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A '''test pattern''' or '''test card''' was a screen represented by a card that was filmed and broadcast in between programs, usually during off-air times at night. One particular test pattern featured an Indian.
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A '''test pattern''' or '''test card''' was a screen represented by a card that was filmed and broadcast in between programs, usually during off-air times at night. It was used to calibrate and align the camera. One particular test pattern featured an Indian.
   
 
On the morning of [[November 13]], [[1955]], a test pattern displayed on the screen of [[Emmett Brown]]'s [[television set]] before switching over to [[Howdy Doody]].
 
On the morning of [[November 13]], [[1955]], a test pattern displayed on the screen of [[Emmett Brown]]'s [[television set]] before switching over to [[Howdy Doody]].
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Back to the Future Part III]]''
 
*''[[Back to the Future Part III]]''
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*{{WP|Test card}}
   
 
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A test pattern or test card was a screen represented by a card that was filmed and broadcast in between programs, usually during off-air times at night. It was used to calibrate and align the camera. One particular test pattern featured an Indian.

On the morning of November 13, 1955, a test pattern displayed on the screen of Emmett Brown's television set before switching over to Howdy Doody.

Appearances

See also

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