Teller in the Bank – From the Abbott and Costello radio show, “Marilyn Learns to Drive” – Bud tells Lou what position his brother has in his job at the bank. A joke in the same vein as their classic “Who’s on First?” routine
Lou Costello: Can you recommend anybody to help me with my taxes?
Bud Abbott: Sure, my brother can help you. He works in the bank.
Lou Costello: Oh, sure, my mother wanted me to ask you what he does in the bank?
Bud Abbott: Teller.
Lou Costello: As soon as you tell me.
Bud Abbott: Teller in the bank.
Lou Costello: Tell’er in the bank? How can I tell ‘er in the bank when you won’t tell me!
She’s penny wise – From the Abbott and Costello radio show, “Driving Lessons with Marilyn” – Lou talks about his would-be romance with the beautiful Marilyn Maxwell
Lou Costello: There’s only one problem with our romance; She’s penny wise.
Abbott and Costello talk about Lou’s new dog, a Christmas present from Mrs. Niles – from the Abbott and Costello radio show
(From Abbott and Costello’s radio show, December 30, 1943)
Lou Costello: Oh, Abbott, the worst thing just happened to me!
Bud Abbott: No!
Lou Costello: Yeah, Mrs. Niles gave me a dog for a Christmas present, and the dog just took a great big bite out of me!
Bud Abbott: Where did he bite you?
Lou Costello: Well, if I’d have been wearing a license plate, he’d have gotten the last three numbers.
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 simple ‘read my mind’ routine that takes Lou’s last remaining bill. This routine was done many times, both in the movies and their radio show.
Bud Abbott: Do me a favor, loan me $50.
Lou Costello: Bud, I can’t. I can’t loan you $50.
Bud Abbott: Oh, yes, ya can.
Lou Costello: No, I can’t. All I got is $40.
Bud Abbott: All right, give me the $40 and you’ll owe me 10 Read More »Loan me 50 dollars
Simply put, streaming audio of some of Abbott and Costello‘s classic radio comedy. It includes 50 episodes of their classic radio show.Read More »Abbott & Costello 50+ Vintage Comedy Radio Episodes