Abbott And Costello Show (MCA 1952-1954 with Bud Abbott, Lou Costello)

USA / MCA – Revue / 52×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 1952-54

Writers: Eddie Forman, Sid Fields, Clyde Bruckman, Felix Adler, Jack Townley / Producers: Pat Costello, Alex Gottleib / Director: Jean Yarborough

Sitcom. A pair of out of work actors share an appartment (at the The Fields Rooming House, 214 Brookline Avenue, Hollywood California) and in their quest for regular employment get into many a scrape. The series ‘revisited’ many of Abbott and Costello’s famous routines, ‘Who’s on first’ etc.

Theme tune for season two was The Jazz Babies Ball.

cast
BUD ABBOTT as Bud
LOU COSTELLO as Lou
SID FIELDS as Sid
HILARY BROOKE as Hilary
JOE BESSER as Stinky Jones
JOE KIRK as Mr Botchagalupe

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