We all use the same clock. If I wanted to kill four hours I'd need to smash one third of the clock, not a quarter. A quarter of a clock is a mere three hours.
4 × 3 = 12
No we don't!
By decreasing the length of the base time measurement of a moment to 0.86399999999 seconds which is 0.001% of the day, I have moved beyond your clumsy time measurement system. A quarter of my clock is 25%, ty very much.
So usually comedies start as comedies to get you and become dramas to keep you... Orange is the new black seems to be doing the exact opposite, gradually becoming funnier (Though I am still in the first season).