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Sit-com Treatment The key features which other rivalling sitcoms would need to have would use good jokes for the humour side irony, observed things happening may use dysfunctional mainly for the conflict aspect and most of a funny situation in which the viewing audience faces. Sit-coms which would most likely be our rivals would be:- * My Family What made My Family interesting and good to watch was the fact of the dysfunctional family with the son Nick who is not the brightest bulb and wouldn't get anything right even if he had tried yet he still can up with scheme's to make money such as selling his body parts on eBay. The mother Susan was the dominate controller of the family who 'wore the trousers' had a job as a tour guide around London who thought she was in control and ruling of the family but really she wasn't. The husband Ben was the 'second in command' he had a job as a dentist in which he was permanently put down for it his over all character had given up all hope and aspirations in life yet his family didn't care about his existence as a 'half arsed parent'. ...read more.


The maid is called burter and appears to be the foundation of this wreck of a family in which every member has turned to at least once for advise showing that the upper-class family may be rich but they don't have a clue in what they are doing. By being the rock she ends up explain a lot about Charlie to his brother Allen due to he know nothing about him (this is ironic that his brother's maid knows more about his brother then him) With all this happening Charlie still manages to keep his women full life going even once or twice using his nephew to pull the women. * That 70's show What made this sitcom funny and fun to watch was that how they managed to make everything appear as if it was in the 70's such as its set with the reto house style with the old fashioned cars, TV and even water-towers and the fact of enrolling TV shows form then in such as the fonz in the later 70's.They even tackled problems faced back then such as president Nixon running for a re-election and the influx of foreign people in the country such as the character Fezz who was stereotyped with a foreign accent and crappy clothes. ...read more.


We would use people from different classes such as middle class and working class. We would also include crazy of the wall people so we can set up the funny situations. Personally I would like to include some one who would make brutally harsh comments in which the characters wouldn't understand but as an audience you would which would cause dramatic irony. We would need to make the place where it is set interesting but different to the traditions of setting it in the home or at work to help keep sitcom views interested for example a Squat would be ideal if they were to be squatters. We would also need to make funny situations in which the audience could think well that could happen to any one. A possible setting could be used to help set up the situation in which they could offend people and get in trouble for example in the one hour sitcom 'Booze Cruz' is set on a few friends that travel to France on a booze Cruz but end up in trouble. The main thing to include in the whole of the sitcom would be tordorvs theory in which it starts with equilibrium, dysfunction then back to equilibrium. ...read more.

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