The Smithsonian in Television

SI in TV

The Smithsonian often plays a small role on the small screen, and those references are revealing about popular stereotypes of the Smithsonian. For many TV series, the standard destination for something old and dilapidated is, of course, the Smithsonian. In other series, the Institution is where everyone went on 8th grade school trips. The Smithsonian appears regularly in crime and spy series, such as Bones and Get Smart which were set at the National Museum of Natural History.

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Sci-fi

Sci-fi

Drama

Drama

Romance

Romance

Romance

Horror

Comedy

Comedy

Action

Action

Family

Family

Mystery

Mystery

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