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'Enlisted' knew it needed to enlist help to get military comedy right
'Enlisted' knew it needed to enlist help to get military comedy right

"Enlisted" Creator Kevin Biegel and Executive Producer Mike Royce decided in 2012 to create a TV workplace comedy about the military. The odds were not in their favor. Prime-time television, once home to madcap military adventures like Sgt. Bilko on "The Phil Silvers Show," "Gomer Pyle, USMC," "Hogan's Heroes" and "MASH," hadn't supported a military comedy in years. "It's basically a workplace that is very important to America and has disappeared from television," said Royce. TV PREVIEW: Full coverage of the season's shows That might have been in part because the U.S. had been at war for over a decade. Maybe the Army just wasn't funny anymore. "It was kind of sacred ground,"...

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