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Good Shows With Laugh Tracks

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by ShooterMcGavin, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    There are a few, I'll admit.

    First of all, Seinfeld.

    [video=youtube;yg-TqEFYcfM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg-TqEFYcfM[/video]

    Also, Frasier.

    [video=youtube;uprbdjZqMc4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uprbdjZqMc4[/video]

    Finally, Third Rock from the Sun

    [video=youtube;V1ZZWhSvOMI]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1ZZWhSvOMI[/video]


    I imagine there will be some debating in this thread.
     
  2. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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  3. WhiteHonkyDevil

    WhiteHonkyDevil El hombre de los moleculos!

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    SportsNight, but they got smart and dropped it for the second season. It was REALLY distracting.
     
  4. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    Actually it's quite the opposite of what you think. They didn't want to do laugh tracks, but the company made them. The laugh track you are hearing is actually a mockery of the fact that they are forced to have one.

    It's not that they got smart, it's that the bosses did.
     
  5. Absolutely

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    Watching Married With Children right now... Not sure if it was used all the way through, but on these older 1st or 2nd season episodes there's a track.

    Still good though, with or without.
     
  6. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    i may be thrown under the bus for this, but i like the big bang theory
     
  7. WhiteHonkyDevil

    WhiteHonkyDevil El hombre de los moleculos!

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    Married With Children was taped in front of a live audience.
     
  8. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    M*A*S*H had a laugh track, right?

    The first half or so of The Norm Show was also funny.
     
  9. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    And it wasn't all that funny.
     
  10. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    doesn't mean a laugh track wasn't added on top of that
     
  11. jagsfans

    jagsfans Registered User

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    I finally gave in and got caught up with Big Bang this summer. It is funny. Another sitcom funny despite it's laugh track is How I Met Your Mother.
     
  12. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    how i met your mother is great. after i started watching it, a friend told me about big bang theory and i got sucked into that too.
     
  13. Your_Moms_Box

    Your_Moms_Box Free Shit / Socialism 2016

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    I like BBT and HIMYM.

    Community is pretty funny too, no idea if it has a laugh track or not.
     
  14. jagsfans

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    Community does not. It's the funniest show on TV right now w/P&R a close second which also has no laugh track.
     
  15. Absolutely

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    I'm fairly sure there was a LT, unless I'm completely crazy.
     
  16. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    I think we can count "Live Audience" as laugh track.

    What I meant was sitcom, but I thought people would get confused by that term these days. Anything where the actors are performing sketch-by-sketch storyline basically.
     
  17. thekidslepthere

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    I find the HIMYM laugh track to be really low in the mix. I don't think it's nearly as noticeable as most of the other CBS sitcoms.
     
  18. Stormrider666

    Stormrider666 Hell is home.

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    I like the Big Bang Theory as well.
     
  19. ShooterMcGavin

    ShooterMcGavin Go back to your shanties.

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    EEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwww
     
  20. WhiteHonkyDevil

    WhiteHonkyDevil El hombre de los moleculos!

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    I wouldn't say completely crazy, but if you watch any of the behind the scenes footage, or True Hollywood Story, the studio was packed with rabid fans. It may not have started out that way, but in the last 5 seasons or so it was definitely the studio audience.
     
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    I'm just as disgusted as you are.
     
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    OilyJillFart Well-Lubed Member

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    I have to admit I enjoyed the first season, but once the hot chick fucked the geek they ran out of ideas and it became a parody of itself.
     
  23. LiddyRules

    LiddyRules I'm Gonna Be The Bestest Pilot In The Whole Galaxy

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    I have never seen a single episode of TBBT. I still dig Three's Company and honestly think John Ritter might be one of the best sitcom leads in history. He was damned charismatic as Jack Tripper and the show could not have lasted nearly a decade had it not been for him. Cheers wasn't that bad either.
     
  24. Stormrider666

    Stormrider666 Hell is home.

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    I'll say this. When Kaley Cuoco was out with a broken leg, I didn't even notice she was gone and the show didn't miss a beat. I also think Blossom was a great addition to the cast.
     
  25. SuperGolfer

    SuperGolfer I got it from a negro

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    I thought Seinfeld was live. Remember all the hooting and hollering when Kramer would enter, and that last episode where everybody in the audience was sworn to secrecy? I'm sure the laughs might have been "sweetened" (as they say) with a little bit of track mixed in.
     

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