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Release Date:
2012 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Project sees Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in front of a live studio audience bantering about a topic weaved between filmed shorts and sketches.
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Best sketch comedy show I've seen since Chappelle's Show See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Keegan-Michael Key ... Various Characters / ... (32 episodes, 2012-2013)

Jordan Peele ... Various Characters / ... (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Series Directed by
Peter Atencio (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Rebecca Drysdale (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Colton Dunn (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Keegan-Michael Key (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jay Martel (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jordan Peele (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ian Roberts (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Alex Rubens (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Charlie Sanders (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Rich Talarico (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
Sean Conroy (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Andy Cobb (2 episodes, 2012)

Series Produced by
Keith Raskin .... producer (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Joel Zadak .... executive producer (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Keegan-Michael Key .... executive producer (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jordan Peele .... executive producer (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ian Roberts .... executive producer (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
Peter Atencio .... co-executive producer / producer (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jay Martel .... executive producer (21 episodes, 2012-2013)
Rebecca Drysdale .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2013)
Colton Dunn .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2013)
Alex Rubens .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2013)
Charlie Sanders .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2013)
Rich Talarico .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Joshua Funk (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
Charles Papert (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Film Editing by
Adam Lichtenstein (17 episodes, 2012)
Christian Hoffman (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Richard LaBrie (11 episodes, 2012)
Maura Corey (6 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting by
Sherie Hernandez (30 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Production Design by
Gary Kordan (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Art Direction by
Nicolas Plotquin (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Allison Carroll (10 episodes, 2012)
Julie Drach (8 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Costume Design by
Beth Morgan (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Scott Wheeler .... makeup department head (18 episodes, 2012)
Amanda Mofield .... department head hair (17 episodes, 2012)
Suzanne Diaz .... key makeup artist (11 episodes, 2012)
Georgia Allen .... makeup artist (8 episodes, 2013)
Alexei O'Brien .... makeup artist (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Production Management
Julie Camino .... production supervisor (17 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John O'Rourke .... first assistant director (31 episodes, 2012-2013)
Mike Livanos .... second assistant director (15 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Art Department
Caitlin Nicole Williams .... art department coordinator / art department pa / ... (31 episodes, 2012-2013)
Tina Grant .... assistant property master / props (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
Jeffrey Lombardi .... props (14 episodes, 2013)
Christine Nelson .... props (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
Brian Ferguson .... on-set dresser / on set dresser (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Michael P. Hall .... set dresser (10 episodes, 2012)
Maximilian Webb .... set dresser (10 episodes, 2012)
Todd Daniels .... property master (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Larry J. White II .... set dresser (8 episodes, 2012)
Nicole Ruby .... assistant props (7 episodes, 2012)
Suzy Riffel .... graphic designer (6 episodes, 2013)
Corey Ramirez .... set dresser (3 episodes, 2013)
Jonathan Buchanan .... property master (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Sound Department
Adam De Coster .... foley artist (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
Andrew Morgado .... adr & foley mixer (18 episodes, 2012)
Marilyn Loud .... sound assistant (10 episodes, 2012)
Jacob Farron Smith .... comms tech (10 episodes, 2012)
Nathan Poptic .... sound editor (5 episodes, 2013)
Dan Kenyon .... sound editor (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Special Effects by
Michael McGee .... specialty costumes (14 episodes, 2012)
Blumes Tracy .... special effects supervisor (10 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Lincoln Smith .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Stunts
Ben Scott .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Denis Moran .... camera operator (31 episodes, 2012-2013)
Sean Prichard .... grip / dolly grip (30 episodes, 2012-2013)
Michael Sapienza .... dolly grip (18 episodes, 2012)
Adam George Neas .... grip (14 episodes, 2013)
Jordan Johnson .... lighting technician (13 episodes, 2013)
Harold Lacuesta .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2012)
Jeremy Mennel .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2012)
David Thomas .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2012)
Jay Pope .... grip (9 episodes, 2012)
Arturo Elizondo .... assistant chief lighting technician (8 episodes, 2012)
Ryan Polack .... digital imaging technician (8 episodes, 2012)
Michael Roy .... chief lighting technician (8 episodes, 2012)
Kevin Aragon .... lighting technician (4 episodes, 2012)
Sean Tanner .... chief lighting technician (4 episodes, 2012)
Ashley Pavicic .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 2012)
Thomas Bango .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Casting Department
Julie Berger .... casting associate (13 episodes, 2013)
Christina Conover .... casting associate (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wendy L. Schilling .... set costumer / costumer (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Editorial Department
Stephen Waichulis .... assistant editor (14 episodes, 2013)
Steve Porter .... colorist (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
Barry Goch .... on-line editor (10 episodes, 2012)
Stacey Schroeder .... first assistant editor (10 episodes, 2012)
Evan Ahlgren .... first assistant editor (8 episodes, 2012)
Randy Beveridge .... final colorist (8 episodes, 2012)
Trevor Gant .... post-production coordinator (8 episodes, 2012)
Al Romero .... assistant editor (8 episodes, 2012)
Phil Davis .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 2012)
Ying Tao .... post-production coordinator (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Music Department
Reggie Watts .... composer: theme music / composer: title theme (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Transportation Department
Kirk Roberts .... transportation captain (14 episodes, 2012)
Mike Fenster .... transportation coordinator (7 episodes, 2012)
Irv Press .... driver generator operator (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Other crew
Evan Johnson .... production coordinator (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Mary Woodbury .... production secretary (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Barry L. Caldwell .... script supervisor (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
Christina Sahakian .... assistant production office coordinator / production staff (15 episodes, 2012)
Jade Rose Diaz .... production coordinator: Comedy Central (14 episodes, 2013)
Tara Jean O'Brien .... key assistant location manager (13 episodes, 2013)
Andrew Reynolds .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
J.R. Clark .... audience coordinator (10 episodes, 2012)
Elliot Gannon .... set production assistant (10 episodes, 2012)
Steven Oliveri .... set production assistant (10 episodes, 2012)
Josh Patil .... audience coordinator (10 episodes, 2012)
Lorena Leon .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2012)
Zac Oyama .... production assistant (8 episodes, 2012)
Evan Peller .... location manager (8 episodes, 2012)
Tom Holzhauer .... set production assistant (7 episodes, 2012)
Patsy Fitzgerald .... location manager (6 episodes, 2012-2013)
Kathryn Burns .... choreographer (5 episodes, 2012)
Heath Williamson .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2012)
Blake Johnson .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2012)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"K&P: Key and Peele" - USA (long title)
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30 min (with commercials)
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A spiritual follow-up to "MADtv", which starred both Key and Peele in the later seasons.See more »
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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Best sketch comedy show I've seen since Chappelle's Show, 10 December 2012
Author: SeriousJest from United States

