Laugh Trax was a television comedy series that premiered in 1982 and was
directed by Carolyn Raskin. The syndicated sketch comedy show featured
Howie Mandell, Gail Matthius, Lucy Webb, Jim Fisher, Jim Staahl and
other rising stars of comedy. Although Laugh Trax was cancelled after
one season, many comedy fans credit the show with launching the careers
of Howie Mandel, Gail Matthius and Jim Staahl. The program also featured
cameos by several legendary performers, including Bob Hope.