Well, TheNounAndTheNoun [[XMeetsY meets]] CharacterTitle. Usually the title characters are either lovers or HeterosexualLifePartners. This is also a standard title form for {{Buddy Cop Show}}s. It's also the obvious choice for a SketchShow starring a [[DoubleActsAndGroups Double Act]].

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

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

See also MagicAmpersand.


[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''LightNovel/HentaiOujiToWarawanaiNeko''
* ''LightNovel/AllisonAndLillia''
* ''Anime/JungleWaItsumoHaleNochiGuu'', or for short, ''Hare+Guu''.
* ''Manga/LoneWolfAndCub''
* ''Anime/MarieAndGali''
* ''Anime/MichikoAndHatchin''
* ''Muhyo and Rouji''
* ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt''
* ''Sen to Chihiro'', the Japanese title of ''Anime/SpiritedAway''.
* ''Anime/TigerAndBunny''
* ''Manga/UshioAndTora''

* "Literature/TheLordOfLornAndTheFalseSteward"
* "RoseTheRedAndWhiteLily"

* Kathy and Mo (Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney)
* Kato-chan and Ken-chan
* Penn and Teller

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''[[Comicbook/GrantMorrisonsBatman Batman and Robin]]''
* ''ComicBook/BlakeAndMortimer''
* ''ComicBook/BouleEtBill''
* ''ComicBook/CableAndDeadpool''
* ''CaptainAmerica & Bucky''
* ''ComicBook/CloakAndDagger''
* ''GreenLantern Co-Starring GreenArrow''
* ''Hawk and Dove''
* ''JohanAndPeewit''
* ''ComicBook/JosieAndThePussycats'' (originally called ''She's Josie'')[[note]]Also an example of CHaracterNameAndTheNounPhrase[[/note]]
* ''ComicBook/MortadeloYFilemon''
* ''[[LukeCageHeroForHire Power Man]] and [[ComicBook/ImmortalIronFist Iron Fist]]''
* ''Franchise/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice''
* ''ComicBook/TheScrameustache'' was first called: ''Khéna et le Scrameustache''
* ''ComicBook/SpirouAndFantasio''
* ''ComicBook/TifEtTondu''
* ''ComicBook/{{Valerian}}'' is now called: ''Valerian et Laureline''
* Many BelgianComics and FrancoBelgianComics: ''ComicStrip/QuickAndFlupke'', ''ComicBook/SuskeEnWiske'',''Piet Fluwijn en Bolleke'', ''Bidouille et Violette'', ''Tanguy et Laverdure'',''ComicBook/PietPienterEnBertBibber'',...
* ''ComicBook/ZipiYZape''

[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* ''[[ComicStrip/SnuffySmith Barney Google and Snuffy Smith]]''
* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes''
* ''ComicStrip/HiAndLois''
* ''ComicStrip/MotherGooseAndGrimm''
* ''ComicStrip/{{Mutt and Jeff}}''
* ''Nancy and Sluggo'' (another name for the comic strip "Nancy")

[[folder:Fairy Tales]]
* "Literature/TheBlackThiefAndTheKnightOfTheGlen"
* "Literature/BrotherAndSister"
* "Literature/HanselAndGretel"
* "Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast"
* "Literature/CatherineAndHerFate" (Because her Fate is a character)
* "Literature/SnowWhiteAndRoseRed"
* Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe's "Literature/TrueAndUntrue" -- very MeaningfulName, there.
* "Literature/GoldilocksAndTheThreeBears"

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* "Smith and [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Holmes]]" and "Watson and Sparrow", ''Fanfic/ChildrenOfTime''.

