Abbott and Costello

July 3, 1940 to December 30, 1949
339 episodes known to exist
William "Bud" Abbott and Lou Costello (born Louis Francis Cristillo), were an American comedy duo whose work on stage, radio, film and television made them the most popular comedy team during the 1940s and 1950s. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is considered one of the greatest comedy routines of all time, and set the framework for many of their best-known comedy bits. More on Wikipedia
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
# Episodes (Known)
July 3, 1940 - September 25, 1940
The Abbott and Costello Show
October 8, 1942 - June 26, 1947
The Abbott and Costello Show
October 1, 1947 - December 30, 1949
The Abbott and Costello Show
December 6, 1947 - March 26, 1949
The Abbott and Costello Show
The Abbott and Costello Show
The Abbott and Costello Show
July 3, 1940 - September 25, 1940
13 episodes known to exist
Stars: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Announcer: Harry Von Zell (Frank Bingham after 8-21)
Music: Peter Van Steeden Orchestra SINGER
Air Date
July 3, 1940 
The Tunatype 
Alexander Rose presents a musical typewriter, called the Tunatype, that can be played by anyone who can type 

July 10, 1940 
The Robot 
A robot who does just about everything. Inventor is a man named Homer Thucydides Tuckahoe III. Lou discovered him on the subway. "Smile Darn Ya Smile", "You Can't Brush Me Off", "Fools Rush In", "Do Do Do", "Wrap Up Your Troubles", "Fine and Dandy" 

July 17, 1940 
Whiskey Bottle Songs 
A man who tunes whiskey bottles to perfect pitch and plays them. He plays a medley of tunes. 

July 24, 1940 
The Wacky Motion Picture Company 
Abbott and Costello found The Wacky Motion Picture Company. 

July 31, 1940 
The Dance School 
The boys go to a dance school. Bud works in the school. Tries to get Lou to dance. Lessons are 3 for a dollar. Last week they formed the Wacky film company. AC do Christopher Columbus. Lou is Columbus. Bud mistakenly calls Lou instead of Columbus. AC present the Whack of the week. They present Nancy Barton. She wrote a book and they talk to her. 

August 7, 1940 
The Wackyville Volunteer Fire Department. 
Abbott and Costello join the Wackyville Volunteer Fire Department. 

August 14, 1940 
Heading West 
Abbott & Costello try to find out how to best get to California. Bud favors hitchhiking while Lou favors a freight train. This is the last broadcast from New York. The boys are going out west to start a movie. 

August 21, 1940 
Guests: Virginia Bruce, Robert Cummings, Allan Jones 
First show of Time to Smile from the west coast. Bud and Lou try to find a hotel to stay in. Harry Von Zell and Peter Van Steeden did not come out west. Their roles taken over by Frank Bingham (Announcer) and Victor Young (orchestra Leader). 

August 28, 1940 
Hollywood Westerns 
Abbott and Costello pay tribute to Hollywood westerns. Bud also takes Lou on a tour of a 75 room Hollywood mansion. Felix Mills is Orchestra Leader. Benay sings "I'm Stepping Out With A Memory". Benay and Frank sing "You Can't Brush Me Off" 

September 4, 1940 
Mutiny On the Mainsail 
Lou Costello buys a car. He takes Bud for a ride. They also perform a play based on The Sea Squawk or Mutiny on The Mainsail. Benay sings "All This and Heaven Too" and "The Carioca" 

September 11, 1940 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

September 18, 1940 
Scoop Costello 
Abbott and Costello launch a newspaper. Bud is the publisher and Lou is known as Scoop Costello. Benay sings "Alabama Bound" and "I Can't Resist You". 

September 25, 1940 
Who's On First? 
Abbott and Costello perform Who's On First. Benay sings "That's For Me" 

The Abbott and Costello Show
October 8, 1942 - June 26, 1947
168 episodes known to exist
Stars: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, Mel Blanc
Announcer: Ken Niles MUSIC
6-26-47 Singer's: Connie Haines, Camel Five
Air Date
October 8, 1942 
Guest: Veronica Lake 
Lou buys presents for all the cast. Lou buys roses for Veronica Lake. Lou makes love to Veronica but her boyfriend finds out. He challenges Lou to a duel. Mel Blanc appears as Alonzo P. Lump. Leith Stevens plays "This Is The Army Mr. Jones", Connie Haines sings "A Touch Of Texas" 

October 15, 1942 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
Marlene Dietrich. Lou and Bud argue about giving Connie Haines and Ken Niles more to do on the show. Sound man (Mel Blanc) wants more to do on the show as well. Costello gets involved in a bank robbery. AC go to Dead Pan Gulch to capture bandits to clear Lou Costello. Marlene is a singer in the Red Dog Cafe. Marlene is the bank robber. Camel Quintet sings "Abraham", Connie Haines sings "Cow Cow Boogie" 

October 22, 1942 
Guest: John Garfield 
John Garfield. Lou walks funny because he has been robbed. He has been dating Connie Haines. Ken Niles and Lou are going to fight for charity. Bud trains Lou for the fight. Camel five sings "Be Careful, It's My Heart", Connie Haines sings "Can't Get Out Of This Mood" 

October 29, 1942 
Guest: Diana Barrymore 
Diana Barrymore. Lou was dancing with Connie Haines last night. Lou has written a play. Ken Niles would like a part in the play. Botsford Twink the sound man, Mel Blanc, wants a part in the play as well. Lou is trying to cast his play. He is going to have Diana Barrymore as is leading lady. Lou's play is about Pocahontas. Camel Five sing "Idaho", Connie Haines sings "Keep Smiln" 

November 5, 1942 
Guest: Basil Rathbone 
Basil Rathbone. Lou went to Ken Niles Halloween party Saturday night. Lou ruined his couch. Lou owes $500. Lou has to work in a pet shop to pay of the debt. AC do peak at pike routine. Lou looses a dog. Basil Rathbone is a detective who will help find the dog. They look for the dog in a haunted house. They find the dog in a closet with Ken Niles. Camel Five sing "Road To Morocco", Connie Haines sings "Constantly" Halloween Program 

November 12, 1942 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
Carmen Miranda. Broadcast from the Reception Center at Fort MacArthur, CA. Lou is going to show the troops how to produce pictures. Mel Blank is a Spanish singer and wants too sing in Lou's picture. Carmen Miranda will appear in the picture. She teaches Lou how to dance. Picture is called Strictly From Dixie. Connie Haines sings "There Are Such Things", Carmen sings "Chattanooga Choo Choo" 

November 19, 1942 
Guest: Merle Oberon 
Merle Oberon. Broadcast from 6th Ferrying Group Air Transport Command at Long Beach California. Chit Chat about Lou going up in a plane. Talk with Ken Niles about AC picture. Talk with sound man (Mel Blanc) about being in next AC picture. Does Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, electric organ, hiccups. AC talk about Merle Oberon being in picture and about what dress to make for her in picture. AC talk to Merle about picture. AC and Merle play part from picture. Camel Five sing "By The Light of the Silvery Moon", Connie Haines sings "Hasta Luego" 

November 26, 1942 
Guest: Herbert Marshall 
Herbert Marshall. Freddie Rich takes over as Orchestra Leader. This is Thanksgiving. Lou was suppose to bring a turkey. AC try to find some place to go for dinner. No one on the staff will have them over. AC are going to shoot a wild turkey. They try to catch a turkey on a coop. Herbert Marshall catches them in his coop. Herbert needs someone to cook and serve his dinner tonite so he hires AC. Camel Five sing "Rolleo Rolling Along", Connie Haines sings "Dearly Beloved" Thanksgiving Program 

December 3, 1942 
Guest: Billie Burke 
Billie Burke. AC talk about rationing. Lou is looking for an Apartment since he has to many relatives at his house. Botsford Twink, Mel Blanc, recommends an apartment. AC rent an apartment and do lend $50 routine. AC go to a decorating shop. Billie Burke is the manager. Since Miss Burke is picking out Lou's furniture she wants to marry him. Camel Five sing "On The Beam", Connie Haines sings "Mr. Five By Five" 

