NEWS CHRONOLOGY
 
 
 
Dec 23, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 112 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 001 - filming location for the Old Vineyard Road (correction)
    • season 2:
      • general information - filming locations for the Falcon Crest Cooperage (more details)
      • # 020 - filming location for the Tuscany County Building foyer
    • season 3:
      • # 044 - filming location for the Falcon Crest Cooperage
      • # 049 - filming location for the Falcon Crest Cooperage
      • # 064 - filming location for the explosion of Pamela's car
    • season 6:
      • # 132 - filming location for Maggie and Vickie's walk-talk
    • season 7:
      • # 179 - Peter Ryder's office
    • season 8:
      • # 203 - filming location for the San Francisco street (Garth's close-up and POV)
  • Christmas greetings (2016) from the stars added
  • Christmas greetings (2016) from the team added
  • location database section updated: seasons 1 through 3 and 8 replaced

 
 

 
Dec 15, 2016:
 

release date:

2017 DFCF Calendar

 
 
Dec 4, 2016 (35th series première anniversary):
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 111 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 3:
      • # 048 - original name for Paul Hayworth
    • season 6:
      • # 128 - filming location for Terry's funeral (more details)
      • # 129 - filming location for Maggie's practicing with the gun
      • # 131 - filming locations for the phone scene (Jeff), for the Tuscany Valley road (Lance's Porsche) and the lake and waterfall (Lance and Melissa)
      • # 133 - filming locations for the Tuscany Valley road (Vickie and Jeff) and for the Tuscany Valley road near the canyon (Vickie and Jeff; correction)
      • # 134 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley bridge (Jeff's death)
      • # 135 - original location plans for the scene with Peter and Kit at the park; more details about the scene with Richard and Ronald in the limo
      • # 137 - original location plans for Cole's farewell scene
      • # 138 - original location plans for the Tuscany Valley Inn
      • # 151 - original location plans for the San Francisco International Airport
      • # 154 - filming location for the drive in the Rolls-Royce (Garth and Kit)
      • # 155 - filming location for all airport scenes (correction); filming location for the close-ups of the San Francisco Bay
    • season 7:
      • # 163 - filming location for Travis' leopard hunt
  • location database section updated: seasons 6 and 7 replaced
  • memorial site (cast) updated: FRITZ WEAVER

 
 

 
Nov 7, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 110 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 2:
      • # 039 - filming location for Tony's townhouse in San Diego
    • season 6:
      • # 128 - main title shots - additional information
      • # 129 - tentative title; filming location for the truck stop (Jeff); original location plans for the hot air ballooning (Peter and Kit); filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (Jeff)
      • # 130 - original plans for CESAR ROMERO's main title shot
      • # 131 - original location plans for Dan's arrival
      • # 140 - tentative title
    • season 9:
      • # 215 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley hillside road (Danny and Sydney)
      • # 220 - filming locations for the streets in Chinatown in San Francisco, for the Bay Vue Apartments, the Restaurant America and the Tarot Cards business
  • location database section updated: seasons 2, 6 and 9 replaced

 
 

 
Oct 10, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 109 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 3:
      • # 059 - inconsistency: Maggie's knowledge about the loss of Melissa's baby
    • season 5:
      • # 115 - music: "Election Day" by ARCADIA
    • season 8:
      • # 188 - filming location for the street in Tuscany (Ben's fall from the bike)
      • # 189 - deleted scene: Libby, Frank, Nick and Ben after Libby's arrival; Agretti residence exterior set - inconsistency (patio); montage of the scene with Maggie and Lance in Tuscany
      • # 190 - deleted scene: Emma and Daniel in her room at the boarding house; filming location for the Copper Lamp; edited scene: Emma and Angela in Emma's Del Oro suite
      • # 191 - edited scene: Richard bringing pizza to Maggie at the Tuscany Herald at night; deleted scene: Amos at the Tuscany Herald before the Sutterville gang appears; Ramon Tejada; early script drafts: scene with Nick and Pilar at the Tuscany Interstate Bank
      • # 192 - edited scene: Angela, Emma and Daniel in Angie's Del Oro suite; deleted scene: Lance and Nick in the Falcon Crest Winery Building; filming location for the bridal salon (Emma); filming location for Wally's (correction)
      • # 193 - deleted scenes: Nick and Pilar in his car near the Ortega House; Nick and Justin at Emma and Daniel's wedding; Anna's arrival in front of the Agretti Residence
      • # 194 - early script drafts: Ben and Anna playing boccia in the garden of the Agretti Residence; deleted scene: Nick, Ben and Anna arriving at the polo arena;
      • # 195 - prop: Richard's jigsaw puzzle of the Tuscany Valley; original location choice for the scene with Lance and Diane near the Falcon Crest Winery Building complex; filming location for the street near the Tuscany Valley High School
      • # 196 - deleted scene: Lance and Pilar's arrival at the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion; edited scenes during Angela's dinner party: Pilar and Diane as well as Nick, Anna and Pilar; deleted scenes: Richard's assignment for Garth as well as Lance and Cesar at the Ortega House
      • # 197 - River City; Isabel Dunn; interior set for the marriage commissioner's office (Lance and Pilar); bathroom set at the Agretti Residence
  • season 1 staff & crew credits updated again
  • production data section: seasons 1 and 8 updated again
  • location database section updated: seasons 3 and 8 replaced
  • official DVD release: status updates for season 4 (regions 1 and 2) and season 3 (Germany)

