Funny TV Shows

Three's Company

Yes, the show's trademark innuendo and misunderstandings could be funny, but what makes the show inherently funny is that the situation driving this situational comedy was a landlord who was tolerant of homosexuals but not unmarried cohabitation. Was there really a point in American culture when this was plausible? See also 70's, Homosexual, Sitcom.

Brian

Added by Brian on January 4, 2009 | You Like This |

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I believe the area where they lived there were issues with polygamy, and the Landlord believed that it would be better to have a gay man there instead of a potential polygamist relationship. So it's not that he condoned homosexuality, but he just despised polygamy so much, that he was tolerable of the homosexuality.

Storm on January 14, 2009

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So he's a gay Mormon's Antichrist. Weird.

Montanna on January 23, 2009

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What planet are you from? Or should I simply ask how old you are? Yes, actually there was a time in the 70's when our culture was more mature than it is now. Other shows, like All in the Family, could humorously yet compassionately bring attention to a lot of social issues.

guest on March 15, 2010

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