With the addition of one little editing device, the laugh track, YouTube user unclejubalon has completely transformed True Blood. While the concept, the actors, the direction, and even the dialogue remains untouched, the addition of a laugh track in specific scenes changes True Blood from a gripping, slightly campy drama to an unfunny, formulaic sitcom.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
At Merlotte's!: True Blood as a Sitcom
Most people know HBO's True Blood as the critically acclaimed one hour drama about vampires, a telepathic waitress and a whole lot more. True Blood can best described as thrilling, suspenseful, dramatic (some might say melodramatic) and at times humorous. But, what if it was none of these things? What if it was nothing more than a bad 1960's-esque sitcom? The video below shows exactly what True Blood would be like if that were true.