Welcome to Genericville
Vancouver, as everyone knows,
everywhere else in films and
TV series. But
where precisely here stands in
precisely there? If you can't
name any of
the following Vancouver locations,
you've recently been transferred
Pelican Narrows. If you can name
doing better than most. If you
can name all
of them, you're either a location
you should get a life. Answers
1 In Bird On a Wire Goldie Hawn
buys a slinky
new dress in this chic boutique,
behind a chest high screen in
of the shop-floor while bantering
2 In Stakeoutt, cops Richard
Emilio Estevez commandeer a house
Kitsilano block while waiting
Stowe's estranged and deranged
3 In Whale Music, Maury Chaykin's
character hangs in crazed isolation
this Shaughnessy mansion until
Cyndy Preston lands from a distant
called Toronto to save him from
and his Twinkies.
4 In Look Who's Talking, Kirstie
with her illegitimate son in
building while killing time dating
waiting to realize she is in
love with John
5 In Roxanne, in front of an
crowd in this nightclub, Steve
off 20 insults about his nose,
delicious Daryl Hannah looks
6 In Neverending Story, Jonathan
a bookstore located in this heritage
when not off voyaging through
of fantasy with a giant furry
7 In Homeward Bound 2, a lower-class
takes an upper-class dog on a
date through this area of a well-known
8 In Time Cop, Belgian kickboxer
van Damme and Jason Schombing
a top-floor window of this historic
9 In Runaway, Kirstie Alley flees
bar situated in this downtown
an encounter with a menacing
- not Richard - Simmons.
10 In Jumanji, Robin Williams
with his life after his New Hampshire
actually situated in this improbable
is destroyed by a monsoon stirred
up by a
boardgame gone bad.
Finally, two bonus questions
11. This is agent Mulder's upscale
in Alexandria, Maryland.
12. And this is agent Scully's
abode in Annapolis, Maryland.
1 Leone in the Sinclair Centre,
757 W. Hastings
St. 2 The 2200 block of Stephens.
in 2220; Stowe's house is 2221.
1489 McRae Ave. 4 The Manhattan
and Robson. 5 Richards On Richards,
Richards St. 6 The Europe Hotel
corner Water and Alexander Streets.
Meadows in Stanley Park. 8 The
Hastings and Burrard. 9 Robson
The wave tank of B.C. Research
Inc., on the
campus of UBC. The set took months
and cost several million dollars.
York Ave. 12 1419 Pendrell St.