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By Chynna Clugston

Vacations motivate loads of diversified reactions in humans. for example, Clover hates the sappiness of Valentine's Day, whereas Bleu loves Halloween. Clover additionally hates St. Patrick's Day and the way humans have grew to become it into an orgy of eco-friendly beer and leprechauns, yet either ladies like April Fool's Day and the way it conjures up Victor to dig out his goth apparatus from the times of yore.

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Savage? Rude? Are you a dry, deadpan sort of person or do you like broader comedy? It’s worth revisiting the list of your top ten sitcoms and looking at the style of comedy employed in each one. TV channels have different remits for the kind of comedy they want. ITV does few comedies, but when they do they are broad audience shows. Channel 4 is more niche, keen on new talent, with a bias towards different cultures, sexuality or race. It has a young audience who are unafraid of crudeness. BBC 3 is a nursery slope for BBC 2 and is equally on the lookout for fresh, exciting kinds of comedy.

39 - HOW TO BE A SITCOM WRITER There is some resistance to high concept sitcom. This is partly because the public are obsessed with reality TV and are demanding reality in their sitcoms too, and partly because wild ideas tend to run out of steam. Heaven or Hell may seem like they provide endless comic combinations, but the choice is too wide. Sitcom is small and intimate and concerns the day to day. High concept may be attractive as an idea, but you have to be able to convince a producer that it will work through many episodes.

What makes it worse? Turn to Part Six on plotting for a guide on how to plan out your episode. You are looking at developing a 30-minute script. A page of script looks like this. Downloads of this template are available on the web (details at the back of the book). - 52 - LEARN FROM THE BEST Script layout Number each scene and page. Begin each scene on a fresh page. Write interior/exterior to place each scene. SCENE 1. EXT. LOCATION The script is always written on the righthand side. DESCRIBE YOUR LOCATION IN BLOCK CAPITALS AND WHEN YOU INTRODUCE A CHARACTER, DESCRIBE HIM OR HER BRIEFLY.

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