Imagine Louis CK’s “Horace and Pete” as a Cheers sitcom with laugh track ()

Louis C.K. has made seven episodes of his self-financed, self-made TV series, Horace and Pete, so far. He acknowledges it’s not a sitcom, unless you consider it as what the bar from Cheers would look like if you visited it during the afternoon — 2 to 5 p.m. — before “happy hour.