Have you ever been watching a show, and wondered how much it would really cost to own and operate that fictional business?
Like what would it cost to run the bar from “Cheers?” Or how about the Central Perk Cafe in “Friends?”
Well the good folks over at Deputy.com were in the same boat we were, wondering what it might be like to run those businesses. So they did some research and came up with a pretty great analysis of how these might go.
We’ll take a look at businesses from the following shows/movies:
- One Tree Hill
- Gilmore Girls
- Schitt’s Creek
- Bob’s Burgers
- Parks and Recreation
- The Office
- Modern Family
- Harry Potter
- Sesame Street
They estimated a lot of elements, based on listings in the cities the shows take place in, including rents and salaries, etc. There are some other fees, like equipment costs and things like that, that were not factored in. But it’s a fun exercise, nonetheless.
A special thanks to the team at Deputy.com for the descriptions and images used below.
So let’s take a look at what these small businesses from fictional worlds would cost here in the real world.