situation comedy

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situation comedy

n.
A humorous radio or television series featuring the reactions of a regular cast of characters to unusual situations, such as misunderstandings or embarrassing coincidences.

situation comedy

n
(Broadcasting) (on television or radio) a comedy series involving the same characters in various day-to-day situations which are developed as separate stories for each episode. Also called: sitcom

sit′ua′tion com′edy


n.
a television or radio series made up of independent episodes depicting the comic adventures of a fixed group of characters.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.situation comedy - a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day lifesituation comedy - a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life
comedy - light and humorous drama with a happy ending
2.situation comedy - a humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life
television program, television show, TV program, TV show - a program broadcast by television
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situation comedy

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