Council of Dads Location: Where is Council of Dads filmed?

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The new NBC series Council of Dads was entirely filmed in Savannah (Georgia). The old Hostess City becomes a character too in the show’s 10-episode first season. The city has become a lovely place to produce new films and series alike. The elegant historical buildings of downtown Savannah were also recently featured in Disney's Lady and the Tramp new live-action remake movie. In addition, several scenes of the new season 3 of Ozark series were also filmed in Savannah.

The story revolves around Scott Perry (Tom Everett Scott), head of a large family with four children, who finds out that has a very aggressive cancer. He and his wife Robin (Sarah Wayne Callies) decide to look for friends who can become their children mentors, to find advice in the father's absence. This how this peculiar 'Council of Dads' is established.

We will be updating this filming locations spoiler-free report of Council of Dads with new information and details about the NBC series as more episodes are released:

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The Oak Alley at Wormsloe Historic Site is a gorgeous oak-lined driveway of fern covered trees with Spanish moss over them. It leads to the ruins of the Wormsloe Plantation, where you can visit the museum and enjoy a wonderful nature walking trail around the fens.
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The Original Crab Shack, 'where the elite eat on their bare feet' is a real seafood restaurant on Tybee island. You can check out the baby alligators swimming in the lagoon in-between lobster bites.
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The scene by the end of the first episode with Luly (Love Is Michele Weaver) and Evan (13 Reasons Why‘s Steven Silver), was filmed in Chippewa Square, near the Historic Savannah Theatre. Set in 1818, this is one of the United States' oldest open theatres (it was rebuilt into the Art Deco style we see today after a fire in 1948).
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Theo (Emjay Anthony) is learning to drive in the Ocean Terminal area near the Talmadge Memorial Bridge, also featured in some establishing shots. The hospital exteriors are the Memorial Health University Medical Center at 4700 Waters Ave. Image courtesy of NBC - Bridge Map / Hospital Location


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Luly and Evan scene in the beach was shot in the North Beach in Tybee Island, with the scenic historic lighthouse as a background. Savannah Morning News reports that during the next episodes the E. Shaver Booksellers store on Bull Street will also be festured in the show. Image courtesy of NBC - Tybee Island Beach Location

The gorgeous Council of Dads house

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But where is the Council of Dads family house? The magnificent Perry's home with a large porch is a 19th century classic Greek Revival house. The exact location is still unknown, although the house looks like one of these old mansions surrounded by a tangle of foliage just outside of Savannah on the Vernon River.

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