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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Hillary Brooke biography

Biography of Hillary Brooke (September 8, 1914 - May 25, 1999)
Biography of Hillary Brooke (September 8, 1914 – May 25, 1999) Hillary Brooke (born Beatrice Sofia Mathilda Peterson was an American film actress. She performed in a wide range of roles, from drama to comedy, and may be best remembered for her appearances with Abbott and Costello.
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Life Insurance

Life Insurance - The Abbott and Costello Show season 2 (1953)
Life Insurance – The Abbott and Costello Show season 2 (1953) Since Bud and Lou are five months behind on their rent, their landlord Sid Fields demands the boys take out life insurance policies that name him as beneficiary. Wary of their motives, Lou is too nervous to...
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Alright Piano Routine

Alright Piano Routine - from the Abbott and Costello Show, where Lou is trying to impress Hillary's father with his musical ability.  Although he doesn't have any, with Bud Abbott's help, and a phonograph record, he tries to fake it!
Alright Piano Routine – from the Abbott and Costello Show, where Lou is trying to impress Hillary’s father with his musical ability.  Although he doesn’t have any, with Bud Abbott’s help, and a phonograph record, he tries to fake it!
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Drill Routine

The Drill Routine, as performed by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in the film "BUCK PRIVATES"
The Drill Routine, as performed by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in the film “Buck Privates“ The also did a reprise of it on TV in The Abbott and Costello Show
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Milking a Cow

Milk a cow - Lou Costello and Bud Abbott
Abbott and Costello’s milking a cow routine, done in the movie Ride ’em Cowboy as well as on television in the Abbott and Costello Show episode, The Western Story – Lou misunderstand “udder” vs “other”
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I’ve got twenty, too

I've got twenty, two - math clown skit
I’ve got twenty, two – math clown skit This is a classic Abbott and Costello skit, relying on Lou Costello mistaking the phrase “twenty, too” for the number “twenty-two” — taken from the Abbott and Costello film, Rio Rita, where Bud and Lou are trying to divide forty...
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Abbott and Costello loafing script

Loafing - Bud Abbott confuses Lou Costello about loafing around vs. making loaves of bread -- loafing -- at a bakery
A classic Abbott and Costello routine, where Lou Costello misunderstands that by “loafing” — Bud Abbott means that he’s making loaves of bread in a bakery; not loafing around the house like Costello! Taken from their classic television series, The Abbott and Costello Show.
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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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