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28th Feb '18 6:45:13 AM 64SuperNintendo
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28th Dec '17 12:14:48 AM mavacca
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* Creator/TessMasazza's Italian Web Series ''Insopportabilmente Donna'' has a CampingEpisode that supposedly takes place in the Main/WildWilderness. However, it is clearly shot in one of the municipal parks of the Milan metropolitan area. Carefully looking at the background, it is even possible to see the cars running on the avenue that delimits the park.
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28th Sep '17 3:44:25 AM HelloLamppost
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** For that matter, it's never clear just [[WhereTheHeckIsSpringfield where]] their American desert with a volcano in it is. By contrast, in the comic book, Mt. St. Hillary is clearly a stand-in for Mt. St. Helens in Washington state, and the surrounding territory is appropriately green, not a desert.

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** For that matter, it's never clear just [[WhereTheHeckIsSpringfield [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield where]] their American desert with a volcano in it is. By contrast, in the comic book, Mt. St. Hillary is clearly a stand-in for Mt. St. Helens in Washington state, and the surrounding territory is appropriately green, not a desert.
28th Sep '17 3:44:04 AM HelloLamppost
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** For that matter, it's never clear just [[WhereTheHeckIsSpringfield where]] their American desert with a volcano in it is. By contrast, in the comic book, Mt. St. Hillary is clearly a stand-in for Mt. St. Helens in Washington, and the surrounding territory is appropriately green, not a desert.

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** For that matter, it's never clear just [[WhereTheHeckIsSpringfield where]] their American desert with a volcano in it is. By contrast, in the comic book, Mt. St. Hillary is clearly a stand-in for Mt. St. Helens in Washington, Washington state, and the surrounding territory is appropriately green, not a desert.
28th Sep '17 3:42:51 AM HelloLamppost
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* In ''[[Franchise/TransformersGeneration1 The Transformers,]]'' it was a plot point that (EarlyInstallmentWeirdness aside) most of the Autobots could not fly. They didn't gain any flying team members capable of carrying the others until Skyfire joined late in the first season, and he rarely appeared in the second season. None the less, whenever the Autobots had to get to Africa or South America or Asia in a big hurry, they would all drive dramatically out of their H.Q., we'd cut to the next scene... and there they would be at their destination! Did they ''drive'' there? Nobody knows.

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* In ''[[Franchise/TransformersGeneration1 The Transformers,]]'' it was a plot point that (EarlyInstallmentWeirdness aside) most of the Autobots could not fly. They didn't gain any flying team members capable of carrying the others until Skyfire joined late in the first season, and he rarely appeared in the second season. None the less, whenever the Autobots had to get to Africa or South America or Asia in a big hurry, they would all drive dramatically out of their H.Q., we'd cut to the next scene... and there they would be at their destination! destination! Did they ''drive'' there? Nobody knows.knows.
** For that matter, it's never clear just [[WhereTheHeckIsSpringfield where]] their American desert with a volcano in it is. By contrast, in the comic book, Mt. St. Hillary is clearly a stand-in for Mt. St. Helens in Washington, and the surrounding territory is appropriately green, not a desert.
28th Sep '17 3:38:39 AM HelloLamppost
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* In ''[[Franchise/TransformersGeneration1 The Transformers,]]'' it was a plot point that (EarlyInstallmentWeirdness aside) most of the Autobots could not fly. They didn't gain any flying team members capable of carrying the others until Skyfire joined late in the first season, and he rarely appeared in the second season. None the less, whenever the Autobots had to get to Africa or South America or Asia in a big hurry, they would all drive dramatically out of their H.Q., we'd cut to the next scene... and there they would be at their destination! Did they ''drive'' there? Nobody knows.
28th Sep '17 3:30:01 AM HelloLamppost
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* ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' Vol. 3 #21 involves a fight at the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia. Apparently, the museum's interior consists entirely of its big statue of Benjamin Franklin. And the statue doesn't even look right.
3rd Sep '17 2:31:59 AM bwburke94
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* The opening cutscene for ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'' shows a sign for "Grady's Inn" with a 212 area code, which is exclusive to Manhattan.

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%% NEEDS MORE CONTEXT * The opening cutscene for ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil2'' shows a sign for "Grady's Inn" with a 212 area code, which is exclusive to Manhattan.



* In a mild subversion, the Shibuya featured in ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'' is mostly identical to the real Shibuya, but with the names of many stores and buildings changed due to copyright issues (e.g. "Towa Records" instead of Tower Records).



* There is an arcade game showing a scene of a helicopter flying through massive skyscrapers and listing the location as "Green Bay, Wisconsin". The tallest building in Green Bay is the 10-story St. Vincent's Hospital, as seen in this picture of the [[http://www.olej.com/community.asp skyline]].
* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'''s map based on New York. The {{mons}}...not so much. These include bison and a weird thing that is supposed to be based on the Nazca lines but looks like a mobile.
** Bouffalant might be inspired by the city of Buffalo, which would still be an example of this trope since the animal doesn't actually live anywhere near New York State.
** Similarly, the original games had a map based on Tokyo and the {{mons}} included the platypus-like Psyduck and the Rafflesia-like Vileplume, among other not-Japanese natives.

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* There is an arcade game showing a scene of a helicopter flying through massive skyscrapers and listing the location as "Green Bay, Wisconsin". The tallest building in Green Bay is the 10-story St. Vincent's Hospital, as seen in this picture of the [[http://www.olej.com/community.asp skyline]].
* ''VideoGame/PokemonBlackAndWhite'''s map based on New York. The {{mons}}...not so much. These include bison and a weird thing that is supposed to be based on the Nazca lines but looks like a mobile.
** Bouffalant might be inspired by the city of Buffalo, which would still be an example of
this trope since picture of the animal doesn't actually live anywhere near New York State.
** Similarly, the original games had a map based on Tokyo and the {{mons}} included the platypus-like Psyduck and the Rafflesia-like Vileplume, among other not-Japanese natives.
skyline]].
3rd Sep '17 2:28:56 AM bwburke94
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*** This is HilariousInHindsight, because jobs have been steadily flowing ''north'' [[DyingTown out of Niagara]] for decades.
2nd Sep '17 4:44:23 AM scootermark
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MisterT'' episode "Fortune Cookie Caper", Creator/MrT and the gang visit New York's Chinatown district--which is wall-to-wall old-China style architecture, very wide streets, rickshaws, few people, and ''no cars'', parked or otherwise. (The gang is able to parallel park a full-length bus.) The real New York City Chinatown is, if anything, the exact opposite of all these things. That's just the beginning of an episode full of laughable New York geography (riffed [[http://www.agonybooth.com/mister-t-fortune-cookie-caper-part-1-3567 here]]).
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