On Location: Universal City or Hamburg, Germany
Watching one of the best action TV shows, The Unit, on Tuesday night, we got nerdy for a second. As the elite military group known as The Unit (who only answer to the President), attempt to foil a plan of a terrorist's foul play in a Hamburg, Germany subway station, we could not help but notice Hamburg's subway station is just like the Universal Red Line.
And as we all know, LA's subway stations are featured on TV everyday while locals still learn a subway exists. Though, if you watch closely, things can be confusing. In the first few episodes of 24, a terrorist takes the Red Line from the Civic Center to Union Station. In reality, it looks as if Jack Bauer enters that station at 7th/Metro from the street and runs across the North Hollywood platform underground to catch the train to Union Station before a bomb blows.
And if it were not enough abuse of the NoHo Station, a recent episode of NUMB3RS featured the Valley station in script, but filmed it somewhere downtown making North Hollywood look as downtown as well... downtown.
For a normal Universal City picture, it's after the jump.