Why ‘F is for Family’ is Funny

A study of the racial humor contained in one of America’s most compelling family sitcoms

Art Tavana
Jun 19, 2020 · 16 min read
Center: Frank Murphy of “F is for Family” (Image by Art Tavana)

Every character in F is for Family occupies a room inside America’s tragicomic psych ward of gap-toothed bullies, racist pancake houses, chauvinistic action stars, and dads with enough emotional baggage to crash airplanes.