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Sitcoms, short for situational comedies, are a genre of tv show in which the character(s) are placed in a set of circumstances (being stuck in an elevator, missing a work deadline, babysitting an obnoxious child) and the humor is derived from their failure or success. This tag is to be used for identification questions or questions pertaining to the topic of sitcoms in general, not for questions about individual sitcoms.

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