Penn & Teller as single entity

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Does IMDb want Penn & Teller listed as a single entity?

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J.

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Steve Crook, Champion

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I wouldn't have thought so. Penn Jillette & Raymond Teller are both individuals.
However, when they are credited as Penn & Teller then it's understandable that they might be given the single credit.

A bit like the way that bands like The Beatles are sometimes credited as "The Beatles" and sometimes are credited individually

The entry for A Hard Day's Night (1964) credits "The Beatles" and it credits the 4 mop tops individually

That's just my opinion, I don't speak for the IMDb  :)

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It seems natural to credit them as "Penn & Teller" and then inidividually with "(as Penn & Teller)" attribute but that is just my opinion, as well.
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If they're credited on-screen as "Penn & Teller" then yes, credit them like that, but if they're credited separately as "Penn Jillette" & "Teller" then I would say that they should be listed as individuals (maybe with an attribute of "as Penn &Teller")

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Hi J. -

As per our guidelines, when a group with identifiable members appears on screen (such as "Penn & Teller"), we credit according to the way they are credited in the production. So the name page listing for "Penn & Teller" is valid; for additional information on group credits please see our guide here.  I hope this helps!