Definition of sitcom
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Pally, a lovable oaf from sitcoms like Happy Endings and The Mindy Project, is extremely well-cast as Ben.
This sitcom starring Joey McIntyre of New Kids on the Block also ends its first season.
Even the best sitcoms tend to fall into patterns, but comedy thrives on the unexpected—so when a drama breaks convention and goes for laugh, the payoff can be even more rewarding.
One of TV's most provocative sitcoms returns for Season 3.
And the grandfather of eight certainly acts the part of a well-to-do sitcom retiree.
Season three premiere of the sitcom, a fictional version of comedian Jerrod Carmichael’s family, set in Charlotte, North Carolina, with two new half-hour episodes.
Samantha Irby thinks her life would be the kind of sitcom that's more situation than comedy, where the sad trombone plays while the credits roll.
Comedian Al Franken spent the weekend in Washington screening his new sitcom project Lateline, a takeoff of Nightline.
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Origin and Etymology of sitcom
First Known Use: 1951See Words from the same year
SITCOM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sitcom for English Language Learners
: a show that is on television regularly and that is about a group of characters who are involved in different funny situations
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