The Death of Laugh Tracks

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  1. aesthetic asmr

    aesthetic asmrПре 9 месеци

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

  2. Caio Rezei

    Caio RezeiПре 6 дана

    I honestly thought I was insane reading your comment, turns out it's just my dyslexia acting up and I read half of it out of order.

  3. Grea Blood

    Grea BloodПре 7 дана

    I’ve always said that about whoopass

  4. Celestial Snail

    Celestial SnailПре 19 дана


  5. Chaitra K. S

    Chaitra K. SПре 23 дана


  6. Snowleopard 0

    Snowleopard 0Пре месец


  7. BearFlipsTable

    BearFlipsTableПре сат

    I don’t watch a lot of tv anymore because when I was a child it was more commonplace. But when I did watch tv, my favourite comedies were friends and HIMYM. but my favourite show ever, until they brought on Capaldi, was Doctor Who.

  8. Robert Frost

    Robert FrostПре 11 сати

    The age gap is real. I think this kid could've gone back further and looked at the OLD school 3 camera sitcoms like Family Matters, Cheers or Seinfeld. The IT crowd 100% doesn't fit this breakdown btw.

  9. Papa Nut

    Papa NutПре 12 сати

    Id love a vid of drew just talking about himym. I think theres a decent amount of depth to it and its one of the better written shows in my opinion. Theres a lot of running jokes that’ll hit you out of nowhere and neil patrick harris is one of the best casted roles that ive seen in a while.

  10. Korina Vinkovic

    Korina VinkovicПре 15 сати

    My favourites from both sides are Malcolm in the Middle and Big Bang Theory. I was really invested in the latter for quite some time bc I loved to cheer some characters on, but the laughing just KILLED it.

  11. b-b

    b-bПре 15 сати

    If you want fast comedy, Harvey birdman, attorney at law is the all time fastest imo

  12. Joseph Acevedo

    Joseph AcevedoПре дан

    got a big bang theory add lol

  13. New Yardley Sinclair

    New Yardley SinclairПре дан

    2 and a half men is just as bad

  14. Harambe Uzamaki

    Harambe UzamakiПре дан

    I watched one vid and was like this guy is good. 2nd vid first 5 sec was an instant sub lol. Thanks for the good content man

  15. The reb-jedi Show

    The reb-jedi ShowПре 2 дана

    Not enough people here know about letterkenny and it shows.

  16. Wil Decker

    Wil DeckerПре 3 дана

    Lack of talk about Seinfeld or Scrubs, two of the most popular tv comedies ever seems odd to me. It’s also weird to compare Friends to any show, like the Big Bang theory, that uses fake laughter since Friends actually had a live audience 95% of the time and rewrote jokes during shooting based on the audience reactions. Drew didn’t make that distinction in the last video about this either which is kinda disappointing and screws the results.

  17. Filip Orvik

    Filip OrvikПре 3 дана

    Don't shock me that HIMYM is lowest considering how at times it's as much of a drama as a comedy show. Also filled with music and stuff.

  18. Jazbo_14

    Jazbo_14Пре 3 дана

    A show with a great mix of comedy and emotional storyline was Scrubs. What was really interesting about that show though was how far the shifts would take. In one scene you would have a completely crazy JD dream sequence and the next it would be about Brendan Fraser dying. But what was really interesting was that it never felt forced.

  19. Jazbo_14

    Jazbo_14Пре 3 дана

    I remember ,about 10 years ago, I had grown sour to Friends. Loved it when I was younger. And then someone started watching it as it was recently added to Netflix (or something like that) and I was pleasantly surprised that it was still pretty funny. So I took that as a sign that I should check out TBBT. As I had not even watched it. Gave it a shot and through 3 episodes (maybe 4 or 5) I quietly chuckled once. I still do not 7nderstand the appeal of that show.

  20. TransAm4Ever

    TransAm4EverПре 4 дана

    Basically every Chuck Lorre show is pure garbage

  21. Cresc Endo

    Cresc EndoПре 4 дана

    My girlfriend got angry at me for pointing out laugh tracks in The Big Bang Theory, and I don’t blame her. Once you recognize it, you can’t ignore it.

  22. Jonny Smart

    Jonny SmartПре 4 дана

    15:00 “hi, I’m depressed” thanks drew you caught me off guard there 😂

  23. Matt Graller

    Matt GrallerПре 4 дана

    Oh, man, The Work Outing (IT Crowd S2E1) is a crowning achievement of comedy. The entire episode just builds and builds and builds and gets funnier and funnier until it just totally explodes at the end.

