The actual Southern California locations where Steven Spielberg's sci-fi series was filmed.
Episode 4 (of Season 2): “Cracking the Code”
0:06:58: We see a government clinic, where pregnant women are waiting to be tested;
Detective JD Richter enters the clinic and snoops behind the scenes, where he sees
a pregnant woman being manhandled in an isolation booth.
Alarmed, he heads back and finds his pregnant daughter, Kelsey, in the lobby,
He takes her by the arm and hurries her out of the clinic.
This is actually the interior of the Japanese-American National Museum,
Here's a photo of the museum's exterior:
The museum's sleek lobby (the George & Sakaye Aratani Central Hall)
( That same lobby was seen last year as part of a
Here is a Google StreetView of the museum.
0:14:21: We see the interior of a fast food restaurant, called "Crave Automat".
Under the influence of her emerging alien DNA, Molly picks up a
This is "The Cafe", the studio commissary at Paramount Studios.
Paramount Studios is at 5555 Melrose Avenue, in Hollywood.
(The same location shows up again in Episode 8, at 22:00, in a scene
Here is a StreetView of the studio gate.
Here is a photo of the Paramount Cafe:
0:18:36: JD Richter takes Molly to a secluded, rural house, where he has stashed
He hopes that Molly, a scientist, can help her.
If that red & white farmhouse looks familiar to you, it should...
This is the same location that the show used in the first season
as the "Wimberly Woods" campground.
This is actually Calamigos Ranch, at 327 Latigo Canyon Road,
in the hills above Malibu.
Among other things, it was the key location in the show "Bunheads".
(You can read more about it in last season's report.)
Here is a StreetView of the entrance to Calamigos Ranch.
Here is the official Calamigos Ranch website.
trying to find out more about his residual memories of Molly. This takes him to
a bad part of town known as Blue-Green Circle, a drug mart.
There, he runs afoul of a pair of nasty drug dealers, who steal the kid's scooter.
Later, his friend from the lab, David, shows up looking for him. The same drug dealers
threaten David, but he's with Lucy, a new android who has been designed with
military missions in mind. She makes quick work of the bullies.
This scene was shot in a parking lot behind (northwest of) the Japanese-American Museum
That mural wall is on the north-facing (end) side of 111 North Central Avenue, formerly the
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