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'It's Like They Threw a Panther in the Air and Caught It in Embroidery': Television Comedy in Translation

Metro Magazine: Media & Education Magazine
Issue 159 (2008)

Abstract: The American remake of Kath and Kim was received with some scepticism by Australian critics and audiences. Sue Turnbull explores the adaptation process involved in the successful export of Australian comedy - what can and cannot be culturally translated - and the specific factors which make for successful television comedy in different global markets.

To cite this article: Turnbull, Sue. 'It's Like They Threw a Panther in the Air and Caught It in Embroidery': Television Comedy in Translation [online]. Metro Magazine: Media & Education Magazine, No. 159, 2008: 110-115. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=873693742854368;res=IELLCC> ISSN: 0312-2654. [cited 26 Jun 17].

Personal Author: Turnbull, Sue; Source: Metro Magazine: Media & Education Magazine, No. 159, 2008: 110-115 DOI: Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 0312-2654 Subject: Television comedies; Identifier: Kath and Kim (television program); Office, The (television program) Peer Reviewed: Yes Affiliation: (1) Associate Professor in Media Studies, La Trobe University

Database: Literature & Culture Collection