What does sitcom mean?

Definitions for sitcom
ˈsɪtˌkɒmsit·com

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. situation comedy, sitcomnoun

    a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life

  2. situation comedy, sitcomnoun

    a humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life

Wikipedia

  1. Sitcom

    A sitcom, a portmanteau of situation comedy, or situational comedy, is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who mostly carry over from episode to episode. Sitcoms can be contrasted with sketch comedy, where a troupe may use new characters in each sketch, and stand-up comedy, where a comedian tells jokes and stories to an audience. Sitcoms originated in radio, but today are found mostly on television as one of its dominant narrative forms. A situation comedy television program may be recorded in front of a studio audience, depending on the program's production format. The effect of a live studio audience can be imitated or enhanced by the use of a laugh track. Critics disagree over the utility of the term "sitcom" in classifying shows that have come into existence since the turn of the century. Many contemporary American sitcoms use the single-camera setup and do not feature a laugh track, thus often resembling the dramedy shows of the 1980s and 1990s rather than the traditional sitcom.

Freebase

  1. Sitcom

    Sitcom is a 1998 French surrealistic satire film written and directed by François Ozon. The story documents the moral decline of a once esteemed suburban family, whose descent into degeneracy begins with the purchase of a small white rat. The film's name is a direct reference to American sitcoms, which are noted for their focus on traditional family values and whimsical humour.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sitcom in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sitcom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sitcom in a Sentence

  1. Hannibal Buress:

    It's even worse because Bill Cosby has the f--king smuggest old black man public persona that I hate. He gets on TV, 'Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s. I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom.' Yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches, 'I don't curse onstage.' Well, yeah, you’re a rapist.

  2. Bobby Moynihan:

    Even my character in ‘Me, Myself I’ is the 'adult' in my best friend relationship with Bobby’s character. His life has come to a crashing halt at age 40, and he’s living in my garage as a struggling inventor in a co-parenting relationship with an 8-year-old daughter. it’s a very sweet and relatable sitcom, but it’s going to be filmed in a very interesting way.

  3. Matthew Perry:

    ... You won't be seeing me on a sitcom for a while.

  4. Hannibal Buress:

    He gets on TV, 'Pull your pants up black people, I was on TV in the 80s! I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom!' yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby, so turn the crazy down a couple notches.

  5. John Stamos:

    The truth is -- and, you know, I have to say it's so funny -- that we weren't the best friends( when we were) on that show, i came in wanting to approach the sitcom with structure, whereas Bob Saget and Dave( Dave Coulier) just wanted to make everyone laugh all the time.

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