[[folder: Film]]
* TwentiethCenturyFox was originally called "20th Century-Fox" (with a dash), which was originally the result of a merger between 20th Century Pictures (which first used the now famous fanfare), and Fox Films.
* ''Film/AbbottAndCostelloMeetFrankenstein''
** ''... Go to Mars''
** ''... Meet the Invisible Man''
** ''... Meet the Mummy''
** Numerous others.
* ''Film/AlexAndEmma''
* ''Film/AmosAndAndrew'', the film based on the old radio show ''AmosAndAndy''.
* ''Film/BatmanAndRobin'' ([[Film/BatmanAndRobinSerial Including the serial]])
* ''[[Film/BenandArthur Ben and Arthur]]''
* ''Film/BennyAndJoon''
* ''Beowulf & Grendel''
* ''Bernard and Doris''
* The Film/BillAndTed films: ''Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure'' and sequel ''Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey''
* ''Boris and Natasha''
* In ''UsefulNotes/{{Bollywood}}'' : ''Bollywood/BuntyAurBabli'', ''Bollywood/JodhaaAkbar''
* ''Film/BonnieAndClyde''
* ''Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid''
* ''Film/CelineAndJulieGoBoating''
* ''The Devil and Max Devlin''
* ''The Devil and Miss Jones''
* ''Dominick and Eugene''
* ''Film/DrJekyllAndMrHyde''
* ''Dr. Jekyll and [[GenderBender Ms.]] Hyde''
* ''Film/DoctorJekyllAndSisterHyde''
* ''Film/FandoAndLis''
* ''Film/FannyAndAlexander''
* ''Disney/TheFoxAndTheHound''
* ''The Ghost and Mr. Chicken''
* ''Film/TheGhostAndTheDarkness'' (remake of ''Bwana Devil'')
* ''Film/TheGhostAndMrsMuir''
* ''Film/HaroldAndKumarGoToWhiteCastle'', ''Film/HaroldAndKumarEscapeFromGuantanamoBay'', ''Film/AVeryHaroldAndKumar3DChristmas''
* ''Film/HaroldAndMaude''
* ''Film/HarryAndTonto''
* ''Henry and June''
* ''Film/INowPronounceYouChuckAndLarry''
* ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack''
* ''Jules et Jim''
* ''Film/JulieAndJulia''
* ''Film/KateAndLeopold''
* ''Katy, Kiki, y Koko''[[note]]Sequel to the Mexican animated film Katy la Oruga (Katy the Caterpillar). One of the sequel's adapted English names ("Katy and the Katerpillar Kids") is also an example.[[/note]]
* ''Disney/{{Lady and the Tramp}}''
* Creator/LaurelAndHardy
* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch''
* ''[[UsefulNotes/NelsonMandela Mandela]] and De Klerk''
* ''Film/MarleyAndMe''
* ''[[Creator/DeanMartin Martin]] and [[Creator/JerryLewis Lewis]]''
* ''Film/MaryAndMax''
* ''Film/MelvinAndHoward''
* ''[[Film/TheAdventuresOfMiloAndOtis (The Adventures of) Milo and Otis]]''[[note]]The Japanese version is called "Koneko Monogatari" (Kitten Story); alternately known as "The Adventures of Chatran".[[/note]]
* ''Film/MinAndBill'' -- something of an odd example since Bill is a secondary character and the main emphasis is Min's relationship with her adopted daughter Nancy
* ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith'' (both movies)[[note]]The comedy from the Golden Age, and the spy movie from the 2000s.[[/note]]
* ''Film/NateAndHayes'' (also known as ''Savage Islands'')
* ''Film/NicholasAndAlexandra''
* ''Film/NickAndNorahsInfinitePlaylist''
* ''Pandora and the Flying Dutchman''
* ''PlunkettAndMacleane''
* ''Film/RobinAndMarian''
* ''Film/RobotAndFrank''
* ''Film/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreUndead''
* ''Samson and Delilah''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfSharkBoyAndLavaGirl''
* ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''
* ''Stanley and Iris''
* ''Stanley and Livingstone'' (based on the real life reporter who finds the real life explorer)
* ''Film/StarskyAndHutch''
* ''Film/TangoAndCash''
* ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise''
* ''Film/TomAndHuck''
* ''Film/TristanAndIsolde''
* ''Film/TuckerAndDaleVsEvil''
* ''Film/TurnerAndHooch''
* ''Film/VickyCristinaBarcelona''
* ''Film/WendyAndLucy''
* ''Disney/WinnieThePooh and Tigger Too!''
* ''Film/WithnailAndI''
* ''Film/ZackAndMiriMakeAPorno''

[[folder: Literature]]
* ''A number of Literature/AesopsFables take this form (e.g., The Tortoise and the Hare).
* ''Ali and Nino'' by Kurban Said
* ''Cronopios and Famas''
* ''Literature/TheDevilAndDanielWebster''
* ''Literature/DombeyAndSon''
* ''[[NorthSeaHijack Esther, Ruth and Jennifer]]''
* ''Literature/FrannyAndZooey''
* ''Garman & [[UnfortunateNames Worse]]'', Creator/AlexanderKielland's first novel.
* ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell''
* ''Kane and Abel'' by Jeffery Archer
* ''The Kellys and the O'Kellys'' Trollope
* ''Mason and Dixon''
* ''Literature/MaxAndMoritz''
* ''Literature/MaxAndRuby'' (Ruby and Max!)
* ''[[Literature/PeterPan Peter and Wendy]]'' (original title of the novel)
* ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' -- Jekyll and Hyde are the same person.
* ''Literature/SylvieAndBruno''
* ''TroilusAndCriseyde'' by Geoffrey Chaucer.

