Lazzi are gags or stock jokes which can be added to commedia dell'arte play or performance in order to ensure the comic action keeps pace. Usually the writers and actors would have lazzi memorized so that they know them when needed. This trick kept up in theater into the motion, and some film and TV writers still use stock jokes to enhance their work.
1.ACROBATIC lazzi:which was running around or leaping up and about the stage.for example;Lazzo of Unspilled Wine
Startled, Arlecchino, holds a full glass of wine, and does a complete backward somersault without spilling the wine.
2.VIOLENT LAZZI: which was abusing each other and goes in to a fight for example;Revival Lazzo Woman pretends to faint or die. Zanni enters and suggests that the way to revive her is pull her hair or twist her limbs.
3.LANGUAGE LAZZI:Lazzo of Latin;The Doctor attempts to translate English words as if they are Latin (e.g. complaining he’s been attacked by “hoodla” instead of “hoodlums” or speaking of going “inside and exside.”)
4.FOOD LAZZI:everything around food that is funny.Tasting Lazzo;A zanni is cooking a pot of something for dinner. He continually seasons the dish, then tastes it, then adds more seasoning, tastes again, and this goes on until there is no food left in the pot.
5.PROP LAZZI:using props through out the play to help them and the audience to understand or bad use of prop and break it.;Hat Lazzo;Male character is given a glance by female character. The look is so powerful that it causes his hat to fly off.