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sitcom

(ˈsɪtkɑm)
n. a situation comedy as found on television. (see also kid-vid.) These sitcoms are made for juvenile minds.
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Which sitcom was recently voted the best of the 21st century?
In addition to being an economic activity, the sitcom also serves filmmakers or videographers in a social or didactic function, and especially for the generation of young people born after 1990, sometimes called the "generation consciente ou citoyenne", or "socially conscious generation".
It is a legendary sitcom and they would have just wanted to keep it that way.
Sitcoms that make me smile are varied and various: 'Allo 'Allo, Blackadder, Fools and Horses, Fawlty Towers, Hi De Hi and Father Ted.
WATCHING sitcoms is Britain's favourite way of cheering up, according to a survey into viewing habits.
The sitcom stars Hasan Hosny, Hana Al Shorbaji, Amro Ramzi and as guests of honor Lebanese artist Nicole Saba, Ahmad Al Fishawi, Ramz Jalal, Hasan Mustafa and Mimi Jamal.
Watching episodes of the 8+ sitcoms on television this Ramadan, I found myself maintaining a straight face throughout, never cracking so much as a smile, counting down the slowest 20 minutes of each day.
Butt has shot a pilot for another sitcom, "Hiccups," about a children's author with anger issues, but CTV has yet to decide if it is going to greenlight the series.
A paltry seven sitcoms were given the green light in 2004, thus reflecting the impact of years of intensively-produced American imports and British ineptitude, not helped by the demise of Thames Television as rival to inspire the BBC.
Experts have spent two months creating the formula for the perfect sitcom.
A third problem is that a ninth network TV season is passing by without a sitcom hit.
It would be great to report that Bear Cub (Cachorro), a Spanish comedy-drama directed by Miguel Albaladejo, upends sitcom convention to generate its own quirky, revelatory crackle and rhythm.
As will be shown, considering the rigid and conservative ways in which sitcom has conventionally been understood, such developments are not only significant in terms of the continued longevity of the genre, but also in the ways in which the sitcom may be able to engage with television itself, and the ways in which individuals and groups of characters are understood through humour.
ALTHOUGH she's starred in hits such as Happy Families and The Vicar of Dibley, comedienne Dawn French admits she hasn't got a clue what makes a great sitcom.
The researcher had just shown the scientists a clip from the sitcom Seinfeld to illustrate how his group investigates the brain's response to humor.