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Takes Place In Detroit

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Takes Place In Detroit

Post by sfpcc1 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:08 pm

This TV season there is something interesting going on; There are three network shows that takes place in Detroit, Bob (Hearts) Abishola (CBS), The Big Leap (Fox) and The Reboot of The 4400 (CW). Also they are all on Monday night. Has anyone else noticed this? I know these shows are not shot in Detroit but in large shows are largely shot in only four different locations: LA, New York, Vancouver, Toronto.
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Re: Takes Place In Detroit

Post by kager » Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:28 am

The 1st show listed (Bob...) is the only one listed I've seen, and like it. Did not know it was write-set in Detroit... could be Drew Carey's back yard in Cleveland, for all I've seen of it.

If expanded to 'Takes Place in Michigan', the new MTV series "Mayor of Kingstown" on Paramount is set in a made-up Michigan town of (you guessed it) Kingstown, but the actual locations are in Ontario, sort of near Taronna (Kingston, & Brantford).


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Re: Takes Place In Detroit

Post by djb » Thu Dec 02, 2021 5:22 pm

The first couple of episodes of "Bob" (CBS) had characters riding in subways. By about the 3rd episode, they had switched to buses.



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Re: Takes Place In Detroit

Post by sfpcc1 » Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:23 pm

djb wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 5:22 pm
The first couple of episodes of "Bob" (CBS) had characters riding in subways. By about the 3rd episode, they had switched to buses.
Bob, (1992,1993) Like the Bob Newhart Show took place in Chicago. Part of their EL system is underground so in a way that city has a bus and subway system. (My mother is from Chicago and I'm
a TV nerd.)

Bob Newhart's other two shows took place in New England. (Newhart / Vermont, George And Leo / Martha Vineyard ? I'm not 100 percent sure.)



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Re: Takes Place In Detroit

Post by sfpcc1 » Fri Dec 03, 2021 12:30 am

There is a show called American Auto that sneak peaks on NBC December 13 about the Auto Industry.
I'm assuming it takes place in Detroit. It a comedy done by Justin Spitzer who also did Superstore.



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Re: Takes Place In Detroit

Post by sfpcc1 » Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:20 pm

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If expanded to 'Takes Place in Michigan', the new MTV series "Mayor of Kingstown" on Paramount is set in a made-up Michigan town of (you guessed it) Kingstown, but the actual locations are in Ontario, sort of near Taronna (Kingston, & Brantford).
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Also Adult Swim's Joe Perra Talks To You takes place in Marquette.



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