Crossposted at Daily Kos
Give me 30 minutes of Seinfeld, Mad About You, M.A.S.H., Fawlty Towers, All in the Family, Happy Days and watch out Healthcare Reform Summits, Reconciliation bills, filibuster, cloture, and politics in general. I’ll abandon you in a second.
George, Jerry, Elaine, and Kramer in Seinfeld
What makes for a good television sitcom? What elements combine to make a sitcom successful as well as popular? The criteria are many, the judgments all too subjective.
A few guidelines
Characters. Acting. Writing. Plot. Directing. Timing. Edginess Factor. Cultural and social significance.