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Quotes: Flyover Country
Bethany: Were they sent to Hell?
Metatron: Worse. Wisconsin. For the entire span of human history.

"You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know... morons."

“All Americans come from Ohio originally, if only briefly.”
Dawn Powell

David: The TV then reports Ted Kord talking about the stolen scarab, and then refers to Kord Industries as, and this cracked me up, “The Blackwater of the Midwest.“
Chris: Oh man. “The Blackwater of the Midwest.” That makes it sound like from Ohio to the Dakotas is just some Post-Apocalyptic War Zone with roving gangs of mercenaries, which… well, it’s not entirely accurate, anyway.
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Smallville ("Booster")

Jack: I watched this several times as a kid; I still kinda like it.
Rich: What did you see in it??
Jack: I grew up on a farm, and we didn't have—
(everyone guffaws)
Jay: You can end it right there. "I liked Supergirl because I grew up on a farm." Cut.

"Clark Kent/Superman's spaceship landed in Kansas when he was an infant. He was the 'last' survivor of his home planet of Krypton. Jonathan and Martha Kent, his adoptive parents, raised him on their farm in the town of Smallville, Kansas. Clark grew up with strong moral values and a desire to protect the people of his adoptive homeworld. This led to a willingness to sacrifice everything for even the smallest cause...Since that time anything that is labeled as Bizarro is thought to be diametrically opposed to the 'normal/real' thing. Hence, the Kansas of the DC Universe is actually a Bizarro Kansas as it is not a bastion of anti-intellectualism, fundamentalism, and Dark Age-like anti-science."

The Nonexistent States of America: Most of the Britons on the board firmly believe that the Dakotas, Wyoming, Colorado etc. are entirely fictional, and were only invented by American airline companies in order to make their planes seem faster than they are on flights from the east coast to the west coast. This is strongly denied by most of the American posters, especially those who believe they live in the said nonexistent states: on the contrary, according to the Americans, it is Delaware that is fictional.

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