Movies, TV Shows That Take Place in Connecticut
Some of America's favorite television shows and movies have taken place in the "Constitution State." Here's our list of movies and TV shows that take place in Connecticut, according to IMDb.com.
Who's the Boss (1984-1992) - A widower named Tony and his daughter Samantha move from Brooklyn to inquire about a housekeeping job. They drive to Fairfield Connecticut to meet a divorced mother named Angela, her son Jonathan, and her mother Mona, who told Tony about the job.
Beetlejuice (1988) - Adam and Barbara Maitland are a happily married couple that get ready for a staycation, but die in a car accident after making a quick errand.
A handbook and other deceased people inform them that they'll live as ghosts for 125 years, so Adam and Barbara use that as an advantage to scare away the weird people that move in to their home immediately after they died.
This movie takes place in a fictional Connecticut town called Winter River.
Mystic Pizza (1988) - Three teenage girls named Kat, Daisy, and Jojo work at a pizzeria in Mystic Connecticut, while growing up and develop personal relationships.
My Wife and Kids (2001-2005) - Michael and Janet Kyle raise their children Michael (Jr.), Claire, and Kady in a suburban neighborhood of Stamford, Connecticut. Michael takes his paternal role to discipline his kids with ridiculous antics to teach them life lessons, especially about teen pregnancy.
Orange Is the New Black (2013-Present) This show is based on a memoir that Piper Kerman wrote about being convicted for drug trafficking with her partner. She served fifteen years in three different prisons and her final term was at Danbury's Federal Correctional Institute.
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