The Abbott and Costello Show
What do you know about The Abbott and
Alan's FUN TV Trivia Quiz.
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
2) The show premiered in syndication in the
Dec 1, 1952.
When did the
- May 1, 1952
- May 1, 1953
- May 1, 1954
- May 1, 1955
3) Season 1, Episode 1: The Drugstore. Bud &
Lou get jobs in Mr. Fields' Drugstore.
Who played Mr. Fields in the
- Alex Talton
- Max Wagner
- George Barrows
- 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.
wrote the script?
- Eddie Forman
- Max Fields
- George Morton
- 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
- Watts My Line
- Hold That Cuckoo
- To Tell A Lie
- 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
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
- Henry Kulky
- Robert J. Wilke
- Billy Varga
- Rex Lease
8) Season 2, Episode 26: Barber Lou. Bud enlists Lou to
give him a massage.
played Hercules in the series?
- Bobby Barber
- Joe Kirk
- Milt Bronson
- 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?
- Studio City Hollywood
- Warner Brothers Studio
- Motion Picture Center Studios
- 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.