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screwball comedy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscrewball comedyˈscrewball ˌcomedy noun [countable] American English  a film or television programme that is funny because crazy things happen
Examples from the Corpus
screwball comedyA straight-laced Wall Street banker gets mixed up in one ludicrous misunderstanding after another in George Gallo's screwball comedy.
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