The Fox show "GLEE",
takes place at the fictional 'McKinley High School', but in reality, the
The outdoor scenes (such as the football
field, cheerleading practice, and parking lot scenes)
The indoor scenes (such as the school
hallways and the auditorium scenes) were filmed at
In the 2010-2011 seasons, they have also
filmed outdoor scenes on the campus of the new
And the mall scenes (from the 2011 season)
were shot at the Eagle Rock Plaza,
Cuddy's house, like the rest of the show, is supposed to be in (or near) New Jersey. But it's not.
This particular house is actually just a few blocks southeast of LACMA and the La Brea Tar Pits, at 925 Dunsmuir Ave, Los Angeles.
Here's a Google
StreetView panorama of the house.
On the show "BONES",
the exterior shot above is often shown before they cut to a scene in
( Exposition Park that is home to the L.A.
Olympic Coliseum and the same
( If you turned around and looked west,
across the rose garden, you would see
( In fact, virtually all of "Bones" is filmed in L.A., not D.C.)
[By the way, Emily Deschanel, who plays "Bones", is the
On the new ABC sitcom, "Mr. Sunshine", Matthew Perry ('Ben') works as the manager of the fictional "Sunshine Arena", in San Diego. And it is a prime illustration of how the increased use of computer generated imagery (CGI) is making tracking down filming locations more difficult...
Naturally, it's not really in San Diego.
(In Hollywood, that almost goes without saying.)
It's in Los Angeles, of course. But where, you might ask?
Well, that depends upon which Sunshine Center you're looking for.
Confused? You should be.
Notice anything different?
Besides the fact that it shifted from green & aqua, to red & blue, that is?
Well in both instances,
those top hats are just CGI additions anyway, plunked down
Well, the first
photo shows us the Los Angeles Memorial
But wait, there's more
Hollywood trickery afoot.
The street he's driving
down is the 3800 block of W. 90th
Street (AKA Pincay Drive), in Inglewood,
See for yourself:
Here's a Google StreetView panorama of the same street view.
And here's a Google
StreetView panorama of the Forum driveway.
Not only did they insert
a fake ocean across the street, but they also seem to have added the
Talk about a mash-up...
(The interior shots
of the arena? They appear to have been filmed inside the
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