Abbott and Costello... It is Amazing how smart and creative comedians were back then.  Now comedy is just throwing around the F--- word.  Re: Cathy Griffith or Griffin.  It insults the intelligence of the American people.

Abbott and Costello... It is Amazing how smart and creative comedians were back then. Now comedy is just throwing around the F--- word. Re: Cathy Griffith or Griffin. It insults the intelligence of the American people.

As one of the most frequently syndicated situation comedies in television history - and reportedly one of the major influences on such later series as SEINFELD - THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW (1951-3)

The Abbott And Costello Show: Who's On First? (DVD)

As one of the most frequently syndicated situation comedies in television history - and reportedly one of the major influences on such later series as SEINFELD - THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW (1951-3)

A behind the scenes shot of comic legends Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, with co-star Glenn Strange, celebrating Lou's birthday on the ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN set, circa 1948!

A behind the scenes shot of comic legends Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, with co-star Glenn Strange, celebrating Lou's birthday on the ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN set, circa 1948!

Louis Francis Cristillo (March 6, 1906 – March 3, 1959), known by the stage name Lou Costello, was an American actor and comedian best remembered for the comedy double act of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. Costello played a chubby, bumbling character. He was known for the catch phrases "Heeeeyyy, Abbott!" and "I'm a baaaaad boy!"

Louis Francis Cristillo (March 6, 1906 – March 3, 1959), known by the stage name Lou Costello, was an American actor and comedian best remembered for the comedy double act of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. Costello played a chubby, bumbling character. He was known for the catch phrases "Heeeeyyy, Abbott!" and "I'm a baaaaad boy!"

Hold That Ghost with Abbott and Costello, with an appearance by the Andrew Sisters and Ted Lewis.  Very funny - and perhaps the best movie by this comedy duo.

Hold That Ghost with Abbott and Costello, with an appearance by the Andrew Sisters and Ted Lewis. Very funny - and perhaps the best movie by this comedy duo.

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