Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
Friends vs. Silicon Valley - Is the sitcom evolving into a more effective form of storytelling?
Discuss the pros and cons of 20 episode seasons of classic sitcoms like Friends, New Girl, and Brooklyn Nine Nine, and compare them to 10 episode seasons with concise arcs, like Silicon Valley and Veep. Do you like your sitcoms fluffy or real? Fun filler episodes or side-splitting cliffhangers?