Pawnee, Indiana is the fictional setting for Parks and Recreation. It is located in south central Indiana, 90 miles from Indianapolis and 35 miles past Bloomington and is the state's seventh-largest city.
The map of Pawnee is actually a map of Muncie, Indiana, but turned upside down and flipped.
Is there a real Pawnee?
Pawnee, Indiana is the fictional setting for Parks and Recreation.
There is a lot of suspicion that Pawnee is based off of the real neighboring cities of New Albany and Clarksville, located about 95 miles south of Indianapolis and 120 miles southeast of Terre Haute with a combined population of 80,000 people.
Is there a real Arnold's from Happy Days?
One was named Arnold, as in Arnold's Diner, and portrayed by Pat Morita. The other was named Al Delvecchio, portrayed by Al Molinaro. It's established on the show that ownership of the diner changed hands during the fourth season premiere in 1976, a three-part episode called "Fonzie Loves Pinky." 5 Mar 2021
Is there a real Baywatch?
The lifeguard operations safeguard 31 miles (50 km) of beach and 72 miles (116 km) of coastline, from San Pedro in the south, to Malibu in the north. The Los Angeles County Lifeguard Service served as the model for the hit television series Baywatch which was created by recurrent lifeguard Gregory J. Bonann.
Is there a real Ewing family?
The Ewings were a fictional Texas oil family who loved money, power, and the legendary Southfork Ranch, their massive familial estate. 15 Aug 2019
Is there a real Hawaii Five O?
The Hawaii Five-0 Task Force is a fictional state government police taskforce appearing in the CBS police procedural series Hawaii Five-0.
Is there a real Hogwarts school?
Harry Potter fans can now enrol as a student at a real-life Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
There's now a real-life Hogwarts opening in the UK – and it's magical. 1 Sep 2017
Is there a real Melrose Place?
THE REAL MELROSE PLACE ISN'T LOCATED ON MELROSE PLACE. Exteriors of the Melrose Place apartment complex were filmed at El Pueblo Apartments, at 4616 Greenwood Place, in Los Angeles's Los Feliz neighborhood. You can, of course, take a selfie in front of it, and possibly rent one of its eight units. 21 Jan 2016
Is there a real Mocha Joe?
The character is based on celebrity barista Jeremy Gursey, who owns Mocha Kiss Coffee. His company provided coffee for the last 4 seasons of Seinfeld. He interacted regularly with Larry David on the set, which led to Larry nicknaming him "Mocha Joe".
Is there a real Monty Python?
No, Monty Python is not a real person, and the group named after him is not a real flying circus either. They were originally planning on naming their 'flying circus' after a real person chosen at random, but they decided against it.
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