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Location, Location Location
"Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." takes place primarily in Los Angeles -- but many of the roads will likely be unfamiliar to its real-life citizens. Although Marengo St. (the location of the lab explosion) and Cattaraugus Ave (the bus stop where Skye spots Michael Peterson) both exist in the real world, neither actually houses the locations seen in the pilot. At least Marengo and Cattaraugus exist -- Michael Peterson's apartment is apparently so out of the way, it doesn't even have a real-world location!