15 Unrealistic Sitcom Behaviors That Wouldn't Fly In Real Life
We’d never pick one personality trait and relentlessly display it at the exact same cafe for a decade, but somehow we love watching it. A sitcom is all about that pure escapism, but we gravitate to these characters and their stories like they’re normal. Maybe that’s because they sprinkle in some heartfelt “real” moments once in a while to ground the insanity. Most of the time, they exist in some lawless alternate reality.
At some point, we’ve all looked around at our family or friend group and thought, “Oh my god, we’d make the most hilarious sitcom.” We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but… No, you wouldn’t. Your dialogue isn’t painstakingly written in a setup/punchline format, and (hopefully) you wouldn’t just laugh off toxic traits or bullying for a decade. It’s a good thing, trust us. Because you’re real, Pinocchio. If you need further proof that you’re actually a lot better than a typical TV character, here are 15 unrealistic behaviors in sitcoms.