In the season finale "Checkmate Part 2" May 15, 2018, a flag was flying from a small rod attached to the upper railing outside the building were Pride's bar was located.

The flag resembled, but was different from, the city flag of New Orleans.

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The municipal flag of New Orleans is the representative banner of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. The flag has a large white field that contains three gold fleurs-de-lis and is bordered on the top by a red stripe and from below by a blue stripe. The presence of the fleur-de-lis, a stylized depiction of a flower and a traditional French symbol, demonstrates the city's French heritage and strong ties to France.2



In the episode the white area, by far the majority of the flag's surface, was colored yellow instead of white, and the yellow fleur-dei-lis were colored blue instead. The upper and lower stripes might have been colored differently from in the New Orleans flag.

The production company should have been able to order a New Orleans flag of the size seen in the episode and have it shipped to the filming location for less than $ 100.00 total. So why go to the trouble of making a similar but different flag for use in the episode? Or are there flags like the one in the episode for sale somewhere?

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    Why do you think it's intended to be the flag of New Orleans? Americans often have personal flags from my reading. These are often based on local/regional/state flags. – Paulie_D May 18 '18 at 6:40
  • @Paulie_D I don't know any of my fellow Americans who have personal flags. Having a personal flag is a great idea, and a great and relatively cheap way to impress other people. But I expect that only a tiny minority of Americans have their own personal flags. – M. A. Golding Jun 15 '18 at 1:25

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