If you've got a forthcoming trip to the US, dropping by the (fictional) location of one of your favourite TV shows of yore can be a nice activity to add to the list. Blogger Dan Meth offers up two useful maps for helping with that kind of planning: one covering New York City and the other the whole of the US. There's room here for someone to do a more detailed Google Maps mashup, but this is still a nice start.
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