  24. Holly

    HollyПре 4 дана

    if you want shows like that, with the juxtaposition you need to watch more British shows e.g. gavin and stacey also friday night dinner which has a lot less emotion but it actually hilarious

  25. Andrew Briss

    Andrew BrissПре 4 дана

    When I was a child, I acted like little Sheldon, maybe I was a genius

  26. Pascal Simioli

    Pascal SimioliПре 2 дана

    Considering TBBT and Young Sheldon are tv shows about smart people written for stupid audiences I hardly doubt that But hey who knows I'm just a guy on the net

  27. Malkatrix musik

    Malkatrix musikПре 5 дана

    It's hard watching himym after watching something that actually feels like real people watched it and laughed, sometimes they use the same stupid laugh track two times in a row, and it's just too similar not to notice

  28. Alejandro Macias

    Alejandro MaciasПре 5 дана

    Putting the big bang theory ah against Malcolm is the same as taking a chihuahua against a Jaguar… overkill it’s an understatement

  29. E L

    E LПре 5 дана

    Tom being a dick to Gregg in Succession is some of the funniest television I’ve seen.

  30. David Dee

    David DeeПре 5 дана

    Really gotta watch Schitt's Creek from the beginning.

  31. social coder

    social coderПре 5 дана

    Parks and Rec is awesome. No laugh track, every character is so unique, jokes are well thought out, and the show has heart and moments to connect deeper with the characters.

  32. Clay Sproule

    Clay SprouleПре 5 дана

    How why and what

  33. uri the man

    uri the manПре 6 дана

    Friends with literally filmed in a studio audience

  34. jimmy bluebos

    jimmy bluebosПре 6 дана

    IT Crowd shows that canned laughter can still work. The Big Bang Theory does not.

  35. Velocity Delta

    Velocity DeltaПре 6 дана

    I actually like laugh tracks, I dunno why. Like even if I find something hilarious I can't laugh without prompting, even in real life, so I guess I'm odd.

  36. Nick Urbahn

    Nick UrbahnПре 6 дана

    Did we address that it’s not a laugh track on friends but real people Laughing because it was filmed infront of a live audience

  37. Caio Rezei

    Caio RezeiПре 6 дана

    "The Big Bang Theory [...] - the Smash Mouth of sitcoms." - GOODEN, Drew. HOW CAN HE BE SO RIGHT? THAT'S SO RIDICULOUSLY TRUE THAT IT HURTS!

  38. Caio Rezei

    Caio RezeiПре 6 дана

    Who is Dick Wolf? Why, he's the genius that produced, directed and starred in the first one minute and a half of this video. An icon. A legend. The one and only Dick Wolf.

  39. Guiiotario

    GuiiotarioПре 7 дана

    Wtf ur talking about your name is drew gooden

  40. Finn Crossan

    Finn CrossanПре 7 дана


  41. Molly

    MollyПре 7 дана

    i want to know what drew thinks of always sunny

  42. Olivia Gregory

    Olivia GregoryПре 8 дана

    Schitts Creek is the best show ever

  43. TheLaughingSquirrel

    TheLaughingSquirrelПре 8 дана

    Character: *exists* Laugh track: it’s my time to shine

  44. Emily Kaylin

    Emily KaylinПре 8 дана

    i love parks and rec so much

  45. Durkle Georgeson

    Durkle GeorgesonПре 8 дана

    my favorite laugh tracks on a show are the Hanna barbera scooby doo episodes

  46. Cameron Clendaniel

    Cameron ClendanielПре 9 дана

    Mash is a good show to compare laugh track vs no laugh track. When they are in the operating room, there is no laugh track, while the rest of the show has one. I personally think the scenes without the laugh track are better.

  47. Natalia Montelongo

    Natalia MontelongoПре 9 дана

    Maude and The Golden Girls worked fantastic because the actors were masters of timing (Bea Arthur was exceptionally fantastic) they knew when to let the joke breathe and stablish a pace. The other thing was the brilliant writing that many sitcoms lack today.

