The small screen has featured its fair share of iconic homes and apartments over the years — and since an abode’s most important (and arguably most used!) space is the living room, we’re taking a look back at some of the best sitcom family rooms ever!

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Interestingly, several TV shows’ sets have been slammed over the years by people ~keeping it real~ and arguing that certain characters’ jobs and lifestyles just wouldn’t allow them to have the lavish homes or apartments they sometimes do on television. For example, a 2015 Bustle article suggested Monica Geller and Rachel Green’s Greenwich Village apartment on Friends — thought to be around 1,500 square-feet — would probably cost renters a whopping $5,000 per month in NYC.

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Similarly, Sex and the City‘s lead character, Carrie Bradshaw, lived in a super cute, Upper East Side apartment in NYC — all while working as a freelance writer. According to The Financial Diet, Carrie’s apartment would have cost her nearly $3,000 per month to rent. Sorry SATC fans, but Carrie being able to afford her place is totally unrealistic!

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Thankfully, we’re usually able to look past the huge and expensive pads we see our favorite TV characters hanging out in every day and just take them for what they are — awesomely decorated living spaces! Scroll down to see more of the most iconic television living rooms ever.

The Jeffersons

The Jefferson family’s house featured classic 1970s decor — not surprising since the iconic show ran for 10 seasons on CBS from 1975 until 1985!

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Family Matters

The Winslows’ family room featured wooden furniture, colorful rugs, lots of throw pillows, and several chic — and expensive! — tchotchkes.

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Full House

The Tanner-Katsopolis-Gladstone household had a huge living room — with a super cool lofted staircase! — that, of course, featured the show’s famous blue checkered couch.

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Banks family was living large in their lavish Bel-Air, CA mansion that featured a stately staircase, expensive furniture, and a plethora of chic decor accessories.

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Will & Grace

Will and Grace’s NYC apartment featured a comfy blue couch, a few wooden bookcases, and an awesome wicker coffee table that included extra seating!

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Three’s Company

Jack, Janet, and Chrissy lived in a super cute apartment with classic 70s decor — that couch basically says it all!

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Jerry and his pals hung out in a huge NYC apartment with an open-concept layout that basically morphed the living room, office, and kitchen into one big space!

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