Can't seem to fill in a B-plot:

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Wannabe Comedian
I've been trying to write a sitcom for months. It's a show about apathetic teenagers and their self centered parents/relatives. I've finally found the perfect plot for the teenagers (the A-plot), but when it comes to writing a plot for the adults, I get stumped. I tried writing one off of the top of my head, but a reader stated that the dialogue and humor was unintelligent, so I scrapped the idea.

I guess I'm stumped because the plot used for the teenagers was slightly planned out (well, the first part at least. I have not written down the rest yet) and has kind of a political undertone, while the plot I thought up for the parents only involves a misunderstanding at a furniture store that comes back to bite the character in the ass.

Does anybody know how I can get past this?
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2 MrAHR19th Oct 2011 07:22:08 AM from ಠ_ಠ , Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
Ahr river
Try and ignore the teenagers, and treat the adults as an a-plot, maybe?

And then once you get a good feel for their dynamics, just downsize it?
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