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    OH....IO Hink's avatar
    Jan 2005
    Hang on Sloopy...land

    Article: Top 10 Planning References in Television

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    Cyburbian rcgplanner's avatar
    Aug 2007
    Back in SE Texas
    Great list Hink! King of the Hill has a lot of references to planning and zoning. The episode "Square-Footed Monster" is full of planning issues, including McMansions, Noise Violations and Eminent Domain. There are other episodes as well. Definitely a show where planning and zoning is showed in a fairly realistic light.

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    Cyburbian Tarf's avatar
    Jul 2011
    Encinitas, CA
    My favorite Mark Brendanawicz quote is when he was presenting at a meeting describing the proposed park site. I'm assuming he isn't AICP... "This property consists of a rectangular parcel with excellent drainage. Any questions?"

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