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Stop Kvetching About 'Canned Laughter' On Sitcoms - It Doesn't Exist (Does It?)
"I wonder if the 'canned laughter' canard is used, knowingly, as bitchy shorthand - surely no one really believes it is artificial? It's been half a century since actual machinery was regularly used." And by the way: "Studio audiences aren't forced to laugh with cattle prods. They give it up willingly." The Guardian (UK) 08/13/13
Posted August 14, 2013 12:47 AM

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