A lot of people seem to think "funny" equals "light-weight." Like a comedy can't deal with important issues, or pack a huge emotional punch. But decades of science fiction and fantasy comedy prove otherwise. Which funny story actually hits you where it counts, more than most "serious" dramas do?

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Please include a picture, book cover or clip for your chosen comedy. And please mention why it hits so hard. Thanks!

Top image: Galaxy Quest. Scroll down for why.