Bottoms Up! On-Screen Watering Holes That Really Exist

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The secret behind most television and film locations is that they don’t exist in real life. All those Central Perks, Paddy’s Pubs and [insert New York street here] live on a Hollywood back lot or set. From wholesome sitcoms to dramatic noirs, each story can benefit from a good old fashioned bar scene — a local watering hole where characters can act up, commiserate or drown in their misery. Lucky for us, some of these storied drinking establishments are real locations where you can down a pint of your own. Check out our list of our favorite watering holes immortalized on screen. We’re still reeling from the fact we’ll never get to visit the Peach Pit After Dark.

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