There are geographical differences between Toobworld and the Real World, and not only in America. TV America has Fernwood, Cicely, Mayberry, and Hooterville. There's the Isle of Jantique in the Caribbean, and Emmerdale and Walford in Great Britain.
There's also a small island off the coast of Suriname where 2 tribes have been kicking the shite out of each other since 1907. Not something you'll find in your history books....
Bishop Brennan threatened to send Father Ted Crilly there after 'Father Ted' and his feeble attempt at protest turned a hardly noticed movie into the most popular movie of all time on Craggy Island. ('Father Ted' - "The Passion Of St. Tibulus")