Monthly Archives: July 2013

Scrubs: Tugging at Your Heartstrings


While the 2000’s marked the critic proclaimed “Golden Age of Television” with the likes of The Sopranos, The Wire, Mad Men, LOST, Friday Night Lights, Breaking Bad, etc., comedy also carved out its own corner of the small screen zeitgeist.  90’s powerhouses like Seinfeld and Friends were quintessential laugh-track, ha-ha shows that made a concerted effort not to venture far from the cushy, jokey middle.  But the more cynical, dealing with harsh reality mood of the post-9/11 culture allowed comedy to step into emotional dimensions far from humor.

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