December 10, 1942 
Guest: Adolphe Menjou 
Adolphe Menjou. Lou needs to get a ride downtown. Botsford is asked and he does a bunch of vehicle sound effects. Lou rescues Mrs Niles son from traffic and she is not grateful. Lou is going to hit the boy with a rock when Adolphe Menjou comes to the boys rescue. Lou is taken to court over stealing the buys cap. Adolphe is the Judge. Camel Five sing "Touch Of Texas", Connie Haines sings "Can't Get Out Of This Mood" 

December 17, 1942 
Guest: Lucille Ball 
Lucille Ball. The sound man Botsford, Mel Blanc, wants Lou to play Santa Claus in a play in a department store. They rehearse the sound effects for the play. Matilda appears. Bud takes Lou to fill out an employment application in the department store. Mrs Niles works in the personnel office. Bud and Lou to to work in the store. Mrs Niles wants the boys to wait on Lucille Ball. They show her around the store. Camel Five sing "Liza", Connie Haines sings "Why Don't You Fall In Love With Me" Christmas Program 

December 24, 1942 
Guest: Andy Devine 
Andy Devine. It's Christmas eve. AC are talking about a Christmas party. Lou is inviting people to the party. Matilda wants to come to the party. Andy Device arrives. He is going to play Santa. No one shows up for Lou's party. Lou falls asleep and dreams he is a little boy again. Santa does not bring Lou any gifts. Costello wakes up and everyone has come to his party. They sing a modified version White Christmas and then the real one. Camel Five sing "Jingle Bells", Connie Haines sings "The Road To Dreamland" Christmas Program 

December 31, 1942 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
Charles Laughton. AC talk about football. It is New Year's Eve. Lou's resolution is to be a dramatic actor. He is going to put on a play. Lou can't get anyone to be in the play. Matilda wants to be in the play. Laughton appears. He will be in Lou's play. The play starts. Play ends. President of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, Mr Walter Wagner announces AC are the favorite screen stars of 1942. Camel Five sing "There's A Great Day Comin, Manana", Connie sings "I Had The Craziest Dream" New Year's Program 

January 7, 1943 
Guest: George Raft 
George Raft. Talk about Rose Bowl game last week. Lou lost a bet on the game. Lou has to take everyone to a night club. Matilda shows up under the hood of the car they are going to take to the night club. They all meet George Raft. He recommends they go to his night club. Camel Five sing "Blow Gabriel Blow", Connie Haines sings "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" 

January 14, 1943 
Guest: Claire Trevor 
Claire Trevor. AC discuss the meat shortage. They decide to go hunting for meat. AC arrive at the Pine Tree hunting lodge. AC talk to a child Matilda (Billy Gray). Claire Trevor is a hunting guide. AC and Claire hunt bear. Lou shoots the game warden. Niles gives announcement from government about shortage of nurses. Camel Five sing "Happy Go Lucky", Connie Haines sings "Doin It For Defense" 

January 28, 1943 
Guest: Monty Wooley 
Monty Woolley. Program of 1-21 Pre-empted for Herbert Hoover discussing "Food Supplies for This War" in a speech at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Betty Hutton was to have been the guest. AC's first broadcast from New York. AC discuss New York. Instead of insulting Mrs Niles he insults her sister, Minnie Niles. AC are on their way to the broadcast. Matilda shows up as well. AC search for their script. They enter a studio where Monty Wooley is rehearsing a play. ANNOUNCER: Jimmy Wallington 

February 4, 1943 
Guest: Constance Bennett 
Constance Bennett. Show again from New York. AC talk about coming back from the President's birthday ball. Bud has a date with Constance Bennett. She arrives for the date. Costello wants to kiss her. She can't be on the date since she has a comitant with the Navy auxiliary. They all go on a ship and Constance is the Captain. Matilda is in the engine room running the ship. Freddie Rich plays "Bugle Call Rag", Connie Haines sings "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" 

February 11, 1943 
Guest: Peter Lorre 
Peter Lorre. Third show in a row from New York. AC talk about rationing. There is to much noise at AC's hotel. Matilda shows up. There is a knock at the door. It is Peter Lorre. He offers Lou to stay at his house for quiet. AC arrive at his house. It looks scary. AC try to sleep in the house. Connie Haines sings I've Heard That Song Before. Freddie Rich plays Brazil. 

February 18, 1943 
Guest: Elsa Maxwell 
Elsa Maxwell. Fourth show in a row from New York. AC talk about returning to California next week. AC talk and plan for their next picture. Lou is going to write a picture. Matilda is using Lou's typewriter. Elsa shows up with a play for AC. They rehearse for the play. Freddie Rich plays "Just One Of Those Things", Connie Haines sings "As Time Goes By" 

February 25, 1943 
Guest: Mary Boland 
Mary Boland. AC are back from New York. Lou finished his play on the train and is describing it to Bud. Bud censors parts of it. Lou is trying to get people for his play. Mary Boland enters. Mary has an idea for a play. The play is about Helen of Troy and Atlas. Freddie Rich plays "Carioca", Connie Haines sings "I Heard You Cry Last Night" 

March 4, 1943 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
Carmen Miranda. Universal still wants an idea for a next picture. Universal sends a contest winner over as their leading lady. Carmen appears at the door. The studio sent her over with an idea for their next picture. Carmen sings. The play will be a version of Romeo and Juliet. They start the play. Connie Haines sings "Takin A Chance On Love", Carmen Miranda sings "Tico Tico No Fuba" 

March 11, 1943 
Guest: Janet Blair 
Janet Blair. No Lou Costello. Bert Lahr takes Lou's place with Bud. Bud is still looking for a play for a new picture. Bert plays Bud's girl in the play. Matilda appears. Janet Blair mistakes Bert for Lou. They start the play. Freddie Rich plays "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans", Connie Haines sings "Savin Myself For Bill" 

March 18, 1943 
Guest: Veronica Lake 
Veronica Lake. No Lou Costello. Hal Perry substitutes. Bud makes Matilda practice her piano. Gildersleve knocks on door to stop the music. He complains about Matilda ruining his garden. Gildersleve is going to get a petition to stop the noise. One house is Veronica Lake. Veronica is Matilda's piano teacher. Gildersleve accidentally proposes to Veronica. Veronica sues Gildersleve over breach of contract. This is it for awhile while Lou gets well. Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore will take over on Thursday night. 

November 4, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Because of Costello's Reumatic Fever, there were no programs between 3-18 and 11-4. 

November 11, 1943 
Guest: Akim Tamiroff 
Akim Tamiroff. Billy Gray is Little Matilda. Lou is thinking about women since he saw a couple kissing. Lou fights with Mrs Niles. Mel Blanc does Bugs Bunny. Bud is trying to find a big star for the program. Bud gets the Russian actor Akim Tamiroff. Little Matilda talks with AC. Blanc plays someone from the audience, Herkimer Higby. Tamiroff finally appears on the show. He has brought a play with him tonite, For Whom The Bell Tolls. Camels salutes Merchant Marine Captain Jonathan Wainwright Fifth. 

November 18, 1943 
Lucille Ball's Nylon Stockings 
Lucille Ball. Lou's mind is on women. Lou can go out on a date with Connie Haines if he gets her a pair of nylon stockings. AC talk to Little Matilda (Billy Gray). AC go to Beaglebottom's department store for nylons. AC talk to Bugs Bunny (Mel Blanc). Lucille Ball beats Lou to the nylons in the department store. AC goes to Lucille Ball's house to try and get nylons. Camels salutes Marine Private John Elzer. Freddie Rich plays "No Love No Lovers", Connie Haines sings "The Surrey With the Fringe on Top" 

November 25, 1943 
Guest: Jane Wyman 
Jane Wyman. Thanksgiving day. AC discuss Thanksgiving dinner. AC discuss killing Ingrid, Lou's turkey. Jane Wyman is Lou's next door neighbor. AC and Jane do wind routine. Bugs Bunny (Mel Blanc) visits AC. AC call cop to look for missing turkey. AC talk to Matilda. Camels salutes Captain Clark M. Sykes. Freddie Rich plays "Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition", Connie Haines sings "Shoo Shoo Baby" Thanksgiving Program 

