The Death of Laugh Tracks

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  1. a e s t h e t i c a s m r

    a e s t h e t i c a s m r

    7 kuukautta sitten

    the criteria for your comment getting pinned differs so much in every video that every comment is insane for like the first 2 minutes

    • WynnY_27


      13 päivää sitten


    • sage willows

      sage willows

      18 päivää sitten


    • Firefly miesumae

      Firefly miesumae

      23 päivää sitten


    • Ramyani Das

      Ramyani Das

      Uukausi sitten

      True Greg

    • call me qt

      call me qt

      Uukausi sitten

      I didn’t even comment but you probably stole the pin from me tbh

  2. Fievel Mousekewitz

    Fievel Mousekewitz

    6 tuntia sitten

    Okay, but Miracle in Lane 2 was a good movie... from what I remember having seen it 20 years ago.

  3. nadine


    10 tuntia sitten

    big bang theory is the most overrated unfunny tv series i saw in a long time. i don't know why it's so popular, it feels like people are pretending to like it to look "smart" on a different note, you should watch Crazy ex-girlfriend and Community!

  4. Old Gamer

    Old Gamer

    22 tuntia sitten

    I usually agree with you, but Schitt’s Creek just gets better every episode. I had trouble getting into it, but I highly recommend it. You will get a lot more if that emotional investment you talked about.

    • Smuckle Head

      Smuckle Head

      14 tuntia sitten

      Shut up

  5. liam ks

    liam ks

    Päivä sitten

    i have to complain about the big bang theory he said laugh tracks but it is filmed infront of a live studio audience so the laughing is legit people laughing

  6. terrible_woman


    2 päivää sitten

    malcolm in the middle gang rise

  7. amanda smith

    amanda smith

    2 päivää sitten


  8. MrCheeseCake


    2 päivää sitten

    Big bang is my favourite but it's one of theses shows where you need to be somewhat similar to them to get the nerdy jokes

  9. dasfowler


    3 päivää sitten

    Someone once described Malcom In The Middle as a "Tongue-In-Cheek Situational Drama" and it has always felt appropriate

  10. I. Hoots

    I. Hoots

    3 päivää sitten

    I find big bang to be funny, but I'm also not someone who watches TV a lot and so it fits. Parks and recreation is my favorite show of all time, so maybe I'm just not into great tv.

  11. Kai Kwon Do

    Kai Kwon Do

    3 päivää sitten

    Schitts Creek is subjectively funny. I don’t find it funny, but all the adults above 30 I know who’ve watched it find it funny. It’s very subjective.

  12. Rosie White

    Rosie White

    4 päivää sitten

    Schitt's Creek has such an amazing balance of humour and love. As it goes on their characters develop more and it gets more heart-warming but still remains hilarious. The good change in their characters throughout the 6 seasons makes it my favourite show in the world

  13. Main's Main

    Main's Main

    4 päivää sitten

    Malcom in the Middle is so good

  14. Lauri Saarinen

    Lauri Saarinen

    4 päivää sitten

    Oh man, i didn't remember Walter White was in Malcom in the Middle!

  15. Saesha


    5 päivää sitten

    Greg is here?

  16. Newby Ton

    Newby Ton

    5 päivää sitten

    Most laugh tracks were recorded in the 1950's, you are hearing dead people laugh

  17. Matt


    5 päivää sitten

    No. Schitts creek is the best show ever made

  18. Kunisake


    5 päivää sitten

    I don't like them. Just let me watch the show in peace!

  19. How Is Your Day So Far?

    How Is Your Day So Far?

    5 päivää sitten

    That 70s show, Seinfeld, and How I met your mother are the only shows that have laugh tracks that don’t make you want to throw your ears to Canada and eat nail polish remover in my opinon. The Big Bang Theory, though, is just a different breed

    • How Is Your Day So Far?

      How Is Your Day So Far?

      3 päivää sitten

      @GregCubed oh at Seinfeld too I will add it

    • GregCubed


      3 päivää sitten

      Seinfeld has the best use of laugh track imo, you never even notice it (plus it was actually filmed live, so the laughter is real and natural)

  20. Salman Mazumder

    Salman Mazumder

    5 päivää sitten

    The It crowd is the only show with laugh tracks I didn't mind.

  21. SyrioHghar88


    6 päivää sitten

    The best example of a story driven sitcom, with excellent character development and is still hillarious is "The Good Place."

  22. t.


