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situation comedy

noun
1.
a comedy drama, especially a television series made up of discrete episodes about the same group of characters, as members of a family.
Origin of situation comedy
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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situation comedy

noun
1.
(on television or radio) a comedy series involving the same characters in various day-to-day situations which are developed as separate stories for each episode Also called sitcom
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