December 2, 1943 
Guest: Veronica Lake 
Veronica Lake. AC have to go to Palm Springs. Lou ran over Mrs. Niles with the car. Lou accidentally reads Bud's line. AC do Hertz U-Drive routine. AC arrive at the Lone Palm hotel. AC want Veronica Lake to be in their picture. Matilda is in AC's room. Lou reads Veronica's line by mistake. AC are in the desert doing their picture. AC do dating two girls routine. Mr Nazaro does crazy talk. Then Veronica and Lou do crazy talk. Camels salutes Cavalry Lieutenant David C. Waybur. "Dancing In The Dark", "My Heart Tells Me" 

December 9, 1943 
Guest: Arthur Treacher 
Arthur Treacher. Lou is taking a bath. Lou wants to hire a butler for a party. Hugo routine. AC go to an employment agency. Lynn Bari is coming to party they say. Crazy talk from Mr. Nazaro. Arthur Treacher is Lynn Bari's butler. He arrives at the door. Lou goes crazy imitating English Treacher. Mr & Mrs Niles arrive at the door. Arthur kisses Mrs Niles. Camels salutes Marine Private John Perella. Freddie Rich plays "I Get A Kick Out Of You", Connie Haines sings "If That's The Way You Want It, Baby" 

December 16, 1943 
Guest: Lynn Bari 
Lynn Bari. Lou is looking forward to show with Lynn Bari. Lou is trying to find a suit to ware. Lou compares Mrs Niles to a horse. AC are in Myer's butcher shop. Lynn Bari appears in the Butcher shop. They talk to Lynn Bari about being in a play. Play about Buffalo Bill and the Wild West. Camel's salutes Liberty Ship Captain Henry A. Fritz. Freddie Rich plays "I've Got You Under My Skin", Connie Haines sings "My Ideal" 

December 23, 1943 
Guest: Edward Arnold 
Edward Arnold. It's Christmas Eve. Lou is going to have a party. Lou rehearses a Christmas play with Botsford Twink. Edward Arnold is going to play Santa Claus. No one is at Lou's party. He falls asleep. He dreams he is a kid and Santa comes and leaves him no presents. He wakes up and his cast s all at his party. Camels salutes Firemen First Class Aurelio Tassone. Connie Haines sings "Hit The Road To Dreamland" Christmas Program 

December 30, 1943 
Guest: Bert Gordon 
Bert Gordon. Mrs Niles gives Lou a dog for Christmas. Dialog about AC and Mr & Mrs Niles and dog. AC look for a Baristor. AC do Lou want money for year routine. Burt Gordon in the lawyer. Lou can get off by paying a dollar but instead fights the case with the Mad Russian. Lou loses case. Taken to Supreme court. Lou is found guilty of murder. Lou is freed after Mrs Niles pays $1 fine for Lou. Camel's salutes First Lieutenant Thomas H. Regan. "Holiday For Strings", "You've Got To Talk Me Into It, Baby" Christmas Program. 

January 6, 1944 
Guest: Judy Canova 
Judy Canova. It's Leap Year. AC talk about marriage. Mr & Mrs Niles talk about marriage as well. Bud gives Lou advice on taking out a girl. Lou has to marry someones daughter from skunk hollow. Judy Canova is the daughter. Camels salutes Nicholas Timmens. Freddie Rich plays "Just One Of Those Things", Connie Haines sings "How Sweet You Are" 

January 13, 1944 
Guest: Peter Lorre 
Peter Lorre. Lou is catching a cold. AC do flu flee routine. Bud puts Lou on a program to get rid of his cold. Lou talks to Hercules. Peter Lorre runs a sanitarium and offers it to Lou. Camels salute Marine Private Donald L. Ewers. Freddie Rich plays "Alone Together", Connie Haines sings "I Couldn't Sleep A Wink Last Nite" 

January 20, 1944 
Guest: Hal Peary 
Hal Peary. Lou was at the ship yard. Mrs Niles wants Lou to take care of little Hector. Hector shoots BB's at Lou. Lou shoots BB's out the window and it hits Gildersleve. Hector plays a song. Lou kicks a football thru Gildersleve's window. Gildersleve played in a football game. Football game at Google's parking lot. Gildersleve's Nanny Goats vs. Costello Maroons. Camel's salutes Lieutenant Laydon Lewis. Freddie Rich plays "Dancing In The Dark" Connie Haines sings "Shoo Shoo Baby" 

January 27, 1944 
Guest: Janet Blair 
Janet Blair. Talk about shortage of gas. Mrs. Niles and Lou trade put downs. Mrs. Miles asks AC to entertain at a party. Chair of entertainment committee is Janet Blair. Abbott will be MC and Lou will play piano. AC do Do Ray Me routine. Music teacher gives Lou a piano lesson. AC do piano routine. Piano player keeps missing cues. Camels salutes Steward's Mate David Jefferson. Freddie Rich plays "Speak Low", Connie Haines sings "My Heart Tells Me" 

February 3, 1944 
Guest: Carmen Miranda 
Carmen Miranda. Bud has invited Carmen Miranda over to perform the opera Carmen. Lou has written a play instead but the censor has not read it. Bud acts as the censor as Lou reads. They do the opera instead with Carmen. AC do number 1 to 10 routine. Lou has to fight a bull in the opera. Camels salutes Private Clyde L. Dunn. Connie Haines sings "For The First Time", Carmen Miranda sings "I'm Just Wild About Harry" 

February 10, 1944 
Guest: Charles Laughton 
Charles Laughton. Next Monday is St. Valentines day. Mrs. Niles is writing a play for the show. Mel Blanc plays a sound man on the show. AC do play my Mrs. Niles called Robinson Caruso. Charles Laughton will be in play as well. Sound man inserts sounds at various times unexpectedly. Lou is Robinson and Charles is His Man Friday. Camels salutes Captain Herschell H. Green. Freddie Rich plays "Holiday For Strings", Connie Haines sings "I'll Be Around" Valentine's Day Program 

February 17, 1944 
Guest: Dorothy Lamour 
Dorothy Lamour. Bud has been made mayor of Sherman Oaks California. A Lady reads a poem. AC are looking for a leading lady for their latest picture. Dorothy rides into studio on a horse. Dorothy says Bing Hope and Bob Crosby. Dorothy is making film Road To Utopia with Bob and Bing. Lou reads Bud's line by mistake. Lou kisses Dorothy. Camels salutes Grady Robbins. Freddie Rich plays "Poinciana", Connie Haines sings "My Love You Haven't Gone Away" 

February 24, 1944 
Guest: Sydney Greenstreet 
Sydney Greenstreet. Lou gets in a traffic accident on the show in Sherman Oaks. Bud, who is mayor, makes him sheriff. SG enters and has a complaint for Sheriff Costello. SG has the Maltese Falcon in his house. Lou wants it out. AC go looking in SG house for the Falcon. Camels salutes Corporal Richard Fisco. Freddie Rich plays "I Get A Kick Out Of You", Connie Haines sings "Beseme Mucho" 

February 17, 1944 
Guest: Hedda Hopper 
Hedda Hopper. As mayor of Sherman Oaks, Bud is going to start a newspaper. Lou misses his line. Mrs. Niles will be fashion editor. Paper is Sherman Oaks Gazette. Heda Hopper is offered gossip column on paper. Lou losses place in script. AC look for front page story. AC goes to Dutches of Frapingham party to get story. Heda has AC thrown out of party. Heda then sneaks them in the side door. Camel's salutes Navy Lieutenant Nathan Gordon. Freddie Rich plays "I Love You", Connie Haines sings "Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year" 

March 9, 1944 
Blondie and Dagwood 
Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake. Lou just came back from a Navy base is San Diego. Mayor Abbott has started a waste paper drive. Blondie and Dagwood are helping Bud with waste paper drive. AC have to get to the broadcast but can't find their script. They think the Dagwood's took it for their waste paper drive. AC will do Snowwhite and the Seven Dwarves. Lou kisses Blondie. Camel's salutes second lieutenant Paul M Koerner. Connie Haines sings "Take It Easy" 

March 16, 1944 
Guests: Alan Hale, Sally Eilers 
Alan Hale and Sally Eilers (MARK TWAIN). Lou was watching a circus parade. Lou was a trick horse rider. AC go to the circus. Sally Eilers is the circus manager. She tries to get Lou to be a lion tamer. Instead AC run a baseball booth. AC are going to wrestle in the circus. Alan Hale wrestles Lou instead. Camels salutes Lieutenant colonel William Leverette. Freddie Rich plays Speak Low. Connie Haines sings Salt Water Cowboy. 

