It seems that every tourism agency is getting on the bandwagon whether they have one TV show location or many movie locations. They offer tie-ins, tours, and websites. So here are some of the TV show locations that lure me to want to travel. See more of my picks at Reel Life With Jane.
TV Show Location: Albuquerque, NM
Shows: In Plain Sight; Breaking Bad
I was a great fan of In Plain Sight, which, sadly, is no more. For its first seasons, it operated the way most TV shows do that pretend to be somewhere other than a Hollywood sound stage. They used establishing shots of New Mexico at the beginning of the show and occasionally the cast would drive on a highway that might have been in New Mexico. However, in the last season, they got serious about showing Albuquerque. You could see downtown areas, old adobe neighborhoods, and Sandia Peak surrounded by colorful desert. I felt its portrayal of Albuquerque was spot on, once they started using real locations. Continue reading