I saw their "I Said Bitch" skit a few months ago when one of my friends shared it on Facebook. It caught me off guard with how clever, perfectly-timed, well-acted, multi-dimensional, and downright funny it was. I told myself that I would definitely start watching this show…but my hectic schedule caught up with me, and it faded from my memory before I was able to set aside time to watch one episode.

But the videos kept going viral on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and after clicking on "McFerrin vs. Winslow," "Ultimate Fighting Match Preview," "Yo Mama Has Health Problems," and "Gay Marriage Legalized," I was hooked! Next thing I know, I was ripping through episodes on Hulu, and posting and emailing episodes to my friends…I was even pulling co- workers into my office and telling them, "You HAVE to watch this sketch RIGHT NOW…it's only 4 minutes long."

This is the closest production I've found to Chappelle's Show, although the comparison isn't exactly fair. Chappelle's Show was outrageous and far beyond the bounds of anything anyone had seen on TV before (not taking away from the fact that it was extremely creative, witty, and funny), leading to ROTFLMAOs. Key and Peele is a bit more subdued, and much of its humor lies in its subtext. You'll still get a few ROTFLMAOs, but a lot of the laughs may just be LOLs, or smirks. Not every skit is a hit, but the producers manage to cut the less-funny skits before they get annoying, unlike Saturday Night Live (again, an unfair comparison because that show is live, while Key and Peele is pre- taped and edited).

Key and Peele are both extremely witty, charismatic, and talented comedians and actors. I enjoy their two-man stand up (I think it's a successful formula, when you have the right team), and watching the entire episodes actually allows you to enjoy the episodes more than simply watching them on YouTube because the setups often give you additional insight. Dave Chappelle used to do the same thing successfully. Peele's imitation of President Obama is impressive, and the "Anger Translator" skits are hilarious. I can't wait until Season 3.

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