10 Funniest Famous Comedy Duos

Tuesday, January 25 by Lisa Gove

These ten funniest comedy duos range from classic duos who have stood the test of time to news partnerships that are just getting started. Some of these comedy duos made their mark on TV while others have appeared in several movies together. There are other comedy duos who have gotten their start on TV and turned it into a movie career. read on to learn more about the ten funniest famous comedy duos.

  1. Cheech and Chong. These two belong at the top of the the list. This comedy duo, with their routines and movies about hippie stoners, are still as funny today as they were in the 70's.
  2. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Martin and Lewis are a classic comedy duo with a physical comedy that can not be matched. If you have never seen their stuff it is time to find it and take a look.
  3. Abbott and Costello. This comedy duo was the most famous duo of the 40's and 50's. Their "Who's on First" bit has stood the test of time, and can even be seen in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  4. Chris Farley and David Spade. With Spade playing the straight laced guy to the antics of Farley, this duo appeared together on "Saturday Night Live" and in a few other movies before Farley's death in 1997.
  5. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. This is one of the newer comedy duos on the list. They have appeared together in "Talladega Nights" and "Ste Brothers." Hopefully this is just the beginning of what they will be doing together.
  6. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. A duo like many others that was born on "Saturday Night Live," these female comedians have also appeared together in "Baby Mama." Although the movie wasn't a blockbuster, the chemistry between them is just as funny as it was on SNL.
  7. Steve Martin and Dan Aykroyd. Two of the funniest men ever on TV, whenever these two would pair up it was sure to bring side splitting laughs.
  8. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. This comedy duo has appeared in several movies together including "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz." Their timing, physical comedy, and sarcasm has enabled them to be recognized as one of the funniest comedic duos to emerge in years.
  9. Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes. What can you say about Jay and Silent Bob? Their partnership started off as the drug dealers in "Clerks," and was so popular the characters were also featured in "Chasing Amy," "Mallrats," and even their own movie "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back."
  10. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey. Another "Saturday Night Live" comedy Duo, Myers and Carvey's SNL "Wayne's World" bit turned into one of the funniest movies of the early 90's.
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