Think no one cared when vaudeville comics recycled jokes? “That’s so friggin’ wrong,” Patton Oswalt told Time. “Vaudeville, as far as comedy’s concerned, was like gangsta hip-hop. W.C. Fields would wait outside the stage doors for guys who would do his act and beat the living s**t out of them.”  Here, then, is a list of comics who should maybe watch their backs.

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

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15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes

15 Comedians Who (Allegedly) Stole Jokes
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