Jack and Dean first began uploading sketches in 2008 after meeting at secondary school some years prior. Their channel is comprised mostly of short skits. Their most viewed video is Superglued, which currently has over 1.5 million views.
At the end of each year they release a yearly review video entitled 'The Good, The Bad & The Just Plain Sh!t Parts of' (insert year here). Their 2014 skit, The Last Supper, was released in support of Comic Relief.
In 2015, Jack and Dean released a short film through Ron Howard's company New Form Digital. The film also served as a pilot for a proposed series.
In recent years, Dobbs and Howard have ventured outside YouTube. In 2014, they performed live at both Reading and Leeds festivals. Since 2012, they have performed their comedy act at the British YouTube convention Summer in the City.
In 2014, they began collaborating with BBC Radio 1. Currently, they have produced two iPlayer shows for the BBC, Clickbait and the Official Chart Bite. Together with Dan and Phil, they hosted the Internet Takeover of Radio 1's Big Weekend.
- He and Jack Howard joined YouTube on December 17, 2008. They uploaded their first video called 'Jack and Dean Celebrate Christmas' a week later.
- Dean has a brother named Daniel.
- Jack's housemate, Daniel J. Layton, is a fellow YouTuber and has appeared in many of their skits.