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Abbott and Costello horse fodder routine

The Noose Hangs High - where Lou Costello does his horse fodder routine
Abbott and Costello horse fodder routine — a classic Abbott and Costello skit, with Lou Costello mistaking “fodder” for “father”; they did the routine numerous times, on the radio, on their TV show, and in their films  Hit the Ice and The Noose Hangs High.
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Teller skit

The Teller skit, by Abbott and Costello The Teller skit is one of Abbott and Costello’s routines, with Lou Costello misunderstanding “teller” for “tell her” – it was done on their radio show more than once, as well as in their movie  Hit the Ice where this is...
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Loan me 50 dollars

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 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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Vitamin Skit

The Vitamin Skit, with  Abbott and Costello (note: this routine is taken from the  Abbott and Costello radio show) Lou Costello:  Hey Abbott! Bud Abbott: Costello what are you doing skipping around like that? Lou Costello:  Oh you see me skippin’ eh? Its the doctors orders. Bud Abbott:...
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Sandwich and a Cup of Coffee

Abbott and Costello‘s, Turkey Sandwich and Cup of Coffee routine from Keep ‘Em Flying“, 1941. Blackie (Bud Abbott) and Heathcliff (Lou Costello), having been unsuccessful at entering through the gates of the Cal-Aero, Army Air Corps flight training academy, enter the U.S.O. club and approach the lunch counter...
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I bet you that you’re not here

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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Gold Ore

Abbott and Costello skit,  Gold Ore Taken from  Abbott and Costello‘€™s radio show, although they also did the same basic routine in  Lost in Alaska, and in their  TV show  as well.   The basic premise is that Lou Costello’s Uncle has struck gold in Alaska, and Lou...
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Dyeing Routine

A classic Abbott and Costello routine from their radio show – where Bud Abbott is talking about his Uncle Herman who works in a dye factory, and Lou Costello confuses “dyeing” for “dying” — with minimal effort, it could be turned into a gospel ministry skit, at the end...
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