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->''"Jake and Amir are two best friends that work together, live together, and play together. We're not really best friends, so don't type that. Yes we are. No we aren't, and we also don't live together. Whatever. Not whatever. Dinner tonight? Nope."''
-->'''Description from the official website'''

'''''Jake and Amir''''' is a highly popular internet series of short videos by ''Website/CollegeHumor''. Like ''WebVideo/HardlyWorking'', they are filmed in and around the College Humor office and revolve around Jake Hurwitz, a ''usually'' normal guy, and his co-worker, Amir Blumenfeld, an unstable, unbalanced and generally ''weird'' ManChild who is obsessed with Jake and determined to prove that they're "best friends".

The complete episode archive can be found at http://www.jakeandamir.com/archive or the College Humor website.

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!!'''Tropes'''

* AbusiveParents: Amir's parents, assuming he's telling the truth. By his account in "Driving Lesson", they forced him to take driving lessons when he was four, and they threw knives at him.
* AdamWesting: Rick Fox plays himself in several episodes as an egg-obsessed tractor thief.
* AerithAndBob: To some extent, Jake and Amir, though Amir is a very popular name in Israel where he was born. More commonly, Amir's friends will have blatantly made up names like Tracyn, Den, or Wideley.
* AllJustADream: [[spoiler: [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/56822320/zombie Zombie]] has Jake dreaming about Amir chasing him down and biting a chunk out of his shoulder. [[OrWasItADream Subverted]] when he sees that his shoulder is actually bleeding, and then double subverted when Sara tells him that Amir was gnawing on his shoulder while he was asleep.]]
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Jake will never be Amir's best friend. If Jake likes a girl, she will probably end up hating him, [[spoiler: apart from once, and then she died.]] There's also Jake's long-standing crush on Sarah, and later, Emily's absurd advances towards Jake.
* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: In "[[http://vimeo.com/273038 Mom]]", Amir rudely reprimands his mother for "embarrassing" him because she wants to bring cookies up for him and his coworkers.
* AmusingInjuries: Happens often, most commonly when either of them accidentally hit their head on their desks.
* AnOddPlaceToSleep: Amir has been seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDKnEkKGny0&feature=relmfu sleeping]] at his desk, on the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnkGJZqmdw0 floor]], and curled up on a [[http://vimeo.com/855920 stone table]].
* AuthorAppeal: Jake and Amir write the episodes according to what they find funny, which changes over time.
* AuthorFilibuster: At the end of "Journal", the writers respond to criticism for changing the series and using catchphrases less by having Jake represent them when Amir tells him that, [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks "In a perfect world, nothing would ever change"]].
* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Averted in that it's the kind of OddCouple pairing where you'd expect to see it a lot, but one of them always ruins it because they're both pretty [[JerkAss terrible people]]. However, Jake [[ShipTease sometimes shows hints of caring for Amir secretly.]]
* BadImpressionists: Jake has a tendency to do impressions when trying to impress people. He sucks at almost all of them.
* BeachBury: Amir tries to encourage Jake to do this to him in the episode "[[http://vimeo.com/1570313 Nantucket]]". He starts by piling a handful of sand onto his belly.
* BilingualBonus:
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47JZow5QyZM Trouble]] has a Cantonese man loudly accosting Jake and Amir for [[NoodleIncident an incident]] that Amir described as "the second duck thing."
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UC7NXjWtVTA Mickey]] has Amir briefly speaking to his friend Mickey in Hebrew.
* BiTheWay: Amir's [[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dfoirGzBk7c on Grindr]] and has apparently been with quite a few guys.
* BookEnds: The [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6232700/jake-and-amir-girlfriend first]] and [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6264649/jake-and-amir-girlfriend-part-8-funeral last]] episode of the "Girlfriend" arc each have Jake and Amir arguing over whether worms can be considered cannibals.
* BreakingTheFourthWall:
** From "Happy Holidays”:
-->'''Amir:''' Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from Jake and Amir!
-->'''Jake:''' Who're you talking to?
-->'''Amir:''' Nobody...
** From “Cousins”:
-->'''Linford:''' That's me! ''(winks at camera)''
-->'''Jake:''' Who the f**k are you winking at?
* ButtMonkey: Pat Cassels is frequently the target of Amir's shenanigans, and Amir often goes out of his way to call him a loser.
