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"Look at moi, ploise"

Kath and Kim showcases life as your typical ‘Aussie bogan’ and the way that we all live. To the large majority of viewers, we can all relate in some way to the lives of these two women. 427 more words

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Is this a joke?

Comedy has become an integral part of culture and television.

It is both a cultural and social product that is shaped by aspects of history, politics and social behaviours within specific cultures. 547 more words

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Copycat TV: Whose not getting it?

When it comes to television comedy in different global markets, the cultural translation may not always be successfully achieved. It is evident that comedy can be cultural specific, and having a pre-acquired background is often necessary in certain cultural societies to more or less, get the joke. 410 more words

Saturn's day

My perfect Saturday really begins the night before – staying sober, no ordering pizza (as much as I do love it) and going to the gym on a Friday night after work. 837 more words

Television: Look at Moiye vs. Check it out y'all

What makes something funny? Is it someone slipping on a banana peel? Babies laughing? Or maybe the millions of cat videos on Youtube? Comedy and humour are heavily dependent on cultural references. 607 more words

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Week7: Local Television in a global context

For many Australians, we all like to have a laugh, sometimes at ourselves and sometimes at others. The stereotypical ‘laid-back’ and ‘care-free’ Australian culture seems to allow one another to crack a joke or two regardless of its content. 492 more words

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"It's noice, it's different, it's unusual."

Although much of our television content is perceived to be heavily influenced by American values and beliefs, entertainment originating from our home countries is often much more relatable and understandable. 375 more words

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