situation comedy definition by Webster's New World
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a comic television series made up of episodes involving the same group of characters dealing with a problem, awkward situation, etc.
situation comedy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A humorous radio or television series featuring the reactions of a regular cast of characters to unusual situations, such as misunderstandings or embarrassing coincidences; a sitcom.