Name and Name

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Well, The Noun and the Noun meets Character Title. Usually the title characters are either lovers or Heterosexual Life Partners. This is also a standard title form for Buddy Cop Shows. It's also the obvious choice for a Sketch Show starring a Double Act.

A variant, often found in slacker comedy films, is "Name and Name Do Stuff". (See also Episode Finishes the Title.)

If one of the names is mostly irrelevant, see Garfunkel.

See also The Noun and the Noun for titles of various works, and Magic Ampersand for game names.

Examples of Name and Name include:

Anime and Manga

Comic Books



Live Action TV


  • Coheed and Cambria
  • She & Him
  • Simon and Garfunkel
  • The song "Fair and Just" by Kevin Bloody Wilson. A parody of cop shows like Starsky and Hutch. It would probably make Kev's attitude towards Australian police clear enough even without the piggy grunts and squeals.
  • "Lady Ice and Mr Hex" by Heaven 17.
  • Hansel and Gretel and Ted and Alice, An Opera in One Unnatural Act, by PDQ Bach (Peter Schekele).
  • Eric B. & Rakim
  • Hansel and Gretel Humperdinck
  • Homer and Jethro

New Media

Theater and Opera

Video Games

Western Animation


Real Life

  • Mike and Ike candy
  • Adam and Eve (how real life they are is for each to decide)


Waldorf: Hey, they left us out of this entry!
Statler:I think they were trying to improve it.
Waldorf: Only blanking it would do that!
Both: Do-ho-ho-ho-hoh!