Keyword: Television

Resources

Storytelling in Interfaces

An ongoing list of movies, series, sketches and other media that use digital interfaces as narrative framings.

Modern Family, Season 6, Episode 16 „Connection Lost“
Full episode taking place in the laptop screen of Claire Dunphy.

More Media Parodies

Two striking examples of (kind of) comedy playing with media reflexivity, especially the subversion of media formats (in the sense of TV programming formats) to comedic effect.

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared (series):
https://www.youtube.com/user/thisisitcollective

Too Many Cooks:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrGrOK8oZG8

Winky Dink and You

„Winky Dink and You“ (CBS, US 1953-57), TV-show for children marketing a product – a plastic foil – that the kids would apply to the screen of the TV set.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdjFw31u1Cg#t=2m30