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Laughing on the margins

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Cries from the critics bemoaning the demise of traditional situation comedies now that "Friends" and "Frasier" have finished their long network runs seem somewhat beside the point. These days the…

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Striking the right note

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Some of TV's most memorable music has been written for half-hour comedies: Think Earle Hagen's whistling intro for "The Andy Griffith Show," Vic Mizzy's kooky, spooky harpsichord in "The Addams…

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Scribes unabridged

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Daily Variety polled a quintet of Emmy-winning and/or nominated writers on what inspires their humor. The only consensus? That the funny business, certainly, is a uniquely funny sort of business.

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