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The Abbott and Costello Show

What do you know about The Abbott and Costello Show
Try this Alan's FUN TV Trivia Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) Bud and Lou are unemployed actors living in Mr. Fields' boarding house. Lou's girlfriend Hillary lives across the hall. Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE

  • True or False?

2) The show premiered in syndication in the Dec 1, 1952.
When did the series end?

  1. May 1, 1952
  2. May 1, 1953
  3. May 1, 1954
  4. May 1, 1955

3) Season 1, Episode 1: The Drugstore. Bud & Lou get jobs in Mr. Fields' Drugstore.
Who played Mr. Fields in the series?

  1. Alex Talton
  2. Max Wagner
  3. George Barrows
  4. Sid Fields

4) Season 1, Episode 6: Alaska. Lou's uncle in Alaska discovers a gold mine, so Bud and Lou head up there to see if they can cash in on it.
Who wrote the script?

  1. Eddie Forman
  2. Max Fields
  3. George Morton
  4. Jean Yarbrough

5) Season 1, Episode 21: Television. On the quiz show, the host puts Lou thru some embarrassing stunts.
What was the name of the quiz show?

  1. Watts My Line
  2. Hold That Cuckoo
  3. To Tell A Lie
  4. Say That Line?

6) Season 1, Episode 26: Safari. Bonzo the Chimp is sick and Lou figures he misses his family, so they all go to Africa.

  • True or False?

7) Season 2, Episode 1: The Paperhangers. Mr. Fields forces the boys to hang wallpaper to help pay off their rent.
What noted bad guy actor played Mike Brodie?

  1. Henry Kulky
  2. Robert J. Wilke
  3. Billy Varga
  4. Rex Lease

8) Season 2, Episode 26: Barber Lou.  Bud enlists Lou to give him a massage.
Who played Hercules in the series?

  1. Bobby Barber
  2. Joe Kirk
  3. Milt Bronson
  4. Joe Besser

9) The first season episodes were filmed at the Hal Roach Studios in Culver City. The second season was shot at the future Desilu-Cahuenga Studios, where I Love Lucy as well as the Danny Thomas and Jack Benny shows, were filmed.
What was the studio?

  1. Studio City Hollywood
  2. Warner Brothers Studio
  3. Motion Picture Center Studios
  4. CBS Television Studio

10) Jerry Seinfeld has stated that The Abbott and Costello Show, with its overriding emphasis upon funny situations rather than life lessons, was the inspiration for his own long-running sitcom, Seinfeld.

  • True or False?

The Abbott and Costello Show (Answers)

1) True 2) C. 3) D. 4) A. 5) B. 6) False. Bingo the Chimp is sick and Lou figures he misses his family, so they all go to Africa. 7) B. 8) A. 9) C. 10) True

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