Making Television: Authorship and the Production Process

by Gary Burns, Robert J. Thompson; Praeger Publishers, 1990

Given this generalized sense of place meanings, it is clearly in the interest of (the desire and aim of) every television writer and producer to create a location that can, in time, take on far more specific meanings of its own, that is, to transform location into place. This happened with the Bunkers' living room, with the Hill Street squad room, to some extent with the streets of Miami, and powerfully with the Women's bathroom in Cagney and Lacey.

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