    6 päivää sitten

    drew i think you would love bojack horseman

  23. Nisa


    7 päivää sitten

    that 70s show has a lot of laugh track and i hate it. i couldn’t watch it because of that

  24. Syd Syd

    Syd Syd

    8 päivää sitten

    Drew is the only reason I tolerate math

  25. Elizabeth K

    Elizabeth K

    9 päivää sitten

    Lmao so this is kinda dark but the reason I can’t watch shows with laugh tracks anymore is because I’m an emt and I can’t tell you the amount of DOAs I’ve gone to where the the person is laying there deceased with the tv on and for some reason it’s always a sitcom with the laugh tracks and you just walk in to this dead silent room with the body and you hear the laugh track in the background....it’s always so eerie

  26. Ethan Bryant

    Ethan Bryant

    9 päivää sitten

    4:25 Langauge

  27. David Gonzalez

    David Gonzalez

    9 päivää sitten

    wait You came from VINE?

  28. Rylee G

    Rylee G

    10 päivää sitten


  29. Aryan Razdan

    Aryan Razdan

    10 päivää sitten

    Big bang is great Maybe little more laugh tracks But it is great

  30. Polina She

    Polina She

    10 päivää sitten

    I want to hug you for including IT Crowd - its a bloody masterpiece :D Ayoade is a freaking genius in that one)

  31. MrPtrlix


    10 päivää sitten

    The saddest thing about Big Bang Theory is that even it had a more meaningful finale than Game of Thrones.

  32. i.o gam3ing

    i.o gam3ing

    11 päivää sitten

    One show that is the best.... Nine nine

  33. Sankalp Swamy

    Sankalp Swamy

    11 päivää sitten

    You look like Ben from Parks and Rec.

  34. Ampersandcastle


    11 päivää sitten

    You should watch more British shows like The Office, The Inbetweeners, Friday Night Dinner, and my favourite TV show of all time, Taskmaster!

  35. Dean Luciano Drello

    Dean Luciano Drello

    11 päivää sitten

    I just realized I’ve never heard Drew Gooden actually laugh

  36. This Boi Loves P!nk

    This Boi Loves P!nk

    11 päivää sitten

    I watched Big Bang on a plane once when I was like 8 and realized that I didn’t like the show

  37. Forever21


    12 päivää sitten

    my mom is literally obsessed with The Big Bang Theory, she watches all day over and over again without end.

  38. Ishan Kanwar

    Ishan Kanwar

    12 päivää sitten

    The friends just give you good feeling.

  39. Lil Pip

    Lil Pip

    12 päivää sitten

    i’m not tolerating this schitts creek slander. please give it another chance oh please oh please

  40. Jesse


    12 päivää sitten

    Paul. Fucking. Rudd.

  41. Nathan DeLange

    Nathan DeLange

    12 päivää sitten

    The same message can be said for action films.

  42. Salvador Nuñez

    Salvador Nuñez

    12 päivää sitten

    The Good Place is a great show yall should give a shot.

  43. Michael Etherton

    Michael Etherton

    13 päivää sitten

    I grew up watching MASH..I loved it.. Parks and Recks is brilliant...

  44. Chalk Eater

    Chalk Eater

    14 päivää sitten

    In the future, laugh tracks alone will be the only media.

  45. ObamaGaming


    15 päivää sitten

    Oh boy i love the big bang theory so damn much.

  46. Spiffy _

    Spiffy _

    15 päivää sitten

    This might be only me but you don't really mind the laugh track until you find a comedy show without a laugh track. It's like watching nick comedies with all these laugh tracks when you're younger, then watch a show like Parks and Rec without the laugh track. You just appreciate that the show isn't telling you to laugh at this moment.

  47. Keir ******

    Keir ******

    15 päivää sitten

    you have to watch through the first series to the second, the second+ is why everyone stans it lol

  48. aliciugh


    15 päivää sitten

    i never enjoyed parks & rec for some reason, i gave up too quickly after the first two episodes. i'm gonna give it a try now, especially since the office is one of my favourite shows !!

  49. aliciugh


    15 päivää sitten


  50. Stephan Vojinovic

    Stephan Vojinovic

    16 päivää sitten


  51. Chloë Albert

    Chloë Albert

    17 päivää sitten

    Not to mention how much creepy sexual assault is shrugged off by saying they're "nerds" (big bang theory)

    • Bean


      16 päivää sitten

      When was there sexual assault in that show?

