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* Any town you like in Creator/TerryPratchett's Lancre, a rural location remote from just about anywhere. This corner of the {{Discworld}} has towns called Bad Ass, Mad Stoat, Slice... many settlements in remote corners of the Sto Plains, like Scrote and Twoshirts, would also fit the general vibe.

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* Any town you like in Creator/TerryPratchett's Literature/{{Discworld}}:
** Any town you like in
Lancre, a rural location remote from just about anywhere. This corner of the {{Discworld}} Disc has towns called Bad Ass, Mad Stoat, Slice... many Slice...
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settlements in remote corners of the Sto Plains, like Scrote and Twoshirts, would also fit the general vibe. vibe.

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* The inhabitants of Bluff Springs, Nebraska in ''Podcast/AVeryFatalMurder''.
* The people John David Booter interviews in ''Podcast/DoneDisappeared''.


* ''Podcast/TheAdventureZoneBalance'' has Refuge, whose inhabitants include an old Prophetess who bakes magic scones and talks like Bjork, an Elemental deputy sheriff whose voice is supplied by a talking bird, and a diamond miner who is inexplicably convinced the boys are Gerblins.]]

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* ''Podcast/TheAdventureZoneBalance'' has Refuge, whose inhabitants include an old Prophetess who bakes magic scones and talks like Bjork, an Elemental deputy sheriff whose voice is supplied by a talking bird, and a diamond miner who is inexplicably convinced the boys are Gerblins.]]

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* ''Podcast/TheAdventureZoneBalance'' has Refuge, whose inhabitants include an old Prophetess who bakes magic scones and talks like Bjork, an Elemental deputy sheriff whose voice is supplied by a talking bird, and a diamond miner who is inexplicably convinced the boys are Gerblins.]]
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* The people of Port Niranda in ''RoundTheTwist''. The Gribble family are a nasty piece of work, though.

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* The people of Port Niranda in ''RoundTheTwist''.''Series/RoundTheTwist''. The Gribble family are a nasty piece of work, though.


* Any town you like in Creator/TerryPratchett's Lancre, a rural location remote from just about anywhere. This corner of the {{Discworld}} has towns called Bad Ass, Mad Stoat, Slice... many sttlements in remote corners of the Sto Plains, like Scrote and Twoshirts, would also fit the general vibe.

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* Any town you like in Creator/TerryPratchett's Lancre, a rural location remote from just about anywhere. This corner of the {{Discworld}} has towns called Bad Ass, Mad Stoat, Slice... many sttlements settlements in remote corners of the Sto Plains, like Scrote and Twoshirts, would also fit the general vibe.

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* Any town you like in Creator/TerryPratchett's Lancre, a rural location remote from just about anywhere. This corner of the {{Discworld}} has towns called Bad Ass, Mad Stoat, Slice... many sttlements in remote corners of the Sto Plains, like Scrote and Twoshirts, would also fit the general vibe.

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* ''Film/BetterOffDead'': The inhabitants of the protagonist's hometown Greendale are another goofy, quirky but not-so-friendly version (though not nearly to a TownWithADarkSecret level.)

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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' has many one-shot characters who qualify, ''including'' the VillainOfTheWeek in Dial M For Monkey.

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* The inhabitants of the Scottish town of Furness in ''Film/LocalHero.''

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* Uptight, neurotic calligrapher Handa must deal with an island village full of laid-back eccentrics in ''{{Manga/Barakamon}}''.


* The inhabitants of [[Series/TheVicarOfDibley Dibley]], with the [[OnlySaneMan possible exception of]] the Vicar and David Horton.

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* The inhabitants of [[Series/TheVicarOfDibley Dibley]], with the [[OnlySaneMan possible exception of]] the Vicar and David Horton. What's disturbing is that the producers report having ''multiple'' letters from people saying that this was exactly like their own village.

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* ''Series/JamAndJerusalem'' turns this trope into one of its main themes.

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* ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'' takes place in Camden County, where everyone is either a crook, stupid, crazy, or all of the above.


* Subverted in ''Series/TheLeagueOfGentlemen'', where the people of Royston Vasey are certainly eccentric, but very, very far from harmless.

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* Subverted Played with in ''Series/TheLeagueOfGentlemen'', where the people of Royston Vasey are certainly eccentric, but very, very far from harmless.

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