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New York Times:
Tootsie restores the original meaning to the term 'situation comedy,' free of the pejorative associations that have accrued over the years because of the glut of awful ones on television.
It turns out to be a touching love story, after all -- so touching that you may be surprised how moved you are at the conclusion of this comedy.
It is not just the best comedy of the year; it is popular art on the way to becoming cultural artifact.
The tone is quick-witted and appealing, with some of the smartest dialogue this side of Billy Wilder...