location: Harry Hitchhiking
Q. Where can I find it in real life?
A. They shot this scene in Altadena, CA, on a stretch of Oak Grove Drive, just south of Yucca Lane.
Dexter is driving east, on the south side of Oak Grove, when he picks up Harry on the shoulder of the eastbound exit to Yucca - a street which runs above Oak Grove.
It's on the Altadena/Pasadena border, and was listed on the Pasadena shoot sheet as "Oak Grove Dr, from N Windsor Ave to Linda Vista".
They put up two fake signs: One, reading "Miami City Limit",
was put up on the right (south) side of the offramp, where Harry was
standing. The other, reading "South - Interstate 95", was put up on
the left (north) side, on the divider separating the offramp from Oak Grove
While they were in the general area, they filmed the scene of Jonah Mitchell's house, down in South Pasadena.
In the "PROM" trailer, an unlucky teenager hangs a big banner from a bridge, asking a girl to go with him
to the prom. But seconds before she arrives to see it, a large
truck suddenly comes roaring down the road and rips his banner to
Here is an aerial
photo of the location, with the red X marking the spot where Harry stood:
A. I recognized this location from when I originally tracked it down for Disney's Prom, just a few months ago (Plus, it was listed in the Pasadena shoot sheet as a Dexter filming location.)
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