March 23, 1944 
Guest: Linda Darnell 
Linda Darnell. Lou is acting strange as though he is sick. AC do Vitamin B1 routine. Bud takes Lou to a psychiatrist. Nurse is Linda Darnell. Nurse Darnel takes Lou to a rest home. Lou has to do Connie Haines lines since she was not ready. Camels salutes Private First Class Guadelepe Merquez. Music at end, they must have been short. Freddie Rich plays "I've Got You Under My Skin", Connie Haines sings "A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening" 

March 30, 1944 
Guest: Alan Ladd 
Alan Ladd. Lou's uncle Oscar leaves him money. Bud flubs line "toothpaste". Lou is going to buy a radio station with half the money. The other half he is going to buy bonds. There is going to be a contest for an announcing job. Alan Ladd shows up at the radio station. Lou thinks he is being robbed. Alan is looking for a job. Alan tries out for a DJ job. Alan tries out for a daytime drama. Lou made a mistake and does not inherit a million dollars. Camels salutes Marine Captain Harold Seagal. Connie sings "San Fernando Valley" 

April 6, 1944 
Guest: Cary Grant 
Cary Grant. Lou needs to get to his radio station. AC do Watt is Voltage routine. Cary Grant shows up at Lou's radio station. Cary introduces Don Barcley. They do juggling act. Cary has a writer for Lou's radio station. Lou does an all night record program. Camels salutes Private William Page. Connie Haines sings "Two Heavens" 

April 13, 1944 
Guest: George Brent 
GUEST: George Brent. AC argue over who gets to play the love scene in their next picture. Bud says MGM won't let Lou play the love scene. Somebody called Kelly comes in playing the part of Charles Reisner, the director of their next picture. George Brent comes in and Bud asks him to coach Lou on love scenes. They rehearse a play "The Courtship of Miles Standish". Camels salutes Ensign Cedric Janien. Freddie Rich plays "I Love You", Connie Haines sings "You Gotta Talk Me Into It" 

April 20, 1944 
Guest: George Raft 
George Raft. Lou needs a place to live since 93 relatives are at his house. AC do alone in the bank routine. Lou looks at a house. Raft shows up and wants to rent the house. George and Lou both rent the house. Camels salutes Technical Sergeant John T. Eylens. Freddie Rich plays "Exactly Like You", Connie Haines sings "I'll Be Around" 

April 27, 1944 
Guest: Henny Youngman 
Henny Youngman. Bud scolds Lou for not saving his money. Bud tells Lou he is not spending enough time of the radio program. AC look at people for the program. One of them in Henny Youngman. Henny's idea for the program is an audience participation show. Camels salutes Technician Robert F. Winter. Freddie Rich plays "Long Ago And Far Away", Connie Haines sings Tess "Torch Song" 

May 4, 1944 
Guest: John Garfield 
John Garfield. AC do bigamy routine. Lou is talking about getting married. Lou invites out Connie Haines out on a date. Connie already has a girlfriend, John Garfield. Garfield warns Lou to stay away from Connie Haines. Lou tries to take Connie away from John Garfield. But, Garfield shows up. Lou dresses up as Bud's girlfriend. Camels salutes Private William J. Crawford. Freddie Rich plays "I'll Get By", Connie Haines sings "Time Will Tell" 

May 11, 1944 
Guest: Claire Trevor 
Claire Trevor. Lou was at his uncle Artie Stebens ranch. Sunday is Mothers day. Lou reads a poem to Mrs. Niles. Lou says the wrong uncles name for the ranch. Bud and Lou go to work in a department store. Bud and Lou has to wait on a customer, Claire Trevor. Camels salutes Marine Second Lieutenant James D. Feltman. Freddie Rich plays The Way You Look Tonight. Connie Haines sings Goodnight Wherever You Are. Freddie Rich plays "The Way You Look Tonight", Connie Haines sings "Goodnight Wherever You Are" 

May 18, 1944 
Guest: Laird Cregar 
Laird Cregar. Lou can't sleep at night. Lou gets to sleep but Bud wakes him up to take a sleeping pill. Bud sends for a psychiatrist, Kitzel. I believe this to be the first appearance of Kitzel on the Abbott & Costello show. They find an empty studio to sleep in. Laird mistakes AC for two janitors. AC go to Laird's house for a s‚ance. Camels salutes Private First Class Warren L. Watsabaugh. Freddie Rich plays Sweet Lorraine. Connie Haines sings Since You Went Away. 

May 25, 1944 
Guest: Robert Young 
Robert Young. Lou is late because he is having car troubles. Lou is out of gas. AC need a ride out to MGM studios. AC go to the ration board to get more coupons. They join a car pool and pick up Robert Young. They get lost and end up in Pomona. Camels Marine Lieutenant Mitchell Paige. Freddie Rich plays "Long Ago And Far Away", Connie Haines sings "Gee I Love My GI Guy" 

June 1, 1944 
Guest: Adolphe Menjou 
Adolphe Menjou. Lou is late again having been pulled over by a policeman. AC plan a benefit at Hollywood bowl. Mr and Mrs Niles want to be in the show. AC rehearse a mind reading act they are going to do. Adolphe enters and he is going to direct the benefit. Camels salutes First Lieutenant Joseph A. Selan. Freddie Rich plays "Just One Of Those Things", Connie Haines sings "Salt Water Cowboy" 

June 8, 1944 
Who's On First? 
Script says first 5 minutes taken with NBC news bulletin . Ken Niles mentions this is last broadcast till fall. AC talk about what they are going to do during the summer. Lou bought a gift for everybody in the cast. Kitzel appears as a salesman. After Connie sings AC do Who's On First. Script has a couple of entry lines and exit lines and in-between is the statement (INTO BASEBALL ROUTINE). Camels salutes Chief Warrant Officer Don Rhodes. Next Thursday a new comedy show with Harry Savoy. "I Know That You Know", "Two Heavens" 

October 5, 1944 
Who's On First As Old Men 
Lou at Los Angeles railroad station coming back from trip. Lou was at his uncles farm. AC do Sow the Seed routine. Ken Niles says he is glad to be back at the microphone. AC look to invest Lou's $75. AC are going to invest in war bonds. Lou falls asleep and dreams 10 years later, 1954. Listens to AC on radio. They do Who's on first as old men. Mel Blanc is from the bank about war bonds. Camels salutes Corporal Frank J. Laureta. Program directed by Dick Mac. Freddie Rich plays "I'll Walk Alone", Connie Haines sings Swingin On A Star" 

October 12, 1944 
Costello's Gold Mine 
Bud is going to invest Lou's $75. AC do gold orr routine. Bud has convinced Lou to invest his $75 in a gold mine. Kitzel is selling blankets. AC arrive in Gold Tooth. They go to the Red Dog saloon. They then start mining for gold in the mine. The mine is giving way. It was just a dream. Camels salutes Private First Class Alton W. Knappenberger. Freddie Rich play "Straighten Up And Fly Right" Connie Haines sings "It Could Happen To You" 

October 19, 1944 
Costello's Math Abilities 
AC do a bunch of their routines. AC get lost in their scripts. AC are going to the bank to put Lou's $75 in the bank. Lou gets pulled over by a cop. AC are looking for a lawyer. Kitzel appears. Lou is in court. Lou is convicted for 90 days. Camels salutes Lieutenant J G Milton Hines. Freddie Rich plays "I'll Be Seeing You", Connie Haines sings "Is You Is Or Is You Ain't" 

October 26, 1944 
Matrimonial Agency 
Ken Niles says that Halloween is fast approaching. Lou came from cousin Hugo's wedding. Lou still has $75 in the bank. AC are going to open a matrimonial agency. Kitzel appears at agency. Mr Niles neise wants to marry and she is rich. AC try to convince her that they are the ones to hire. Camels salutes Corporal Robert H. True. Freddie Rich plays "The Very Thought Of You", Connie Haines sings "It Had To Be You" 

November 2, 1944 
Lou's Dog Hector 
Election day right around the corner says Ken Niles. Lou found a dog called Hector. Lou tries to auction off dog. Bud auctions and Lou is the shill. Lou takes the lost dog to Red Morton's pet shop. But Lou wants to buy the dog. AC go to work in the pet shop. AC do peak at pike routine. Lou takes Hector to a dog judging contest to win $200 to buy the dog. Camels salutes Sergent Phillip R. Hampe. Connie Haines sings "Dance With The Dolly" 

