In Depth

See floor plans of famous fictional homes, from Friends to Sherlock Holmes

Step inside 221b Baker Street, the Walter White house and Monica and Rachel's apartment

Take a look at the inside of some of the most recognisible addresses on TV with these eye-catching floorplans, put together by serviced apartment operator Clarendon. From Nelson Mandela House to 221b Baker Street, the quirky layouts offer a view of these familiar fictional abodes that you've never seen before.

A favourite nitpick of Friends fans was how the main characters managed to live in spacious, well-appointed flats in the centre of New York City, even when working less than glamorous jobs. Indeed, the iconic apartments occupied by Monica and Rachel and Chandler and Joey might well have given Generation Y an unrealistic idea of what to expect from twentysomething urban living.

A far humbler abode was the one occupied by Del Boy and Rodney in Only Fools and Horses. This floor plan of their council flat in Nelson Mandela House, Peckham even includes cardboard boxes full of Del's dodgy merchandise.

There's no sign of any market knock-offs in brooding millionaire Christian Grey's swanky Seattle penthouse, however.

One of the most memorable addresses in Western literature, 221b Baker Street, got a modern re-imagining for BBC's 21st century take one. But the sitting room where Holmes and Watson receive their clients and ponder their latest case remains the focal point of the action, just as it was in Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories.

TV's serial killer with a conscience Dexter Morgan planned out his campaign of vigilante justice against criminals from his Miami apartment. The apartment used in the first few episodes of the show was in fact a real condo in Miami, after which producers had an exact replica built on a soundstage at the show's studios in southern California.

Another TV character with an implausibly spacious city flat is Sex and the City heroine Carrie Bradshaw - check out the layout below, complete with desk and open laptop for Carrie dash off her next column about single life in New York.

Unlike many US TV shows, Breaking Bad wasn't shot on Hollywood backlots but on location in New Mexico. Walter White's family home is a real house located in north-east Alberquerque - although the property is "owned by a very nice, very normal, woman named Fran" rather than a meth kingpin, according to On-Location Vacations.

Finally, Big Bang Theory fans will recognise Apartment 4A, 2311 North Los Robles Avenue as the home of Sheldon and Leonard, and where most of the show's action takes place. Across the hall is 4B, Penny's delightfully kooky and cluttered apartment.

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