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* ''Series/TheAdventuresOfLanoAndWoodley''
* ''Alas Smith And Jones'' (Mel Smith and Gryff Rhys-Jones. A play on, but not to be confused with...)
* ''Series/AliasSmithAndJones''
* ''AustinAndAlly''
* ''Bingo and Molly'' (A preschool series that aired on TheLearningChannel's old Ready Set Learn block.)
* ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie''
* ''Bootsie and Snudge''
* ''Series/CagneyAndLacey''
* ''Literature/DalzielAndPascoe''
* ''Series/DharmaAndGreg''
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E10VincentAndTheDoctor "Vincent and the Doctor"]].
** And [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E1SmithAndJones "Smith and Jones"]].
* ''DrakeAndJosh''
* ''FranklinAndBash''
* ''French and Saunders''
* ''Gavin and Stacy''
* ''Series/GeorgeAndMildred''
* ''George and the Dragon''
* ''{{Hardcastle and McCormick}}''
* ''Holmes and Yoyo''
* ''Series/JeevesAndWooster''
* ''KathAndKim''
* ''KenanAndKel''
* ''HopeAndFaith''
* ''Series/HopeAndGloria''
* ''Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde''
* ''Series/LaverneAndShirley''
* ''Lazarus and Dingwall''
* ''Series/LivAndMaddie''
* ''Series/LoisAndClark''
* ''Series/McMillanAndWife''
* ''Series/MelissaAndJoey''
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' had an episode called [[{{Recap/MerlinS02E04LancelotAndGuinevere}} "Lancelot and Guinevere"]]
* ''Mike and Mike in the Morning''
* ''Series/MikeAndMolly''
* ''Morecamber and Wise''
* ''Series/MorkAndMindy''
* ''Series/RandallAndHopkirkDeceased''
* ''Nanny and the Professor''
* ''Series/RizzoliAndIsles''
* ''Sanford and Son''
* ''Series/SapphireAndSteel''
* ''Series/ScarecrowAndMrsKing''
* ''{{Simon and Simon}}''
* ''Series/{{Starsky and Hutch}}''
* ''Steptoe and Son''
* ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody''
* ''Terry and June''
* ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook''
* Creator/VanKootenEnDeBie
* ''Wendy and Me''
* ''Series/WillAndGrace''
* ''ZekeAndLuther''

* ''Baby Rasta y Gringo''
* ''Bachman-Turner Overdrive'' originally called themselves "Bachman-Turner", but people kept thinking they were a folk group, so "Overdrive" was added to the name.
* ''Music/BrooksAndDunn''
* ''Music/CoheedAndCambria''
* Coverdale-Page, a collaboration album between [[Music/{{Whitesnake}} David Coverdale]] and [[Music/LedZeppelin Jimmy Page]].
* Crosby, Stills, (and) Nash (and Young)
* Donny and Marie Osmond are often referred to as simply "Donny and Marie".
* ''DJ Jazzy Jeff and [[Creator/WillSmith the Fresh Prince]]'' (also an example of CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase)
* ''Music/EmersonLakeAndPalmer''
* ''Music/EricBAndRakim''
* The song "Fair and Just" by Kevin Bloody Wilson. A parody of cop shows like ''Series/{{Starsky and Hutch}}''. It would probably make Kev's attitude towards Australian police clear enough even ''without'' the piggy grunts and squeals.
* ''Darryl Hall and John Oates'' (also known as simply "Hall and Oates")
* The old jazz standard ''Frankie and Johnny'', which some people may know from it's recurring references in classic animated shorts.
* ''Homer and Jethro''
* When Amy Ray and Emily Saliers originally founded the Indigo Girls, they initially called themselves "Saliers and Ray".[[note]]This was before they hit it big, though.[[/note]]
* ''Music/JanAndDean''
* ''Music/JohnOtway + Music/WildWillyBarrett''
* K-Ci and Jojo (formed after Jodeci broke up)
* "Lady Ice and Mr Hex" by Heaven 17.
* "Little T and One Track Mike"
* ''Loggins and Messina'' (a singer-producer duo consisting of Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina[[note]]It was really meant to have been Kenny Loggins' solo career all along; the first album was called "Kenny Loggins with Jim Messina Sittin' in"[[/note]])
* ''Peter, Paul, and Mary''
* ''Music/RunDMC''
* ''Seals and Crofts''
* ''Sharon, Lois, and Bram''
* ''She & Him''
* ''Music/SimonAndGarfunkel''
* ''[[Music/{{Cher}} Sonny and Cher]]''
* ''Wilson Philips'' (A bit of a subversion, since "Wilson" refers to two members: Carnie and Wendy Wilson, who are both sisters)
* ''Wisin y Yandel''

