While sitcoms are known for keeping things lighthearted and funny, that's not always the case.
No laugh track is required when they handle life's more sensitive issues, such as death, racism, alcoholism, and so much more. When this happens, it's jarring; no one sees it coming.
Ready for this? Here are 10+ surprising dark sitcom moments.
TW: This article contains depictions or discussions of sensitive topics and may be triggering to some readers.