Looking Back at the Era of the Innocent Political Comedy: 1600 Penn

This NBC show was released in a quaint era when our political landscape (at least here in the US) wasn’t so trauma-inducing that we can enjoy something politics adjacent as lightweight sitcom fare.

This was also a coming out vehicle of sorts for Josh Gad who wrote the show and fashioned himself as a Chris Farleyesque figure (they’re both plus sized…



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Orrin Konheim

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