Reality TV inspired some elements of Schitt's Creek. “We didn’t set Schitt’s Creek in any location or any country, it’s just Schitt’s Creek,” he said at 92Y Talks in 2016. When it came to Schitt's Creek, Daniel left no detail unconsidered. Pop TVCafe Tropical’s huge menu is often played for laughs on Schitt’s Creek, and it’s Murphy’s favorite prop on the show. When Daniel told Hampshire she’d be performing the part of Sally Bowles in the Schitt’s Creek version of Cabaret, Hampshire was floored.