10 Funny Comedic Duos Throughout History

From Abbot & Costello to Kenan & Kel, comedy duos have been making us laugh for years and years. Let’s take a look back at some of the funniest pairs in comedy, and be on the lookout for Key & Peele! Their new sketch series is on Comedy Central Tuesdays at 10:30/9:30c.

1. Key & Peele

Key and Peele are the new faces of sketch comedy. Catch their new sketch series Key & Peele on Comedy Central Tuesdays at 10:30/9:30c.

2. Rhett & Link

(’00s - Present) This duo has one of the most subscribed channels on Youtube.

3. Tim & Eric

(’00s) Their show Tim And Eric Awesome How, Great Job! features satirical humor about public access TV, fake commercials, and campy special-effects.

4. Kenan & Kel

(Late ’90s - Early ’00s) This duo started acting together in the show All That and eventually got a sketch comedy show on Nickelodeon together.

5. Chris Farley & David Spade

(Early ’90s) This short-lived comedic duo created many laughs together on SNL and movies like Tommy Boy and Black Sheep.

6. Fry & Laurie

(’80s - ’90s) This British double act is positively brilliant.

7. Cheech & Chong

(’70s - ’80s) These guys were known for their hippie style and their love for marijuana.

8. Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau

(’60s - ’90s) This duo starred in many classics together including The Odd Couple and Grumpy Old Men.

9. Abbot & Costello

(’40s - ’50s) The classic straight man and funny man act is exemplified with Abbot & Costello’s “Who’s On First?” (And worldplay. So much wordplay!)

10. Laurel & Hardy

(Late ’20s - Mid ’40s) They pretty much started the whole fat guy/skinny guy routine for slapstick comedy.

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