sadcom - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a television show that deals with topics such as sadness, existential longing, and depression, with jokes and humour

    The seeds of the unfunny comedy trenddubbed, in the US, the sadcom – can probably be traced back to the original Office’s 2003 Christmas specials.

    Submitted by Liz McGrath from United Kingdom on 11/10/2016