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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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Jail [Abbott and Costello Show]

Uncle Bozzo's Visit - The Abbott and Costello Show, season 2 - Lou Costello in jail with Uncle Bozzo
Jail – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1, episode 3, originally aired December 19, 1952 Jail – Lou shoots a hole in Mrs. Crumbcake’s water pail, and she sues him for 79 cents in damages. After an inept defense, Lou’s sent to jail.  While in jail, he comes...
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