If you are any kind of fan of Vic and Sade, you know that somewhere down the line, someone said
The story goes this way: the dad-gummed (horrible) Vic and Sade television show is to blame. The 1957 TV show had Yamilton's Department Store in Crooper. Someone named Fred Schroeder then claimed in print that the Gooks lived in Crooper, which lies 40 miles from Peoria. Come to find out, there is no Crooper - it's Cooper. While it is close to Bloomington, it's certainly not Bloomington.