Most people watch TV for an escape, or to be entertained or distracted. But sometimes something onscreen breaks through the illusion and makes you ask some questions. People have been asking for years how people on shows like Friends or Two Broke Girls could afford their spacious homes, so we did some research and crunched some numbers to see how much some of these places would actually cost.
1 of 10 10. X-Files
With X-Files returning, it's time to look at a more modest apartment. Special Agent Mulder lives in a relatively small place. He sleeps on the couch, and when we finally see his bedroom, six seasons into the show, it's mostly filled with boxes and files. If we call it a 500-square-foot apartment, we're still looking at about $1,500 to rent Apartment 42.