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Write a comedy skit

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“Imagine you are a seasoned comedy writer tasked with crafting a humorous skit. Your goal is to create a narrative that captures the audience’s attention with its wit, timing, and relatability. The skit will be set in a [SETTING], featuring characters [CHARACTER_1], [CHARACTER_2], and optionally [CHARACTER_3]. The humor should revolve around a central theme of [THEME], incorporating situational comedy, clever dialogue, and unexpected twists. Begin by establishing the characters and setting, then introduce a conflict or absurd situation related to [THEME] that escalates in a comedic fashion. Include specific interactions between characters that highlight their personalities and contribute to the humor. The resolution should bring the narrative to a close with a satisfying and humorous conclusion, possibly leaving room for further thought or a callback to an earlier joke. Ensure the tone is [TONE], suitable for your intended audience. Remember, the key to a successful comedy skit is not just the punchlines, but the build-up and timing of each joke and action.”

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Copy the full prompt text and then paste it into your preferred chat assistant. Replace the placeholders encased in [BRACKETS], with your own specific details.  Review the output and modify the prompt to meet your requirements.

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  • [SETTING]: The location or environment where the skit takes place. This sets the stage for the narrative and influences the type of humor.
    • Examples: “a bustling city park”, “a chaotic office break room”, “an awkward family dinner”
  • [CHARACTER_1], [CHARACTER_2], [CHARACTER_3]: The main characters of the skit, each with their unique quirks or perspectives that contribute to the comedic dynamic.
    • Examples: “an overly enthusiastic tour guide”, “a cynical office worker”, “a tech-challenged parent”
  • [THEME]: The central idea or concept around which the humor is built, providing coherence and direction to the skit.
    • Examples: “miscommunication”, “tech advancements gone wrong”, “the quirks of remote work”
  • [TONE]: The overall mood or style of the comedy, which affects how the humor is perceived and delivered.
    • Examples: “sarcastic”, “slapstick”, “dry wit”

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