* CallBack: In the 8-part "Girlfriend" episode Jake talks to Leronuh for a while about flying a kite. He says almost the exact same thing as he did in "Kite" three years earlier.
* CatchPhrase: Several: "Dinner tonight?", "Oh sheesh yall! T'was a dream!" and later on, "Another day at the races..." for Amir, with "Wow..." and "You gotta learn how to be funny, man," for Jake.
* CharacterDevelopment: Jake starts out the series as a calm average guy and Amir as a nerd with no confidence. As Jake begins to give him attention, Amir gets more and more confident making Jake more and more angry. As for Jake, he starts to reveal deep-seated insecurities halfway through the series, becoming less of a straight man and more of a defensive douchebag.
* ChristmasEpisode: One each year, "Christmas", "Happy Holidays", "Santa" and "Toy Drive".
* ClothingSwitch: The actors sometimes wear the same shirts from other clips. Noticeable in the flashbacks of "Happy Holidays" and Record Breaker.
* CompletelyMissingThePoint: So many examples. To list one from "Elevator":
-->'''Amir (to Jake)''': We should call our loved ones and say goodbye. [pulls out his phone and calls Jake]
* CringeComedy: The earlier episodes relied on this, feeling less like comedy sketches and more like awkward, unscripted conversations between coworkers.
* DaydreamSurprise: [[http://vimeo.com/431325 My Boy]], in which the episode starts out with Jake praising Amir and hugging him, and then it reveals that Amir was daydreaming the whole thing. Also an example of FaceDoodling, since we see that someone drew a dick on Amir’s face while he was zoned out.
* DependingOnTheWriter: Amir's competence and general intelligence vary from episode to episode. In "Realizations", he can't even spell "carrot" correctly, while in "Mother's Day", he shows far more proficiency in English than Jake, and even mocks Jake for his lack of poetic talent.
* DidYouJustHaveSex:
-->'''Jake (to Leronuh)''': Did you just take a shower?
-->[Amir appears]
-->'''Amir''': [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xvn6RszROQ8&feature=relmfu Yes we did!]]
-->'''Jake:''' F**k!
-->'''Amir:''' Yes we did!
* [[DoesNotLikeSpam Does Not Like Yams]]: Amir.
-->'''Jake:''' No, I'm well aware that you hate yams.
-->'''Amir:''' I hate em. I hate yams.
* TheDogBitesBack: At the end of “Couch for Sale”, after years of being trolled and jerked around by Amir, Mickey finally snaps and trashes Amir’s apartment.
* DontExplainTheJoke: Amir explains a joke while telling it. "A guy walks face first into a bar. A metal bar. Ouch."
* DoppelgangerDating: [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/54928054/ace-and-jocelyn-episode-7-space-twins-watch Space Twins]] has Jake dating a female Amir lookalike, appropriately named [[SdrawkcabName Rima]].
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: "30 Second Debate", the first episode, is really nothing to do with the rest of the series.
* EatingLunchAlone:
** An early episode called "Lunchtime" has Jake making fun of Amir for doing this.
** Averted in several episodes, such as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ean7ZR6XmG4 Rock Paper Scissors]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4-iTlA0A3Y Choking]] where Amir invites Jake to lunch to avoid "eating" alone, despite the fact that he has no food.
* EmbarrassinglyPainfulSunburn:
** Jake gets one in [[http://vimeo.com/708555 Sun Tan]] after falling asleep in the tanning bed (and Amir forgets to wake him up).
** Amir gets one in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO61znpw7kQ Staycation Part 2]], where he gets sunburned so badly that he spends the next couple of episodes peeling.
* FastForwardGag: Seen in "30 Second Debate"; Amir asks Jake a question, Jake’s answer is fast forwarded, and Amir tells him to slow down because he’s talking too fast.
* FearOfThunder: See Storm, in which Amir is so cripplingly afraid of thunder that he [[BringMyBrownPants wets himself]] after a loud thunderclap.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9p8YZonU2k "Hospital"]], Amir tells Jake he won't let "some quack in a van hack him up in a can". A year later in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CukOsybUBL8 "Nose Job"]], that's exactly what happens.
* ForgottenBirthday:
** Subverted in "Amir's Birthday”, when nobody at work wishes Amir a happy birthday, but then it turns out that they were throwing him a surprise party.
