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Key & Peele: “It’s All Downhill From Here”

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After TIME selected them as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele joke that they may have peaked early.

Despite the duo’s combined 11 years on MADtv and numerous television and film roles, they didn’t become household names until 2012 when their eponymous sketch-comedy show “Key & Peele” debuted on Comedy Central in 2012.

Now that they have been called out for their influence, they say are honored, and a bit surprised: “I was curious who numbers 2 through 100 would be,” Peele said. False braggadocio aside, the pair are both humble and hilarious.

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