  48. Sin Talento Producciones

    Sin Talento ProduccionesПре 9 дана

    I feel like me and my friend's nerdy conversations while playing games would seem like comedy gold to the hypothetical Big Bang Theory studio audience. Like: -yo i got a Bane of Arthropods ll Netherite sword in the piglin fortress *(STUDIO AUDIENCE ERUPTS IN MANIACAL LAUGHTER)*

  49. Anthony

    AnthonyПре 9 дана

    CBS sitcoms especially Lorne Michaels shows tend to get the audience going. They will definitely reset if a joke didn't get the reaction they wanted. Then if it still didn't land they will dub fake laughter over it. A show that while funny (from a nostalgia standpoint at least) that had an issue with just letting jokes flow naturally was Reba. Especially, during the later seasons. You would have scream laughing going on for what felt like a minute straight. Another show that would have a similar issue was Married with Children. Every time a character would enter the set they had to stop for five minutes it felt like because there would be cheering from the audience. All they would do was enter.

  50. Jose Noriega

    Jose NoriegaПре 9 дана

    Big Bang Theory is only good (for me) in very small doses.. I watch an episode or two and i am done.. I start getting annoying by the poor joke writing cuz its mostly (seriously) nerd said nerdy thing nerdily.. Yup. But i do personally enjoy the one or two episode.. Its like junk food entertainment.

  51. TheOgreMan

    TheOgreManПре 10 дана

    I’m so used to laugh tracks that they don’t really bother me. I understand the criticism of their existence, but honestly that’s not really what determines whether or not I find a show entertaining. I make that choice myself

  52. Elijah Ford

    Elijah FordПре 10 дана

    Here's the thing about laugh tracks: if the show is actually good, YOU are the laugh track.

  53. Kvak

    KvakПре 10 дана

    Have you watched brooklyn 99?

  54. marley92282

    marley92282Пре 10 дана

    This is bizarre, P&R and Malcolm are my all-time favorite shows, and Schitt’s Creek *seems* like it’s amazing but I can’t really know that for sure since I’ve never watched a single second of it.

  55. finn

    finnПре 10 дана

    schitt’s creek is great!! i didn’t love it at first but it quickly gets really good :D

  56. Ryan Fletcher

    Ryan FletcherПре 10 дана

    the best way to describe the big bang theory: 12 year old me: this is the best show ever 16 year old me: aha that was pretty funny i guess 21 year old me: .......ok

  57. red lemon boy

    red lemon boyПре 10 дана

    Young sheldon is really boring. It needs a laugh track

  58. Uigrahp

    UigrahpПре 9 дана

    @Snoop Dogg The Certified G this is a joke right

  59. Snoop Dogg The Certified G

    Snoop Dogg The Certified GПре 9 дана

    @Uigrahp this is a joke right

  60. Uigrahp

    UigrahpПре 10 дана

    @Snoop Dogg The Certified G this is a joke right

  61. Snoop Dogg The Certified G

    Snoop Dogg The Certified GПре 10 дана

    this is a joke right

  62. House Plant

    House PlantПре 10 дана

    I like the big bang theory, but i think the laugh track hurts it alot as they just put it over them doing normal things... But like nerds. It also doesn't fully understand nerd culture (in my opinion) it could work better if they where portrayed as the outcasts of the outcasts, but whatever, I enjoyed myself

  63. Snoop Dogg The Certified G

    Snoop Dogg The Certified GПре 10 дана

    nerds aren't even outcasts at all anymore in real life

  64. iceturtle 1025

    iceturtle 1025Пре 10 дана

    No Always Sunny?

  65. Gateaux Q

    Gateaux QПре 11 дана

    I’ve hated laugh tracks my entire life. I guess I was a deep thinker when I was a kid? because I pretty quickly became aware of laugh tracks trying to manipulate you into laughing and thinking whatever it was was funny. WandaVision had many issues later on in the series but the early deconstruction of the laugh track was one of the best things I’ve seen in a long time.


    DZZY BRUSHПре 11 дана

    You should watch psych

  67. Nick R

    Nick RПре 11 дана

    I need so much more like Silicon Valley and Barry

  68. *****

    *****Пре 11 дана

    park n rec is the best show ever

  69. Cody O.

    Cody O.Пре 11 дана

    I'm rather surprised HIMYM was so low, since they film it like a single cam show and then air it for a live audience. But after thinking about it, the show does often like to engage in long set ups to the punch lines.

  70. Random Person

    Random PersonПре 11 дана

    The only good thing about the Big Bang theory is how deep of a character Sheldon cooper is. Honestly one of the best, most complex sitcom characters ever.

