7 terms

Comedy

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satire
a type of comedy that ridicules or criticises people, behaviour or ideas
sketches
short humorous performances
stand-up comedy
when a comedian stands up on his or her own in front of an audience and tells jokes
wacky
unusual in quite a pleasing, but silly way
dry humour
humour that is clever and expressed in a subtle way
sarcasm
when you use words which mean the opposite of what they actually say, usually to mock or criticise someone
sitcom
situation comedy; a show that is on television regularly and that is about a group of characters who are involved in different funny situations