As the eager child inside me dashed (unshamefully) to the ‘start tour’ doors, Calum started to show concern of my mental state. I wanted to spot Ellen, I wanted to see the Friends set, I wanted to walk around filming locations… I was and still am, a big kid. This is our day at the Warner Brothers Studio Tour.
So we began our Studio Tour at the Warner Brothers Studio Hollywood. The location was slightly further out from our rented apartment off Hollywood Boulevard so we grabbed a taxi for the 20 minute journey.
Once you are on a cart, you are taken around the studio lot and our tour guide asked us what we were interested in. “ELLEN!” was screamed (admittedly by myself) and we mentioned our love for Big Bang Theory and Pretty Little Liars.
We were taken around the different stages and walked onto the set of The Mentalist (no pictures allowed). We were also able to visit the Ellen set (again no pictures) so I was, of course, a very happy lady! We were taken to the houses and school used for Desperate Housewives, Pretty Little Liars and the Gilmore Girls; that was pretty cool. We also saw the Town Hall and Square used to film Back to the Future.
Unfortunately, The Big Bang Theory were filming at the time of our visit so we weren’t able to see the set – save that for next time! We were able to visit the Friends set and get our typical ‘sofa shot’ and were also able to see the Batman cars and a museum made up of Harry Potter stuff. You can even get sorted from the sorting hat!
I did take a shot of Ellen’s car parking space (yes I am slightly obsessed) and the car parking spots for the Big Bang crew.
We had an awesome day and were even offered free audience tickets for Conan but were gutted to turn them down – we were heading to Eminem and Rihanna’s Monster Tour that evening!
A great place to visit and I will be heading back here on our next trip to LA. Have you been to the Studios? What sets did you see? Share your experiences in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you!