Every year I find some of my favourite shows are cancelled while utter trash is renewed for the umpteenth time. Fan communities complain as loudly as they can, but more often than not, it isn’t enough. Many of the same ...Read More »
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Gimmicks and sitcoms: A sustainable set-up?
Watching – and thoroughly enjoying – The Grinder has prompted me to think about sitcoms and their use of ‘gimmicks’ as both a set-up for an entire series as well as for singular jokes. The Grinder is built around the gimmick of lampooning tropes ...Read More »