Bob Patterson yesterday came across a second unit film crew from Parenthood doing some shooting on Telegraph Avenue. Many locals have criticized the NBC series both for filming in Southern California and for representing a decidedly faux Berkeley.

I wouldn’t count on a major change, but it’s nice that they’ll be interleaving some more footage of the real Berkeley in the coming second series.

Photo by Bob Patterson/Berkeleyside Flickr pool

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