  71. jokefaceloser

    jokefaceloserПре 11 дана

    Schitts Creek definatly doesnt go for the nonstop punches

  72. Maddy DeLano

    Maddy DeLanoПре 11 дана

    As a child, I would always get peer pressured to laugh when the laugh track came on even if I didn’t find the joke funny

  73. Darwin Dark

    Darwin DarkПре 11 дана

    He really forgot the Jimmy Fallon show, the show where the host creates the laugh track with his mouth.

  74. Darwin Dark

    Darwin DarkПре 9 дана

    @eh - I mean yeah but when he does it every interview lol

  75. eh -

    eh -Пре 9 дана

    it's not easy to keep a conversation going on in front of a live audience. Not every guest he has will will be funny. He sometimes has to do that, to make the conversation maybe less boring.

  76. stinkhole elohknits

    stinkhole elohknitsПре 11 дана

    The big bang theory was never that funny. The laugh tracks added to it's misery. I tried so many times to enjoy this show but I just couldn't find any comedy in it. It sucks bad. Sorry for hurting some of the fans' feelings.

  77. I Stole Your Cookies

    I Stole Your CookiesПре 12 дана

    The Office and Parks and Rec is the shiz :,) bacon; that's what she said; lik3 if you get these phrases.

  78. Andy Young

    Andy YoungПре 12 дана

    Comparing "the big bang theory" to "Smash Mouth" is an insult to "Smash Mouth"

  79. Elijah Ford

    Elijah FordПре 10 дана

    Smash Mouth had one of the biggest memes of all time, whereas I can't think of a single Big Bang Theory meme (if one does exist, hardly anyone has thought of it since 2012). Set point and match.

  80. Gwynbleidd Zireael

    Gwynbleidd ZireaelПре 12 дана

    It’s always sunny in philadelphia is the funniest show

  81. Bob

    BobПре 12 дана

    I couldn't finish parks and rec cause Lesley is SO annoying

  82. Jake Greene

    Jake GreeneПре 12 дана

    Hey drew you should watch community

  83. babygibbyyoda

    babygibbyyodaПре 12 дана

    Idk if it’s a good way of looking at sitcoms this way but, I like looking at sitcoms and the laugh track as a theatre productions that has much longer life than a regular play and the laugh track was like being a part of the audience that are enjoying what you are.

  84. sk84lafs

    sk84lafsПре 12 дана

    goddamn you guys have been shitting on Friends hard in the past couple years. it may not be cutting edge now, but if you get out the generation of sitcoms that came before, Friends looks like a fucking masterpiece. Its definitely better written than How I Met/BigBang and surely feels more earnest in its story telling.

  85. Latss Tecass

    Latss TecassПре 12 дана

    The gorgeous doubt potentially clap because bow previously promise at a lucky beef. sincere, truthful worm

  86. Were you right?

    Were you right?Пре 13 дана

    I'm not bothered by laugh tracks. It's thier project, they pay for it.. personally I hardly notice them because my mind is loud. To each thier own I suppose. Appreciate and love you all. 🤟🏻

  87. Jessica Jensen

    Jessica JensenПре 13 дана

    Zac was the best character in big bang hands down

  88. Christopher

    ChristopherПре 14 дана

    just for the amount of work put into this, u got my like g 😂

  89. Grace T

    Grace TПре 14 дана

    i think we're really in the era of Prestige Television right now. the most popular/well regarded shows are so much tighter and more deliberately plotted than the really long running series that have ended recently. like even the good place, which could easily have had 7+ series like mike schur's other shows was voluntarily ended after 4, and seemed much more strongly intentioned in terms of whole series direction.

  90. Grace T

    Grace TПре 14 дана

    it's interesting to see how this compares to the sort of films big studios are putting out at the moment, which seem to be mostly adaptations and sequels and franchise stuff

  91. olivia b

    olivia bПре 16 дана

    you need to watch hollywood on netflix

  92. Cheese 2000

    Cheese 2000Пре 16 дана

    I totally forgot laugh tracks were even a thing until now

  93. Elite Management, Inc.

    Elite Management, Inc.Пре 16 дана

    14:10 same exact thing with Kevin can wait with Leah Rimini and Kevin James

  94. Elite Management, Inc.

    Elite Management, Inc.Пре 16 дана

    9:35 flawed experiment your perception of what a joke is is skewed because you were high off sharpies

  95. Edward Spaghedward

    Edward SpaghedwardПре 16 дана

    The way he talks about the Leslie scene was so beautiful lol

  96. TyRaven67

    TyRaven67Пре 17 дана

    I heard once that laugh tracks were really old recorded audio of people laughing. So the conclusion i came to was now everytime I here them, its just laughter from the dead.

