Hollywood has been in love with New York ever since Hollywood became Hollywood. L.A. can't stop writing digital love letters to its cooler older brother. The problem is that they just can't seem to get Gotham right. It should be easy to place the Empire State Building the correct distance from the World Trade Center, have trains travel on the correct lines, or keep palm trees off of “New York” airport runways.
Hollywood flubs like these are trapped on film forever, providing more fuel for Internet nerd snark bonfires. While we ain't no damn nerds, we went ahead and put together 25 of our favorite New York film and tv inaccuracies for your condescending, cooler-than-thou amusement.