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Movie and TV studios have entire back lots and huge props departments whose job it is to trick your brain into thinking you're in some well-known location. But more often than not, movie producers elect to swap in some other city, instead, and just hope you won't notice.
Welp, we noticed. Not because we're clever, but because the studios really, really aren't.