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2nd Dec '15 10:12:21 AM HeWhoMustNotBeUsernamed
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*Gotham city in the 60s ComicBooks/{{Batman}} TV show. It has landmarks from everywhere with the name "Gotham" slapped on the front. Including a clock tower named ''Big Benjamin''.
4th Nov '15 4:43:57 AM SetsunasaNiWa
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* This is how ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' [[TheMovie movie]] solves the SeparateSimpsonsGeographyThing. It's hinted in one episode where Sideshow Bob takes Bart to a location just outside of Springfield where five states meet, including Minnesota, New Jersey, and ''[[RuleOfFunny Hawaii]]'', [[CaptainObvious which does not border any other US state]].

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* This is how ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' [[TheMovie movie]] solves the SeparateSimpsonsGeographyThing. It's hinted in one episode where Sideshow Bob takes Bart to a location just outside of Springfield where five states meet, including Minnesota, New Jersey, and ''[[RuleOfFunny Hawaii]]'', [[CaptainObvious which does not border any other US state]].state.
2nd Nov '15 9:31:46 AM Berrenta
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* ''Disney/BigHero6'' is set in San Fransokyo. [[CaptainObvious It combines elements of San Francisco and Tokyo, so you get trams with Oriental-style roofs, Japanese signages everywhere, and the Golden Gate has torii gates as its towers.]]

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* ''Disney/BigHero6'' is set in San Fransokyo. [[CaptainObvious It combines elements of San Francisco and Tokyo, so you get trams with Oriental-style roofs, Japanese signages everywhere, and the Golden Gate has torii gates as its towers.]]
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31st Oct '15 4:28:44 PM nombretomado
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* A wartime issue of ''TheBeano'' had Lord Snooty concoct a plan to confuse the Luftwaffe pilots bombing his home town by surrounding it with landmarks "borrowed" by the RAF from all around the world. These included the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Taj Mahal, and ''Table Mountain''.

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* A wartime issue of ''TheBeano'' ''ComicBook/TheBeano'' had Lord Snooty concoct a plan to confuse the Luftwaffe pilots bombing his home town by surrounding it with landmarks "borrowed" by the RAF from all around the world. These included the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Taj Mahal, and ''Table Mountain''.
7th Sep '15 12:41:08 PM nombretomado
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* The city of Ankh-Morpork in Terry Pratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series is one such city, in a CultureChopSuey sort of way. Clearly identifiable inspirations that stay prominent in multiple books include 18th to 19th century {{London}} and {{NewYorkCity}} for the economy and culture, [[MerchantCity Renaissance-era]] [[CityOfCanals Venice]] for the system of government, ''{{Seattle}}'' of all places for the geography and occasionally {{Paris}} for a bit of variety. But basically, any time Terry Pratchet feels like doing a WholePlotReference to a work of fiction set in a particular city, he''ll find some way to squeeze the necessary architecture and cultural traditions into Ankh-Morpork somewhere.

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* The city of Ankh-Morpork in Terry Pratchett's ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series is one such city, in a CultureChopSuey sort of way. Clearly identifiable inspirations that stay prominent in multiple books include 18th to 19th century {{London}} and {{NewYorkCity}} UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity for the economy and culture, [[MerchantCity Renaissance-era]] [[CityOfCanals Venice]] for the system of government, ''{{Seattle}}'' of all places for the geography and occasionally {{Paris}} for a bit of variety. But basically, any time Terry Pratchet feels like doing a WholePlotReference to a work of fiction set in a particular city, he''ll find some way to squeeze the necessary architecture and cultural traditions into Ankh-Morpork somewhere.
3rd Aug '15 8:57:33 AM sgamer82
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* Film/BigHero6 is set in San Fransokyo. [[CaptainObvious It combines elements of San Francisco and Tokyo, so you get trams with Oriental-style roofs, Japanese signages everywhere, and the Golden Gate has torii gates as its towers.]]

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* Film/BigHero6 ''Disney/BigHero6'' is set in San Fransokyo. [[CaptainObvious It combines elements of San Francisco and Tokyo, so you get trams with Oriental-style roofs, Japanese signages everywhere, and the Golden Gate has torii gates as its towers.]]
13th Jun '15 7:01:48 PM nombretomado
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* Judoh, in ''HeatGuyJ''. WordOfGod says the creator took elements from all over the place to create the city.

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* Judoh, in ''HeatGuyJ''.''Anime/HeatGuyJ''. WordOfGod says the creator took elements from all over the place to create the city.
19th Apr '15 7:34:07 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in an episode of ''KidsNextDoor''. Numbah 2 wakes up to a vista that features pretty much ''every'' famous landmark there is; he suddenly catches onto something being off by the time he gets to the Sphinx. Turns out to be a miniature golf course in a basement with all the landmarks having been properly shrunken down along with Numbah 2 himself.

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* Parodied in an episode of ''KidsNextDoor''.''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''. Numbah 2 wakes up to a vista that features pretty much ''every'' famous landmark there is; he suddenly catches onto something being off by the time he gets to the Sphinx. Turns out to be a miniature golf course in a basement with all the landmarks having been properly shrunken down along with Numbah 2 himself.
16th Mar '15 9:33:10 AM nombretomado
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* This is how ''WestnernAnimation/TheSimpsons'' [[TheMovie movie]] solves the SeparateSimpsonsGeographyThing. It's hinted in one episode where Sideshow Bob takes Bart to a location just outside of Springfield where five states meet, including Minnesota, New Jersey, and ''[[RuleOfFunny Hawaii]]'', [[CaptainObvious which does not border any other US state]].

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* This is how ''WestnernAnimation/TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' [[TheMovie movie]] solves the SeparateSimpsonsGeographyThing. It's hinted in one episode where Sideshow Bob takes Bart to a location just outside of Springfield where five states meet, including Minnesota, New Jersey, and ''[[RuleOfFunny Hawaii]]'', [[CaptainObvious which does not border any other US state]].
16th Mar '15 9:33:05 AM nombretomado
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* This is how ''TheSimpsons'' [[TheMovie movie]] solves the SeparateSimpsonsGeographyThing. It's hinted in one episode where Sideshow Bob takes Bart to a location just outside of Springfield where five states meet, including Minnesota, New Jersey, and ''[[RuleOfFunny Hawaii]]'', [[CaptainObvious which does not border any other US state]].
* In ''{{Futurama}}'' the city of New New York has famous landmarks from across the world, on a single beach. This is explained by the city having a supervillain mayor at one point, [[MonumentalTheft who stole them all]], then put his face on [[RushmoreRefacement Mount Rushmore]], which he also stole.

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* This is how ''TheSimpsons'' ''WestnernAnimation/TheSimpsons'' [[TheMovie movie]] solves the SeparateSimpsonsGeographyThing. It's hinted in one episode where Sideshow Bob takes Bart to a location just outside of Springfield where five states meet, including Minnesota, New Jersey, and ''[[RuleOfFunny Hawaii]]'', [[CaptainObvious which does not border any other US state]].
* In ''{{Futurama}}'' ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' the city of New New York has famous landmarks from across the world, on a single beach. This is explained by the city having a supervillain mayor at one point, [[MonumentalTheft who stole them all]], then put his face on [[RushmoreRefacement Mount Rushmore]], which he also stole.
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