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  • noun informal British sitcom


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  • Coming on the heels of "Yes, Minister", IMHO the best "Britcom" ever produced, which put politics on the map for the common person, people tuned in by the thousands.

    Biden's "I think I probably have a much higher IQ than you do" rant ends with by a plea for a Democratic leader with oratorical powers.

  • Their only exposure to British humour heretofore has been through the Public Broadcasting System - the poor man's BBC of the 1960's; Sunday night is "Britcom" night, and one can sit back and watch the first series of "Are you Being Served?" sandwiched between

    Army Rumour Service

  • Being pitched as "Grey Gardens, the sitcom", this spoof about a mining village is a Britcom all-star dream team: Julia Davis, Olivia Colman, Sharon Horgan and Peter Serafinowicz star, with a script from Peep Show's Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.

    The arts in 2012: television

  • This past weekend Toobworld Central O'Bserved the arrival of Spring with mention of the personification of Springtime, as seen in the Britcom 'Mulberry'.


  • Always interesting, and honestly, it's the best thing on that night (along with the Britcom "Keeping Up Appearances").

    Channel Surfing | the TV addict

  • I think they would be perfectly suited to a Britcom type show entitled simply "B's Mishaps" or something like that.

    Travel Tales

  • Pulling: The Complete First Season ($24.98; MPI) -- This Britcom stars co-creator Sharon Horgan as a bored bride-to-be who dumps her dull fiance in the first episode (just before the wedding) and then finds dating with her cynical friends isn't such fun.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs -- Get Ready for Star Trek

  • I also checked out the first season DVD of The Royle Family, a Britcom I'd never seen.

    "hopeful and something"

  • This, then, may well explain why British TV director Armando Ianucci used some of his Britcom staff from The Stuff of It to fashion In the Loop, a swift, virulent and richly verbose slam at British and American governmental officials trying to avoid or ensure a joint US-UK invasion of the Middle East.

    Brad Schreiber: In the Loop: Bitter Brit Political Comedy with Bite

  • I also checked out the first season DVD of The Royle Family, a Britcom I'd never seen.

    Archive 2009-11-01


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