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In the 80’s the best time of the Sitcom.

August 24, 2021 5:28 pm

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It’s been at the forefront of the television channels’ arsenals of attractors for decades. The Sitcom ot situational comedy has been the bedrock of the TV schedule. It sits as part of the holy trinity of what Television produces. A station stands and falls by it’s Soaps, Documentaries and Sitcoms. What is the best decade for the Sitcom, when did it have its heyday and is it done?

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Regardless of when you think they were the best, as with then you’ll still need to have a decent point of reception and TV Aerial installation Bristol based company Aerial Installations Bristol is there for you if you need them. The eighties remain the period when the Sitcom really found it’s zenith. Not only did it have some of the longest running examples in Britain it also had one that was meant to be the complete antithesis to it yet still seemed to end up following  the same pattern.

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The best example of the great sitcom is Only Fools and Horses. This long running show made its way into the nineties and beyond with various follow up specials. It also turned its hand as an early example, almost, of the Dramedy that we see today. The other is Too the Manor born that played on the love interest of the characters in a will they won’t they way that could put Ross and Rachel to shame. There were plenty of pedestrian ones as well but others pushed the boundaries such as Blackadder and the Young Ones which sought to subvert the form of the sitcom on its head.

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