  97. C G

    C GПре 17 дана

    big bang theory is the worst thing ever made

  98. John

    JohnПре 17 дана

    Seinfeld is still hilarious even with the laugh tracks

  99. The V Player

    The V PlayerПре 17 дана

    Personally I loved the Big Bang Theory and it is one of my favorite shows ever.

  100. shocktipuss_

    shocktipuss_Пре 17 дана

    can you do a review on the sitcom "the middle" ? I really like and I think you will to.

  101. C Luke

    C LukeПре 18 дана

    Your show/movie analyses are honestly really good. You should reach out to the guys on Sardonicast and see if you could be a guest on an episode (or two)

  102. Freesmart

    FreesmartПре 18 дана

    "I brought Chinese" "And I brought Indian" Funny

  103. Pasan De Silva

    Pasan De SilvaПре 17 дана

    Last 3-4 seasons of tbbt was unnecessary and felt dragged to me. I was laughing lesser and lesser. Compared to first 3 seasons, the latter were merely a shed of it.

  104. Gabe Levy

    Gabe LevyПре 19 дана

    plz make more videos like this

  105. Mickey

    MickeyПре 19 дана

    I’ve never noticed that he was wearing Eddy Burback’s merch in this video and that is so cute to me.

  106. Laura S

    Laura SПре 19 дана

    I seriously never understood how so many people loved/love The Big Bang Theory. I categorically detest it. If you live in the UK, I'm pretty sure the channel E4 doesn't show anything other than reruns of this sh*t.

  107. Too Many Opinions

    Too Many OpinionsПре 19 дана

    I dunno if you’ll see this but as someone who used to watch a lot of Big Bang Theory: the episodes don’t work by themselves. It isn’t a show that’s funny if you only have the context of a couple episodes. The reason there’s so much lore around it is that you have to be invested in the entire story and watching it regularly for it to be enjoyable.

  108. Global00Vintage

    Global00VintageПре 20 дана

    I"ve tried watching Schitt's Creek over and over again, especially since many of my friends tell me it's one of the funniest shows they've ever watched. I just don't get it. I can't even get through episode one, and I absolutely love those actors. There are some heavy hitters on the show, and yet I hardly laughed at all. My biggest issue is I'm still not sure what it is we are laughing at: Are we commiserating with their bad times? Even if we aren't rich we can all relate to being down on our luck. Is the joke their newly minted fish out of water status? They aren't just rich folk suddenly poor folk, but also city folk now turned country folk. It's an old trope--see Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, etc--so how does one make it fresh? It smacks hollow especially for people who have lived in both the city and the esoteric idea of " the country." In this show both peoples are seemingly disingenuous stereotypes of the most extreme characters from those settings. The rich, sophisticated city slickers--too out of touch to understand the "real world"--against the obviously much dumber, and less sophisticated country hicks--too stupid to understand the fast pace of city living. Yawn. Five bucks who ends up "winning" at the end. I don't know. This is what I gleaned from the first episode, so perhaps I should give it a chance. I'm perfectly willing to, if I could just get through the first episode!

  109. Leonie Müller

    Leonie MüllerПре 20 дана

    I love how much effort you put in your videos

  110. Gfdg Nbcff

    Gfdg NbcffПре 20 дана

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  111. Azidoazide Azide

    Azidoazide AzideПре 20 дана

    What? You didn't get to finish watching Malcolm in the Middle until high School? What the hell man!!!

  112. Rosie

    RosieПре 20 дана

    I’m about to watch Parks and Rec for the third time THANKS TO DREW

  113. Rosie

    RosieПре 20 дана

    I really think you should watch Schitt’s Creek in its entirety. The characters do “blend” in some stereotypical ways, but the character development is **chef’s kiss**

  114. Shawn Bliss

    Shawn BlissПре 20 дана

    Parks and rec with a laugh track is weird

  115. Conroads Dev

    Conroads DevПре 20 дана


  116. Nabzarella Dare

    Nabzarella DareПре 20 дана

    Yes! Malcolm in the Middle would absolutely be ruined by a laugh track, so thankful they opted not to have one; despite canned laughter being quite the norm at the time.

  117. Ellelis Parrott

    Ellelis ParrottПре 21 дан

    Drew always cures my boredom