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US Sitcoms Of The 21st Century

What’s going on here? 2018, you say? Blimey..Tilt and Gary have landed in the present day to discuss current/recent American sitcoms including Parks and Recreation, Black-ish and Modern Family.

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BBC Sitcom Season Lost Shows

It’s The Sitcom Club’s final podcast for the foreseeable, and we’ll be honest – it didn’t go well. Gary and Tilt discuss BBC4’s Lost Shows: Till Death Us Do Part, Hancock’s Half Hour and Steptoe And Son.

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BBC Sitcom Season Revivals

The Sitcom Club returns! This time, we’re looking at the BBC’s Sitcom Season and the four BBC1 revivals – Are You Being Served, Porridge, Goodnight Sweetheart and Young Hyacinth – with guest Gee Baker.

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Sitcoms & The Upper Class

In the final part of our occasional series on class, we discuss representations of the upper class in shows such as To The Manor Born.

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Sitcoms And The Professional Class

We return to our discussion of class in sitcoms with the professionals – Executive Stress, Joint Account and Trouble In Mind.

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The Sitcom Vote

It’s election fever as Mooncat and Ocho discuss examples of party politics in sitcoms.

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One Series Wonders Of 1988

Mooncat and Ocho discuss the 1988 shows that came and went, including Wyatt’s Watchdogs and The River.

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Sitcoms And The Working Class

The second of an occasional series, Mooncat, Ocho and Birdie discuss class in sitcoms. This time the working class through the lens of sitcoms On The Buses, The Royle Family and Early Doors.

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Recasting Revisited

After last time discussing how recasting can affect a show, Mooncat and Ocho unleash their imaginations to speculate how recasting certain roles would enhance or wreck particular sitcoms.

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Sitcom Endings

There’s all manner of ways to conclude a sitcom, from proper to hanging and everything inbetween. Mooncat and Ocho and Gee try to identify the different styles of finale.

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