Darren Franich
November 25, 2014 AT 12:00 PM EST

Peter and Bobby Farrelly defined a new kind of big screen comedy in the ’90s. Dumb and Dumber, There’s Something About Mary, Kingpin: The utterly unique Farrelly blend of lighthearted goofery and gross-out shenanigans created some of the great kitchen-sink comedies of the era. A few days before the siblings released their hit sequel Dumb and Dumber To, the Farrelly Brothers talked about their career and their process. It’s all part of Lightbulb, EW’s new series that features today’s leading creators talking about their work and their inspiration.

We also took the opportunity to poll them on their favorite accents, Jim Carrey movie preferences, and the best kind of Woody Harrelson:

To see more episodes of “Lightbulb” featuring documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and fashion phenom-turned-Broadway star Tavi Gevinson, visit here.

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