November 9, 1944 
Costello's Horse 
Lou is riding a horse called Peanut Butter. Lou got horse from a street cleaner. AC do horse eats fodder routine. Lou is going to enter his horse at the Hollywood race track. AC look for jockey, they find Kitzel. AC choose little Sebastian instead. Lou's horse has rickets. Lou talks to a veterinarian. Lou bets money on the horse racing. Camels salutes Marine Corporal George Y. Mazarakos. Freddie Rich plays "Tico Tico", Connie Haines sings "The Trolley Song" 

November 16, 1944 
Lou Visits His Grade School 
Lou gets a telegram. Lou's grade school wants him to appear in annual school play. AC do higher/lower routine. AC go to Patterson NJ. Lou's old school is PS 15. Lou visits an old teacher. Mel Blanc is the principal. Kitzel is also teaching in the school. Sebastian is going to substitute for Lou who is not around. They find Lou in a classroom with a teacher. Camels salutes Technical Sergeant James M. Logan. Freddie Rich plays "Sweet And Lovely", Connie Haines sings "Together" 

November 23, 1944 
Thanksgiving Dinner At Bud's House 
It is Thanksgiving day. Lou wants to eat Thanksgiving dinner at Bud's house. Lou helps in the kitchen in Bud's house. Kitzel is the chef. Lou announces the guests as they arrive. Lady Jennifer's pearl necklace is stolen. The police are called. The police investigate. Lady Jennifer's necklace was found in her tapioca. Camels salutes Lieutenant Thomas A. McKenzie. Freddie Rich plays "Java Junction", Connie Haines sings "The Sunny Side of the Street" Thanksgiving Program 

November 30, 1944 
The Bank Robbery 
Lou was at a bank that was robbed. There is a reward for their capture. AC go to the police station to report the robbery. Kitzel is chief of detectives. Lou, the fat boy, tracks the bank robber Rocky Crumbcake. AC go to a Chinese restaurant where a Chinese version of Who's on first is being done. Camels salutes Private First Class Frank Ninucci. AC make a sick boy, Joey Stazenski, a member of the Get Well Club. Freddie Rich plays "Let Me Love You Tonight", Connie Haines sings "I Dream Of You" 

December 7, 1944 
Lou's Vocal Coach 
Lou opens singing like Bing Crosby. Bud tries to get Lou to read music. Lou wants to sing on the program. AC go to the Ned Blanc Music Company in Tin Pan Alley. Kitzel is the head song writer. Lou mentions that Freddie Rich's script was shaking. Bud hires a vocal coach for Lou. Camels salutes Technical Sergeant Henry Schauer. Freddie Rich plays "Don't Fence Me In", "Connie Haines sings "I'm Making Believe" 

December 14, 1944 
Christmas Shopping 
Bud says there are only 8 shopping days left till Christmas. AC talk about Christmas presents. AC do owe $50 routine. AC go Christmas shopping. Kitzel is manager of a department store. AC do pair of mules routine. Lou losses place in script. Camels salutes Sergeant Benjamin F. Lambeth. AC gives plug for Army nurse corps. Connie Haines sings "Trolley Song", Freddie Rich plays "Whispering" Christmas Program 

December 21, 1944 
Lou's Christmas Party 
Lou is dressed up as Santa Claus. Lou loses place in script. Lou bought a Christmas tree. Lou is preparing for a Christmas party. Kitzel is a florist. Nobody has shown up for Lou's party. Lou dreams he is a little kid. Little Bud and Lou wait up for Santa. Mel Blanc is Santa. Lou doesn't get any presents because he is a bad boy. Lou wakes up and everybody is there for his Christmas party. Camels salutes Samuel R Harris. Connie Haines sings "I'll Be Home For Christmas", Cast sings "White Christmas" Christmas Program 

December 28, 1944 
New Year's Resolutions 
Sunday night is last day of 1944. AC talk about father time. AC talk about last years new years eve party that Lou went to. Lou is not going out this new years eve. AC do routine about Lou getting paid. Kitzel appears saying he is the income tax man. Kitzel explains income tax rules to Lou. AC talk about new years resolutions. Bud takes Lou to an Astrologer. Camels salutes Staff Sergeant Walter D. Elhers. Freddie Rich plays "More And More", Connie Haines sings "Together" New Year's Program 

January 4, 1945 
Flee the Flu 
Lou has a cold. AC do Flee the Flu routine. Bud tries to help Lou with his cold. Bud sends for a physical instructor, Kitzel to help Lou. Bud takes Lou to a doctor about is cold. Camels salutes Lieutenant Russell O. Wirtz. Freddie Rich plays "Tico Tico", Connie Haines sings "There Goes That Song Again" 

January 11, 1945 
Lou's Ranch House 
Lou bought a ranch out in the country and has been moving. AC talk about Lou's new house. Lou's house does not have a bathtub. AC try to find a bathtub. They go to a swap shop which is run by Kitzel. AC buy a tub for $10. AC try to take the tub home on top of Lou's car. They get pulled over by a cop. AC try to install the tub in the house. Camels salutes Lieutenant Charles S. Potter. Freddie Rich plays "Don't Fence Me In", Connie Haines sings "Waiting" 

January 18, 1945 
Lou Prepares For a Date with Miss Tinfoil 
Lou opens show singing. Lou has a new girlfriend, Tessie Tinfoil. Lou broke up with Ruby Poolcue. Mel Blanc calls Lou accusing him of taking his girl. Bud takes Lou to a barbershop to get fixed up for a dance. Kitzel is the barber. Mentions that today is 1945 in Camel's commercial. Sebastion tears Lou's suit. AC go to a dancing teacher. Lou losses his place in the script. Camels salutes Private First Class Lloyd C. Hawks. Freddie Rich plays "Don't You Know I Care", Connie Haines sings "Don't Ever Change" 

January 25, 1945 
Costello Tries to Join Merchant Marines 
Lou wants to join the Merchant Marines. AC do knots routine. AC go down to the docks. Kitzel appears and is head of personnel. Nobody wants to hire Lou as a sailor. Lou finds a ship and sails it. Camels salutes Lieutenant Everett E. Pruitt. Freddie Rich plays "Sweet Dreams, Sweetheart", Connie Haines sings "I'm Making Believe" 

February 1, 1945 
Mrs. Beanbag Vs. Costello 
AC do bit on sawing limbs off an orange tree. Lou shoots at a crow at an orange tree. Mrs Beanbag was up in the tree. Mrs Beanbag takes Lou to court. Bud hires Kitzel for Lou as the lawyer. Lou is found guilty and must pay $.50 or 30 days in jail. Kitzel wants to appeal. They go to the supreme court. He is found guilty. Lou does slowly I turned routine. Lou has been exonerated and is released. Camels salutes Lieutenant Betty Berry. Freddie Rich plays "Begin The Beguine", Connie Haines sings "The Trolley Song" 

February 15, 1945 
Guest: Rudy Vallee 
Program of 2-8 Pre-empted for Thomas E. Dewey at Lincoln Day Dinner. Rudy's program follows this one. Professor Melonhead comes in ahead of Rudy to work on Lou's diction. Rudy's business manager enters and introduces Rudy's head writer to AC, Kitzel. Rudy enters singing My Time Is Your Time. Rudy has written a play for the show, Jack And The Beanstalk. Lou plays the part of Jack. Camels salutes Lieutenant Lee A. Archer. AC say they are to Rudy Vallee's show right now. Freddie: "The Very Thought Of You", Connie: "Accentuate The Positive" 

February 22, 1945 
George Washington's Birthday 
Bud says that this is George Washington's birthday. Lou tries to tell a story about George Washington but Bud keeps interrupting. AC mention that next weeks guest is Frank Sinatra. Lou thinks he can sing like him. Lou goes to a singing school. Bud takes Lou to a gym to get him in shape. Lou has a fight in the gym. Lou has to go to the hospital after the fight. It wakes up and thinks he is Frank Sinatra. Camels salutes Technical Sergeant Jerry J. O'Donnell. Connie Haines sings "Saturday Night" 

