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10-05-2012, 11:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Big McLargehuge View Post
Without a lead you don't really have a show...so in a vehicle (like Seinfeld) then obviously the main character is going to be getting most of the good jokes.

Probably not a good example for me considering I'd like to stab every character on that show with a spork, but still...Kramer couldn't handle the weight of a show.
I'm not really sure what my point was there, more just stating examples of shows that had good leads. In case you were distracted by your burning hatred of Seinfeld, I did list other examples again, no real point I guess. I just don't share your view of most leads being there just to move the story. Then again, I've never been to no fancy writin school neither.

I definitely agree that a lot of shows best characters wouldn't work as leads. Gob, Swanson et al. Is that Dwight spinoff still happening? Has a spinoff show actually worked since Frasier?


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