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TV laugh tracks need to disappear

By Colin Remes | March 19, 2012

Laugh tracks need to be done away with. They are obnoxious, annoying and if you need to be told where the punchline of a joke was, then it was a bad joke. However, there is a scientific purpose for using them. Those in communication studies refer to it...

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