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Noun1.seriocomedy - a comedy with serious elements or overtonesseriocomedy - a comedy with serious elements or overtones
comedy - light and humorous drama with a happy ending
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In the 1990s, gay guys were often bitchy best friends to pretty women, but Greg Kinnear's gay artist in the 1997 seriocomedy As Good As It Gets had the potential to exhibit more soul than that.
In a nutshell: Light but enjoyable seriocomedy about a selfish baseball player who has to rejoin the team, a decade after retiring, to secure his record.
Maybe Baby, a pounds 4 million project, is a seriocomedy about a couple's struggle to conceive a child.