Friday, 31 August 2007

In spiked this week

Can canned laughter
The BBC’s new sitcom Outnumbered wasn’t edgy or awkward enough to be aired without a laughter track.

"By the time you read this column, you will have either enjoyed or missed the opening episodes of the BBC’s new situation comedy, Outnumbered. This is because the Corporation took the unusual decision to screen it on successive nights this week, presumably to complement the programme’s overtly quirky nature...."