* IdleThumbs podcast humorously suggested a BuddyCopShow film version of ShadowOfTheColossus called Shadow and Colossus: Back in Action.
* ''WebAnimation/BeeAndPuppycat''

* ''Pinball/ElviraAndThePartyMonsters''
* ''[[Pinball/RedAndTedsRoadShow Red & Ted]]'' (full title: ''Red & Ted's Road Show'')

[[folder: Radio]]
* ''AmosAndAndy''
* ''Radio/BobAndRay''
* ''[[Radio/TheBurnsAndAllenShow Burns and Allen]]''[[note]]Prior to this show however, Creator/GeorgeBurns and Gracie Allen had been a comedy team for some time.[[/note]]
* ''FibberMcGeeAndMolly''

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''Gotrek and Felix'' in Warhammer Fantasy Battle.

[[folder:Theater and Opera]]
* ''Beatrice and Benedict'' (Berlioz's adaptation of ''Theatre/MuchAdoAboutNothing'')
* ''Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice''
* ''Caesar and Cleopatra'' by Creator/GeorgeBernardShaw
* ''Theatre/HanselAndGretel'', opera by Engelbert Humperdinck
* ''Hansel and Gretel and Ted and Alice'', "An Opera in One Unnatural Act" by Music/PDQBach
* ''Theatre/MackAndMabel''
* ''Moses und Aron'', opera by Arnold Schoenberg
* ''Nick and Nora'', TheMusical adaptation of ''Film/TheThinMan''
* ''Theatre/PorgyAndBess''
* ''Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead''
* Creator/{{Shakespeare}} did this a bunch:
** ''Theatre/AntonyAndCleopatra''
** ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''
** ''Theatre/TroilusAndCressida'' (though in this case the title goes back at least to Chaucer)
* ''Samson et Dalila'', opera by Camille Saint-Saëns
* ''Theatre/TristanAndIsolde'' by Richard Wagner.

[[folder:TV Tropes]]
* AerithAndBob
* AliceAndBob

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''BandaiNamco Games''
* ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie''
* ''Bubba 'n' Stix''
* ''VideoGame/BubbleBobble'' (sort of; the main characters are named "Bub" and "Bob"[[note]]When they're bubble dragons; as humans, their names are "Bubby" and "Bobby".[[/note]])
* ''Bubble and Squeak''
* ''VideoGame/JakAndDaxter''
* ''VideoGame/JoeAndMac''
* ''VideoGame/KaneAndLynch''
* The little known arcade game ''Libble Rabble'', where the "player characters" (such as they are) are two arrows named Libble and Rabble.
* ''Lucky and Wild'', which appears to have been inspired by the aforementioned American buddy cop shows.
* ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiSuperstarSaga''
** ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiPartnersInTime''
** ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiBowsersInsideStory''
** ''Mario & Yoshi''
** ''Mario & Wario''
* ''VideoGame/MarioAndSonicAtTheOlympicGames''
* ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass''
* ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank''
* ''VideoGame/ToejamAndEarl''
* ''[[VideoGame/Sonic3AndKnuckles Sonic & Knuckles]]''
* The Japanese versions of ''[[VideoGame/{{SonicTheHedgehogChaos}} Sonic Chaos]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/{{SonicTheHedgehogTripleTrouble}} Sonic Triple Trouble]]'' are titled ''Sonic & Tails'' and ''Sonic & Tails 2'', respectively.
* The Japanese version of ''[[VideoGame/{{Boktai}} Lunar Knights]]'' is titled ''[[MarketBasedTitle Bokura no Taiyou: Django & Sabata]]''. [[SuperTitle64Advance The initials of the main characters happens to be "D&S"]]
* ''VideoGame/NutsAndMilk''
* ''Pochi and Nyaa''
* ''[[VideoGame/KikiKaiKai Pocky & Rocky]]''
* The Amiga platformer "Wiz N Liz: The Frantic Wabbit Wescue" (later ported to the UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis)
* ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice''
* ''VideoGame/SnowBros: Nick & Tom''
* ''VideoGame/TopHunter: Roddy & Cathy''
* ''VideoGame/ZackAndWiki''

* ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge''
* ''Webcomic/CaseyAndAndy''
* ''Webcomic/JesusAndMo''
* ''Webcomic/JosephAndYusra''
* ''[[Webcomic/WalkyVerse Joyce and Walky!]]''
* ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell''
* ''Webcomic/OzyAndMillie''
* ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo''
* ''Webcomic/StickmanAndCube'' (later [[SubvertedTrope subverted]])
* ''Webcomic/SweetBroAndHellaJeff''
* ''Webcomic/ZombieAndMummy''

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''[[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Adventure Time with Finn and Jake]]''
* ''Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy''
* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead''
* ''WebAnimation/BeeAndPuppycat''
* ''WesternAnimation/BrandyAndMrWhiskers''
* ''WesternAnimation/CatDog''. It's about ConjoinedTwins (a cat and a dog) named [[ADogNamedDog Cat and Dog]], respectively.
* ''Literature/CharlieAndLola''
* ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDale'' (also an example of a PunnyName)
* ''Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse''
* ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken''
* ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines''
* ''WesternAnimation/DaveyAndGoliath''
* ''[[ComicStrip/DennisTheMenaceUK Dennis and Gnasher]]''
* ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''
* ''WesternAnimation/EdgarAndEllen''
* ''WesternAnimation/FanboyAndChumChum''
* ''The Fox and the Crow'' (a series of animated shorts released by Columbia Pictures)
* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy''
* ''WesternAnimation/HeckleAndJeckle''
* ''WesternAnimation/HermanAndKatnip''
* ''ComicBook/KaputAndZosky''
* The Random Cartoons short, ''Kyle + Rosemary''.
* ''WesternAnimation/LennyAndSid''
* ''Lippy the Lion and Hardy Har Har''
** ''Touché Turtle and Dum Dum''[[note]]Both were part of "The New Creator/HannaBarbera Cartoon Series".[[/note]]
* ''WesternAnimation/MaryKateAndAshleyInAction''
* ''WesternAnimation/MaxAndRuby''
* ''WesternAnimation/MayaAndMiguel''
* ''WesternAnimation/NickAndNoel''
* ''WesternAnimation/OzzyAndDrix''
* ''WesternAnimation/PeterPotamus and So-So''
** Breezly and Sneezly
** Yippee, Yappee, and Yahooey
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''
* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''
* ''Punkin Puss and Mushmouse''[[note]]Was part of The WesternAnimation/MagillaGorilla Show.[[/note]]
* ''WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy''
* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty''
* ''[[WesternAnimation/RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer Rudolph]] and [[WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman Frosty]]'s Christmas in July''
* ''Samson & Goliath'' (later retitled "Young Samson")
* ''WesternAnimation/SanjayAndCraig''
* ''WesternAnimation/SarahAndDuck''
* ''[[Franchise/ScoobyDoo Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo]]''
* ''Sharky And George''
* ''WesternAnimation/StrokerAndHoop''
* ''WesternAnimation/TimonAndPumbaa''
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' (both human duo created by Van Beuren, and the more famous cat and mouse duo[[note]]as a result of the latter's success and popularity, the former were later renamed "Dick and Larry".[[/note]])
* ''WesternAnimation/ZigAndSharko''
* The names of some animation studios have taken this form including:
** Creator/DePatieFreleng
** Creator/HannaBarbera
** Murakami-Wolf (later Murakami-Wolf-Swenson;[[note]]of WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 fame[[/note]] the company is known today as Fred Wolf Films)
** Creator/RankinBass (originally founded as Videocraft International)
** Creator/RubySpears

[[folder: Real Life]]
* Adam and Eve ([[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement how real life they may be is left as an exercise for the reader]])
** Cain and Abel
* Clothing store chain Ambercrombie and Fitch
* In the UK, TV presenters Ant and Dec, who pretty much always appear together, and always with Ant on the left and Dec on the right for ease of identification.
* Ben and Jerry ice cream
* Mike and Ike candy
* Numerous countries take this form:
** UsefulNotes/AntiguaAndBarbuda
** UsefulNotes/BosniaAndHerzegovina
** Saint Kitts and Nevis
** UsefulNotes/SaintVincentAndTheGrenadines
** São Tomé and Príncipe
** UsefulNotes/TrinidadAndTobago
* Most law firms take this form as well.
-->'''[[Series/TheMuppetShow Waldorf]]''': Hey, they left us out of this entry!\\
'''[[TheStinger Statler]]''':I think they were trying to improve it.\\
'''[[TheMuppetShow Waldorf]]''': Only blanking it would do ''that''!\\
'''[[ThoseTwoGuys Both]]''': [[MemeticMutation Do-ho-ho-ho-hoh!]]