Introduction to Abbott and Costello

Lou Costello and Bud Abbott getting soaked in The Buzzing Bee, aka. Busy Bee
Introduction to  Abbott and Costello, one of the greatest comedy teams of all time Abbott and Costello  was a legendary comedy team, consisting of  Bud Abbott, the tall, thin straight man, and  Lou Costello, the short, pudgy comic. They were famous for their rapid-fire verbal exchanges, and Costello’s...
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Herd of Cows

Milking a Cow - Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
Herd of Cows – classic Abbott and Costello routine Herd of Cows is a classic example of Abbott and Costello’s word play, where Lou mistakes the word “herd” for “heard” – enjoy! This version comes from the Abbott and Costello Show, The Western Story
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The Western Story

The Western Story - Lou Costello and Indian
The Western Story – The Abbott and Costello Show, Season 1, originally aired February 13, 1953 Synopsis of The Western Story Hillary Brooke inherits a dude ranch from her uncle, and Bud and Lou visit, and tangle with outlaws.
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The Time of their Lives

The Time of their Lives (1946) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes, John Shelton, Gale Sondergaard Synopsis of The Time of their Lives In The Time of their Lives, Lou Costello is mistaken as a traitor, and his ghost is trapped in Danbury Mansion until his innocence is proven.  Can...
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Beauty Contest

Contestant #5 shamelessly flirts with Lou - and it works!
Beauty Contest – The Abbott and Costello Show, Season 2, episode 24 Synopsis of Beauty Contest In lieu of rent, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello agree to judge a beauty contest.  A contest that quickly becomes rigged …
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The Drug Store

Hillary Brooke wants a milk shake at the Drug Store
The Drug Store – Abbott and Costello TV Show – season 1, 1954 The very first episode of The Abbott and Costello Show – The Drug Store begins with the classic Jonah and the Whale routine in front of the audience, very well done. Next comes a flurry of...
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The Dentist’s Office

That dog ain't no dentist!
The Dentist’s Office – The Abbott and Costello Show season one – originally aired December 12, 1952 The Abbott and Costello Show episode The Dentist’s Office begins with Abbott and Costello doing the You’re 40, She’s 10 routine for the audience. Then it’s off to the dentist, where the lovely...
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Abbott and Costello dice routine

Abbott and Costello dice routine
Abbott and Costello Dice Routine The classic Abbott and Costello dice routine, where Bud Abbott decides to fleece his buddy, Lou Costello, by teaching him how to play dice — but begins to suspect that Lou knows too much already! Done many times, including their first hit film,...
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Getting a job

The Abbott and Costello Show - Getting a Job
Getting a Job (1953) The Abbott and Costello Show, starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Joe Besser, Sid Fields In the Getting a Job episode of the Abbott and Costello Show, the comedy starts quickly as Bud Abbott has gotten a job at a bakery, making loaves of bread,...
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Pots and Pans

Lou Costello, the duck, and Sid Fields in Pots and Pans
Pots and Pans – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1, episode 9 Lou Costello has a new job, selling aluminum pots and pans — and he plans to cook dinner at Mr. Fields’ apartment with them to demonstrate them. Soon afterward, Bud and Lou con the poor...
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The Charity Bazaar

Lou Costello and Bud Abbott getting soaked in The Buzzing Bee, aka. Busy Bee
The Charity Bazaar – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1, episode 10 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello help Hillary Brooks sell tickets to a charity bazaar. While Lou tells Hillary the “sad” story of his life, Sid Fields “initiates” Bud Abbott into the “buzzing bee” club —...
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