Unformatted text preview: Cosby, Cheers, Miami Vice, etc. o However, this decade also showed the rise of challenging American drama series like Hill Street Blues , St. Elsewhere , and L.A. Law which took the Soap Opera elements like the Ensemble Cast and Plot Arc and put them into serious drama. • TV shows also started experimenting with settings, no longer were the standard dramas and comedies confined to the three biggest cities. Eight Is Enough was set in Sacramento, for example, while Dueling Show Family was set in Pasadena. Later on, Washington, DC and San Francisco became very popular in this respect....
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