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What I think ‘Drop Dead Diva’ is About, Based on its Commercials, in Addition to My Minimal Knowledge and Less-than-Minimal Cynicism

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Premise: A hot blonde dies, and is reborn as a fat brunette with the wit and charm only a sitcom writer could provide. The show is Lifetime’s attempt at the “weight acceptance” movement, showing with no subtlety that, yes, fat women can be beautiful, too- as evidenced by the fact Fat Brunette (FaBru) is told she looks great and fawned over no less than four times in two 60-second spots.

So how accurate am I?


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I'm an aspiring comedy writer living in New Jersey. Please hire me.

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  1. I’ve only seen about ten minutes of an episode, but this sounds about right.


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