Smosh is a web-based comedy duo consisting of Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla. Anthony Padilla first began posting flash movies on Newgrounds in early 2003, under the name Smosh when later joined in by his friend Ian Hecox. Following up they started posting videos on YouTube in the autumn of 2005 and have become one of the most popular channels on that site, with over 2.4 million subscribers as of May 2011. Until 2008, Smosh was the most-subscribed-to-YouTube account.
Four Smosh related channels exist on YouTube. The base "Smosh" channel, where both Ian and Anthony post their skits and other videos, "IanH", which at first was for vlogs and other non scripted videos, but now is used for posting their new side series "Ian is Bored" and "Lunchtime with Smosh". Their other channel called "AskCharlie" is based on the popular Smosh character, Charlie the Drunk Guinea Pig, and their last channel, "AnthonyPadilla" is where Anthony makes videos by himself. The base "Smosh" channel makes videos every Friday, while "AskCharlie" upload Charlie the Drunk Guinea Pig "ask and answers" videos every Wednesday, "IanH" upload "Ian is Bored" every Monday and upload "Lunchtime with Smosh" every Thursday.
- It has been announced that a Smosh film is coming out.
- Smosh were once beating PewDiePie in subscribers.
- Ian and Anthony met in high school on a project.
- Smosh is friends with PewDiePie.