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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 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations See more »
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Best sketch comedy show I've seen since Chappelle's Show See more (20 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 80)

Keegan-Michael Key ... Various Characters / ... (45 episodes, 2012-2015)

Jordan Peele ... Various Characters / ... (45 episodes, 2012-2015)
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Series Directed by
Peter Atencio (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
 
Series Writing credits
Keegan-Michael Key (44 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jordan Peele (44 episodes, 2012-2015)
Rebecca Drysdale (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Colton Dunn (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Jay Martel (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Ian Roberts (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Alex Rubens (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Charlie Sanders (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Rich Talarico (36 episodes, 2012-2015)
Phil Augusta Jackson (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sean Conroy (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Andy Cobb (2 episodes, 2012)

Series Produced by
Joel Zadak .... executive producer (42 episodes, 2012-2014)
Keith Raskin .... producer / consulting producer (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
Keegan-Michael Key .... executive producer (39 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jordan Peele .... executive producer (39 episodes, 2012-2015)
Ian Roberts .... executive producer (39 episodes, 2012-2015)
Peter Atencio .... co-executive producer / producer (34 episodes, 2012-2014)
Jay Martel .... executive producer (31 episodes, 2012-2015)
Rich Talarico .... co-producer / producer (25 episodes, 2013-2015)
Rebecca Drysdale .... co-producer (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Colton Dunn .... co-producer (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Alex Rubens .... co-producer (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Charlie Sanders .... co-producer (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kris Baucom .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2014)
Linda Morel .... line producer (11 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Original Music by
Joshua Funk (42 episodes, 2012-2014)
 
Series Cinematography by
Charles Papert (44 episodes, 2012-2015)
 
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 (44 episodes, 2012-2014)
 
Series Art Direction by
Nicolas Plotquin (30 episodes, 2012-2014)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Julie Drach (21 episodes, 2012-2013)
Allison Carroll (10 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Costume Design by
Beth Morgan (44 episodes, 2012-2014)
Melody Koerber (4 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Makeup Department
Raissa Patton .... key hair stylist / hair stylist (23 episodes, 2012-2013)
Amanda Mofield .... department head hair (18 episodes, 2012)
Scott Wheeler .... makeup department head (18 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)
Alyson Black-Barrie .... key hair stylist (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Management
Julie Camino .... production supervisor (17 episodes, 2012)
Linda Morel .... production supervisor (14 episodes, 2013)
Elliott DiGuiseppi .... post-production supervisor (11 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John O'Rourke .... first assistant director (44 episodes, 2012-2014)
Mike Livanos .... second assistant director (32 episodes, 2012-2014)
Jonathan Harris .... second assistant director (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
 
Series Art Department
Aleksandra Landsberg .... set designer (44 episodes, 2012-2014)
Todd Daniels .... property master (34 episodes, 2012-2014)
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)
Eric LaBonte .... buyer (10 episodes, 2012)
Maximilian Webb .... set dresser (10 episodes, 2012)
Kristina Kasmin .... props (10 episodes, 2014)
Jordan Paul .... sets dressing (9 episodes, 2014)
Larry J. White II .... set dresser (8 episodes, 2012)
Mark Achilles White .... set dresser (8 episodes, 2013)
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)
Chris Maxson .... second assistant props (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Sound Department
Andrew Morgado .... adr & foley mixer (41 episodes, 2012-2014)
Adam De Coster .... foley artist (19 episodes, 2012-2013)
Tim Hays .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 2014)
Rocky Reilly .... boom operator (12 episodes, 2014)
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)
Nico Ruderman .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Special Effects by
Michael McGee .... specialty costumes (14 episodes, 2012)
Blumes Tracy .... special effects supervisor (10 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Casi Blume .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2014)
Bill Parker .... visual effects artist (4 episodes, 2014)
Lincoln Smith .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 2012)
Parker McCabe .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Stunts
Jerry T. Adams .... stunt double: Jordan Peele (4 episodes, 2014)
Ben Scott .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 2012)
Jane Austin .... utility stunts: stunt double (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Prichard .... grip / dolly grip (41 episodes, 2012-2014)
Michael Sapienza .... dolly grip / best boy grip (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Denis Moran .... camera operator (31 episodes, 2012-2013)
Tiffany Nathanson .... assistant camera (14 episodes, 2013)
Adam George Neas .... grip (14 episodes, 2013)
Meagan Stockemer .... camera operator (14 episodes, 2013)
Jordan Johnson .... lighting technician (13 episodes, 2013)
Kira Murdock .... first assistant camera (12 episodes, 2014)
Richard Davis .... a camera/steadicam operator (11 episodes, 2014)
Harold Lacuesta .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2012)
Jeremy Mennel .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2012)
David Thomas .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2012)
Joey Kennedy .... lighting technician (10 episodes, 2014)
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)
Federico Verardi .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2012-2014)
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
Debe Waisman .... extras casting (35 episodes, 2012-2014)
Julie Berger .... casting associate (13 episodes, 2013)
Christina Conover .... casting associate (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amy Fegely .... key costumer (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Wendy L. Schilling .... set costumer / costumer (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Laura N. Flores .... costume supervisor (12 episodes, 2014)
Liz Larson .... costumer (8 episodes, 2013)
Laura Wong .... costumer (5 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Editorial Department
Stephen Waichulis .... assistant editor (14 episodes, 2013)
Steve Porter .... colorist (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
Phil Davis .... assistant editor (10 episodes, 2012)
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)
Ying Tao .... post-production coordinator (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Music Department
Reggie Watts .... composer: theme music / composer: title theme (34 episodes, 2012-2014)
 
Series Transportation Department
Mike Fenster .... transportation coordinator (43 episodes, 2012-2014)
Matthew Talamantes .... production driver (18 episodes, 2012)
Kirk Roberts .... transportation captain (14 episodes, 2012)
John L. Grissom .... driver (12 episodes, 2014)
Irv Press .... driver generator operator (7 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Other crew
Mary Woodbury .... production secretary / assistant production office coordinator / ... (40 episodes, 2012-2014)
Bodie Hyman .... key grip (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Evan Johnson .... production coordinator (32 episodes, 2012-2013)
Mara B. Waldman .... production executive: Comedy Central (25 episodes, 2012-2014)
Barry L. Caldwell .... script supervisor (24 episodes, 2012-2013)
Tara Jean O'Brien .... key assistant location manager / Key Assistant Location Manager (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Christina Sahakian .... assistant production office coordinator / production staff (15 episodes, 2012)
Jade Rose Diaz .... production coordinator: Comedy Central (14 episodes, 2013)
Andres Rovira .... production assistant (14 episodes, 2013)
Jenny Yang .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2013)
Andrew Reynolds .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
Zoë Klar .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2014)
Emily Aldana .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2014)
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)
Patsy Fitzgerald .... location manager (7 episodes, 2012-2014)
Tom Holzhauer .... set production assistant (7 episodes, 2012)
Kathryn Burns .... choreographer (6 episodes, 2012-2014)
Heath Williamson .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2012)
Blake Johnson .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2012)
 

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Also Known As:
"K&P: Key and Peele" - USA (long title)
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30 min (with commercials)
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Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele considered titling the series "Beige" to reflect their biracial heritage. But they decided that title was too silly.See more »
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17 out of 22 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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