July 15, 2024

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YouTube Selection: Wisecrack Thinks A Sitcom Might Make Us Smarter

Can a TV show make you a better thinker? What if it's Community? Wisecrack has an opinion.

If there’s one thing all the members of the Gabbing Geek bullpen agree upon, it’s that those who have seen the TV sitcom Community all agree it’s a brilliant piece of work.

The YouTube channel Wisecrack has a theory that the show makes the viewers smarter.

How can any TV show that isn’t meant to be educational be able to make people smarter?  Good question!  Wisecrack deals with a lot of philosophical implications to various popular culture phenomena, and for Community, they look at how the show handles tropes and expectations.  See below for an explanation.