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20th Aug '16 3:07:43 AM Morgenthaler
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** Vancouver, WA or Vancouver, [[{{Canada}} BC]]?

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** Vancouver, WA or Vancouver, [[{{Canada}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Canada}} BC]]?
12th Aug '16 4:52:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/LeagueOfSuperEvil'' is set in "Metrotown". Its location is hinted at when explosions and such are seen from space suggesting it is near {{Vancouver}}, Canada where the show is made. Like Springfield, Metrotown has a statue of its founder, the aptly named Jeremiah Metrotown.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LeagueOfSuperEvil'' is set in "Metrotown". Its location is hinted at when explosions and such are seen from space suggesting it is near {{Vancouver}}, UsefulNotes/{{Vancouver}}, Canada where the show is made. Like Springfield, Metrotown has a statue of its founder, the aptly named Jeremiah Metrotown.
9th Aug '16 4:01:30 PM LaptopGuy
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* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'': It's never explicitly stated where Polk Middle School is, but it's known to be somewhere in California as evidenced by the state flag near the school's entrance.

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* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'': It's never explicitly stated where Polk Middle School is, but it's known to be somewhere in California as evidenced by the state flag near the school's entrance.entrance (the exterior shots of Polk are taken in Santa Clarita, which is right north of L.A.) The finale features a stand-in for Huntington Gardens, which likely confirms it.


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* Most sitcoms on the main Disney Channel avoid this, as a specific location is given for the most part, mostly in the Los Angeles area (''Series/HannahMontana'', ''Series/SonnyWithAChance'', ''Series/{{Jonas}}'', ''Series/DogWithABlog''), with [[Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace New]] [[Series/{{Jessie}} York]] [[Series/GirlMeetsWorld City]], [[Series/ThatsSoRaven San]] [[Series/ANTFarm Francisco]], [[Series/ShakeItUp Chic]][[Series/IDidntDoIt ago]], [[Series/CoryInTheHouse Washington,]] [[Series/KCUndercover D.C.]], [[Series/GoodLuckCharlie Denver]], [[Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody Boston]], [[Series/BestFriendsWhenever Portland]], and [[Series/LivAndMaddie central Wisconsin]] getting their moments in the sun as well. Disney XD's shows, however, are harder to pin down. Series/ImInTheBand is established as being in Los Angeles, Series/CrashAndBernstein is set in Portland like Best Friends Whenever[[note]]coincidentally enough, both shows star actress Landry Bender[[/note]], Series/MightyMed is likely in Philadelphia (with mentions to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge), Series/PairOfKings obviously takes place on a Pacific island, and Series/ZekeAndLuther is in Gilroy (right south of San Jose). Series/KickinIt's Seaford and Series/LabRats' Mission Creek are also presumably in the Bay Area (given the Asian culture heavily featured in the former and the latter likely being a Silicon Valley city). Series/KirbyBuckets and Series/GamersGuideToPrettyMuchEverything have not been defined at the moment (Forest Hills from the former, despite being Californian in nature a la other {{kidcom}}s, seems to be somewhere in Minnesota (as Kirby is a fan of Zach [=LaVine=] of the Timberwolves and "Twinsies" established it being close to a body of fresh water, most likely one of the Great Lakes)
31st Jul '16 10:04:34 AM nombretomado
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*** New York is another obvious inspiration (made explicit in the 1978 movie and its sequels). It should be noted that the city of New York ''also'' has an independent existence in TheDCU.

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*** New York is another obvious inspiration (made explicit in the 1978 movie and its sequels). It should be noted that the city of New York ''also'' has an independent existence in TheDCU.Franchise/TheDCU.



*** TheDCU's 2011 relaunch actually recalls that "salt flats" story. Central City and Keystone City (collectively known as "the Gem Cities") are shown to have "badlands," drawn with a Monument Valley look, "just outside Central and Keystone City."

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*** TheDCU's Franchise/TheDCU's 2011 relaunch actually recalls that "salt flats" story. Central City and Keystone City (collectively known as "the Gem Cities") are shown to have "badlands," drawn with a Monument Valley look, "just outside Central and Keystone City."
31st Jul '16 10:04:17 AM nombretomado
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* The geography of TheDCUniverse and its fictional cities is vague and inconsistent at best, but some facts have been "officially" or quasi-officially established from time to time. DC's "house fanzine" from the '70s, ''Amazing World of DC Comics'', established some city locations, which were mostly followed in ''The Atlas of the DC Universe'', a supplement for the DC Heroes Roleplaying Game. As an aside, the ''JLA/Avengers'' miniseries established a reason ''why'' DC's Earth seems to have so many large cities with no analogues on Marvel's Earth (which generally speaking conforms much more closely to RealLife Earth). The reason? DC's Earth is ''physically larger''. Not by a lot, but by enough to have a bit more room for extra cities.