 
 

 
Sept 19, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 108 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 016 - filming location for the Bayside Medical Clinic
    • season 4:
      • # 073 - filming location for the shipping / receiving area of the New Globe (correction)
    • season 6:
      • # 141 - filming location for the warehouse (more details)
    • season 7:
      • # 169 - filming location for the warehouse in Dubrovnik (more details)
    • season 8:
      • # 195 - filming location for the Channing Community Center (more details)
  • season 6 crew credits updated again
  • production data section: season 6 updated again
  • location database section updated: seasons 1 through 9 replaced

 
 

 
Aug 22, 2016:
 

site update:

 
 

 
July 18, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 105 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 003 - filming location for Pinewood Savings & Loan
      • # 014 - filming location for the hills on the grounds of Falcon Crest near the Gioberti Estate
    • season 4:
      • # 079 - filming location for Carl Warren's bank office
      • # 085 - filming location for the Chinatown restaurant in San Francisco
    • season 5:
      • # 124 - different weather conditions during the Agretti Stavros Winery groundbreaking
    • season 7:
      • # 168 - mistake in the scene with Lance and Shannon at the lake: microphone
  • season 2 through 4 crew credits updated again
  • production data section: seasons 2 through 4 updated again
  • location database section updated: seasons 1 through 6, 8 and 9 replaced
  • memorial site (cast) updated: JOHN McMARTIN

 
 

 
June 20, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 101 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 002 - tentative title (historic reference)
      • # 013 - filming location for the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion
    • season 2:
      • # 020 - mistake in the scene with Julia behind the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion
      • # 022 - Lance jumping over the hedge in front of the Agretti Residence
      • # 029 - filming locations for Carrie's Clothes Closet and for Darryl's Tuscany Valley house
    • season 3:
      • # 041 - episode title (historic allusion)
      • # 050 - opening scene: allusion to the poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"
      • # 058 - filming location for the crash site (Linda and Melissa; more details)
    • season 4:
      • # 069 - abnormality in the police car in Truro County
    • season 5:
      • # 099 - filming location for the gym at the Marysville Convent (more details)
      • # 103 - stunt double for BARBARA HOWARD
      • # 109 - episode title (reference to SHAKESPEARE)
      • # 117 - tentative title (reference to "Jabberwocky")
      • # 118 - filming location for the street in New York City (more details); early script drafts: night scene outside Jordan's apartment building
      • # 127 - stunt doubles during the earthquake
    • season 6:
      • # 130 - filming location for the San Francisco restaurant (Richard and Erin); filming location for the phone booth (Jeff); filming location for the nightclub at the Del Oro
      • # 131 - filming location for the interiors of the Queen of the Valley Hospital
      • # 133 - filming location for the riding grounds near Monterey; Richard and Erin's "wedding" refilmed; filming location for the clothes store on Main Street, Tuscany
      • # 138 - original name for Robert Vernon
      • # 142 - episode title (reference to lullaby); filming location for the interiors of the Ridley County Courthouse
      • # 144 - original director's assignment
      • # 147 - filming location for the slides (still photos) of Kolinski, Saunders and Kolinski as well as Tony and Kolinski
      • # 150 - filming location for the Safari Room interiors (correction)
      • # 151 - filming location for the waiting room in Dr. Ross' practice
    • season 7:
      • # 170 - inside joke: Rigg
      • # 171 - episode title (quotation from SHAKESPEARE); tentative title (reference to THE BEATLES)
    • season 8:
      • # 197 - filming location for the the Tuscany Valley hillside road
      • # 199 - filming location for the New Globe penthouse (correction)
      • # 200 - filming location for the park in Chicago
      • # 203 - photo double for JANE WYMAN; filming location for the interiors of the State Mental Hospital; filming location for the San Francisco street (Richard's limo); filming location for the Tuscany Valley hillside road; original choice for Samantha's hotel in Paris
    • season 9:
      • # 218 - filming locations for the elevator in Jace's apartment building, the fitting room in the clothes store (Pilar and Sydney), the Sausalito Yacht Club, the payphone at the yacht harbor, the Tuscany Valley hillside road and Sharpe's terrace
  • The Vintage Years and season 5 cast credits updated again
  • season 2 and 5 through 7 crew credits updated again
  • production data section: seasons 2 and 5 through 7 updated again
  • location database section updated: seasons 1 through 3, 5, 6, 8 and 9 replaced
  • memorial site (cast) updated: RONNIE CLAIRE EDWARDS, ANGELA PATON and THERESA SALDANA

