I've lived in the South all my life. Holly has lived all over, but she's in the South now, too. And we've taken this opportunity to get all riled up about how the South and southerners are portrayed in the worlds of television and film. It's not that no one in the South does the things we're talking about ... it's that the portrayals stick mostly to the same tropes and traits.
Stereotypical southern traits we jab at:
Episode link: How to Build a Southerner for Your TV Show or Movie