Download PDF by Martin Gitlin: The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time

By Martin Gitlin

Since the appearance of community tv, state of affairs comedies were a staple of prime-time programming. Classics of the style have emerged in each decade, from The Honeymooners and Make Room for Daddy in the 1950s to 30 Rock, The Office, and Modern Family of the twenty-first century. different exhibits that experience left enduring impressions are The Andy Griffith Show, Get Smart, The Bob Newhart Show, Barney Miller, Cheers, The Cosby Show, The Golden Girls, Home Improvement, Will & Grace, and Everybody Loves Raymond. All of those exhibits are guaranteed a spot in heritage and may make nearly anyone’s checklist of the main liked comedies.

In The maximum Sitcoms of All Time, Martin Gitlin has assembled the head seventy sitcoms in tv background. The scores are in keeping with such elements as durability, rankings, awards, humor, effect, and legacy. Iconic courses reminiscent of I Love Lucy, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and Leave It to Beaver join modern indicates The Simpsons, Arrested Development, and Family Guy at the record. different courses comprise perennial favorites like All within the Family, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and Seinfeld, in addition to short-lived treasures that by no means stumbled on the audiences they deserved like Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

Each access features a finished compilation of data, together with:

  • Cast members
  • Character list
  • Network
  • Air dates
  • Ratings history
  • Time slots
  • Series overview
  • Notable episodes
  • Awards
  • Fun evidence and quotes


Appendixes record the head female and male sitcom characters of all time, the easiest sitcom spin-offs, and indicates that simply neglected the reduce.

By rating those courses, The maximum Sitcoms of All Time is absolute to encourage debate. even if you compromise with this record or no matter if your favourite express put as excessive as you're thinking that it's going to have, this ebook can be an wonderful and informative read—not just for scholars and students of tv background yet for sitcom enthusiasts as well.

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