Coffee With Jeff #108: The Laff Box

29 mins - Published Sun, Oct 9, 2016 by Jeff Kelley

His name was Charles Rolland Douglass but his friends called him Charley. In the late 50s, he created a machine that every American network needed, and he called it the Laff Box.

If you watched television between 1960 and 1980, you’ve most likely heard his work. He was the guy that added the laughter and applause to sitcoms. You know his work as the laugh track or canned laughter.

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