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WWE and Comedy: Make Us Laugh, but Don’t Just Squash Santino Marella

Posted by Cec Van Galini On October - 3 - 2010

The ability of a great drama is whether it can make us laugh. The ability of a great comedy is whether it can make us think.

These two statements might be oxymoronic, or maybe just moronic, but it is true that programmes can transcend different genres.

I can sense an onion metaphor coming on here, but programmes that have multiple layers are often the most successful.

Take the Korean War comedy, M*A*S*H, and you have the perfect blend of comedy, farce, wit, and poignancy.

In wrestling, comedy does not always work. As seen with guest host Dennis Miller, what works in a studio, does not always transfer to a larger audience.


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