 
 

 
May 23, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 100 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 004 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley country road (Angie's flat tire; more details)
      • # 009 - filming location for the San Francisco street (Maggie and Chase in the car)
      • # 010 - stunt double for A MARTINEZ
    • season 2:
      • # 020 - filming location for the Globe offices
      • # 022 - filming location for Hogan's Home Center (more details)
      • # 024 - filming location for the guest bedroom at the Demery house; filming location for the phone booth in Baton Rouge, LA (Emma)
      • # 028 - filming location for the steep Tuscany Valley road (Vickie and Nick); filming location for Darryl's Malibu beach house
      • # 037 - filming location for Angela's suite at the George V Hotel in Paris
    • season 3:
      • # 047 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley tennis courts; filming location for the interiors of Caproni's Italian Bakery
      • # 049 - filming location for the gate to Richard's house (correction); filming location for the interiors of The Corral
      • # 052 - edited scene: Linda on her way to the bakery
      • # 053 - filming locations for the restaurant at the Tuscany Valley Inn and for the Tuscany County Building
      • # 055 - original title shot plans for Maggie's Ford Thunderbird
      • # 057 - edited scene: Vince and Michael at the hospital
      • # 059 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley Hospital parking lot
    • season 4:
      • # 069 - JANE WYMAN's main title shot (more details)
      • # 083 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley street (Richard and Joel)
    • season 5:
      • # 113 - filming location for the pawnshop in San Francisco
    • season 6:
      • # 151 - filming location for the courtroom at the Tuscany County Courthouse
    • season 7:
      • # 165 - edited scene: Graves and secretary; filming location for the Japanese garden (Richard and Ito); stunt double for ANA-ALICIA
      • # 166 - filming location for Takahama's house
      • # 174 - stunt double for ANA-ALICIA
      • # 177 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road - Rosemont and Kathryn (correction); filming location for the Falcon Crest Winery Building delivery entrance (correction)
    • season 8:
      • # 185 - filming location: original plans for downtown Tuscany; original plans for KRISTIAN ALFONSO's main title shot; filming locations for R.D. Young's house and the Agretti Vineyards
      • # 187 - filming locations for the Tuscany County Jail interiors and Peter Ryder's office in Washington, D.C.
      • # 189 - filming location for Gussie's Pizzeria; prop: R.D. Young's novel "The Corpse Said 'Yes'"; deleted scene: original episode cliffhanger
      • # 192 - filming location for the Agretti warehouse
      • # 201 - filming location for the Glenbraddoch Winery construction site (more details)
      • # 202 - filming location for judge Stratton's chambers
      • # 203 - filming location for the courtroom in the San Francisco Municipal Court
      • # 204 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley Public Cemetery
  • The Vintage Years and season 2 through 9 cast credits updated again
  • The Vintage Years, season 1 through 4 and 6 through 7 crew credits updated again
  • production data section: The Vintage Years and seasons 3 through 8 updated again
  • location database section updated: seasons 1 through 8 replaced

 
 