March 1, 1945 
Guest: Frank Sinatra 
Frank Sinatra. AC talk about Frank being on the show. They prepare for his appearance. Frank appears and knows Connie. Lou and Frank remember when they were kids in New Jersey. Frank and Lou sing One Meat Ball. Camels salutes Marine Corps Private First Class Carl C. Smith. Connie Haines sings "My Heart Sings", Frank Sinatra sings "If You Are But A Dream" 

March 8, 1945 
The Two Dirty Bedouins 
Bud tells Lou he only has 1 week to file his income tax. Bud helps Lou with his taxes. They state this is 1945. Bud brings in a publicity man for Lou. Publicity man has arranged for guest next week to be Turhan Bey. They do a play called "The Two Dirty Bedouins" or "It's Time To Change The Shieks". Camels salutes Owen H. Bahnken. Pianist Miss Rosa Linda plays "Carmen On A Spree", Connie Haines sings "I'm Confessin" 

March 15, 1945 
Guest: Turhan Bey 
Turhan Bey. AC talk about there being a 12 PM curfew. AC talk about hunting. A fan enters and insults Lou. Turhan Bey enters and Bud asks him to help Lou improve himself. They rehearse a scene from a picture. Script is not complete and ends here. The end of the script is at the end of the 4/5/45 script. Camels salutes Lieutenant Leo S. Korpanty. Connie Haines sings "Don't Ever Change" 

March 22, 1945 
Costello the Cowboy 
Broadcast from Davis Monthan Air Base Tucson Az. Lou talks about a horse he rode. Lou wants to build a house in the desert. Lou needs to get a loan for his new house. Lou can't afford the payments. Lou has a dream that he is in the Air Force. Camels salutes Platoon Sergeant Ernest I. Thomas. Freddie Rich plays "Evalina", Connie Haines sings "Sunny Side Of The Street" 

March 29, 1945 
Easter Suit 
Will Osborne takes over as Orchestra Leader. Lou has been out with girls. AC do B one routine. Bud says next Sunday is Easter. Lou needs a suit for Easter. AC mention their latest film Here come the coeds. AC go to a movie studio. Camels salutes Lieutenant Roscoe Allen. Will Osborne plays "I'll Be Seeing You", Connie Haines sings "Accentuate The Positive" Easter Program 

April 5, 1945 
Andrew Brothers Or Andrews Sisters? 
Lou runs over Mr and Mrs Niles in car. AC need to rent a car. AC do U Drive routine. They are going to the Andrews sisters ranch. AC check into a hotel while looking for the ranch. They have the Andrews Brothers on this show instead. They are played By Ken Niles, Mel Blanc, and Will Osborne. Camels salutes Lieutenant John Battenfield Mitchell. Will Osborne plays "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time", Connie Haines sings "I'm Beginning To See The Light" 

April 19, 1945 
Charm School 
Program of 4-8 Pre-empted for News reports on the death of FDR. Lou talks about his Uncles divorce. Lou talks about his engagement to Tessie Tinfoil. Bud arranges a date for Lou. Bud takes Lou to a charm school. Bud takes Lou to a night club to meet Connie. AC can't pay the check for the dinner. Camels salutes Lieutenant Joseph W. Wright. Will Osborne plays "Candy", Connie Haines sings "Hubba Hubba Hoy" 

April 26, 1945 
Guests: the Andrew Sisters 
The Andrew Sisters. Bud is going to help Lou sing. An Attorney representing the Andrews Sisters appears on show. They are suing AC for slander for having the Andrew Brothers on the show 3 weeks ago. Andrew Sisters say they will drop the suit if Lou appears in one of their pictures. They meet a double-talking director (Cliff Nazarro). Camels salutes Private James C. Paterson. Connie Haines sings "Close As Pages In A Book", Andrews Sisters sing "I'm Beginning To See The Light", Lou sings with "Andrew Sisters Sonny Boy" 

May 3, 1945 
The School of Spanish Acting 
Bob Matthews joins the cast as a singer. AC talk about girls. Lou wants to be a dramatic actor. Lou introduces Bob Mathews as an ex aerial gunner. AC mention their latest film, Naughty Nineties. Lou is going to try and be an actress. He goes to a school of Spanish acting. AC arrive at the studio with Lou dressed as a Spanish lady. Lou throws a pie at Mel Blanc at the end. Camels salutes Staff Sergeant Raymond Simmons. Bob Matthews sings "I Should Care", Connie Haines sings "Every Time" 

May 10, 1945 
The Lunch Wagon 
AC are running a lunch wagon. For several shows, including this one, Lou yells "Banana" during the show. Lou waits on the customers. Bud hires someone to teach Lou how to cook. AC want to get a watch dog for the lunch wagon. Camels salutes Sergeant Henry E. Erwin. AC talk about the war in Germany being over last Tuesday. Bob Matthews sings "A Little On The Lonely Side", Connie Haines sings "Dream" 

May 17, 1945 
Aunt Mae Visits 
Lou talks about all his relatives. AC do teller routine. Aunt Mae is going to visit Lou. AC hire a detective to look for a graduation ring given Lou by Mae. Aunt Mae arrives and wants to dance with Bob Matthews. Bud takes Lou to a dance teacher. Camels salutes Sergeant Sam Wolverine. Bob Matthews sings "Laura", Connie Haines sings "My Dreams Are Getting Better" 

May 24, 1945 
Costello, the Jockey 
Lou talks about betting at Santa Anita race track on horses. Bud shows him around the race track and gives him advice on what horse to bet on. Lou wants to be a jockey so Bud takes him to a jockey trainer. Lou is going to be a jockey and be in a race. Lou races and part way around the horse gets on Lou's back and they win the race. Camels salutes Pharmacist Mate Third Class Lewis R. Schmidt. Bob Matthews sings "A Friend Of Yours", Connie Haines sings "Sentimental Journey" 

May 31, 1945 
Costello, the Golfer 
AC talk about Lou's fianc‚e Tessie Tinfoil. Lou asks all the women in the audience to whistle. Bud tells Lou to join a country club. Bud tries to teach Lou about sports. The teacher teaches Lou golf. Camels salutes Technical Sergeant Ellsworth Dalmus. AC give a pitch for war bonds. Bob Matthews sings "Nearer To You", Connie Haines sings "I Should Care" 

June 7, 1945 
The Dream Analyst 
AC talk about Lou's girl Tessie Tinfoil and Bud's marriage. AC plan to go to the beach. Lou asks Connie to go as well. Lou dreams of women and Bud tries to get girls off his mind. Bud takes Lou to a dream analyst. Camels salutes Boatswain's Mate second class Raymond J. Gendron. Bob Matthews sings "I Don't Care Who Knows It", Connie Haines sings "Good Good Good" 

June 14, 1945 
Father's Day Presents 
AC say next Sunday is fathers day. They talk and Lou's relatives. They talk about what to get for fathers day. AC go to a department store to buy a present. AC do down off a ducks back routine. Bud says Lou needs better clothes himself. So he has Lou meet an authority on men's clothes. Camels salutes Second Lieutenant William W. Eldridge. Bob Matthews sings "There's No You", Connie Haines sings "A Kiss Goodnight" 

June 21, 1945 
Leaving For New York 
AC talk about Lou's girl and Bud's wife. They say they are leaving for New York for next weeks broadcast. AC do dyeing routine. AC say they are going to play the Roxy Theater while in New York. Lou takes acting lessons. They rehearse a sketch. Camels salutes Lieutenant Harold E. Deskowitz. Bob Matthews sings "If I Loved You", Connie Haines sings "The More I See You" 

June 28, 1945 
From New York For Final Show of the Season 
This show only, Ernest Chapel is the Announcer and Alan Roth the Orchestra Leader. They talk about Mayor Laguardia. They talk about places they have visited. Patterson NJ has named a Lou Costello day. Lou might have to give a speech so they get an authority on public speaking. AC plug summer replacement show Mystery In The Air. Patterson wants Lou to be in a pageant. They want Lou to christen a new garbage scow. Camels salutes Army Private Richard Arnold McCurdy. Bob sings "A Friend Of Yours", Connie sings "Sentimental Journey" 

October 4, 1945 
Costello Owns the Nbc Network 
First broadcast of new season. They talk about their trip to New York. Lou promised a girl to get her into pictures. AC talk to a producer about the job. The girl shows up, Lena Genster. Lou told her that he owns the NBC network. Lou takes her to Universal studios. Camels salutes the One Hundred Third Division. Will Osborne plays "Atchision Topeka And The Santa Fe", Connie Haines sings "I'll Buy That Dream" Bob Matthews no longer part of the cast. 

