • Season 9:
      • # 212 - clip of Sharpe's limousine on the streets of San Francisco
  • Location Database: seasons 3, 6 and 9 updated again
  • Beyond the Show:
    • Clips: "Murder, She Wrote" - # 083 <4.17>
    • References: "Fresno"

 
 

 
Feb 12, 2018:
 

Site Update:

  • Scripts: # 123 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • Behind the Scenes information updated again:
    • Season 3:
      • # 057 - inside joke: case number of the custody lawsuit
    • Season 4:
      • # 078 - filming location for the Money Loan pawn shop in San Francisco
      • # 084 - filming location for the San Francisco bluffs
    • Season 6:
      • # 128 - original spelling of Kit Marlowe; earlier names for Skylar Kimball; original bible draft for Skylar's place of residence
      • # 131 - original name for Dan Fixx - more details
      • # 134 - original plans for Richard's right-hand man - more details
      • # 135 - original name for Nick Cameron
      • # 138 - establishing shot of the lake in the background on BRETT CULLEN's main title card
    • Season 8:
      • general information - LILLIAN GISH
      • # 203 - original name for judge Robbins
  • Reviews: season 5 added
  • Location Database: seasons 4 and 6 updated again
  • Beyond the Show: prop information about Richard's New Globe phone number added
  • In Memoriam... (Cast) updated: JACK BANNON and BRADFORD DILLMAN
  • In Memoriam... (Crew) updated: PAUL DAFELMAIR

 
 

 
Jan 15, 2018:
 

Site Update:

 
 

 
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