HIMYM

The sitcom formula 

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Illustrations: Tom Mackinger 

What elements do you need to make a comedy show that’s guaranteed to be a global hit?

A little here, a little there and … hey presto! Success assured. For a series to triumph it has to be something that hooks you, something which will make the wait until the following week unbearable as you crave your fix of the good stuff. But what goes into such an addictive concoction? Here is the recipe for success:

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La fórmula del éxito

GLOBAL PHENOMENON 
Cool plus brainpower plus a bit of sex appeal and a killer location and you’re raking it in for years on end.

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09 2014 The Red Bulletin

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