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The Abbott & Costello Show: Season 1
 
01 The Drug Store
With Bud and Lou eight weeks behind on rent and facing eviction, Mr. Fields sends them to work in his brother's drug store. Unfortunately, Lou can't cut it as a soda jerk...
02 The Dentist's Office
Lou has a terrible toothache, so Bud takes him to the dentist where Hillary works as a nurse. When the dentist fails to help, Bud schemes to get Lou arrested in order to...
03 Jail
Lou shoots a hole in Mrs. Crumbcake's water pail, and she sues him for 79 cents in damages. While in jail, he comes to blows with a crazed cell mate, who becomes enraged...
04 The Vacation
Bud and Lou plan to vacation at the Biltmore Hotel near Phoenix, and stock up at Sporty Fields' sporting goods store. But as Lou packs, Bud worries that Mr. Fields will r...
05 The Birthday Party
Lou throws himself a birthday party, but mistakes ant paste for antipasto and makes all of his guests ill. After Bud throws him out of their apartment, Lou consoles himse...
06 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 when Lou a...
07 The Vacuum Cleaner Salesm...
Bud and Lou visit the employment agency run by Mr. Fields' brother, and Lou lands a job selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door. His demonstration skills are then put to the...
08 The Army Story
Bud and Lou join the Army National Guard. While at basic training, they have physicals, shoot dice in the barracks, and go through drill practice. Classic Routines: "7x13...
09 Pots and Pans
Lou tries his hand at selling aluminum cookware door-to-door. When he volunteers to cook a demonstration duck dinner for the neighbors at Mr. Fields' apartment, culinary...
10 The Charity Bazaar
The boys help out selling tickets for Hillar's charity bazaar. Lou blows all his money at the kissing booth, and Bud tries raising some funds with the old shell game. Cla...
11 The Western Story
Bud and Lou accept Hillary's invitation to visit her at her uncle's "B-Bar-Bop Ranch" near the Mexican border. There, they join a posse tracking down cattle rustlers, and...
12 The Haunted House
Bud and Lou accompany Hillary to the haunted castle of her deceased uncle, Montague Brooke. According to his will, if she can spend the entire night there, she'll inherit...
13 Peace and Quiet
Lou is suffering from a terrible bout of insomnia, so Bud takes him to see a psychiatrist, who prescribes "Dr. Drowsy's Sleep-Inducing Record." When that doesn't work, Bu...
14 Hungry
Bud and Lou visit a couple of restaurants in search of a satisfying meal and encounter trouble with Mr. Bacciagalupe's meatballs, twin waitresses and a very fresh oyster....
15 The Music Lovers
Hillary's father is visiting from the country and expresses his desire for her to marry a man with musical talent. Lou takes a disastrous class at Professor Melonhead's S...
16 The Politician
Bud schemes to take a photograph of Mr. Fields beating up Lou so the boys can sue the landlord. After a councilman gets Lou out of trouble, Bud decides Costello should ru...
17 The Wrestling Story
Lou and Stinky agree to settle their differences in a wrestling match for the policemen's benefit. Before the match, Bud comes up with a plan to get a free meal by borrow...
18 Getting a Job
Bud finds work loafing in a bakery and insists that Lou also get a job. Lou runs into problems delivering a box of hats to the Susquehanna Hat Company. Later, the boys pa...
19 The Chimp
Lou decides to bring Bingo the Chimp home from the pet shop and causes confusion at City Hall when he accidentally applies for a marriage license. Then, at the rooming ho...
20 Hillary's Birthday
Mr. Fields posts new house rules just as the boys plan a surprise party for Hillary. Lou causes trouble at the supermarket. Later, at Bud's insistence, Lou infuriates Mr....
21 Television
Bud and Lou become contestants on the TV game show "Hold That Cuckoo" and win a pack of bubblegum. Later, their drunk neighbor, John Rednose, slips on the gum outside the...
22 Las Vegas
The boys have won an all expenses paid trip to Las Vegas and decide to take Hillary along. But first they have to buy a used car from Friendly Fields' Used Car Lot. Later...
23 Little Old Lady
The boys attempt to help an old lady who has been dispossessed. They win $300 playing amusement park midway games, but the old lady uses the money to place a bet with her...
24 The Actor's Home
Mr. Bacciagalupe asks Lou to watch his ice cream stand. Later, while the boys are selling newspapers, a philanthropist gives them two five hundred dollar bills. Assuming...
25 Police Rookies
The boys plan to enroll in the police academy, and get some pointers from Mike over dinner. Then Professor Melonhead tries to whip them into shape at the police gym, befo...
26 Safari
Bingo is sick in bed with a 172 degree temperature. Lou figures that he misses his family, so the entire gang heads to the Belgian Congo to find Bingo's father. Lou tangl...