  52. Twixy Sniker

    Twixy Sniker

    17 päivää sitten


  53. Maria Annette

    Maria Annette

    18 päivää sitten

    Ahahahha DREEW😫 You're SO DAMN dedicated I can't😂🤚❤😏

  54. sage willows

    sage willows

    18 päivää sitten

    Brooklyn 99 is a good sitcom because it doesn't have a laugh track and preaches equality

  55. HunGerMovies


    18 päivää sitten

    sitcoms do not need verbal jokes all the time to laugh at

  56. Bonnie McNabb

    Bonnie McNabb

    18 päivää sitten

    The opening ep of season 2 of the IT crowd is literally one of the best episodes of anything ever!!! I never get sick of it

  57. kittykat4ever -The Original

    kittykat4ever -The Original

    18 päivää sitten

    Honestly, I really like TBBT. It has its faults, I'm not denying it. But it has a lot of great moments too. All the characters are inherently flawed in some way or the other, it doesn't try to force the audience to love them. I feel it gets a lot of hate just because it's mainstream and cliche, so it's cool to hate on it. But really, cliches are cliches because you do see it reflected in real life Just my honest opinion

  58. Julian Tafoya

    Julian Tafoya

    18 päivää sitten

    Nickelodeon and Disney channel: I’m gonna pretend I didn’t see that

  59. Fernando Robinson

    Fernando Robinson

    18 päivää sitten

    Everything he said about Parks and Rec is true about Schitt’s Creek. Watch the wedding episode

  60. Payton Rosema

    Payton Rosema

    18 päivää sitten


  61. Thomas Jack Potter.

    Thomas Jack Potter.

    19 päivää sitten

    Im British and I absolutely cannot stand the IT crowd and people told me to give it a chance so I watched ever episode and hated it even more after.

  62. unstoppableExodia


    19 päivää sitten

    I look forward to the day when laugh tracks are a thing of the past. When I was growing up every sitcom had one and it was just the norm, I couldn’t imagine a sitcom that wasn’t filmed in front of a live audience that laughed on command. And then the simpsons happened. The simpsons proved to my kid self that I didn’t need a laugh track to tell me when to laugh. I found joy in finding the laughter from the absurd things that happened in Springfield especially watching reruns as a teen when I could understand jokes that went over my head as a kid. That was the moment I began to despise the laugh track. If a joke on a tv show is funny people will laugh, they don’t need an intrusive laugh track to tell them when to laugh, that is the most important thing the simpsons taught me.

  63. Coquí Mapping

    Coquí Mapping

    19 päivää sitten

    Why wasn’t the Simpsons or The Good Place here?

    • dean G

      dean G

      19 päivää sitten

      Did you just make 5 alt accounts to like your comment?

  64. ZL


    19 päivää sitten

    I must be weird but I really do enjoy the laugh tracks in sitcoms. It just tells me when to laugh (when it is inserted at a reasonable place, unlike tbbt) and brings up my mood. When I hear a joke I didn't understand before, after hearing the laugh track, I would think about the joke and maybe laugh at it if I end up getting it. That is, of course, in the scenario when the laugh track doesn't sound forced and sounds like people are genuinely laughing. Apparently when humans hear laughter, we end up being happier (I heard that from a friend but I'm not sure if that's true), and I guess it matches with the purpose of sitcoms.

  65. uh hh

    uh hh

    20 päivää sitten

    boy who cried laugh. boy . who cried laugh

  66. Abhinav Cheedella

    Abhinav Cheedella

    20 päivää sitten

    Noticing the laughing track kills a series

  67. NA461


    20 päivää sitten

    How I Met Your Mother having the fewest makes sense to me. A lot of the time it feels more of something like maybe a drama or film than a comedy, if that makes sense.

  68. Whitleypedia


    20 päivää sitten

    Parks and Rec wasn't just in the Office's shadow, Amy Poehler was in Tina Fey's

  69. sam holness

    sam holness

    20 päivää sitten

    I hate Big Bang theory sooo much, its so hard to watch grown men who live on their own behave so much like children.

  70. akkonoo


    21 päivä sitten

    i love schitts creek. i felt empty when i finished it

  71. Bossalatte Help

    Bossalatte Help

    21 päivä sitten

    shits creek and modern family that is all

  72. King of Rivia

    King of Rivia

    21 päivä sitten

    I mean i actually really like young Sheldon but i also think laugh tracks can be fine - like two and a half men amazing show that managed fo do the exact same thing every episode and was still great (mostly charlie of course) but i dont think modern shows should use laugh tracks its to retro

  73. That One

    That One

    22 päivää sitten

    Please do Nickelodeon vs Disney! The laugh tracks are INSANE! The episodes are mostly laugh tracks especially Sam and Cat!

  74. Rochelle Lobo

    Rochelle Lobo

    22 päivää sitten

    Laugh tracks never really bothered me. I laugh when I get the joke, or don't

  75. River Styx

    River Styx

    22 päivää sitten

    Ugh, Parks and Rec is do good-

  76. David Marshall

    David Marshall

    22 päivää sitten

    dawg i would hate parks and rec if they added that laugh track lmaooo

  77. ButtzMcGee


    22 päivää sitten

    I still think about this video sometimes.

