Mafedy

A subgenre that incorporates elements both of comedy and mafia films. Hence, a Mafedy.

Origin: Watching Prizzi’s Honor again really provides an opportunity to see how John Huston and original author Richard Condon really were working to create a new subgenre, the Mafedy.

Usage: It’s rare to find a genre mashup as strange as a Mafedy, because they usually don’t work very well. Case in point — Jane Austen’s Mafia!

First Used: Prizzi’s Honor