5Q3—COMEDY VERITÉ, IMPROV, AND THE TELEVISUAL SITCOM
What does Bret Mills means that the sitcom is fundamentally a conservative form and theatrical in nature? And what's apparently happened to the genre since the turn of the twenty-first century?
How does The Office both conform and not conform to the sitcom genre? Cite at least three scenes/instances from "Diversity Day" to support your response.
How has NBC's The Office been "Americanized"? Where do you see this in "Diversity Day"?
According to Ethan Thompson, how has Curb Your Enthusiasm maintained a comedy verite style even though it only filmed in the documentary conceit once?
How does Curb Your Enthusiasm's "Palestinian Chicken" upload David Gillota's thesis?
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