  78. Dan Ellis

    Dan Ellis

    22 päivää sitten

    I feel like something needs to be said about canned laughter vs audience laughter. But I don't know what.

  79. •Lucky Illusion•

    •Lucky Illusion•

    22 päivää sitten

    I love Young Sheldon, it’s such a good show

  80. Enternamehere


    23 päivää sitten

    Malcom in the middle? More like breaking bad am I right or what. Thank you I'll be here all week

  81. Carlos Rodriguez

    Carlos Rodriguez

    23 päivää sitten

    Would have love to see Nathan for You :)

  82. faum


    23 päivää sitten

    Drew what’s your favorite track on in rainbows?

  83. translucentorb


    23 päivää sitten

    It’s all about timing, the office times their jokes with character reactions and cutaways to private confessionals. Sitcoms just use canned laughs. That being said, The office is a way better show than any sitcom ever.

  84. Jacob Bauch

    Jacob Bauch

    24 päivää sitten

    Brooklyn 99, schitts creek and parks and rec are the most underrated shows.

    • wishiwasSocial


      Päivä sitten

      these shows are loved by millions and have won rewards tho…

  85. Pooja Bharti

    Pooja Bharti

    24 päivää sitten

    "Sometimes you just wanna laugh at something dumb. Sometimes you don't wanna watch a show with emotional depth 'cause it's like, I got my own shit going on' and now I gotta care about these fictional characters too". Totally relatable.

  86. Mats1LoTo


    24 päivää sitten

    I watched The BB Theory once, I hated it. So I was really surprised when I watched Young Sheldon and it was so good.

  87. Kaspleen


    24 päivää sitten

    Do they get different people to record laugh tracks or do they just use ones from the 40s, 50s, 60s? If they do not change then are we not just listening to dead people laugh? That is a little creepy

    • The Golden Polar Bear

      The Golden Polar Bear

      19 päivää sitten

      Yes. We are in fact listening to dead people laugh a lot of the times :)

  88. Floopis McFloorpus

    Floopis McFloorpus

    25 päivää sitten

    If there literally has to be a signal for your audience to find a joke funny, then the joke isn’t funny...

  89. Emile Edhouse

    Emile Edhouse

    26 päivää sitten

    the funniest thing was at the start😉

  90. angry brick wall

    angry brick wall

    26 päivää sitten

    hey guys im just going to point this out but most laugh tracks are from the 30's *I love hearing dead people laugh* I saw the fact on a comment shown on a r/TIHI vid so credit to that guy

  91. Queen Remains

    Queen Remains

    26 päivää sitten

    Almost all of the funniest shows had either, 1) Live studio audiences who could laugh in real time, and occasionally the audience would loose their mind laughing and you'd hear giggles in the crowd. 2) No laugh track at all because it's about the actor's delivery.

  92. GGB


    26 päivää sitten

    I am about 17 and I never really liked comedies. But then my family got Hulu, and I started watching B99 and I loved it. I started branching out some more and I found I really liked early 2000 format. Shows like How I met your Mother, That 70s Show, Arrested Development, Raising Hope, Malcolm In the Middle, and Community all had me rolling. I agree with Drew on most things, but I don’t on this. Comedies are just getting worse and I don’t understand how anyone doesn’t think that. Laugh tracks are weird and the Big Bang Theory is the perfect example of laugh tracks done wrong. But old shows like Friends, Hogans Heroes, and Green Acres are undoubtedly funnier than shows like the Goldbergs and Young Sheldon. Just one guys opinion.

  93. C. Kramer

    C. Kramer

    28 päivää sitten

    Am I a jo... wait a sec I’m not even that.

  94. Zayd Farzad

    Zayd Farzad

    28 päivää sitten

    teen titans go!

  95. Marty Mcfly

    Marty Mcfly

    28 päivää sitten

    the way you described the first episode of the IT crowd is every episode of arrested development

  96. Andre Manchey

    Andre Manchey

    29 päivää sitten

    You have got to watch Brooklyn 99

  97. Alexander Zhivkov

    Alexander Zhivkov

    29 päivää sitten

    No two and a half men? :(

  98. Beatnik


    29 päivää sitten

    To each their own, but I just can't trust the taste of someone who finds Schitt's Creek "a little funny" but describes How I Met Your Mother as "very well written." Oof, we're VERY different people, guy.

  99. Connor Carlson

    Connor Carlson

    Uukausi sitten

    Young Sheldon is actually good and much better than BBT

  100. Colin Whitlock

    Colin Whitlock

    Uukausi sitten

    8:00 "that they're ably to cram so many jokes in there with you not even realizing it" sounds more like an insult