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* The geography of TheDCUniverse Franchise/TheDCUniverse and its fictional cities is vague and inconsistent at best, but some facts have been "officially" or quasi-officially established from time to time. DC's "house fanzine" from the '70s, ''Amazing World of DC Comics'', established some city locations, which were mostly followed in ''The Atlas of the DC Universe'', a supplement for the DC Heroes Roleplaying Game. As an aside, the ''JLA/Avengers'' miniseries established a reason ''why'' DC's Earth seems to have so many large cities with no analogues on Marvel's Earth (which generally speaking conforms much more closely to RealLife Earth). The reason? DC's Earth is ''physically larger''. Not by a lot, but by enough to have a bit more room for extra cities.
23rd Jul '16 4:49:10 PM nombretomado
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*** Calisota does have a definite location nowadays: it is the [[http://goofy313g.free.fr/calisota_online/maps/rosa.html Northern 1/3rd of California]]. The location was established by Creator/DonRosa. In CarlBarks's time, Calisota was indeed a Springfield.

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*** Calisota does have a definite location nowadays: it is the [[http://goofy313g.free.fr/calisota_online/maps/rosa.html Northern 1/3rd of California]]. The location was established by Creator/DonRosa. In CarlBarks's Creator/CarlBarks' time, Calisota was indeed a Springfield.
15th Jul '16 7:00:45 PM LightTigerPeaceGrailRace
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** It is hinted, however, it takes place at Townsville or near it.


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* It is never stated where ''WesternAnimation/GarbagePailKidsCartoon'' takes place.
14th Jul '16 11:12:49 AM gemmabeta2
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** Some more attentive viewers have figured out that the flagship Sanctuary is in the Vancouver, BC/Seattle, WA area, however.

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** Some more attentive viewers have figured out that the flagship Sanctuary is in the Vancouver, BC/Seattle, WA area, however. Although the architecture of the (mostly computer-generated) city looks incongruously ancient for a city on the west coast.
7th Jul '16 5:41:47 PM HighCrate
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* ''Series/TheAdventuresOfPeteAndPete'' was described as taking place "in the mythical city of Wellsville." Their home state is nicknamed "The Sideburn State."
** Though UsefulNotes/NewJersey [[CaliforniaDoubling license plates and NJ Transit Buses]] are everywhere.
** Somewhat vague hints are given throughout the series, mostly contradictory. However, those that aren't seem to confirm that it's somewhere in the Eastern Time Zone--Little Pete goes west into the Central Time Zone in "Time Tunnel," and his radio station's call letters start with a W (possibly placing it east of the Mississippi).
** A few episodes specifically state "Wellsville, Michigan". Which would be on the "W" call letter side of the Mississippi. Regarding New Jersey license plates and such: TheyJustDidntCare.
* Angel Grove, the setting of ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers,'' has every single sort of climate imaginable: mountains on one side, forest on another, desert on another, ocean on another. Its never outright stated where it is, but between KirksRock, a "bank of California" sign, the similarity of the name to "Los Angeles," and all of those climates being available in Southern California, it's generally accepted as being smack dab on top of Los Angeles, which has the minor consequence of implying differences in history there, given that Angel Grove has been shown to have been a British colony in the 1700s. Of course [[StockFootageFailure Rita's telescope made it clear that it was actually located in Japan, in what is likely Tokyo]].

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* ''Series/TheAdventuresOfPeteAndPete'' was described as taking place "in the mythical city of Wellsville." Their home state is nicknamed "The Sideburn State."
** Though UsefulNotes/NewJersey [[CaliforniaDoubling license plates and NJ Transit Buses]] are everywhere.
** Somewhat vague hints are given throughout the series, mostly contradictory. However, those that aren't seem to confirm that it's somewhere in the Eastern Time Zone--Little Pete goes west into the Central Time Zone in "Time Tunnel," and his radio station's call letters start with a W (possibly placing it east of the Mississippi).
** A few episodes specifically state "Wellsville, Michigan". Which would be on the "W" call letter side of the Mississippi. Regarding New Jersey license plates and such: TheyJustDidntCare.
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Angel Grove, the setting of ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers,'' has every single sort of climate imaginable: mountains on one side, forest on another, desert on another, ocean on another. Its never outright stated where it is, but between KirksRock, a "bank of California" sign, the similarity of the name to "Los Angeles," and all of those climates being available in Southern California, it's generally accepted as being smack dab on top of Los Angeles, which has the minor consequence of implying differences in history there, given that Angel Grove has been shown to have been a British colony in the 1700s. Of course [[StockFootageFailure Rita's telescope made it clear that it was actually located in Japan, in what is likely Tokyo]].
2nd Jul '16 12:27:29 PM EDP
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** Apparently the authors intended Heatherfield to be somewhere on the US East Coast, resulting in a location looking like a generic middle-sized or large American city as seen by an Italian and people who act like Italians but with some American things.

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** Apparently the authors intended Heatherfield to be somewhere on the US East Coast, resulting in a location looking like a generic middle-sized or large American city as seen by an Italian and people who act like Italians but with some American things. [[WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}} The animated adaptation]] runs with this location, and makes a much better job at showing it.
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