Seattle's Famous Film Locations

Washington, Seattle Guide (B): Seattle's Famous Film Locations

We are always a little bitter when we excitedly sit down to watch a new show or movie set in Seattle and we see Vancouver, BC buildings and public transport show up in the scenes. It is decidedly cheaper to film in Canada, so most production companies take the discount thinking Seattle and Vancouver are basically interchangeable. Throw in a shot of the Space Needle and you're good, right? 

So, let's pay homage to the films and TV shows that spent the cash and used real Seattle locations to film. Let's take a little tour around Seattle to find all the spots in various movies and shows.

Frasier's tour around Seattle. Top Left: Famous "Public Market" sign at Pike Place Market, Top Right: Space Needle, Bottom Left: Pike Place Fish, Bottom Right: Riding the Monorail

We are letting them on this list, but just barely. 99.9% of Fraser was filmed on a set in L.A but for one special episode they came and shot in Seattle. They make it on the list because they hit up all the big hitters in 20 minutes, which is pretty amazing. In Season 5, Episode 5, you can see The Space Needle, the Monorail, and Pike Place Market including Pike Place Fish and Don and Joe's Meats. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Seattle's Famous Film Locations
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Space Needle   Monorail   Pike Place Market   Pike Place Fish   KOMO   Occidental Park in Pioneer   Chandler's Crabhouse   Re-Bar   El Corazon   Agua Verde   Athenian   Fremont Troll   Gasworks Park   Paramount Theatre   Chihuly Garden   Parker Court Northwest  
Author: Sarah Miller
Read it on author's website: http://www.rainorshineguides.com/blog/seattle-movie-locations

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