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What Freeway Was Used In The Office (US)? [closed]

We see numerous scenes with the Dunder Mifflin employees (Michael, Jim, Pam, Holly, Darrell, Dwight, Jan, etc.) driving from/to Scranton, New York City, Utica, Nashua, and so forth. Obviously it’s ...
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Weird Dog statue in Donnie Darko

I was rewatching Donnie Darko recently. At the high school Donnie attends there is this weird dog statue there. Youtube Clip of dog statue. Super creepy looking and strange stance on it. I was ...
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Why do so many TV shows have a step down from the front door into the living room?

When I was a kid, my grandfather (who was an architect) offered an explanation to me that I don't remember, but it's very common on TV shows (especially older shows like The Mary Tyler Moore Show that ...
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Is this painting based on a real painting?

In Fantastic Mr. Fox, Fox stands in front of a painting with a bunch of badgers standing around (pictured behind him in this still). Is it a parody with badgers of a real painting? Or is it simply ...
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Interior of lighthouses in Shutter Island and The Lighthouse

In Shutter Island (2010) there is a lighthouse. Although the location of the exterior is explained in standard movie location websites, I could not find an explanation for the interior having an ...
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What visual cues distinguish the different floors on The Big Bang Theory?

I have recently begun watching The Big Bang Theory. Mostly passively, this is my wife's new show. For this reason I have noticed some things, but haven't watched closely enough to notice small ...
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Was there any productional reason for the set change in The Fresh Prince?

In the first episode of the second season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, we can see an almost completely redesigned set compared to the first season. S01E01 - The Fresh Prince Project (1990) Still ...
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Which criteria allows motels to take role in the Supernatural series?

By looking Supernatural I saw a lot of fancy motel rooms. For example: one full of hunters trophies and oil paintings one with a lot of glass, even the room separator was glass If I think back, ...
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Does the DM Scranton office have more than one exit?

In U.S. adaptation of The Office, we typically see Dunder-Mifflin Scranton employees/guests walking in and out of the main front door across from the receptionist's desk to enter/exit the office. ...