October 11, 1945 
Fighting over Costello 
AC talk about baseball season being over. AC talk about Lou's girlfriend. She wants to be taken to a fancy restaurant. On the way Lou has a car accident with Connie. Lou has a date with Connie and his girlfriend at the same restaurant. The two girls stage a fight over Lou and fake shooting themselves. Camels salutes Seventieth Division. Will Osborne plays "Til The End Of Time", Connie Haines sings "I'm Gonna Love That Guy" 

October 18, 1945 
Costello, the Human Canonball 
Lou's girlfriend, Lena Genster, is leaving California and going back to Brooklyn. AC decided to go to Lena's house to stop her. Bud gets Lena to give Lou 24 hours to make something of himself. Professor Melonhead tells Lou to be shot out of a human canon. Camels salutes First Marine Division. Will Osborne plays "How Deep Is The Ocean", Connie Haines sings "Along The Navajo Trail" 

October 25, 1945 
The $1,000 Engagement Ring 
AC talk about Lena Gentser, Lou's girlfriend. Lou and Lena are engaged. Lena wants a thousand dollar engagement ring. Lou tries to get $1000. Lou assists bank robbers and gets in jail. Bud gets a lawyer for Lou. The robbers confess and Lou is free. Camels salutes men of the Aircraft Carrier Franklin. Will Osborne plays "Gotta Be This Or That", Connie Haines sings "Love Letters" 

November 1, 1945 
Latin American Embassy Party 
AC have been invited to a party at the Latin American Embassy. Lou does not want to go to the party unless his girlfriend can come. AC try to go without Lena. AC arrive at the party. Lou finds a pretty girl at the party. Lou has to have a pistol duel with the girls boyfriend. Camels salutes the crew of aircraft carrier Enterprise. Will Osborne plays "Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe", Connie Haines sings "Dearest Darling" 

November 8, 1945 
The Sanitarium 
AC need to go to Universal studios. Lou has to ride a horse in the picture. Lou's girlfriend, Lena, shows up at the picture location and wants Lou to get her a job. AC have to leave their hotel room and stay in a cabin. It turns out to be a trailer. When they wake up it is moving. They wind up in a sanitarium where they are eventually released. Camels salutes the Second Marine Division. Will Osborne plays "Blue Skies", Connie Haines sings "It's Been A Long Long Time" 

November 15, 1945 
Uncle Artie Stebbins Ranch 
AC talk about flowers and bees on a farm. AC go to Uncle Artie Stebbins Ranch. Lou thinks Lena can't find him at the ranch. Lena arrives being driven by Scotty McBrown. Camels salutes Eighty-Third "Ohio" Division. Will Osborne sings "Waitin' For The Train To Come In", Connie Haines sings "That's For Me" 

November 22, 1945 
The Butcher Shop 
AC are working in a butcher shop. Bud pretends to be a customer to test Lou's salesmanship. Bud threatens to fire Lou. Lou waits on several customers. Lou asks Bud to have Thanksgiving dinner at Bud's house. Lou announces Bud's guests as they arrive. Mrs Niles (Elvia Allman) returns to the show from being off for a long time. Camels salutes Eighty-Fifth "Custer" Division. Will Osborne plays "Take The A Train", Connie Haines sings "That Old Feelin'" Thanksgiving Program 

November 29, 1945 
The Gas Station 
AC have bought a gas station. Bud fires Lou. Bud gives Lou another chance. Lou waits on several cars. Mr and Mrs Niles show up at the gas station. Lou ruins the Niles car. He gets in his car and hits a pedestrian. The police pull him over. Camels salutes Thirty-Eight "Cyclone" Division. Will Osborne plays "Tampico", Connie Haines sings "Along The Navajo Trail" 

December 6, 1945 
The Firehouse 
AC are working in a firehouse. Bud wants Lou to get more exersize. AC do B1 routine. Bud fires Lou from the firehouse. Lena shows up at the firehouse. There is a three alarm fire and Lou gets in an argument with Melonhead. AC go to a fire and arrive at Mrs O'lay Hee's house. Camels salutes the Fighting Sixty-Ninth Division. Will Osborne plays "Oh Brother", Connie Haines sings "Rip Van Winkle" 

December 13, 1945 
Costello Learns How to Be a Salesman 
AC are working in Melonhead's department store. AC talk about buying things in the store. Lou waits on a customer. Lou's girlfriend, Lena, shows up. Melonhead tells Lou to turn in his pencil and dixiecup. Melonhead wants Lou to try and sell an umbrella. Lou is now playing with the toys. Lou is finally fired. Camels salutes Thirty-Sixth "Texas" Division. Will Osborne plays "Just A Little Fond Affection", Connie Haines sings "It Might As Well Be Spring" 

December 20, 1945 
1945 Christmas Show 
Lou is going to have a Christmas party. Lou got a tree. Lou is inviting people to his party. It's midnight and nobody shows up for Lou's party. Lou tells when he was a little kid. Lou gets no presents for Christmas. Costello finishes is story. Now all his guests all arrive. They all sing modified version of White Christmas. Camels salutes the Sixty-Sixth "Black Panther" Division. Connie Haines sings "The Trolley Song" Christmas Program 

December 27, 1945 
Lou Buys a Beauty Shop 
Lou buys a beauty shop. 1946 is the new year next Monday night. Lena comes into the beauty shop and walks out on Lou. Lou thinks he is a failure. Bud is going to help Lou sell beauty treatments house to house. They arrive at Mrs Niles and give her a beauty treatment. Camels salutes the Thirty-Fourth "Red Bull" Division. End of radio shop and Mike Roy giving announcement. Will Osborne plays "How Deep Is The Ocean", Connie Haines sings "Love Letters" 

January 10, 1946 
Costello's Singing Lesson 
Program of 1-3 Pre-empted for Radio address by President Truman. Carl Hoff becomes new Orchestra leader and the new singers are Amy Arnell and Bob Matthews in place of Connie Haines. Lou wants to sing on the program. Carl Hoff is introduced. AC go to a music company to get a song written for Lou. Mrs Niles helps Lou with singing. Professor Melonhead gives Lou a singing lesson. Camels salutes crew of the Aircraft Carrier Essex. Amy Arnell sings "No Can Do", Bob Matthews sings "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" 

January 17, 1946 
Costello Wins a Horse, Girdle 
Lou brings in a horse, girdle, that he won into the studio. AC do mudder routine. AC talk Girdle to Santa Anita. They take him to a horse trainer. AC go to bet on the horse. AC do betting routine. Camels salutes the Forth Division of the Third Army. At end Wendell Niles says he was pinch hitting for his brother Ken as announcer. Bob Matthews sings "Symphony", Amy Arnell sings "Come To Baby Do" 

January 24, 1946 
Melonhead's Restaurant 
AC are working in Melonhead's restaurant. Bud tries to show Lou how to wait on tables. Lou waits on some customers. AC deliver food for Mrs Niles party. AC help Melonhead server dinner at the party. Camels salutes the Ninety-Sixth "Deadeye" Division. Bob Matthews sings "I Can't Begin To Tell You", Amy Arnell sings "Let It Snow" 

January 31, 1946 
Abott and Costello Detective Agency 
AC start their own detective agency. Lou was in a bank while it was being held up and did not know it. AC get a customer and try and catch the masked bandit. While looking for the bandit they meet officer Melonhead. AC catch the bandit. Camels salutes First Armored Division. Bob Matthews sings "Day By Day", Amy Arnell sings "Put That Ring On Your Finger" 

February 7, 1946 
Looking For an Apartment 
Lou just came back from his Artie Stebbins farm. AC do sow the seed routine. Lou brings a pig from the farm. AC get kicked out of their apartment because of the pig. So they look for a new apartment. They try to rent an apartment from Mrs Niles. Mrs Niles finds the pig in the apartment. Camels salutes the Navy's Carrier Air Group Eighty-Three. Bob Matthews sings "Wait And See", Amy Arnell sings "Waitin' For The Train To Come In" 

