What Would The Office Look Like As An '80s Sitcom?
Author: David Wharton
published: 2011-06-15 12:51:17
Traditional sitcom trappings such as laugh tracks or live audiences may be passť these days, but today's situational comedies wouldn't exist without the proud stalwarts that came before. The Perfect Strangers. The Family Matters. The ALFs. Sure, they may seem cheesy now, but without all those years of making us sick of sitcom trappings, we wouldn't have gotten the brilliant post-modern sitcoms like Arrested Development and Community.
But what would a hit modern sitcom such as, say, The Office look like if all those '80s trappings had remained en vogue? YouTuber benny2700 set out to answer that very question with the clip below, courtesy of a little help from the theme songs to Roseanne and Family Matters. It'll spur a few chuckles, and then make you grateful for change...
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