situation comedy

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

France’s first sitcom with an all-black cast

“Tchip Show” is the first situation comedy show on French TV revolving mainly around characters of Afro-Caribbean and African backgrounds living in Paris. Now in its fourth season, it made its debut as a webseries about five years ago before being picked up by the France Ô TV channel. You can watch them on the web

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The Lion King Moment

Great scene from ABC’s “Modern Family,” a comedy series about a very traditional family. The scene is featured on Sphere of Influence, a blog about stereotypes, by one of my students, Loren Lynch. Check out the blog.