Laughing along with dead people

I remember reading somewhere that the laugh tracks that they use on most TV shows are sometimes 50 years old, and that [cue spooky music] you're laughing along with dead people. And I was just idly sitting here thinking, really? Is it true? Or is it an urban myth? I just can't believe that laughing then and laughing now are exactly the same.

This is Caterina, via a place I am not at liberty to reveal. The comments to the original post suggest the claim is actually largely true.

by datacharmer | Sunday, June 24, 2007
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