** Played straight in “Jacuzzi”, when Amir calls out Jake for forgetting his birthday and Jake legitimately feels bad about it.
* FreakyFridayFlip: Amir tries to force this to happen in "Freaky Friday” by tackling Jake, hoping that their bodies will somehow switch in the process.
* FreezeFrameBonus: In several episodes if you pause at just the right time, you'll be able to see one of the photos of Jake that Amir keeps on his desk.
* FriendshipMoment:
** The conclusion of the "Sick Day" story arc has Jake returning to his old job and retaking his desk opposite Amir. He then agrees to take Amir to UsefulNotes/{{McDonalds}} for dinner, and the episode ends with a hug.
** Almost in "Business Card”. Amir gets his own business card, but it’s completely worthless; it’s written in invisible ink, and even then, it only says, “Tweet at me, bitches!” with no contact info listed. Just to be nice, Jake sends Amir a tweet complimenting him for the card. Amir’s response? “Don’t fucking pity me!"
** Subverted in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60zq1y-TCFI Feast]]; Amir tries to have an impromptu Thanksgiving dinner at the office with Jake, because he doesn’t have anywhere to go for Thanksgiving. Jake says, “I can’t believe I’m about to do this,” and then… locks Amir in the office so he can’t crash Jake’s Thanksgiving dinner.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: See [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/5062942/jake-and-amir-the-godfather The Godfather]], in which Pat and Sara’s conversation is accompanied by Jake and Amir getting into a wrestling match in the background.
* GagPenis: Amir is implied to have one in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0dRIXMw39E Brother Part 1]], when there’s a brief shot of him completely bottomless and the censor bar goes past his knees.
* GenreSavvy: Jake becomes more savvy to Amir's ways over time...but it very rarely helps him in the end.
-->'''Amir''': Jake, meet my [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6542554/jake-and-amir-daughter daughter]], Emily.
-->'''Jake''': Ok, I'm going to work from home today.
** At the end of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1isDbw8Cufg Videos]] he has finally learnt how to shut Amir down when he gets too overexcited.
* GroupHug: See [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhs2netIX_I&feature=relmfu Group Hug]], in which Amir initiates one with a crowd of strangers.
* HatesBeingTouched: Jake with Amir. Lampshaded in “Keys”:
-->'''Jake''': What did Ricky say about touching me?
-->'''Amir''': He said, “Maybe sometimes, if you ask politely."
-->'''Jake''': No, he said ''never''.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Or Amir wishes they were at least. He repeatedly tries to enforce the idea that he and Jake are best friends, even when Jake makes it explicitly clear that he wants nothing to do with Amir.
* HilariousOuttakes: The youtube channel [[http://www.youtube.com/user/JakeAndAmirOuttakes?feature=watch JakeAndAmirOuttakes]] with {{Corpsing}} being the most promient.
* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Amir (see “Abusive Parents” above).
* HollywoodHealing:
** Averted with “Bozo”; Amir ends the episode by jumping out the window, and in the following episode, “Tampon”, he’s seen in a wheelchair.
** Also averted with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ean7ZR6XmG4 Rock Paper Scissors]] (in which Jake punches Amir in the stomach, breaking his ribs) and the next episode Bake Sale (where Amir is seen to still have the rib fracture).
* ICanExplain: Subverted in "Come Again”. Pat’s date catches him getting mounted by Amir, and when Amir tries to explain, Pat cuts him off and says that it’d just be easier to break up with her.
* IKnowWhatWeCanDoCut: In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhvTvKCx1es&list=UUAELm3dsSYLTMOtIOgEVW8w&index=22&feature=plcp Unknown Co-Worker]], both Jake and Amir are fretting over the fact that they don’t know any of their co-workers’ names. Amir claims he has a great idea, and then it cuts to him enjoying a sandwich. Then he says he has ''another'' great idea, and after the cut, we see him eating the same sandwich, only with ketchup.
* ImagineSpot: In [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/3206060/jake-and-amir-office-fantasy Office Fantasy]], Amir fantasizes about seeing Jake get hit on by a hot co-worker, only for Jake to tell her that he doesn't go anywhere without Amir.
* ImplausibleDeniability: In [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/3811415/jake-and-amir-fourth-of-july Fourth of July]] Amir denies being in the office that weekend, but everything is CaughtOnTape.
