Cops. Lawyers. Doctors. If aliens are monitoring planet Earth from afar via our television, they must be getting a very skewed idea about what most people do for a living. Of course it makes sense that so much of our entertainment focuses on people in live-and-death situations — there’s a lot of drama there, and there can be a lot of comedy there. But there’s also lots of drama and comedy to be found in other kinds of scenarios.
Would your workplace be a good setting for a sitcom or TV drama? Why, or why not? What aspects of your work that most people may not be aware of would contribute to effective and entertaining comedy or drama? If a workplace like yours has been featured in a show, what did they get right… and wrong?
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