There are some things in life that are just meant to be together. Peanut butter and jelly, gin and tonics, and most importantly, comedy and brilliant bits. For years, some of the funniest moments in history have come from comedians riffing off each other on stage, making us all laugh until our stomachs hurt.

When it comes to sketch comedy, there are some bits that are just too good not to watch again and again. But what you may not know is that a lot of work and planning goes into making these bits look seamless and funny. 

What goes into making a great sketch comedy bit? Talent, sure. But it also takes hard work, creativity, and a lot of trial and error. The cracked team wants to take you behind the scenes of some of the greatest bits in sketch comedy history and show you how they were made. Trust us – it's a lot more complicated than you think! So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

In this article, we're going to take a look behind-the-scenes at some of sketch comedy's greatest bits. Stay tuned!

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