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Top 5 Classic TV & Movie Locations You Can Have At Home
Over the years there have been many iconic locations for films and TV series, but with access to the Internet and a credit card many of the items which made these locations so special can now be purchased for your own home: be it in your bedroom, living room, or home theater installation. So what should you go for? Let’s take a look at our top 5.
5. Al’s Diner – Happy Days
Out of all the sitcoms that have graced the airwaves over the years, there are definitely many classic locations, from Central Perk in Friends to Jerry’s apartment in Seinfeld. However, one of the most iconic locations has to be Al’s Diner from Happy Days. What makes Al’s so iconic? Well there is Fonzie’s office in the bathroom, but all in all it has to be Al’s jukebox! Probably Fonzie’s favorite piece of equipment, and always on the receiving end of a bump when needed. So if you’re looking for a diner look for a room in your home — say, your kitchen or your home theater room — why not grab yourself a jukebox, maybe a leather jacket and practice your own jukebox bump?
4. Row of Pinball Machines – Animal House
Okay, so not everyone is going to want to turn part of their home into a rowdy frat-house, but for those who do then the first place to start (apart from a vast amount of beer) is the row of pinball machines! Featured in many shots in the film, the animal house had a row of five pin tables, and anyway, when you think about it what goes better with a cool beer than a game of pinball?
3. Chandler & Joey’s Apartment – Friends
There can’t be many bachelors who were watching Friends during the 1990s who weren’t thinking, “Why isn’t my apartment like Joey & Chandler’s?”. There were lots of cool stuff there, the lazy-boys, the duck, the chick, but overall it has to be the foosball table – nothing says cool bachelor apartment quite like a table football table.
2. Flynn’s Arcade – Tron
For many an 80s sci-fi fan, Tron was a real game-changer. And what was the most iconic location in the movie? It has to be Flynn’s Arcade, which really hit the nail on the head for the arcade feeling of the time. So if you’ve got the space in your gaming room or home theater, what could be better than having an arcade of your own? In stark contrast to the time in which Tron was set, arcade machines are now at a price point where they can be bought for home use. Go on and live out that childhood fantasy, and maybe build yourself a Tron system upstairs in your spare time.
1. Pool Room – The Hustler
As far as man movies go, they don’t get much more manly than The Hustler! Back in 1961, Fast Eddie Felson got teenage boys off their butts and into pool halls by the millions, and this classic film is still popular today. So why not become a bit of a hustler yourself and turn a spare room into a pool hall? Pool tables are cheaper today than they ever were, so what better excuse to hone your pool skills so you can engage in a spot of pool hustling yourself?