TV Shows by U.S. State

Can you guess the U.S. states - including D.C. - in which each pair of TV shows is set?
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Each state is used only once but not all states are used
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Last updated: January 4, 2020
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First submittedJanuary 12, 2011
Times taken42,916
Average score53.8%
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TV Shows
Friends | Seinfeld
New York
Full House | CHiPs
Breaking Bad | Better Call Saul
New Mexico
Dexter | Golden Girls
South Park | Dynasty
Smallville | Gunsmoke
The West Wing | House of Cards
Washington D.C.
Cheers | Ally McBeal
CSI | Bonanza
Frasier | Twin Peaks
The Office | Boy Meets World
Family Matters | ER
Glee | The Drew Carey Show
TV Shows
Home Improvement | Freaks and Geeks
That 70's Show | Happy Days
King of the Hill | Friday Night Lights
Parks and Recreation | Stranger Things
Family Guy | Ghost Hunters
Rhode Island
True Blood | Treme
Dukes of Hazzard | The Walking Dead
Sharp Objects | Ozark
The Sopranos | Boardwalk Empire
New Jersey
The Andy Griffith Show | One Tree Hill
North Carolina
Northern Exposure | Deadliest Catch
Gilmore Girls | Billions
Coach | Rocky and Bullwinkle
Level 75
Sep 22, 2013
Only got 19 but enjoyed the quiz.
Level 82
Sep 22, 2013
Never watched most of these shows. Only got 15. Good idea for a quiz, though.
Level 82
Mar 10, 2020
I got 24 this time. Still missed Missouri and Minnesota.
Level 45
Jul 25, 2014
45 seconds left... *pant* phew! My fingers hurt... they were numb when I started. Ow...
Level 86
Dec 30, 2019
This is one of the few categories in which Indiana wins.
Level 72
Jan 4, 2020
Dawson's Creek was filmed in North Carolina, but was actually set in Massachusetts. One Tree Hill was both filmed and set in N.C.
Level ∞
Jan 4, 2020
Fixed, thanks.
Level 65
Mar 10, 2020
Why is the Simpsons not in this quiz?
Level 90
Mar 10, 2020
Because you could type in anything and it would be the correct answer.
Level 82
Mar 10, 2020
The state that is the setting for the Simpsons borders Ohio, Nevada, Maine and Kentucky. In other words, it doesn't exist. According to David Silverman the show takes place in Springfield, North Takoma.
Level 42
Mar 10, 2020
Only got did only 41% get Gilmore Girls tho?
Level 66
Mar 10, 2020
Those who watched Frazier, did they explain why he moved from the Cheers location to the Frazier location? I presume it was to take his talk show job, but just wondering if they glossed over it.
Level 24
Jul 7, 2020
You presume correctly. Also, he was originally from Seattle and moved home to reconnect with his father and brother after getting divorced in Boston.
Level 32
Mar 11, 2020
Why is billions Connecticut?
Level 59
Apr 17, 2024
Axe Capital was in CT the first couple of seasons, but I think it's very much a NY show. Maybe there's just not another truly CT show. I can't think of one.
Level 35
Jun 1, 2020
i got 2 :/
Level 61
May 27, 2022
me too, which ones did u get?
Level 52
Feb 8, 2021
Always Sunny in Philadelphia should have been included, though it may have been too difficult..
Level 79
Mar 1, 2021
I didn't know any of them, but still managed to get 26/26 with 1:21 remaining!!
Level 31
Apr 16, 2021
For Northern Exposure I just kept typing Northern states because I had never heard of either shows. Somehow, I had missed Alaska.
Level 66
Jun 27, 2021
For the show Billions: Yes, Axe Capital is briefly located in Connecticut for the first couple seasons, but 90% of the show happens in New York City.
Level 62
Oct 21, 2023
Great quiz!
Level 53
Apr 14, 2024
The walking dead is set in Virginia from season 5 on, and the last season is also partially set in Ohio.
Level 55
Jul 3, 2024
D.C. is NOT a state.