I and a group of friends were watching a video on TV when one idiot from the group (who wasn't my friend but a friend's friend) wanting to sound intellectual claimed that the video was based on "dark humour". The rest of us downright disagreed and said that the video was a spoof or a satire but could never be dark comedy. This idiot not wanting to give up then claimed that the video was both a spoof and a dark comedy. We did not argue with him further on this as there as no point. But what piqued my curiosity was that could a film/video or a work of literature be both a dark comedy and a spoof? By the way I am not a native English speaker but have taken every care to write in proper English and I would appreciate it if you could correct any errors I've made and also answer my question.
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The British TV show Brass Eye is a dark comedy that spoofed government/media hysteria about paedophilia and drugs. Similar, though less dark, are the The Day Today and The Office.
If you want to be more literary: Swift's A Modest Proposal