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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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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 Brooke 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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Loan me 50 dollars

Lou Costello and Bud Abbott in Newsweek 1940
Abbott and Costello skit – Loan me 50 dollars One of the classic  Abbott and Costello  routines, where Bud Abbott takes advantage of a common math mistake that we all make to fleece his pal, Lou Costello, out of all of his money.  The skit ends with a...
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Two Tens for a Five

Two Tens for a five routine, made famous by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Two Tens for a five routine, made famous by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello A classic  Abbott and Costello routine, from their first movie,  One Night in the Tropics, where  Bud Abbott shows that he’s not above running a quick scam on his friend,  Lou Costello, in order to make...
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I bet you that you’re not here

I bet you that you're not here -€” Abbott and Costello routine
I bet you that you’re not here – Abbott and Costello routine In the movie  The Noose Hangs High, there’s a very funny routine, where Abbott and Costello are being guarded by a gangster — and  Bud Abbott  decides to bet their warden that Bud can prove that...
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Bagel Street, aka. Susquehannah Hat Company

Abbott and Costello - Bagel Street
Bagel Street, aka. Susquehanna Hat Company, aka. Fluegel Street routine – Abbott and Costello  skit, taken from In Society This is a classic vaudeville routine and highly popular with the fans of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.  During the filming ofIn Society, Lou wanted to include this routine in the movie. However, because...
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