The Empire Strikes Back...With A Laugh Track

Posted by G-Man (35100 posts) - - Show Bio

Normally I can't stand laugh tracks.  After a while, I sometimes manage to block it out.  I never understood the point.  Is the purpose telling when I'm supposed to find something funny?  Is the material not funny enough to speak for itself?  
 
I saw this following clip on the internets a week or so ago.  Imagine, Star Wars...with a laugh track.
 

  
I have to say that it actually works.  Seeing this scene with a laugh track did make me laugh.  Does this defeat all my years of being anti-laugh track?
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#1 Posted by No_Name_ (17403 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL. It gives the movie a whole new dynamic.

#2 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (7841 posts) - - Show Bio

That's Horrible, its made it all the more scarier. Though i did start to 'lol' at the laughs with "I am your father". It could also be seen as the laughter of the long dead sith lords mocking the last hope of the Jedi.

#3 Posted by CaptObtuse (44 posts) - - Show Bio

It makes it very Python-esque, I think.  Wish they'd dialed down the volume on the laugh track just a bit, though.  Much too overpowering.

#4 Posted by Slinger (7640 posts) - - Show Bio
#5 Posted by NightFang (10078 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol. Now thats just wrong.

#6 Posted by markky_frass (39 posts) - - Show Bio

that was funny

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