 
April 25, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 099 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 4:
      • # 082 - filming location for the attempted murder of Angela
    • season 6:
      • # 135 - filming location for Keys Creek Vineyard (Tony and Chase's point of view)
      • # 154 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley road (Chase, Maggie and Dan)
    • season 7:
      • # 166 - establishing shots of Monaco (more details)
    • season 8:
      • # 188 - filming location for the Del Oro Tennis Club
      • # 192 - filming location for Señora Luna's restaurant
      • # 200 - filming location for Samantha's San Francisco apartment
      • # 202 - filming location for Whitney's Grill
    • season 9:
      • # 223 - filming locations for the slums in San Francisco (Mooshy Tucker's neighborhood) and for the seedy bar in the slums
      • # 224 - filming location for the Tuscany Valley park and for the Falcon Crest Driveway near the Winery Building
  • location database section updated: all files replaced

 
 

 
March 25, 2016:
 

Site Update:

 
 

 
March 14, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 098 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 2:
      • # 036 - filming location for the Julia's car crash (correction); mistake in the scene with Julia's burning car
    • season 4:
      • # 082 - filming location for the Tuscany Jewelry Exchange
    • season 8:
      • # 188 - Falcon Crest Winery Building: backdrop of cave
    • season 9:
      • # 221 - filming locations for the San Francisco bar (Genele and Brian), for Brian's apartment, for the Global Courier delivery depot, for the Century Brokerage Corporation offices, for the office of Richard's broker, for the alley in San Francisco and for Rudolpho's
  • location database section updated: seasons 1, 3 through 6 and 9 replaced
  • Falcon Crest on the air: series rerun in Germany on the SAT.1 Gold channel; reruns of seasons 4 ff. continuing on Sundays, new reruns of seasons 1 ff. on weekdays beginning 04/04/2016

 
 

 
February 15, 2016:
 

announcement:

Season 2 DVD release in Australia on 03/09/2016

 

site update:

  • scripts: # 097 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 2:
      • # 019 - Angela's desk in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion study
    • season 4:
      • # 073 - prop mistake: New Globe edition in Lance's office; tall man with moustache (extra); curly haired blonde (extra)
      • # 074 - tall man with moustache (extra)
      • # 075 - Joseph's shirt (OshKosh); Mary's Mercedes-Benz E; tall man with moustache (extra)
      • # 076 - Cole's polo short (Polo Ralph Lauren); tall man with moustache (extra)
      • # 077 - license plate number Gustav's 1976 Cadillac DeVille limo
      • # 085 - tall man with moustache (extra)
      • # 091 - tall man with moustache - assistant district attorney (extra)
    • season 6:
      • # 135 - mistake in the scene with Richard and Castle near the Golden Gate Bridge
    • season 7:
      • # 165 - filming location for the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion garden (correction)
  • production data section: season 6 updated again
  • location database section updated: all seasons replaced
  • season 2 official DVD release: status update for region 4: release in Australia
  • DVDs: technical details - season 2 (Australia) updated

 
 

 
January 18, 2016:
 

site update:

  • scripts: # 096 added to the Chao-Li Chi Memorial Library
  • behind the scenes information updated again:
    • season 1:
      • # 002 - more details about Angela's Mercedes-Benz 380 SL
      • # 011 - filming location for the vineyard intro (additional information)
    • season 2:
      • # 024 - inconsistency: Chase's tour of the winery with Jacqueline
      • # 025 - filming location for the vineyard intro (additional information)
      • # 032 - establishing shot of Chinatown in San Francisco (more details); filming location for the second garage at the Gioberti Estate (correction)
      • # 039 - establishing shot of Chinatown in San Francisco (more details)
    • season 4:
      • # 069 - license plates of the ambulances near the crash site
      • # 070 - Lance's Armani polo shirt
      • # 071 - The Archaeological Quarterly; curly haired blonde (extra)
      • # 072 - mistake: Maggie's and Joseph's hands (Gioberti Estate)
      • # 093 - establishing shot of Chinatown in San Francisco (more details)
    • season 6:
      • # 132 - filming location for the downtown Tuscany (more details)
      • # 152 - tentative title
    • season 7:
      • # 183 - Eric's Pontiac Tojan
    • season 8:
      • # 202 - filming location for the courtroom
    • season 9:
      • # 210 - filming location for the courtroom
      • # 215 - more details about the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion shootings at the Walton House (WARNER BROS. STUDIOS); filming locations for the soda shoppe and the courtroom
      • # 216 - filming location for the La Serre restaurant
  • production data section: season 6 updated again
  • location database section updated: all seasons replaced

 
 

 
January 11, 2016:
 

site update:

  • On the Air: season 4 now avaliable on iTunes USA

 
 

 
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