By Hillary Busis
Updated December 21, 2012 at 02:44 PM EST
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How about that — the world hasn’t ended yet after all!

To celebrate, let’s gather ’round our warm, comforting computer screens and watch a clip that evokes a simpler time — namely, this bit from last night’s Jimmy Fallon, in which Fallon enlists a few of his famous friends to help him perform Abbott and Costello’s classic play-on-words baseball bit “Who’s on First?” (The not-as-famous folk in the video are Fallon announcer Steve Higgins as Costello and Fallon head writer A.D. Miles as What.)

For comparison’s sake, here’s Abbott and Costello performing their routine:

Can the 21st century crew hold a candle to the original? I don’t know — THIRD BASE!

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