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Knights In Shining Armor - The Abbott and Costello Radio Show

Knights In Shining Armor

Mel Blanc does the voices of Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, an electric organ and …. Gets hiccups when Lou Costello yells at him! Then, Lou wants to play the romantic lead in Merle’s next picture. The cast then does, “The Brave Knight Cut Off The Dragon’s Tail,” or, “The Dragon Isn’t Waggin’ Anymore.” Costello plays, “Sir Porterhouse,” Abbott plays, “Sir Loin.”

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Mexican Hayride (1948) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Grey

Mexican Hayride

In Mexican Hayride, Bud Abbott has sold phony stock to Lou Costello, leaving him holding the bag! They independently flee to Mexico ahead of the law, where they run into a lady from their earlier days. A lady who’s now a bullfighter!

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Madame La Zonga - The Abbott and Costello Radio Show

Madame La Zonga

Bud Abbott, as the manager of Madame La Zonga’s School of Dance, tries to make an easy mark of Lou Costello by persuading him to take lessons. Also, a movie parody of Christopher Columbus.

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Abbott and Costello Radio Show

Abbott and Costello Radio Show

Long before their classic television show, the Abbott and Costello Radio Show introduced the nation to the comedy duo. This led to their movie and television careers. But, all by itself, it’s literally a comedy goldmine! The basic premise has Bud and Lou playing their typical characters, as radio stars. Each week, they’re typically trying to put on a radio broadcast. Connie Haynes appears as a southern belle, gifted singer, and Lou’s occasional girlfriend. Ken Niles is the announcer, and Alvia Allman as his wife — who has a running feud with Costello.

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