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Monday, December 11, 2017

  Largest gathering of people dressed as Jay and Silent Bob: world record set in New Jersey (VIDEO)

   RED BANK, NJ, USA -- The cast of AMC's Comic Book Men helped set a new World Record title for the largest gathering of people dressed as Jay and Silent Bob; 284 cosplayers assembled in front of the storefront, beating out the previous record of 250, according to the World Record Academy .

The cast of AMC's Comic Book Men helped set a new World Record title for the largest gathering of people dressed as Jay and Silent Bob.
Photo: The cast of AMC's Comic Book Men helped set a new World Record title for the largest gathering of people dressed as Jay and Silent Bob. ( enlarge photo )

   The feat was accomplished on the December 3 episode of the reality TV series documenting life at Jay and Bob's Secret Stash, filmmaker Smith's comic book store located in Red Bank, New Jersey. The store is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

    Red Bank Mayor Pat Mennawas on hand to help celebrate the achievement and gifted Smith the key to the city, Comicbook.com reports.

    Video:
Largest Gathering Of Jay And Silent Bob Cosplayers

    Smith, who plays the oft-silent and aptly-named Silent Bob in his View Askewniverse series of films, accepted the honor alongside longtime friend Jason Mewes, who plays foul-mouthed drug dealer Jay.

    Menna declared August 2 "Kevin Smith Day."

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