Television programs that comically imitate another work or group of works of a more serious nature. For television programs that use wit, irony, or sarcasm to hold up human vices or foibles to ridicule or scorn see Satirical television programs.
Here are entered works on the practice of sending counterfeit email messages that seem to be from a legitimate establishment in order to entice recipients to supply personal information to a Web site for fraudulent use.
Here are entered collections of parodies in several languages or of several literatures, in the English language, or of English and American literature. Collections in other languages or of other literatures are entered under Parodies qualified by language or nationality, e.g. Parodies, French. Works on the literary form of humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature are entered under Parody. --subdivision Parodies, imitations, etc. under names of individual persons, names of musical groups, and individual works entered under title, e.g. Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Beatles--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Beowulf--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Bible--Parodies, imitations, etc.; and under individual motion picture, television, and video forms and genres, e.g. Thrillers (Motion pictures)--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Thrillers (Television programs)--Parodies, imitations, etc.