Fish out of Water is the plot structure trope about a character having to deal with culture shock.
A character is placed in a situation completely unfamiliar to them. Humor and/or tension is created as the character adapts — or doesn't
Culture Clash, when foreign cultures conflict with one another.
Values Dissonance is when a work shocks the reader due to cultural differences
All genres, from comedy to drama
"First, I apologize. I know I left some of your favorite shows off this list. How do I know that? Because I left some of my favorite shows off this list. The happy and unfortunate fact is that there are far more than 150 great shows, and more created every year."
—Redouane, plagiarizing from TIME TV critic James Poniewozik.
Last Update: December 2016