It's a great story, neat as a pin and played for laughs
Most of Evanovich's characters are over-the-top caricatures played for laughs
Fittingly, Eifman's most inventive vignette, a banquet scene for a bevy of the Don's voracious beauties, was played for laughs
One's heart bleeds for Coral Beed's decidedly plain Elaine Robinson, whose quite reasonable hysteria is played for laughs
and worse: "Am I as attractive as her?
And as such he is played for laughs
rather than high drama by Matthew Broderick - which is not to say that there aren't thrills galore.
This Dracula was certainly no send-up; it was not played for laughs
and so the audience concentrated on a script which cunningly turned melodrama into believable tragedy while chilling the blood at the same time.
Middle-aged male wish-fulfilment played for laughs
, as Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis portray two sex-crazed husbands granted permission by their wives to cheat on them for just one week.
Those taking part are Jonathan Ross, Mel Geidroyc, Kristen Schaal, David Mitchell, Bob Mortimer and Claudia Winkleman - and with a line-up like that, you've probably already guessed that the show is going to be played for laughs
It was played for laughs
in the tradition of door-slamming farce and the bawdy innuendo was tightly written, with Grant Smeaton delivering his performance well as the compromised cardinal.
So begins a story that is played for laughs
as the hapless couple start to plan how to spend this amazing windfall.
Which is a sure sign that the action is mainly played for laughs
as Hornet and Kato try to deal with mobster Chudnofsky, played by Christoph Waltz, who was the Oscar-winning Nazi in Inglourious Basterds.
The actress, who is expecting her first child with her fiance Martyn Lenoble, played for laughs
by stripping off to tiny shorts and a crop top to grind against a pole in a clip posted on Will Ferrell's comedy website FunnyOrDie.