Type
Scripted
Premiered
1952
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Syndicated TV Network
Genre
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The Abbott and Costello Show

The Abbott and Costello show is timeless humor as fresh today as it was 50 years ago. All of Abbott and Costellos classic routines such as 'Whos on first' can be found in this show. This program captures the two when they were at their peak of their comedic poweress. The cast include Mr.Field, Mike the Cop, Stinky, Bacciagalupe and Hillary.

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The show had 2 seasons and 52 episodes air between 1952 and 1954.

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  • Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Sid Fields, Hillary Brooke, and Bingo the Chimp all use their own names as the character names.
  • Stinky Davis (Joe Besser) is portrayed as being less than ten years old. Besser was actually 45 years old.
  • In the first season, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello had a pet chimp named Bingo the Chimp. Costello didn't particularly like Bingo and apparently Bingo sensed it, because while they were filming…
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    In the first season, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello had a pet chimp named Bingo the Chimp. Costello didn't particularly like Bingo and apparently Bingo sensed it, because while they were filming a scene one day, Bingo turned and bit him. Costello demanded that Bingo be fired, and since his company was producing the show, Bingo was gone the next week and was never mentioned in the series again.
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