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The Politician

Vote for Costello! Good thing Mike the Cop arrests Lou before he gives away anything else! The Politician - The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1
The Politician (1953) – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1 The Politician. After a councilman gets Lou out of trouble, Bud Abbott decides that Lou Costello should run for public office.
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The Music Lovers [Abbott and Costello Show]

Bud and Lou at Bacciagalupe's music store in "The Music Lovers"
The Music Lovers – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1 In The Music Lovers, Hillary Brooke’s father has come, to urge Hillary to move back to the farm! He insists she marry someone with musical talent. So Lou Costello takes singing lessons, and tries to pull a...
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Alexander 4444

Lou Costello destroying the phone book in the Alexander 4444 routine
The payphone sketch – Alexander 4444 The payphone sketch, aka Alexander 4444, an old burlesque comedy sketch. From The Abbott and Costello Show episode, Hungry. Bud Abbott wants Lou Costell to call the Fields Employment Agency, to find a job. After Lou clownishly damages the phone book, he...
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Hungry [Abbott and Costello Show]

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello eating oyster stew in The Abbott and Costello Show episode, "Hungry"
Hungry – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1, originally aired March 6, 1953 Hungry – Bud and Lou visit a couple of restaurants in search of a satisfying meal and encounter trouble with Mr. Bacciagalupe’s meatballs, twin waitresses and a very fresh oyster.  Hightlights include their classic sandwich and...
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Alaska [Abbott and Costello Show]

Alaska - Bud and Lou come across a bank robbery
Alaska – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1 – originally aired January 9, 1953 Alaska – Lou receives word that his uncle has struck gold in Alaska, and the boys plan to join him. But they are delayed by a bank robbery, and then literally get stuck...
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A Loan in the bank

A Loan in the bank
From the Abbott and Costello Show episode, Alaska, we get the classic “a loan in the bank” routine, where Bud Abbot wants Lou Costello to get “a loan”, but Lou misinterprets it as “alone”. And then, since the point of the loan is to get money to go...
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The Vacation [Abbott and Costello Show]

Lou Costello says goodbye to Hillary Brooke in "The Vacation" - The Abbott and Costello Show
The Vacation – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1, originally aired December 26, 1952 The Vacation – Bud and Lou plan to vacation at the Biltmore Hotel near Phoenix, and stock up at Sporty Fields’ sporting goods store. But as Lou packs, Bud worries that Mr. Fields...
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Where’s the bow of the boat?

Where's the bow of the boat? A joke from The Abbott and Costello Show episode, The Vacation. Bud Abbott is trying to show that Lou Costello doesn't really know anything about boats …
Where’s the bow of the boat? A joke from The Abbott and Costello Show episode, The Vacation. Bud Abbott is trying to show that Lou Costello doesn’t really know anything about boats …
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The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

The Thirty Foot Bride of Candy Rock (1959) starring Lou Costello, Dorothy Provine, Gale Gordon
The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock (1959) starring Lou Costello, Dorothy Provine, Gale Gordon In The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock, Lou Costello‘s a frustrated would-be scientist. He’s in love with Emmy Lou, but her Uncle Raven won’t hear of it. Then, she stumbles into a...
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