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On the way to the campsite, Lisa and her team follow behind Oprah and Gayle's car, which is rigged with four cameras. Still, there's one major hitch—the cameras turn off every time the car turns off. A crew member must always activate the cameras when the car is started again. "Part of this camping experience is getting to the location so we want to be able to capture any of the conversation that goes on between Oprah and Gayle while they're driving," Lisa says. "I'm counting on that to be at least a segment in the show."

On the road, Oprah and Gayle start asking each other trivia questions. When a question sparks a heated conversation about Yogi Bear and his sidekick Boo Boo, producers think they've found television gold. What they don't realize is no one turned on the cameras in the car—and Lisa is losing every shot. "I think I'm going to throw up," Lisa says.

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Though the team has audio, they have no video. "I lost a segment or two in the show and we can't afford to do that," Lisa says. We still have another day and a half to go here, and we have to make sure that we don't miss a beat again. So now I'm going to go into hyper-producer mode and I'm going to start micromanaging everything."