Who's the One on the Left? 22 Famous Pairs Explained


Which Rescue Ranger is Chip? Which crotchety old Muppet is Waldorf? Let's settle this once and for all.

1. Statler and Waldorf

Ornery Muppets: In this photo, Waldorf is on the left (your left).

2. Siegfried and Roy

Masters of the Impossible: Siegfried Fischbacher is on the left.

3. Chip and Dale

Rescue Rangers: Dale, with the red nose, is on the left.

4. Turner and Hooch

Buddy Cops: Hooch, the dog, is just barely on the left.

5. Ed and Larry

Minor West Wing Characters: Larry is on the left.

6. Ben and Jerry

Ice Cream Men: Jerry is on the left.

7. Tom and Jerry

Cartoon Cat and Mouse: Jerry is on the left.

8. Itchy and Scratchy

A Different Cartoon Cat and Mouse: Itchy, the mouse, is on the left.

9. Lewis and Clark

Westward Explorers: Meriwether Lewis is on the left.

10. Hall and Oates

American Musicians: Daryl Hall is on the left.

11. Chang and Eng

Prolific Conjoined Twins: Eng is on the left. (Remember, we mean "in the photo." Chang was on the twins' own left.)

12. Ax and Smash

Demolition: Smash is on the left.

13. Trinidad and Tobago

Islands: Trinidad is on the left. The big one.

14. Ren and Stimpy

Nicktoons: Stimpy is on the left.

15. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen

Wealthy Former Child Stars: Ashley is on the left.

16. Laverne and Shirley

Shotz Brewery Employees: Laverne is on the left.

17. Phineas and Ferb

Disney Stepbrothers: Ferb Fletcher is on the left.

18. Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too

1840 Running Mates: William Henry Harrison, "The Hero of Tippecanoe," is on the left. Though I guess the "Tyler" part kind of gave that away.

19. Bo and Luke

Dukes of Hazzard: Luke is on the left.

20. Coy and Vance

Replacement Dukes: Vance is on the left.

21. Dick Sargent and Dick York

Darrin Stevenses: Dick York is on the left.

22. Bosc and Bartlett

Famous Pears: Bosc is on the left.
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I know I'm just scratching the surface. Keep this cheat sheet going in the comments.

Image credits: Statler and Waldorf (Muppet Wiki); Siegfried & Roy (Michael S. Yamashita/CORBIS); Ben and Jerry (Wikimedia/Dismas); Ax and Smash (Action Figure Pictures);Map image via Shutterstock; Olsen Twins (Wikimedia/David Shankbone); Coy and Vance (TV Time Warp);Pear images via Shutterstock;