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See which TV show reps your hometown

Julia Lechner
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See which TV show reps your hometown ...

When we think of New York City, we think of taxi cabs, sure, but we also think of 30 Rock. Here's a rundown of 38 U.S. cities, plus Washington, D.C., and our favorite TV shows for each.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico: Breaking Bad

We could've said Better Call Saul, but we're going with Breaking Bad because it has the best of both worlds: Bryan Cranston and Bob Odenkirk.

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Atlanta, Georgia: Atlanta

Yes, the Georgia capital is home to Tyler Perry (House of Payne) and zombies (The Walking Dead), but Donald Glover's new comedy gets our vote for being "one of the best and most surreal shows on television."

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Atlantic City, New Jersey: Boardwalk Empire

The period drama, which aired from 2010 to 2014, offered a beautiful (if violent) picture of the resort town in the 1920s and '30s.

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Austin, Texas: Faking It

The artsy Southern capital sets the stage for the complicated love and friendship of Liam (Gregg Sulkin), Karma (Katie Stevens) and Karma's fake girlfriend, Amy (Rita Volk).

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Baltimore, Maryland: The Wire

The Maryland metropolis was shown warts and all in this Peabody-winning crime drama.

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Boston, Massachusetts: Ally McBeal

Cheers, Rizzoli & Isles and any number of Boston-titled series (Boston Legal, Boston Public, Boston Med, etc.) have all been set in Beantown, but we have a soft spot for the wistful, wacky comedy-drama that aired from 1992 to 2002 and made Calista Flockhart a star.

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Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Fire

From The Bob Newhart Show to ER to The League, not to mention all the other One Chicago shows, the Windy City has been home to a lot of great TV, including our current favorite. In Battalion Chief Wallace Boden (Eamonn Walker) we trust.

9 of 39 Shout! Factory

Cincinnati, Ohio: WKRP in Cincinnati

This classic sitcom, which aired from 1978 to 1982, is still one of the best shows to tune into for laughs.

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Cleveland, Ohio: Hot in Cleveland

Sorry, The Drew Carey Show. We think it's the women of this sitcom (Wendie Malick, Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Betty White), which aired from 2010 to 2015, who make Cleveland rock.

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Dallas, Texas: Dallas

Whether in the original or the reboot, the character of J.R. Ewing (played by Josh Henderson in the new version) looms as large as the franchise's namesake Texas oil town.

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Detroit, Michigan: Home Improvement

The handy Tim Allen grew up in suburban Detroit where - surprise, surprise - his signature 1990s sitcom was set.

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Fairfield, Connecticut: Who's the Boss?

Tony Micelli and the subrurbs of Connecticut are the stars of this sitcom, which aired from 1984 to 1992.

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Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii Five-0

The original police drama made Hawaiian culture a primetime fixture, and paved the way for the current hit reboot of Hawaii Five-0.

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Indianapolis, Indiana: One Day at a Time

The Cooper sisters (Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips) showed major 1970s style in this classic sitcom about a single-parent family in the capital of Indiana.

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Las Vegas, Nevada: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Sara (Jorja Fox) and Catherine (Marg Helgenberger) analyzed the worst sins of Sin City in this franchise-spawning crime procedural.

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Lexington, Kentucky: Justified

The hills you saw in this acclaimed crime drama, starring Timothy Olyphant as federal lawman Raylan Givens, were probably Los Angeles', but the show nonetheless was a Bluegrass State favorite.

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Los Angeles, California: New Girl

No modern show, not even Modern Family, captures the downtown L.A. scene better than this comedy, now in its sixth season.

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Miami, Florida: Golden Girls

Jane the Virgin's a current favorite, and Miami Vice had its moment, but we think nothing's cooler on a hot Florida day than a quip by Sophia (Estelle Getty).

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Laverne & Shirley

Befitting the brew-happy Wisconsin city, the best buds played by Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams on this which aired from 1976 to 1983, worked at a beer factory. Hasenpfeffer Inc., of course.

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Nashville: Nashville

"Music City" looks - and sounds - great in this soap.

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Newport Beach, California: Arrested Development

Jason Bateman didn't get to enjoy a lot of smooth sailing as the most functional member of the dysfunctional, but funny, Bluth clan.

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New York, New York: 30 Rock

So many great shows, new and old, have been set in the Big Apple: I Love Lucy, Seinfeld, Friends, Sex and the City, NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, etc. But we think nothing's sweeter than Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) and her Midtown coworkers.

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Orlando, Florida: Fresh Off the Boat

There's more to Orlando than Walt Disney World and the NBA's Magic. For the Taiwanese immigrant family of Fresh Off the Boat, it's a suburban gateway to the American Dream.

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Palo Alto, California: Silicon Valley

Here's today's geography-slash-TV lesson: Silicon Valley's great guru Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) lives in Palo Alto, a Bay Area city located within what's colloquially known as Silicon Valley.

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Pasadena, California: The Big Bang Theory

The city of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl doesn't get a lot of TV attention outside of New Year's. Good thing scientists Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) are there to remind us of another of its great natural resources: Caltech.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: How to Get Away with Murder

Boy Meets World was set in Philly, as were It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the groundbreaking thirtysomething, but we're partial to Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) and her crew from Philadelphia's (fictional) Middleton University.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: My So-Called Life

The Pittsburgh suburb that Angela Chase (Claire Danes) called home in this single-season '90s drama was built on angst (not steel).

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Portland, Oregon: Grimm

The findings in the woods of Grimm's Portland really are grim sometimes. And that's why the show gets our vote over Portlandia; we love a good scare.

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Reno, Nevada: Reno 911!

No, Deputy Williams (Niecy Nash) doesn't patrol the flashier streets of Las Vegas, but that's okay. Things are funnier in Reno.

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Sacramento, California: Even Stevens

The Stevenses were a picture perfect Central Valley family in this Disney comedy that gave Shia LaBeouf (center) his Hollywood start.

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San Diego: The Fosters

The sunny Southern California metropolis makes a good home for San Diego cop Stef (Teri Polo), her partner Lena (Sherri Saum) and their growing family.

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San Francisco, California: Full House

The Bay Area is as diverse as the shows that have been set there: from the family-friendly Party of Five to the TV-MA-rated Looking. But we admit when we think of the San Francisco skyline, we think of the extended brood of this 1987-1995 comedy (and its spin-off, Fuller House).

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Santa Barbara, California: Psych

The Golden State coastline is the picturesque backdrop for James Roday's "psychic" detective in this quirky crime dramedy that aired from 2006 to 2014.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania: The Office

The pride of Lackawanna County was the setting for Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer)'s office romance in this Emmy-winning comedy.

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Seattle, Washington: Grey's Anatomy

There's always a crisis in the Pacific Northwest -- or, at least there is when the long-running doctor drama is involved.

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St. Louis, Missouri: Superstore

The store is the star of Superstore, but the show is nonetheless based in the "Gateway City"--and that's good enough for St. Louis denizens who have been waiting for a show to call their own.

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Tucson, Arizona: The Last Man on Earth

The Southwest city may have looked prettier, but it's rarely been funnier than it is in Will Forte's apocalyptic sitcom.

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Washington, D.C.: Veep

The nation's capital has been home to so much good TV: Scandal, House of Cards, NCIS and so on. But when we need a good laugh about the Beltway, we turn to almost-President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus).