Random thought: without googling, can you think of any sitcoms that center around a restaurant? I can't, off the top of my head.

Cheers: bar
Fawlty Towers: restaurant
Friends: coffee shop, for part of it
Kim's Convenience: store, obvs
Superstore: store

Fresh Off The Boat would be the closest, but that takes place at home as much as in the reataurant

@zompus Moms has the diner they all go to after AA meetings

@zompus it's one of my mom's favorite shows. I'm not a huge fan, but I went to an episode taping with her and found myself enjoying it by the end

@zompus ...Bob's Burgers? Does Pushing Daisies count as a sitcom??

@verityvirtue Oh yeah Bob's Burgers. I haven't watched much of that but that seems to be what I imagined. A show centered around the humor of running a restaurant.

@verityvirtue I'm not familiar with Pushing Daisies, doesn't it have something to do with dead people?

@zompus It's set in a pie (??) shop (???), and I think the main character (played by Lee Pace!) can revive dead people

It's been a while

@hayles Ohh yeah that one. I haven't watched it, so I didn't think of it.

@zompus "Alice" and "Two Guys, A Girl and A Pizza Place."

@zompus Kitchen Confidential, Whites, later seasons of Roseanne, and kinda-sorta Cheers (bar, not restaurant, but similar sort of dynamic).

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