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Alaska [Abbott and Costello Show]

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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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 …
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Jail [Abbott and Costello Show]

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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Peace and Quiet

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 Abbott and Costello Show

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello co-starred in a short-lived, but very popular television series, The Abbott and Costello Show. The first season’s episodes served primarily as an excuse to showcase their famous vaudeville routines, with the second season’s episodes being more situation comedy. The entire 2 year run...
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Barber Lou [Abbott and Costello Show]

In Barber Lou, after helping Mrs. Bronson with her amateur benefit show, Bud is exhausted. He asks Lou to give him a relaxing rub down by following the instructions of a radio masseuse. When the broadcast switches over to a commercial for re-painting a car at home, the...
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