* InsaneTrollLogic: In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k304wFc17fo Time Saver]], Amir uses bizarre logic to argue that you can save time by wiping before you shit.
-->'''Amir:''' All I’m saying is that if you wipe before you shit, there’s not a lot of shit there so you don’t have to wipe as much!
* InstantSedation: In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBhj20nbvps Sleeping Pills]], Amir tries to knock out Jake by spiking his coffee with sleeping pills. Jake says that he doesn’t drink coffee, and [[FunnyBackgroundEvent in the background]] we see a guy take a sip from his coffee mug and instantly pass out.
* JerkAss:
** Jake becomes one of these as the series goes on. His behavior towards Amir is typically justifiably harsh, but there are plenty of times where he acts like a completely self-centered jackass who'll exploit Amir or grandstand around others, as well as sometimes disagreeing with or mocking Amir for the sake of it (or in spite of actually being the wrong one).
** Amir starts out as obnoxious, but mostly harmless, but his antics and overall personality become increasingly malicious as the series progresses.
** The few times [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA1-o0K3pg0 Dave]] appears, he exhibits JerkAss tendencies - reminiscing about domestic abuse and pursuing Sarah [[NiceGuysFinishLast even when he knows Jake is interested]].
* LetsYouAndHimFight: Emily likes to see Murph [[FightingIrish get violent]] on Jake, to the point where she starts masturbating in public in "Table Read 2".
* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: Murph lampshades this in “Grandma”. The episode begins with him talking about his grandma’s failing health, when all of a sudden the ''Film/AustinPowers'' theme starts playing, bewildering him, Jake and Dave.
* LoveTriangle - The Jake and Amir: Girlfriend series starts out as a Type 4, as Jake falls in love with Amir’s girlfriend Lerona. [[spoiler: Eventually the roles of Jake and Amir switch after Jake confesses to Lerona and she chooses him over Amir ...and then gets promptly run over by a bus.]]
* ManChild: Amir. He, among other things, still believes in Santa Claus despite the fact that he's in his late twenties (and, for that matter, Jewish).
* MarijuanaIsLSD: In [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/20489177/brownies Brownies]], Amir goes on a surreal psychotic bender after eating a handful of pot brownies. [[spoiler: Subverted in that the whole thing was just his idea for an anti-drug PSA.]]
* MeaningfulEcho / {{Foreshadowing}}: In the Girlfriend episodes:
-->'''Amir:''' Kinda crazy, huh?
-->'''Jake:''' What is?
-->'''Amir:''' One minute you're here; the next, ''(simulates a crash with his hands)'' you're worm food.
* MindScrew: Amir drags in a Christmas present for Jake wrapped in a giant box and asks him to open it. Jake pulls it open and finds Amir inside, who is no longer standing beside him.
* ModestyTowel: "New Apartment,” Amir shows up in just a towel at Jake’s apartment.
* NoodleIncident:
** In "Snowstorm", apparently whatever Jake did on March 15, 1999 was bad enough that it could put him in prison.
** "Trouble" is about a series of noodle incidents that Amir's dad is angry about and thinks Jake was responsible for. For example, "the duck thing, the high school track fiasco, and the second duck thing".
* NoPeriodsPeriod: Averted several times. In "Jake's Cousin”, when Jake brings his 13-year-old cousin into work, the first thing Amir says to her is, "Ooh! Somebody's gonna get their period soon!"
* NoSocialSkills:
** Amir has no conception of social norms. In “Celebration”, his behavior bewilders Jake to the point that he calls him “alien”.
* OffscreenRealityWarp:
** In [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6554438/jake-and-amir-carbs Carbs]], Amir starts the video by claiming that [[BlatantLies he’s not eating any carbs this month]]. From that point on, every time the camera cuts back to him, he’s seen with a different carb-loaded food in his hand- first a sandwich, then a bagel, then a slice of pizza, then a bowl of pasta, then a plate of brownies.
* OffscreenTeleportation:
** Done in "Sick Day 3: Goodbye”. We start with Amir at home calling Jake while he’s at work; Jake tells him to come into work, and a few seconds later, Amir’s right next to Jake.
** Done again in “Commute”, when Amir calls Jake on the way to work, and he somehow appears right next to Jake before he hangs up.
