Hilarity ensues. by FryedBetaKappa

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

FrankensteinP
Carpe Carp: Seize the Fish!


Quiz Description

We love television. And we realize that original plot lines are difficult to come up with week in and week out. But there is a special subset of television series where the plot of every episode is essentially the same every week. Once the standard set up is in place, hilarity ensues*. *Not all of these series would be considered comedies. The hilarity is mostly at the meta level.

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3 Tablesaw 350 95 15
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10 BennettT2 293 83 15
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11 Neil 290 81 00
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Questions:

When a busybody, middle-class, housewife's attempts to organize an intimate candlelight supper are ruined by the unexpected appearance of her declassé family, hilarity ensues.

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Keeping Up Appearances

When three sisters unexpectedly lose their supernatural powers, unsuccessfully cajole everyone else around them into fighting their battles, and then realize they have to take on the forces of evil and retrieve their powers themselves, hilarity ensues.

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Charmed

When an overly clever attempt to escape is foiled by a bumbling ship's mate, hilarity ensues.

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Gilligan's Island

When the FOAF of a popular mystery writer unexpectedly turns up dead, hilarity ensues.

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Murder, She Wrote

When a woman and her best friend/landlady's attempts to break into show business go awry, hilarity ensues.

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I Love Lucy

When an ill-equipped ragtag group of strangers strolling across rural Georgia encounter a bunch of zombies, hilarity ensues.

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The Walking Dead

When smug doctors treat wounded soldiers and sexually harass nurses during the Korean War, hilarity ensues.

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M*A*S*H

When a patient with non-specific symptoms is finally given the correct diagnosis by a drug addicted misanthrope, hilarity ensues.

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House, M.D.

When a corrupt county commissioner enlists the aid of the sheriff to swindle an extended family overflowing with petty criminals, hilarity ensues.

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The Dukes of Hazzard

When a scientist uses his Swiss Army knife and a handful of items he finds nearby to escape from a perilous situation, hilarity ensues.

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McGyver

When outcasts at an Ohio high school sing and dance, hilarity ensues.

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Glee

When nosy neighbors nearly discover that a suburban couple's 10-year-old daughter is actually a robot in disguise, hilarity ensues.

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Small Wonder