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  • Writer's pictureJason Farr

Mini Episode No. 23 - Does Comedy Have to Be Funny

Updated: Jun 27

In this mini episode Jason tackles the intriguing question: does comedy have to be funny?

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Is The Bear a comedy? Does comedy have to be funny? Why is this such a jarring subject? Jason delves into various perspectives on what defines comedy, using examples from different TV shows and movies. He discusses the subjective nature of humor and how intent and laughter frequency contribute to the comedic genre. With references to shows like The Bear, M.A.S.H., and Scrubs, Jason explores how comedy can come in different tones and approaches making the work land differently with audiences.

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