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26 Reasons You Should Be Obsessed With "Key & Peele"

This list is the key to an appealing TV show.

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1. Look at these two handsome gentlemen.

Jordan Peele (left) and Keegan-Michael Key of Key & Peele.
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Jordan Peele (left) and Keegan-Michael Key of Key & Peele.

2. Key & Peele have magnificent synergy unmatched by any other sketch comedy duo this decade.

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Calling it. Don't care if it's not even 2015 yet.

3. Key is high-energy, all zany limbs and shouts.

Note: Jason Segel's stunned face.
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Note: Jason Segel's stunned face.

4. Peele is more chill, focusing on subtle eccentricities.

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5. But damn, when they come together?

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6. They're perfectly balanced! It's like both of them are capable of playing ANY character.

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7. Every character in the show, no matter how absurd, is treated like they are a complex human being.

Rafi, we feel your pain. No. More. Slap-Ass.

8. Like, who doesn't think of these guys as real football players?

9. They've given life to raunchy church ladies...

10. ...shade-throwing Indian doctors...

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Keegan might have the best fake desi accent of any actor on TV right now.

11. ...and Meegan, the most magnificent creature TV has ever seen.

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SERIOUSLY PEELE SLAYS EVERY TIME HE PUTS ON A DRESS AND WIG.

12. They'll always surprise you with the diversity of settings and subjects they can tackle.

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13. Regardless of who they play, their accents and mannerisms are always perfectly on point.

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14. You can see it in their body language and hand motions.

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15. They have a real love for dialogue and delivery.

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16. And like the best comedy, there's usually a smart social critique somewhere in their sketches.

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Oh Da Struggle. When will you learn?

17. They find brilliant new ways ways to joke about double standards and racism.

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18. Their sketch on bullying might actually be more effective than real PSAs.

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19. And can we talk about the consistently impressive cinematography?

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It might be the best of any sketch comedy show EVER.

20. They clearly have a love for television and movies, since their parodies look and feel PERFECT.

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21. Sometimes the sets and effects are so high-quality you feel like you're watching a big-budget movie.

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Or low-budget, if that's the point.

22. And the makeup team is so committed and talented they were even nominated for an Emmy!

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23. Peele has the best Obama impression in the biz, but they made it even more genius with the addition of Luther, his anger translator.

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24. Even Obama was impressed.

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25. Seriously, if the president is watching the show, shouldn't the rest of the nation join him?

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26. Season 4 is on TV right now. What're you waiting for?

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