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Film set transforms downtown Vancouver into New York City (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

The Vancouver Art Gallery was transformed to look like the New York Public Library, too. 🍎

Vancouverites were treated to New York City views as part of a film set for a TV show that was shooting downtown. 

Production company GEP Resident Inc. filmed scenes for Resident Alien in the city on Wednesday (Nov. 10) and locals took to social media to share images and videos of the set. 

The show airs on SYFY (short for Sci-Fi Channel) and stars Alan Tudyk as an alien named Harry. Harry assumes "the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor and slowly begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth," according to IMDb.

The show recently won Best Cable Series Comedy at the Hollywood Critics Association awards. 

A New Westminster resident shared a video of Tudyk and costar actress Sara Tomko in a parking lot. He wrote that she was "dancing (bouncing) to the sound of the alarm." 

Another local shared a couple of photographs of the Vancouver Art Gallery transformed to look like the New York Public Library. Banners on the front of the art gallery read "explore all the wonders in the library" followed by "New York Public Library." 

Fans also shared videos and images from the New York City-themed film set back in September, which included taxi cabs, pizzerias, and more. 

Curious where some of your favourite small-screen moments on Netflix were filmed in the city? A new website shows what locations were used in popular shows and movies; it gives a brief description of what happened in the scenes that were filmed in each location, too.