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Where is Point Place, Wisconsin from That '90s Show? Is it a real place?

Eric, Donna, Jackie, et al, have returned for cameo-sized roles in Netflix’s revival of That ‘70s Show, and while most of the action takes place in a set, we reveal where Point Place, Wisconsin is from That ‘90s Show.

Joining a roster of fresh characters is an ensemble of familiar faces returning to their respective characters, including Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, and Wilmer Valderrama.

Created by Bonnie and Terry Turner with their daughter Lindsay Turner, and showrunner Gregg Mettler, That ‘90s Show is a period teen sitcom that is a sequel series to the 1998 show, That ‘70s Show, focusing on the daughter of Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti, Leia Forman, who bonds with other teens during the summer of 1995.

Where is Point Place, Wisconsin? Is it real?

No, Point Place, Wisconsin, is not a real place in the United States, despite sharing the name of the real state of Wisconsin.

The show’s Fandom page places it somewhere between Green Bay and Milwaukee. It’s also said to be located near Sheboygan, as one of the characters previously mentioned it was nearby.

A CBS Studio Center sign stated that the population of Point Place was around 28,211, housing a drive-in movie theater, mall, public library, hotel, police academy, and more.

That ’90s Show – Cr. Patrick Wymore/Netflix © 2022

Where was That ‘90s Show filmed?

As most of the revival scenes take place indoors or outside the character’s houses, a majority of filming for That ‘90s Show was filmed within a studio.

Between February 7 and July 21, 2022, the revival series was filmed in front of a live studio audience at Sunset Bronson Studios in Los Angeles.

Previously known as the Old Warner Brothers Studio and founded in 1923, Sportskeeda reported that Netflix signed a long-term lease with Hudson Pacific Properties in 2015, in order to reserve 200,000 sqft of the studio.

That ’90s Show – Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

How many episodes are in That ‘90s Show?

That ‘90s Show will have 10 episodes within its first season and all entries dropped at the same time on the Netflix platform. 

Each installment is 22 minutes long and fans will have to wait a hot minute before finding out if the show’s been renewed for season 2.

Check out our full episode guide to help you get caught up with the characters.

That ’90s Show – Cr. Patrick Wymore/Netflix © 2022

By Jo Craig – [email protected]

That ‘90s Show is now streaming on Netflix.

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Jo Craig is a staff writer at GRV Media reporting pop culture content on Forever Geek and brainstorming with the HITC Entertainment team. After nearly a decade in the game, Jo finds dissecting Marvel trailers for hours standard practice and still finds time to review, analyse, and research film, anime, video games and everything on the nerdy spectrum. Maintaining a strong social media presence, Jo’s passion for contributing to the geek culture community is a staple in their work and the spark behind vibrant discussions with comrades, even though some disagree that The Lord of the Rings is the best franchise.

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