Category Archives: Sitcoms

That’s What She Said

One of my favorite sitcoms is The Office. Whether I am doing homework (and need some type of background noise) or in the mood to watch something funny and entertaining The Office always fits the bill. What truly intrigues me … Continue reading

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Shameless: The Drama of Softcore Porn

BY REECE GUIDA Running since 2010, Showtime’s popular comedy-drama Shameless (2010-2016) has been added to Netflix, met with popular reception by my friends who live vicariously through it on weekends while in a stupor on a smelly sofa — myself, admittedly, included… … Continue reading

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I Love Lucy Don’t You?!?!?

I was starting to get a little down with a lot of the content I was seeing in my communications course that I’m taking. A lot of the content was really contrary to what I believe in many things are very … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Pawnee: Remembering Parks and Recreation — Alex Dudley

Last Tuesday, NBC’s Parks and Recreation aired its hour-long finale.  While it struggled in Nielsen Ratings during its seven-season run, Parks and Rec received great critical acclaim and a rabid fan following in seasons two through seven.

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Stereotypes, Authenticity, and “Modern Family” (Savannah Hansen)

This site has some interesting and actually pretty insightful reviews about sitcom episodes, in particular a episode of Modern Family titled “Strangers in the Night”–including both comedic praise and thoughtful criticisms.

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“Marry Me”: Paralleling TV and Reality Once Again (Savannah Hansen)

After finally getting around to watching the first bit of the new series Marry Me, I stumbled upon this article about the parallels between lead actress Casey Wilson and producer David Caspe’s real-life relationship and that of the on-screen couple played … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Live’s “The Dudleys”

Pretty much hits the nail on the head about the feedback loop on television.

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