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

    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

    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

    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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