He didn't know if the BBC Scotland soap would wait until he finished Canned Laughter
Neither was there taunting with canned laughter
. What a relief!
Such compelling evidence became the foundation for the use of "canned laughter
," using it to try and capitalize on the social nature of laughter to entice the audience to laugh (Cialdini, 1993).
More important, canned laughter
increased viewer enjoyment.
Like canned laughter
, this evening of Laurie "lite" seemed thin.
by Peter Hay (Oxford University Press, 262 p.) is an amusing, well-written and sometimes even enlightening collection of quips, bon mots and anecdotes about famous people (mostly performers and newsmen) in the entertainment business.
Cleese in The Sunset The lack of a canned laughter
track leads me to believe its writer Charles McKeown - responsible for penning the darkly comic Brazil for Python acolyte Terry Gilliam - never intended the series as superannuated succour for those missing Last of The Summer Wine.
After last week, many viewers tried to throw themselves under one Producers have been accused of using canned laughter
after scripted jokes flopped with the studio audience.
They are finding time to work on a new play, Canned Laughter
, which they are bringing to stages throughout Scotland in March next year.
And it can feel a bit like we are harking back to the 70s with the cliched jokes and canned laughter
PRIZED Apart's entirely unnecessary canned laughter
Instead you get forced drama, forced emotion, forced banter, forced canned laughter
and forced Indiana Jones music.
And, as for the absence of a deafening canned laughter
track - an almost mandatory feature on lame ducks like this - I can only posit one suggestion.
While the joke elicited a smattering of canned laughter
when the episode aired on Feb.
IN this age of sitcoms and over-scripted panel shows stacked with lamentably obvious gags and iced off with a dose of canned laughter
, it's all too easy for stand-up to follow suit.