In which state does this popular 80s sitcom take place?

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The city that a sitcom calls home is a badge of honor for that city's residents. Do you remember where these sitcoms were set? Were any sitcoms set in your city?

"Murphy Brown" lived and worked in what district?

Not a state, the District of Columbia is the nation's capital. It was named for George Washington.

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The characters of "Three's Company" played on the beaches of what coastal state?

"Three's Company" ran for eight seasons. The show launched the career of John Ritter, who played Jack.

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ALF, the alien from Melmac, crash landed into what state?

The sunny state of California was the setting of this show. "ALF" was the first sitcom broadcast in Dolby Surround Sound.

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The family in "Growing Pains" called what state home?

Set in Long Island, "Growing Pains" aired from 1985-1992. Kirk Cameron, who played Mike Seaver, is the brother of Candace Cameron Bure, who starred in "Full House."

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The "Full House" townhome was on a hill in what state?

Hilly San Francisco was the setting for this sitcom. Candace Cameron Bure, who played D.J., is the sister of Kirk Cameron, who starred in "Growing Pains."

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The two moms in "Kate & Allie" raised their brood in what state?

Raising a family in trendy, Greenwich Village is hard. These two single moms made this show more than just a mid-season replacement.

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"WKRP in Cincinnati" broadcast on the radio waves of what Midwest state?

Yeah, this one should be a no-brainer if you passed social studies. The state of Ohio was named after the river that flows through it, the Ohio River.

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Alex Keaton and his parents fought their conservative/liberal battles in what state on "Family Ties?"

This sitcom was set during the Regan years. Conservative Alex battled Steven and Elyse, his hippie liberal parents .

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"The Jeffersons" were movin' on up in what state?

The Jeffersons moved from Queens to Manhattan on the success of George Jefferson's dry cleaning business. The series was a spinoff of "All in the Family."

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Larry and Balki were "Perfect Strangers" in what Midwestern state?

Chicago is home to the Chicago Bears football team. Larry was originally from Wisconsin and Balki hailed from the island of Mypos.

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The Huxtables raised their family in what state?

"The Cosby Show" ran for eight seasons, five of which the show enjoyed top ratings. "All in the Family" was the only other sitcom to spend five seasons in the No. 1 spot.

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"Designing Women" featured Southern belles who lived in what state?

Set in Atlanta, the Sugarbakers ran an interior design firm. The city hosted the 1996 Olympics.

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What cheesy state was home to the characters of "Happy Days?"

"Happy Days" spun off several shows, including "Laverne & Shirley," "Mork & Mindy" and "Joanie Loves Chachi." The series lead, Ron Howard, began his career as Opie Taylor in the "Andy Griffith Show."

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"Punky Brewster" was raised in the windy city of what state?

Chicago is known as the "windy city." The city was incorporated in 1837.

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Judge Harry T. Stone presided over "Night Court" in what state?

The Manhattan Municipal Court of New York was the setting of this hit sitcom. The show was a spinoff of "Barney Miller."

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"Cheers" character, Sam Malone, ran a bar in what state?

Sam was a former Boston Red Sox relief pitcher. The Red Sox were founded in 1901.

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Dick and Joanna Loudon ran an inn in what New England state?

Vermont boasts one of the least populous states in the union. One of its major industries is maple sugar.

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The "Golden Girls" retired to what Southern state?

Spain ceded the area to the United States in 1819.

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The "Dukes of Hazzard" ruled the dusty roads of what Southern state?

The show was set in Georgia, but Hazzard County was fictional. Georgia was one of the original 13 U.S. colonies.

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Kevin Arnold spent his "Wonder Years" in what state?

The show was set in Silver Springs, Maryland. The city was founded by the Blair family, who played a significant role in early U.S. politics.

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"Roseanne" and her family lived in what Midwestern state?

Lanford, Illinois, was a fictional city. The show was notable for accurately portraying a working-class family.

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The characters of "Taxi" were cabbies in what state?

The Sunshine Cab Company was located in Manhattan. Manhattan is one of the most populated areas of New York.

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What northern state was home to "Coach?"

Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Only Alaska is farther north.

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The sitcom "Gimme a Break!" took place in a fictional suburb of what sunny state?

California's economy ranks in the world's Top 10. As of 2016, the state houses nearly 40 million people.

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The Blue Moon Detective Agency in "Moonlighting" was located in what state?

Set in Los Angeles, "Moonlighting" aired 66 episodes. Bruce Willis became a household name because of this show.

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Scott Baio's character in "Charles in Charge" worked in what coastal state?

New Brunswick, New Jersey, was first settled in 1681. The city was once a huge Hungarian settlement.

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"Too Close for Comfort" was set in Mill Valley, ____________.

Mill Valley was first occupied more than 6,000 years ago. The area was originally under the control of Mexico.

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"Bosom Buddies" lived in what eastern metropolis?

The show was set in New York City. New York has a population of more than eight million.

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What state in New England was home to the "Who's the Boss" characters?

Set in Fairfield, Connecticut, "Who's the Boss" ran for eight seasons and featured Judith Light and Tony Danza. The city has been featured as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

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"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" was set in what state?

Bel-Air is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. Extra credit if you knew that Will Smith's character in the show hailed from Philadelphia.

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The "A Different World" characters attended college in what northern state?

"A Different World" was a spin-off of the "Cosby Show." Hillman College was fictional.

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"Empty Nest" was set in what peninsula-like state?

Much of Florida is peninsular. The show was set in Miami.

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"My Sister Sam" was a short-lived series set in what sunny state?

"My Sister Sam" ran for only two seasons. The show was set in San Francisco.

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"B.J. and the Bear" drove their big rig on the roads of what state?

Sure, this is kind of a trick question. B.J. and his chimpanzee companion roamed the roads of the nation.

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"Laverne & Shirley" actually lived in two states. Can you name both?

Laverne and Shirley worked at Shotz Brewery in Milwaukee. But they moved to sunny Burbank after they lost their jobs at the brewery.

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