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# 102 <5.04> Echoes
(revised 03/11/2024)

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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 Grade 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.
Different footage: When Richard, in his KRDC office, says pretty calmly to Jordan that he has to get his assassin out into the open, that moment is featured in a close-up of Jordan filmed from over Richard's shoulder during the actual scene in this episode (screen grab 1). In contrast, the sneak preview featured between the closing credit and the end credits of # 101 (but not the sneak preview before the current episode's main title) contains a close-up of a more agitated Richard in that very moment (screen capture 2) — apparently from a different take.
For details about the different types of sneak previews in season 5, consult the introduction to # 099.
Uncredited extra ROBERT HITCHCOCK appears in this episode again as Mr. Winslow — this time as a patron at the same San Francisco restaurant where Angela and Peter are having dinner.
Compare # 193 for biographical details about this minor rôle and for a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 032.
The red Chippendale chairs at this San Francisco restaurant are the same props that were used to furnish the Tuscany Valley restaurant where Richard saw Lance and Lorraine in # 093 (compare there). They were also used in an area at Cyrano's in # 096 (also compare there).

Uncredited extra GARY MOERKE appears as the gray-haired Tuscany Valley gentleman again — this time as the maître d' at the restaurant where Angela and Peter have dinner.
Compare # 215 for a list of appearances throughout the series.
For details about the extra, compare # 072.

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 # 187 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 (Chase and Maggie at the Gioberti Family Cemetery) 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).
The old photo Maggie shows Cole (picture 2) when she sees him at the Agretti Residence (picture 1) is not the same picture of them in the vineyard she looked at in the earlier scene at the cabin (picture 3). Although it is very difficult to see, the photo she shows to Cole is a picture of them that was taken on the driveway in front of the Falcon Crest Winery Building in 1983 when Chase returned to Falcon Crest after being released from the hospital (at the beginning of # 045; picture 2) — so Cole misremembers when he says it was taken the year of their first harvest (1981).
Apologies for the poor quality of picture 2, but it was difficult to enhance it from a screen capture for this visualization.
License plate number of Sheriff Gilmore's police car, a 1980 Chevrolet Malibu with a 9C1 patrol car package: 33598.
Abnormality in Sheriff Gilmore's patrol car: When Anna and Cass arrive at the Gianinni Winery, they both open their rear doors of the patrol car. Police vehicles in the U.S., however, are usually modified from regular cars; the usual "police package" for a patrol cruiser includes child safety locks for the rear doors, leaving the door handles deactivated so an arrested person cannot escape. The only way out is if someone opens the doors from the outside. For security reasons, there is usually no device to unlock the rear doors from the front seats either.
Product placement: An electrohydraulic bed of a truck by Knapheide can be seen in front of the Gianinni Winery.
When Riley appears at the Gianinni Winery and asks Chase if he is still in the market for an attorney, Chase replies: "More than ever!" ROBERT FOXWORTH's lips do not move though. Chase's reaction was dubbed in post-production.

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. KSFB 3 was first visible at the rescue site after the plane crash in # 069. The logo was also visible on a camera outside the QVH in # 099.
For more details about the KSFB 3 logo, check out the Beyond the Show – Props – Signage section.

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 episode.
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". In # 171 (compare there), the same label will serve as an artwork draft for Joseph Wineries; the same wine label will also be reused in # 192 (compare there) for the Cellini wine estate.
Detailed information about the Gioberti wine label from "The Vintage Years", the artwork draft for Joseph Wineries in # 170 and the Cellini label from # 192 as well as about many other labels is available in the Show – Production Office – Wine Label Gallery section. Previews are available for the general public; for DFCF members, the wine labels are available in high resolution.
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 (Chase and Maggie at the Gioberti Family Cemetery) for details.
Lighting mistake: When Anna breaks into the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion, a light spot is visible under the front door, which most likely comes from the light fixture outside under the veranda. When Anna moves through the foyer to the stairway, that spot mysteriously vanishes.
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.

When Anna is locking Angela's bedroom door in the Falcon Crest Victorian Mansion, the brass knob plate wobbles against the wood of the door. It seems to be loose.

The fire accelerant Anna uses is a product named Charcoal Starter. It was actually made by the Gulf Company. The wording "Gulf Line" across the top of "Charcoal" and the company logo (under "Starter") — compare the photo of the real product — were removed by the prop department to avoid instant commercial identification.

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