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Leave It to Kratos: God of War Is a Father-Son Sitcom

In the new God of War game, Kratos, the titular deity-hero, is no longer a monster-slaying blur of anger and fury. Now he’s a single father, raising his young son, Atreus, to be a warrior in a strange land.

That mishmash of tropes -- war-weary embattled father, innocent young son, together in a strange threatening place --  is rich ground for a different kind of story. To us, it has all the makings of a great '90s sitcom. Here’s what we mean.