History of the Sitcom: June 21

This week, the revolution of sex in sitcoms.

This week History of the Sitcom explores the revolution of sex in sitcoms.

Since America has long found it easier to laugh about sex than talk seriously about it, sitcom humour has had a critical role ushering in a new era of openness, not just towards sex, but toward women’s rights and gender identity.

7:35pm Tuesday on SBS.

One Response

  1. For some reason SBS is playing this series out of order. They started with episodes 1, then 4. “Sex & the Sitcom” is actually episode 2 in the series.

    Nevertheless, I’m enjoying it.

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