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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
situation comedy
noun
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Drama and situation comedy are likely to be next.
▪ I might change my mind about becoming a vet and try writing situation comedy for television.
▪ I thought I wanted to write a situation comedy with a woman in the lead.
▪ Now he could concentrate on his first television situation comedy series.
Wiktionary
situation comedy

n. An episodic comedy television program with a plot or storyline based around a particular humorous situation.

WordNet
situation comedy
  1. n. a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life

  2. a humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life

Wikipedia
Situation Comedy (album)

Situation Comedy is an album by Euros Childs, released in October 2013. It is his ninth solo album and it was released by his own record label National Elf Records.

Usage examples of "situation comedy".

As much as he liked them-and he did, all of them, even if Giovanna was the only one he really cared about-he'd long since realized that if this new universe had had a television industry, the Marcoli family would have made the ideal subject for a situation comedy series.

Nowadays, even a soldier with a low IQ could stave off boredom with a comic book or a ‘situation comedy’ on television.

What is the relationship between the average TV situation comedy and reality?

It was a situation comedy about a group of extraterrestrials ranging from cute to psycho, from animal to vegetable, and also mineral, because it featured an artistic space-- rock that could quarry itself for its raw material, and then regenerate itself in time for the next week's episode.

In Geoff Ryman's 1992 novel Was, there's a perceptive observation (made by an actor who portrays a Freddy Krueger-like character)that the only genres that would deal with family issues were situation comedy and horror.

She paid no more attention to him than she would have a court jester or a television situation comedy.

Martinez, who says I have a problem with the overuse of adjectives in my descriptive essaysIm ever going to get published, or even get a job as an assistant writer on a situation comedy.

He ate leftover fajitas while watching a rerun of a situation comedy that hadn't been funny the first time.

A silly situation comedy was playing, one of those in which the wife is always an utter lamebrain and the husband continually misunderstands everything he hears and runs around half-cocked, messing up the situation even more than it was before he tried to fix it.