History PlayingWith / LaughTrack

23rd Apr '16 6:20:10 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* '''Exaggerated''': Laugh track's reaction to joke is exaggerated compared to real life so even a hysterical laughter is played on every minor joke.
* '''Downplayed''': Laughter is played after a joke is said or done, but the show doesn't pause for laughter.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Laugh track's reaction to joke is exaggerated compared to real life so even a hysterical laughter is played on every minor joke.
''Every'' line receives uproarious laughter.
* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Laughter is played after a joke is said or done, but the show doesn't pause for laughter.laughter.
** The laughter is very subtle, even for genuinely hilarious jokes.
15th Jan '16 11:46:28 AM Anddrix
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* '''Enforced''': [[ExecutiveMeddling "All the other comedies on the network have one.]] [[ViewersAreMorons How will the viewers know when you're being funny otherwise?"]]

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* '''Enforced''': [[ExecutiveMeddling "All the other comedies on the network have one.]] [[ViewersAreMorons How will the viewers know when you're being funny otherwise?"]]otherwise?"
9th Aug '15 12:31:08 PM Berrenta
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Ah, a laugh track. How droll".

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Ah, a laugh track. How droll".droll."



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Why do sitcom producers insert prerecorded laughs in their shows?"
28th Jun '14 3:43:03 PM BibsDibs
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** Alternatively, when a joke is made, a track of the audience crying out DudeNotFunny plays.
7th Jan '13 7:31:30 AM Plasma
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Laughter is played after a joke is said or done, but the show doesn't pause for laughter.
5th Jan '13 12:09:02 PM SeptimusHeap
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** Someone is graphically shown to crudely amputate a limb. [[DeadBabyComedy A laugh track plays]].

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** Someone is graphically shown to crudely amputate a limb. [[DeadBabyComedy [[BlackComedy A laugh track plays]].
31st Dec '12 8:53:43 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''':
** Laugh track's reaction to joke is exaggerated compared to real life so even a hysterical laughter is played on every minor joke.

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* '''Exaggerated''':
**
'''Exaggerated''': Laugh track's reaction to joke is exaggerated compared to real life so even a hysterical laughter is played on every minor joke.joke.
* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The character is an insecure comedian who has to pay people to laugh at his jokes.
** A race of puppylike alien beings is staring at them from afar. It constantly begs for entertainment, regardless of how exhausted the people are, ultimately driving them all insane.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** His laugh track actually works in encouraging a genuine reaction.
** The aliens decide they've had their fun/are bored with the show/need to sleep, and go to another household.



* '''Lampshaded''': "Ah, a laugh track. How droll."
* '''Invoked''': The comedian brings a tape player with a laugh track onto the stage.
* '''Defied''': The comedian then ostentatiously snaps the laugh track in two before starting their routine.

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Ah, a laugh track. How droll."
droll".
* '''Invoked''': The comedian brings a tape player with a laugh track onto the stage.
stage.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': The comedian then ostentatiously snaps the laugh track in two before starting their routine.



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The character is an insecure comedian who has to pay people to laugh at his jokes.
** A race of puppylike alien beings is staring at them from afar. It constantly begs for entertainment, regardless of how exhausted the people are, ultimately driving them all insane.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** His laugh track actually works in encouraging a genuine reaction.
** The aliens decide they've had their fun/are bored with the show/need to sleep, and go to another household.





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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
31st Dec '12 6:26:11 PM TropeEater
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'''Basic Trope''': A laugh track is played after a joke is said or done.
* '''Straight''': Whenever a joke is said, a laugh track is played.

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'''Basic Trope''': A laugh track recorded laughter is played after a joke is said or done.
* '''Straight''': Whenever a joke is said, a laugh track is played.you hear recorded laughter.



** A laugh track plays every ten seconds, for no reason at all.
19th Jun '12 12:55:47 PM FinalStarman
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* '''Plotted a Good Waste''': The Laugh Track ruins the show, but ''on purpose''.
19th Jun '12 12:53:55 PM FinalStarman
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* '''Exaggerated''': Laugh track's reaction to joke is exaggerated compared to real life so even a hysterical laughter is played on every minor joke.
** Alternatively: A laugh track plays every ten seconds, for ''no reason at all.''

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
Laugh track's reaction to joke is exaggerated compared to real life so even a hysterical laughter is played on every minor joke.
** Alternatively: A laugh track plays every ten seconds, for ''no no reason at all.''



* '''Inverted''': Whenever someone tells a joke, a crying track is played.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Whenever someone tells a joke, a crying track is played.



* '''Deconstructed''': The character is an insecure comedian who has to pay people to laugh at his jokes.
** Alternatively: A race of puppylike alien beings is staring at them from afar. It constantly begs for entertainment, regardless of how exhausted the people are, ultimately driving them all insane.
* '''Reconstructed''': His laugh track actually works in encouraging a genuine reaction.
** Alternatively: The aliens decide they've had their fun/are bored with the show/need to sleep, and go to another household.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
**
The character is an insecure comedian who has to pay people to laugh at his jokes.
** Alternatively: A race of puppylike alien beings is staring at them from afar. It constantly begs for entertainment, regardless of how exhausted the people are, ultimately driving them all insane.
* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
**
His laugh track actually works in encouraging a genuine reaction.
** Alternatively: The aliens decide they've had their fun/are bored with the show/need to sleep, and go to another household.



* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': The Laugh Track ruins the show, but ''on purpose''.

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* '''Plotted A a Good Waste''': The Laugh Track ruins the show, but ''on purpose''.
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