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Connie Haines doesn’t have enough to do

Connie Haines, circa 1943
Connie Haines doesn’t have enough to do – from the Abbott and Costello radio show, Bank Robbery Connie Haines: Hello, everybody. And, hello my fat li’l sugar man. Lou Costello: Oh, the voice of this kid is temporaneous. Bud Abbott: Quiet. Lou Costello: Hello, Connie. Connie Haines: Mr....
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Car Pooling [Abbott and Costello]

Abbott and Costello on car pooling
Abbott and Costello jokes on car pooling – from the Abbott and Costello radio show episode, Bank Robbery Bud Abbott: What are you doing here in the radio studio dressed in your bathing outfit?Lou Costello: Well, I spent all day trying to get my car out of the...
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters Collection

Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters Collection
In short, Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters Collection is a DVD collection of four of the Abbott and Costello Meet various Universal Studios monsters. They’re all enjoyable films (follow the links for individual reviews). If you don’t have any of them, this would be an inexpensive way...
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The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman

The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman - The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1
The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman  – The Abbott and Costello Show season 1, originally aired January 16, 1953 The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1 — Bud Abbott “helps” Lou Costello find a job – what can go wrong?
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Peace and Quiet

Peace and Quiet - The Abbott and Costello Show - Lou's fighting insomnia, and despite Bud's "help", nothing seems to work …
Peace and Quiet – The Abbott and Costello Show, season 1, originally aired February 27, 1953 In Peace and Quiet, Lou Costello is suffering from a terrible bout of insomnia. Bud Abbott takes him to see a psychiatrist, who prescribes “Dr. Drowsy’s Sleep-Inducing Record.” When that doesn’t work,...
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The Army Story

The Army Story - The Abbott and Costello Show
The Army Story – The Abbott and Costello Show, originally aired January 23, 1953 In The Army Story, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello join the National Guard, giving them an opportunity to rehash some of their routines from Buck Privates.
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Sid Fields takes offense

A very funny bit that Sid Fields did many times, including on their radio show, is to have Sid take offense at something that Lou Costello says. Every time that Lou says anything. It’s a funny routine, provided that doesn’t go on too long. The example below is from The Abbott and Costello Show episode, The Birthday Party.
A very funny bit that Sid Fields did many times, including on their radio show, is to have Sid take offense at something that Lou Costello says. Every time that Lou says anything. It’s a funny routine, provided that doesn’t go on too long. The example below is...
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