I was in the bar the other morning and noticed that the closed captions for comedy shows either don't match the original script or leave out important details to a joke. For example, {{muttering}} is an inadequate way to describe the late Estelle Getty clearing her throat to secretly call the dead Rue McLanahan a slut. I watch this closed captioning crap and I realize that deaf people must think we're idiots. That's why I volunteer my time as a closed captioning transcriptionist. The first job I ever had was on the hit CBS sitcom Shit My Dad Says:

14 FEMALE) DINNER! (FEMALEY 1aughterh} DINNER! I... DON'T KNOW WHERE THAT HD LAUIGHTER IS COMING FROM. MAYBE 5.1 SOMEONE BUMPED UP AGAINST THE LAUGH T

The Worst Comedy On TV (Explained to Deaf People)

SPEAKIN OF. I THINK A VENTRILOOUIST YOU DEAF FOLKS ARE ALRIGHI: THANKS FOR MIGHT HAVE WRITTEN THIS SHOW. VE BEEN SUFFERING THROUGH THIS WITH YOU KNOW,

The Worst Comedy On TV (Explained to Deaf People)

(MALE) DAD, I NEED TO BORROW THE BANANAS. I HAVE TO DO A BOOK REPORT ON (ALE BANANAS FOR MY NEWSPAPERING JOB. A BANANA? IS THAT WHAT WAS IN YOUR POCKE

The Worst Comedy On TV (Explained to Deaf People)

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