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Fall Guy, The Abbott and Costello Show season 2

Fall Guy

Fall Guy The Abbott and Costello Show season 2, originally aired April 24, 1954

In Fall Guy, Bud and Lou are behind on their rent — again. After a penniless day of trying to sell “No Peddlers Allowed” signs, Bud and Lou are approached by two men. It’s a scheme that will land them two hundred dollars. All they have to do is take two sisters out on a date …. And then switch places with the men. But as soon as they arrive at the girls’ home, their father wants the boys to install a new TV antenna on his roof.

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Lou Costello and Bud Abbott in The Pigeon, The Abbott and Costello Show season 2

The Pigeon

Episode 47, The PigeonThe Abbott and Costello Show season 2, originally aired March 27, 1954

In The Pigeon, a beautiful next-door neighbor, Ruby Norton, wants to rid herself of her mobster boyfriend, Steve Terry, so she can marry another man. She hatches a plan to make Terry think that Lou is her lover so that he will kill Lou and go to jail!

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Bank Holdup, The Abbott and Costello Show season 2

Bank Holdup

Bank Holdup, The Abbott and Costello Show season 2 originally aired March 13, 1954

In Bank Holdup, Bud and Lou are hired as armed guards for hoodlums Joe and Lefty Lucas, and unwittingly assist in a bank robbery. They go back later to the same bank to get a loan — unaware that they’re wanted bank robbers! They pay rent with their cut of the money, then attempt to recover the stolen cash from Mr. Fields’ safe.

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Down to his underwear, the bank finally accepts Lou's identification

The Tax Return

In The Tax Return, the IRS accidentally sends Lou a refund for $1 million. After he cashes the check at the bank, he is followed home by a pair of crooks. Meanwhile, Mr. Fields suspects that Lou is a counterfeiter.

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Lou Costello handcuffed to Bud Abbott in "Private Eye"

Private Eye

Private Eye, The Abbott and Costello Show season 2, originally aired February 20, 1954

In Private Eye, Lou receives his diploma and private eye gear from “The Watchdog Correspondence School.” Then he and Bud help a young girl locate $50,000 of bonds hidden inside her eccentric uncle’s spooky mansion. But her cousin, who was disowned, tries to scare them off.

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Lou Costello reading a newspaper in Wife Wanted

Wife Wanted

In Wife Wanted, after a quirky poker game with Mr. Fields, the boys get a letter from Lou’s grandfather. He plans to give Lou $10,000 …. If Lou’s married. After several attempts to meet women, Lou reconnects with his former girlfriend, Agnes, who has just broken up with a jealous wrestler.

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