I Hate Laugh Tracks

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    They Ruin the Show

    Those laugh trakcs never fail to get on my nerves. The producers/editors are basically telling us "laugh here!" and act like we're not smart enough to realize that something is funny. I've never seen a show that has real laughter. They all have the same voices laughing...
    Ram27 Ram27
    Jun 1, 2009

    Look, I don't have to be told

    when to laugh. If I thought it was funny I can laugh on my own. I don't need your help, laugh track.
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2013

    They Spoil All of the Fun!

    Yep, some old tv shows and cartoons (like Scooby Doo and The Flintstones) have a laugh-track. It is annoying, at best. Something will be funny and I will start to laugh, and some laugh-track would start. Then I stop in mid-laugh, because it seems like the track is there to...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 25, 2009

    Nothing Ruins Quality Tv Like These

    When I look back on some great TV shows, I do see myself having a slight distraction from the canned laughter that comes with them.  The best example I can give is early episodes of "M*A*S*H*" where the laughs come in miserably.  They offset any high...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    1 Response May 25, 2008
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