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Your favourite sitcom(s)?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Airsick Pilot, Oct 5, 2003.


  1. Airsick Pilot

    Airsick Pilot Cleopatra

    Jul 29, 2002
    Cockpit(throwing up)
    I don't think this has been done before. Mine's Frasier and Everybody Loves Raymond, I don't really watch the others.
     
  2. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Simpsons

    Married with children

    Drew carey

    I don't watch that much TV though.
     
  3. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
  4. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    since I've not had TV in my home for coming on 8 years and prior to that it was only briefly & not by my choice...

    The "Sit Calm" seems a silly concept.

    Anyway, back in my hazy youth...Taxi & the Simpsons kicked butt
     
  5. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Wait...we're supposed like sitcoms?
     
  6. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    you're not.
     
  7. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    ur so metal :bassist:
     
  8. Airsick Pilot

    Airsick Pilot Cleopatra

    Jul 29, 2002
    Cockpit(throwing up)
    How could I have left out The Simpsons, please don't forgive me :bawl:
     
  9. Simpsons
    Seinfeld
    Friends (older episodes)
    Raymond
    Becker

    hmm thats about all for now
     
  10. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    not many people associate cartoons with sitcoms, common mistake I won't hold it against you.
     
  11. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    before it went pop?


    man chandler was cool before he lost weight, stupid sellout.
     
  12. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Like a 747, baby.

    I consider so many to just be flat out comedy, I fail to see the "situation" in them. Just useless setups for bad gags. I consider Simpsons and Friends to be just comedy, not a situational comedy.

    Maybe that's why I liked Sportsnight so much. That was one of my favorite shows, and to me, the very definition of a sitcom.

    I dig:
    Sportsnight
    Newsradio
    A few others that aren't coming to me at the moment...
     
  13. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002

    See my sig :cool:

    As far as situations, most all these shows have 1) the home 2) the hang out 3) the job

    those are the primary situations, it's like a formula, insert X,Y,Z type characters in different situations and viola! sitcom.

    haven't you ever found it weird that all the friends always bogart the couch at the coffee joint?....and that the couch would be facing a wall like that. :p
     
  14. Only

    Only

    Sep 8, 2002
    Warrensburg, MO
    Reno 911.
    And M*A*S*H I suppose could be considered one.

    There's my choices.
     
  15. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    See, that's what I mean. So many are built on the formula...I think of them more as premise comedies, dependant that we buy into the fact that all those guys would bogart the couch EVERY time the went to the coffee shop, and had killer appartments, or were roomates forced to live with each other.

    It's supposed to be funny because the premise would lead us to believe it.

    Now, Sportsnight, that had honest situations, of which were occasionally made comedic (it was closer to a funny drama than a comdey with poignent moments). That's comedy.

    Not Everybody Loves Raymond.
     
  16. How could I of left that out?!?! I LOVE MASH!
     
  17. KB

    KB

    Jan 13, 2000
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Formerly on the air:
    Family Guy
    In Living Color (does that count?)
    Newsradio

    Currently on the air:
    The Simpsons
    Coupling (but the jokes will run thin over time)
    Scrubs
    The Daily Show (if that counts?)