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    Gene Wilder And Gilda Radner Were Comedy's Original Power Couple

    Willy Wonka + Roseanne Roseannadanna = MAGIC

    Before Will and Amy...

    ...And Megan and Nick...

    There was a comedy power couple that overshadowed them all: Gene and Gilda.

    Take the original Willy Wonka from Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory...

    Pair him with one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live"...

    And you get COMEDY GOLD.

    She won an Emmy for playing characters like Roseanne Roseannadanna.

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    He was neurotic Leo Bloom in The Producers.

    They met on the set of Hanky Panky and in her book Gilda said it was "love at first sight."

    Now let's all take a minute to admire their adorableness.

    They were Instagram BEFORE it even existed.

    Jim in Blazing Saddles + Emily Litella.

    Baba Wawa + Dr. Frankenstein.

    Sadly, Gilda Radner passed away in 1989 at the age of 42 from ovarian cancer.

    Since then, her book “It’s Always Something” has inspired many, as does her excellent work in comedy and theater.

    Gene Wilder has since remarried and has shifted his focus to writing novels.

    But in our hearts and memories, they’ll always be the ultimate comedy power couple.