3.37: Unreality TV


I’ve made this handy graphic here regarding Big Bang Theory and where it lands on the “Realism on Television” list. Please observe.


























One must also note that they are particularly unlikeable nerds, and also ridiculously formulaic. It’s basically this all the time: http://soundcloud.com/composera/big-bang-theory-impressions

The comedy is average. It’s not the worst written show on television, but it is one of the laziest, and also suffers from the “Manic Pixie Dream Nurse” trope where the women only exist to nurture the ridiculous antics of the clearly mentally troubled nerds.