Writing a Sitcom / Half-Hour TV Script

Erikka Innes
5 min readApr 16, 2023
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I’ve been working on a few different scripts recently and had some people contact me to ask how I would write a sitcom script. Some of the free self-help items I found online seem overly vague — things like 1. Think of an idea for a sitcom episode. 2. Write your sitcom episode. 3. Edit your sitcom episode so it is a better episode… This kind of stuff made me think writing something up might help a lot of people who want…

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Erikka Innes

Developer Advocate, Writer, Comedian, and Commander of the Nerd Legion