Late Night with Jimmy Fallon updates “Who’s On First” with help from Billy Crystal, Jerry Seinfeld

Are Fallon and Higgins our generation’s Abbott and Costello?

Who is Billy Crystal?

A.D. Miles is doing what?

I don’t know…Jerry Seinfeld?

What is one of the most famous comedic dialogues of all-time?

No, what is A.D. Miles, head writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Answers to all of these questions and more revealed in last night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, in which Fallon and Steve Higgins not only reprised the famous “Who’s On First?” sketch, but provided a sequel that introduces us to the ballplayers.

Roll the clip!

For those of you too young in the teeth to get what’s happening here and why it matters, here is a clip of William “Bud” Abbott and Lou Costello performing “Who’s On First” during their 1945 film, The Naughty Nineties.

Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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