# 072 <4.04> The Outcasts
Script supervisor LEE WALKLING submitted an alternate script entitled "Real Names", containing plot elements of the current episode and the following ones up until # 075, to the producing staff as an application to be promoted to scriptwriter. It did not materialize though.
Whereas a different gate to the driveway to Richard's house (2055 Hilltop Road, Tuscany Valley) was featured in season 3, this season features prop gates on the CBS-MTM lot only. The prop gate in the current episode will also be used for # 073 and 086. In # 080, a slightly modified version of the same prop will be used. In # 186, the gate pillars will be used as the gateway to the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion.
The downtown Tuscany pond and playground where Joseph and Cole meet Melissa is the park to the west of Sonoma City Hall.
The director's cut of this episode contained the following parts of scenes, which were edited:
- The segment at the beginning of act 2 (Bundy Silverlake with Angela in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion living room) was initially longer: It began with Bundy being impressed about Chao-Li's loyalty towards Angela and his playful attempts to lure the butler away from her so he can come to work for him. This part of the scene was removed in post-production, completely omitting Chao-Li's participation.
- The subsequent breakfast scene at the Gioberti House (Chase, Maggie and Paul) initially started on Alma Miller pouring coffee. This initial part was removed in post-production, and LESLEY WOODS remained unseen in the entire episode.
The shot of Melissa on the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion veranda 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).
In scenes with Gustav pretending to be Jean-Louis de Bercy, PAUL FREEMAN speaks his character with a French accent, in particular when he pronounces names.
The filming location for Terry's pool (also seen in # 073, 075 and 079) is the same as the one used for Darryl Clayton's pool in season 2. It will also be used as Melissa's pool in later episodes; check # 027 for details. The filming location is part of the former Inglewood Estate Winery (nowadays Sinegal Estate) in St. Helena, CA, which is now privately owned and closed to the public.
Uncredited extra KEVIN G. TRACEY appears as the thick-eyebrowed Tuscany Valley gentleman again — this time as a patron at the Tuscany Downs Turf Club.
Compare # 185 for a list of all his appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 001.
Although LORIMAR usually provided the cast with new wardrobe every season, Pamela wears the same blouse and jacket as in # 050 (season 3).
The scene with Cole and Maggie on the Gioberti House veranda in which Cole is listening to a cassette with Linda's piano plays was staged in the Gioberti House living room in the script. While filming in the Napa Valley, ROD PETERSON decided to change it to an exterior scene on short notice.
The Tuscany Federal Savings is featured again (compare # 071). The interior shots in this episode are from the real bank building in Sonoma in those days. Nowadays, the building no longer houses a bank, but a real estate agency.
Uncredited extra KATHRYN BRYAN HAMPTON appears as Kathy, a Tuscany Valley inhabitant, again — this time, she fills out a form at the Tuscany Federal Savings. Just shortly after, she is on the sidewalk outside the bank building — without the blue vest though.
Compare # 165 for a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 020.
In an exterior scene in front of the Tuscany Federal Savings, there is a reflection of the camera's light on the glass door for a short moment.
Uncredited extra DOUGLAS MAIDA appears as Dave in this episode again — he apparently changed jobs and left the Tuscany Valley Hospital; he works as a waiter at the Tuscany Downs Turf Club now.
Compare # 224 for biographical details about this minor rôle and a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 034.
Uncredited extra ROBERTA STORM appears in this episode again as Mrs. Winslow — this time as a patron at the Tuscany Downs Turf Club.
Compare # 219 for biographical details about this minor rôle and a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 035.
Uncredited extra SHARRI ZAK appears as the gray-haired Tuscany Valley socialite with the pony tail again; this episode as a patron at the Turf Club.
Compare # 202 for biographical details about this rôle and a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 009.
When Gustav has left the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion after bringing Angela his gift, the falcon scultpure ("Eventual Conquest"), Angela's final lines in the study are dubbed. When she and Greg talk while the camera moves in on the sculpture, Greg asks if she trusts anyone. She replies: "Not really." Although Angela opens her mouth, her lips do not move at all. It seems that Angela's words were added in the ADR process in post-production. The script suggested cutting to Riebmann's communication room earlier to find Spheeris listening in through the bugging device. It seems that the producers finally decided to cut to Spheeris later so JANE WYMAN had to re-record said part of her dialog.
Fictional entity: Richard bought the Tuscany Shopper, a classified ads paper, in the name of the New Globe.
Mistake: When Melissa brings Joseph back to Maggie and Chase, Maggie's and Joseph's hands are in different positions in subsequent frames filmed from opposite angles.
This is a mistake caused by the particular close-up filming technique — check # 001 (Chase and Maggie at the Gioberti Family Cemetery) for details.
Prop: The New Globe issue contains an article on the front page with the headline "City Bond Issue Nears Approval" (yellow mark). This article will appear in various New Globe issues all over the series (# 138, 142 and 147).
The "secret" of this prop is that it was produced by a company that has specialized in printed prop items for the entertainment industry. For more information about the use of generic newspaper articles or layouts in other productions, check out the Beyond the Show – Props – Documents section.
Inside joke: When the New Globe is taken over by Angela and Lance and Richard says he will not need any help for cleaning out his personal effects, Pamela asks him about his files. He replies that he had already cleaned them out the night before and adds: "I mean after all it doesn't take a Ph.D. to figure out what was going on, right?" The Ph.D. reference is an allusion to DAVID SELBY's own Ph.D. — besides his B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University, he earned a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, a fact that had been discussed in a TV Guide interview with the actor in August 1984, just about two months prior to the original airing of this episode.
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