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02/21/2013 11:37 am ET

'This Isn't A TV Show!' Supercut Proves TV Writers Aren't As Clever As They Think (VIDEO)

"I've got it! If the characters say 'this isn't a TV show,' it'll be both clever and ironic! Because it is a TV show!"

Countless TV writers have undoubtedly thought that phrase in a stroke of brilliance. The good folks at Slacktory, inspired by a tweet from Emily Nussbaum, have put together a montage exposing it for what it really is: Just another cliche.

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