* OppositeDay: Amir falls victim to a LogicBomb when Jake says it is Opposite Day on [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/86143557/ground-rules Ground Rules]].
%% * OurGhostsAreDifferent: See [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/7348668114/graveyard Graveyard]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFYj_1rDeFM My Super Not Chill Ghost Roommate.]]
* PottyFailure: In [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/684192429/world-cup World Cup]], Amir shits himself while he’s demanding to know who Jake’s betting on to win the World Cup.
* ProductPlacement: The two have done videos for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wHxHQkDTz0 Adobe]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfcbzdWMqGY Bacardi]], [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6648232/jake-and-amir-ace-and-jocelyn-shirt BustedTees]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnicAOZjGJo Call of Duty]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92H8RTkJVpk Coca-Cola]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyWcxJG39iQ Experian]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9OuC5tzyBw Fiat]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLJ8nLXnO9w Ford]], and [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6585890/jake-and-amir-the-hot-date-presented-by-gears-of-war-3 Gears of War]]. Spotify was also mentioned in a run of episodes, to the annoyance of some fans.
* RecurringExtra: The two interns Vickram and Cassidy have been seen in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dihPq9SaPY Rick Fox 3]], [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6644953/jake-and-amir-the-bet The Bet]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SJ2f2tgvf0 Barbershop Quartet]].
* RockPaperScissors: In an episode of the same name, Amir cheats against Jake by turning his rock into paper at the last minute. Jake then breaks his ribs...
* RunningGag: Numerous, they tend to evolve with the tastes of the writers.
** Since [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDOTYEdfjQ 2011]], Amir has taken to writing "Top 10" lists. The tamest of these include date ideas, beers, and cars to [[TheStoner hotbox]].
** Amir will use a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn-7Az0jEVE&t=0m15s grating high voice]] until Jake yells at him to stop.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zBesY1FTGE&t=2m8s 2013]] saw the introduction of a new extra Will, who [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTfae73dIpk&t=0m7s eats his own shit]]. Both characters [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WzpGJjGReo&t=1m48s bring]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu3cmQApg6A&t=2m50s this up]] to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=graSAOJUaKg&t=1m11s discredit his opinions]].
-->'''Amir''': You know that guy eats his own shit? Why aren't more people talking about that?
** Jake has had homosexual encounters offscreen with his [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2dnEAcPgEI&t=1m24s cousin]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jXpkHu7NMg&t=0m52s nephew]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w88CFMv67Ok&t=1m3s father]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao2xLlxiaNo&t=2m42s and his brother]].
* SelfServingMemory: In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUiWixSCaiY "Explanation”]], Jake arrives at the office to see his Xbox 360 destroyed, and he demands Amir to tell him what happened to it. Amir’s recap of the events ends with him smashing the Xbox with a baseball bat, and then Jake showing up and saying, “This is ace! Dinner tonight?"
* ShellGame: In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uue_lvpCUEk&feature=relmfu Magic Trick]], Amir tricks Jake with one of these, and Jake gets increasingly frustrated that he can’t figure out the trick.
* ShortDistancePhoneCall: In [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/5947349/jake-and-amir-chat-roulette Chat Roulette]], Jake goes on Chat Roulette at work, and against all odds, sees Amir. It’s then revealed that Amir was contacting him from under his desk the entire time.
* ShowWithinAShow: Ace and Jocelyn, a series about astronaut accountants that Amir makes.
* SmashCut: Lampshaded in "Los Angeles":
-->'''Jake (to Leronuh)''': You are ''not'' coming [to L.A.] with me.
-->[Cut to Jake and Amir next to each other on a plane]
-->'''Amir''': Deal!
-->'''Jake:''' Why did you just say "deal"?
* StepfordSmiler: It can be argued that Amir is one of these, at least some of the time. Most obvious example being in the episode "Blowing Up”; he acts bubbly and gregarious when he’s with Jake, but whenever he goes into the other room to take a phone call he starts screaming at the top of his lungs, [[BilingualBonus occasionally in Hebrew]].
* StraightMan: Jake has this role down to an art form. Seen best in one of his few solo interviews with "Let's Talk About Something More Interesting”. However, certain episodes can switch this role to Amir. These episodes are mostly made to show how insecure Jake is.
