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Posts Tagged ‘ Fresh Prince of Bel Air ’




“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Basketball Court

Nov 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Movie Locations

I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you how my friend Owen found the basketball court from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.  (That’s Owen, of the When Write Is Wrong blog, for those who don’t read my site regularly.)  Back in June 2011, he became bound and determined to track down the court, which was featured prominently each week in the popular NBC series’ opening credits.  At the time, it was one of Owen’s top three most-wanted yet-to-be found spots, […]



Mansion Bel Aire

May 29th, 2008 | By | Category: TV Locations

A few weeks ago, while searching for the Fresh Prince of Bel Air house, fellow stalker Kerry told me about a mansion in Glendale that she calls the “Tara House” that she thought might be the home used in Fresh Prince. So, of course I had to run right out to stalk it. It wasn’t the FP home, but I was so happy to have stalked it anyway as it is an absolutely ginormous mansion that I never would have found otherwise. Thanks, Kerry!

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Fresh Prince House – For Real This Time!

May 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: TV Locations

Major Fresh Prince of Bel Air fan Bryan posted a comment on my original Fresh Prince post asking me to please, please, please find the actual location of the mansion used as the Banks’ house on the 90s show. Bryan told me he had been looking for this location for years and every tour book seemed to have gotten it wrong. Being that I know the feeling of complete desperation in not being able to find a location, I made it my mission to […]



How I Became Prince of a Town Called Bel Air

Apr 15th, 2008 | By | Category: TV Locations

Got a challenge from Byron a couple of weeks ago to find the house from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. According to several Hollywood tour books, including my fave, the location on the left was the home used in the filming of the TV sitcom. However, after watching a few clips of Fresh Prince on YouTube, I am not convinced that it is truly the house. It doesn’t match up perfectly. There are a few reasons why this might be. It is quite […]