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Not In My San Diego: How 'NTSF:SD:SUV::' Has Perfectly Captured My Hometown

Like a lot of San Diegans, I’m originally from somewhere else. My family moved here when I was but a slip of a lad, however, and I’ve definitely lived here longer than anywhere else. When I first moved here at the age of 12, I hated it intensely, bristling at the intense cultural differences between suburban Los Angeles and suburban San Diego in the way only a seventh grader can. But that hatred blossomed into a weird love/hate relationship that can only be justified by the glowing eye of my television set.

Other than Simon & Simon, there haven’t been many successful TV shows set here in America’s 8th [...]