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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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_New_Orleans3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_New_Orleans#/media/File:Flag_of_New_Orleans,_Louisiana.svg4

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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