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17th Jul '17 3:59:57 AM JackG
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** During the minefield scene in "The Sea Devils", the Doctor appears to fend off a boom mike with his sonic screwdriver.
4th Jun '17 5:30:54 PM nombretomado
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* In the 6th episode of the TVTropes webseries ''WebVideo/EchoChamber'', the boom operator, cameraman, and boom are visible in the window reflection. However, the cameraman, Zack, was already a major character on the show, and WordOfGod has hinted that the boom operator is his brother, Dave.

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* In the 6th episode of the TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes webseries ''WebVideo/EchoChamber'', the boom operator, cameraman, and boom are visible in the window reflection. However, the cameraman, Zack, was already a major character on the show, and WordOfGod has hinted that the boom operator is his brother, Dave.
16th May '17 7:06:51 PM nombretomado
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* The UmaThurman[=/=]Creator/MerylStreep film ''Prime'' is filled with these. You could easily make a drinking game out of spotting the boom mics.

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* The UmaThurman[=/=]Creator/MerylStreep Creator/UmaThurman[=/=]Creator/MerylStreep film ''Prime'' is filled with these. You could easily make a drinking game out of spotting the boom mics.
21st Apr '17 5:09:09 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** The crew is also quick to point it out when it happens in one of the movies they're watching.
21st Apr '17 5:08:15 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* Used purposefully in ''Film/BlackDynamite''.
* Happens so often in Film/{{Dolemite}} that WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob made a drinking game of it.
** And it's not only the boom mike, the hand and head of the boom mike operator appear in the shot too, leading to the page quote.

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* ''Film/BlackDynamite'': Used purposefully in ''Film/BlackDynamite''.
* Happens
as part of the film's StylisticSuck. In one scene, the actor playing Black Dynamite is visibly distracted by the mike being so low.
* ''Film/{{Dolemite}}'': The boom mike is
often in Film/{{Dolemite}} that WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob made a drinking game of it.
** And it's not only the boom mike,
visible, and even the hand and head of the boom mike operator appear in the shot too, leading to the page quote.too.



* {{Lampshaded}} in the slasher film spoof ''Film/TheresNothingOutThere''. A character is cornered by the monster when the boom mic drops into the shot. He then TakesAThirdOption by ''grabbing said mic and swinging to safety on it''.

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* {{Lampshaded}} in the slasher film spoof ''Film/TheresNothingOutThere''. A character is cornered by the monster when the boom mic drops into the shot. He then TakesAThirdOption by ''grabbing said the mic and swinging to safety on it''.
2nd Apr '17 8:13:19 AM Bassman
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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues'' had the boom mic drop into shot during the "We Are Looking for Blue's Clues" song.
12th Feb '17 1:33:18 AM ptousig
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* Happens a couple of times in ''Film/TheLastDaysOfDisco''.
8th Feb '17 2:04:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the horror movie ''Film/{{Nightwish}}'', there's a visible boom mic in about three different scenes.
14th Nov '16 6:34:54 PM desslok
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*** Under the stairs of the freighter in "Earthshock", the boom mike and the entire pole can clearly be seen in the background. Mind you, they did try and obscure it with set decoration and draw the eye away - but once you see it, it stands out like a sore thumb.
14th Jun '16 11:12:51 AM matthewhecht
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' In the fourth film there is a visible microphone on a pull when Cera and Alli sing in the song, "It Takes All Sorts."

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' In the fourth film there is a visible microphone on a pull pole when Cera and Alli sing in the song, "It Takes All Sorts."
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