14 TV Shows Set In Colorado Compared To Where They Were Actually Filmed

We may think California and New York are the most star-studded states, but Colorado has some celebrity status as well.

In fact, the Centennial State has served as a filming location for numerous movies and TV shows, including fan favorites like Stupid and even dumber and dog the bounty hunter.

Many films and series are also set in Colorado, although production did not take place here. Read on to see TV shows set in the Centennial State:

Community (2009 – 2015)

Community follows the shenanigans of an unlikely group brought together by their community college study group.

Where it takes place: the fictional town of Greendale, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Los Angeles, California

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993 – 1998)

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman follows Dr. Michaela Quinn as she begins a medical practice after the end of the Civil War.

Where it takes place: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Agoura Hills, California

Everwood (2002 – 2006)

Everwood follows Dr. Andrew Brown as he moves his family out of Manhattan after the death of his wife.

Where it takes place: the fictional town of Everwood, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Calgary and Canmore, Alberta; Ogden, South Salt Lake, Draper and Park City, Utah; and Denver, Colorado

Mork and Mindy (1978 – 1982)

Mork and Mindy follows the alien Mork as he travels to Earth and moves in with the human Mindy.

Where it takes place: Boulder, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Los Angeles, CA (although the exterior of Mork’s home is in Boulder)

Foreign resident (2021 – present)

Foreign resident follows an alien as he ponders whether or not to destroy humanity.

Where it takes place: the fictional town of Patience, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Delta, British Columbia

Good Luck Charlie (2010 – 2014)

Good luck Charlie follows Teddy Duncan and his family as they adjust to their new family member, Charlie.

Where it takes place: Denver, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Los Angeles, California

The stall (2020)

Based on Stephen King’s 1978 novel, The stall follows pandemic survivors as they navigate a post-apocalyptic world.

Where it takes place: Boulder, Colorado

Where it was filmed: British Columbia, Canada (although the 1994 version of the series was filmed in Colorado Springs)

space force (2020 – 2022)

space force follows General Mark Naird as he leads the new branch of the United States Armed Forces.

Where it takes place: Wild Horse, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, California

Dynasty (1981 – 1989)

Dynasty is a soap opera that follows two wealthy families and the drama between them.

Where it takes place: Denver, Colorado

Where it was filmed: West Hollywood, California

the ranch (2016 – 2020)

the ranch follows a former footballer who returns home to work on the family ranch.

Where it takes place: the fictional town of Garrison, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Burbank, CA (although credit and exterior footage features Norwood, Ouray, and Naturita, Colorado)

Hit or miss (2009 to 2012)

Hit or miss follows a group of teenage gymnasts as they train for the Olympics.

Where it takes place: Boulder, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Los Angeles, California

Last man standing (2011 – 2021)

Last man standing follows a family man as he struggles to run a business and raise three daughters.

Where it takes place: Denver, Colorado

Where it was filmed: Los Angeles, California


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