* TalkingInYourSleep: Seen briefly in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWg4ljeZTU8 Dave Part 2]]:
-->'''Amir''': I don’t wanna hug you, grandma...
* TapOnTheHead: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9tP4LKhmBs&feature=relmfu Wake Up]] has Jake slam Amir’s head on the table, instantly knocking him out.
* TheMovie: [[http://www.collegehumor.com/jakeandamirfired Fired]], a half hour-long special about Amir getting fired and trying to get his job back.
* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: [[ShowWithinAShow Ace and Jocelyn]], the astronaut accountants from outer space, are never shown doing anything related to accounting.
* ThereIsOnlyOneBed: Invoked by Amir in [[http://vimeo.com/851522 April Fools]], when Amir follows Jake to L.A. and insists on sleeping in Jake's hotel room (which has only one bed).
* ThereWillBeToiletPaper: [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/7891643072/shaving Shaving]] takes this UpToEleven, as Amir cuts himself so deeply and so frequently that he passes out from blood loss at the end.
* TheRival: [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6500252/jake-and-amir-doobs Doobs]], Amir’s lifelong arch-nemesis- who’s even weirder and less competent than Amir, if you can believe that.
* TheStoner: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDOTYEdfjQ Amir]] makes a list of the top ten cars to hot box (although half the items on the list are, “It doesn’t matter”). Jake is also a wannabe stoner, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU_ajj7ho-0 though it's implied he's never smoked actual weed]].
* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: In-universe example. Amir feels this way about the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KvZ-KQWuJM Facebook redesign]].
-->'''Amir''': It's ''different''. Which means it's ''bad''. Which means I'm ''pissed''.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Amir is mostly known for eating [[UsefulNotes/{{McDonalds}} Chicken McNuggets.]] In fact, he claims to have spent five years of his childhood living on nothing ''but'' chicken nuggets. However, [[UnreliableNarrator the accuracy of this statement is dubious]], and in later episodes, this gag was dropped entirely.
* TrustBuildingBlunder: [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/2336586/trust-fall Trust Fall]], in which Amir spontaneously tries a trust fall in front of Jake, and Jake fails to catch him.
* UnrequitedLoveSwitcheroo: When Amir and Hallie get together, [[spoiler: Jake becomes the obsessive one who wants Amir's attention.]]
* VerbalBackpedaling: In the recent episodes Amir does this often, Jake calls Amir out on this in [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/16530758684/jacuzzi Jacuzzi]].
* VoiceChangeling: Amir can do a very good impression of Jake, see 0.55-1.10 of [[http://www.jakeandamir.com/post/50762820/friend-quiz Friend Quiz]].
* VomitIndiscretionShot:
** Amir vomits twice while facing the camera in "Gym".
** Jake's (real) vomiting can be found in Ace and Jocelyn Episode 4.
* WaxingLyrical: Lampshaded in "Master Cleanse":
-->'''Amir''': Keep on hating, J. Witz, because what you say strengthens my resolve. [[Music/ChristinaAguilera Thanks for making me a fighter.]]
-->'''Jake''': Christina Aguilera lyrics?
-->'''Amir''': [[ImplausibleDeniability Nah.]]
* WhoWouldWantToWatchUs: In [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/3795810/jake-and-amir-new-website New Website]] Amir creates a website about him and Jake, and, as Jake puts it: "It sounds really boring."
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Puppets]]: See [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/5700742/jake-and-amir-puppet-part-2 Puppet Part 2]], where it’s revealed that Jake is deathly afraid of puppets.
* YeahShot: Performed and then discussed in "High Five”. The camera freezes right before the high five while “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia plays in the background, and afterward Jake asks why Amir chose such a depressing song for the moment.
* YesMan: Amir, as seen in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Uq8DmkC3mo&feature=related Opinions]], has a compulsion to agree with every opinion Jake has.
* YourMom: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ujwuyi2de7g "Thanksgiving Scroll"]] has Amir read a ([[RhymesOnADime rhyming]]) list of the top ten alternatives to turkey on Thanksgiving. Item number four? “Dave’s mom’s a whore!"
* WhatTheHellAreYou: in [[http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6965218/jake-and-amir-poster-ideas Poster Ideas]], Amir just appears in a chair next to Jake at the beginning, leading Jake to ask this.
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