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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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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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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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Abbott and Costello chase the bank robbers

Abbott and Costello chase the bank robbers - into Deadman Gulch where the cattle rustlers are! From the Abbott and Costello radio show, Bank Robbery
Abbott and Costello chase the bank robbers – into Deadman Gulch where the cattle rustlers are! From the Abbott and Costello radio show, Bank Robbery Getting ready for the chase Bud Abbott: But you can’t do it by yourself! Call a posse, that’s the thing! Lou Costello: Here,...
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Lou Costello and the bank robber

Lou Costello and the bank robber - from the Abbott and Costello radio show, Bank Robbery
Lou Costello and the bank robber – from the Abbott and Costello radio show, Bank Robbery Lou Costello: Abbott! Hey look! Look what I got! Look at the money! Bud Abbott: Wait a minute, Costello. Where did you get that roll of bills? Lou Costello: I went outside...
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