Sitcom : a history in 24 episodes from I love Lucy to Community / Saul Austerlitz.
- ISBN: 9781613743843 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 161374384X (pbk.)
- Description: 406 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 
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|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-389) and index.
|Summary:|| "Obsessively watched and critically ignored, sitcoms were a distraction, a gentle lullaby of a kinder, gentler America--until suddenly the artificial boundary between the world and television entertainment collapsed. In this book we track the growth of the sitcom, following the path that leads from I Love Lucy to the Phil Silvers Show; from the Dick Van Dyke Show to the Mary Tyler Moore Show; from M*A*S*H to Taxi; from Cheers to Roseanne; from Seinfeld to Curb Your Enthusiasm; and from the Larry Sanders Show to 30 Rock. in twenty-four episodes, Sitcom surveys the history of the form, and functions as both a TV mix tape of fondly remembered shows that will guide us to notable series and larger trends, and a carefully curated guided tour through the history of one of our most treasured art forms"-- Provided by publisher.
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