February 14, 1946 
Mrs. Niles Gives the Boys a Job 
AC are working in Mrs Niles apartment hotel. AC practice welcoming new tenants. Commercial says tomorrow is the 15th of February. AC try to help get rid of Bees in Mrs Niles room. Camels salutes the Eighty-Sixth "Black Hawk" Division. Bob Matthews sings "Slowly", Amy Arnell sings "Aren't You Glad Your Not" 

February 21, 1946 
Costello Looks For a Leading Lady 
Lou is going to put on his annual spring play. Bud says he can't put it on because the NBC censor has not seen it. Bud reviews the play with Lou. Lou is trying to find a leading lady for the play. Professor Melonhead will direct the play. Camels salutes the Ninety-Fourth Division. Bob Matthews sings "Blue", Amy Arnell sings "Give Me The Simple Life" 

March 7, 1946 
Costello Has 24 Hours to Raise Rent 
erogram of 2-28 Pre-empted for speech by Secretary of State James F. Byrnes on "The United Nations Organization." Bob Matthews leaves the show. AC are working in Lou's drug store. AC do watt routine. Lou waits on several customers. Mrs Niles shows up and wants her rent money. She is going to throw them out and attach the drug store if they don't pay the rent. Bud finds a sack of Uranium. With professor Melonhead they make an atomic bomb and go to the Mojave desert to test it. Camels salutes the Fifth Infantry "Red Diamond" Division. 

March 14, 1946 
Lou Has to Pay His Income Tax 
Lou is trying to figure out his income tax. Bud helps Lou with his taxes. Tomorrow is the deadline to pay income taxes. Lou does not have the money to pay his taxes. Lou tries to borrow the money from people. Lou tries to get a Loan from a loan company from a man who is the Loan Arranger. At the end the Loan arranger is yelling out the window that Lou is broke and needs $500. Camels salutes the One Hundred and Second "Ozark" Division. Carl Hoff plays "Who's Sorry Now", Amy Arnell sings "Onezy Twozy" 

March 21, 1946 
Minding the Baby 
AC try to take care of a baby. AC need to go to the premier of their latest movie and try to find someone to mind the baby. AC take the baby to the premier. AC wind up at the wrong theater. It is for Laurel and Hardy. Camels salutes the Fifteenth Air Force. Carl Hoff plays "Aren't You Glad You're You", Amy Arnell sings "Give Me A Little Kiss" 

March 28, 1946 
Costello's Sister's Wedding 
Lou's sister is getting married. Lou does not like her future husband. He want Lou to shorten his pants legs by 4 inches. AC do dyeing routine. Lou tries to find someone to shorten the pants. Lou can't find anyone to shorten the pants. His father kicks him out of the house. Everyone feels sorry for Lou so they each shorten the pants 4 inches. Camels salutes the men of the USS Columbia. Carl Hoff plays "Give Me The Simple Life", Amy Arnell sings "Atlanta, Ga" 

April 4, 1946 
Delicatessen Salesman 
Bud hired Lou to work in his bakery and delicatessen. Bud tries to teach Lou how to sell things in the store. Lout waits on customers. AC have to bake a cake for Mrs Niles. Camels salutes Navy's Minesweeper YMS Three-Two-Five. Carl Hoff plays "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief", Amy Arnell sings "Onezy Twozy" 

April 11, 1946 
Costello in Court 
Lou has been out planting in the garden. Lou shoots at a crow in the garden. He hits Mrs Niles and she threatens to sue him. Lou has to go to court. He goes looking for character witnesses. Lou is in court. Bud gets him Melonhead for a lawyer. Camels salutes the One Hundred-Sixth Infantry "Golden Lion" Division. Carl Hoff plays "Let It Snow", Amy Arnell sings "Personality" 

April 18, 1946 
Pet Shop 
AC are running a pet shop and Lou brings in a dog. AC do peak at Mrs Pike routine. Costello waits on customers. Mrs Niles brings in a dog for AC to take care of. Lou goes to get a license for the dog. Lou shows up at the marriage license area. He loses the dog. AC go looking for the dog. They search for the dog in a deserted house. They find the dog with Ken Niles. Camels salutes the Eighty-Ninth "Middle West" Division. Carl Hoff plays "Come To Baby Do", Amy Arnell sings "You Won't Be Satisfied" 

April 25, 1946 
The Sheriff of North Hollywood 
Lou says he has been made Sheriff of North Hollywood. AC do a routine about fighting Indians. AC go out to Mrs Niles ranch to go after cattle rustlers. The bad man is Cactus Pete. AC go after him. Camels salutes the Eleventh Airborne Division. Announcement about changing to Daylight Savings Time. Carl Hoff plays "Who's Sorry Now", Amy Arnell sings "I'm A Big Girl Now" 

May 2, 1946 
Napoleon and Josephine 
Lou is dressed up like Napoleon. He wants that part in a movie. Bud says he is not the type. Bud rehearses Lou on how to be romantic. Lou asks people if they would like him to be Napoleon. They enact the play with Melonhead being the director. Camels salutes the One Hundred First "Screaming Eagle" Airborne Division. Carl Hoff plays "You've Got Me Crying Again", Amy Arnell sings "Give Me A Little Kiss" 

May 9, 1946 
Lou Wants to Join the Circus 
Lou wants to join the circus. Bud says he can get him a part in a Tarzan picture as a stunt man. Lou gets a job in the circus. Mrs Niles tries to get Lou fired from the circus. Camels salutes the Air Transport Evacuation Squadron One. Carl Hoff plays "Sioux City Sue", Amy Arnell sings "Shoe Fly Pie" 

May 16, 1946 
Costello Runs For Mayor 
A lady wants Lou to run for mayor of south Patterson New Jersey. AC will go by train to Patterson. They do upper lower berth routine. Lou says goodbye to all his friends. AC are at the depot buying their tickets. AC get stuck in a cattle car on the train. Camels salutes the Seventh Armor Division. Next Thursday will be from New York. Carl Hoff plays "Seems Like Old Times", Amy Arnell sings "Coax Me A Little Bit" 

May 23, 1946 
Costello Wants to Run For Mayor 
AC are in New York. AC get acquainted with the audience. Lou wants to run for Mayor. Bud says he should be a policeman. Music is interrupted by lady who presents from Magazine Digest an award to AC for Outstanding Comedy Team of the Air. Melonhead gives Lou a Diction lesson. Lou gives a speech to the Womens Voters League for his campaign. Camels salutes the Twelfth Armor Hell Cat Division. Allen Roth plays "Aren't You Glad You're You", Amy Arnell sings "I'm A Big Girl Now" 

May 30, 1946 
Guest: Elsa Maxwell 
Elsa Maxwell. From Radio City New York studio 6A. Bud says second week from New York. AC are invited to a big party at Elsa Maxwell's house. Bud is going to teach Lou how to dance. They arrive at Elsa's party and she wants them to put on a play for the guests. They do Anthony and Cleopatra Camels salutes the Ninety-Ninth Division. Last night in New York. They say they will do 4 more shows from Hollywood. Allen Roth plays "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief", Amy Arnell sings "Personality" 

June 6, 1946 
Locked Out of Their Room 
AC are back in Hollywood. They talk about their trip. Lou does not have money for room rent. AC do knead dough routine. Mrs Niles locks AC in their room until they pay their rent. AC sneak out and look for a room. Camels salutes patrol bombing squadron twenty eight. Carl Hoff plays "Liza", Amy Arnell sings "I Don't Know Enough About You" 

June 13, 1946 
A Date with Charles Boyers Girl 
Lou gets a date with Charles Boyers girl. Lou is going to take her to the beach but he can't find his swim trunks. He tries to borrow a pair. AC arrive at the beach. Lou rents a bathing suit. Camels salutes the Fortieth Infantry "Sunburst" Division. Carl Hoff plays "All The Cats Join In", Amy Arnell sings "Ashby De La Zooch" 

June 20, 1946 
Costello, the Butler 
AC talk about Louis-Conn fight. Bud has bought an engagement ring. Bud is going to bring his girl to dinner and wants Lou to be the butler. AC go look for someone to cook dinner. Melonhead comes over to show Lou how to be a butler. Cames salutes the Fifth Auxiliary Surgical group. Carl Hoff plays "A Penny In Your Pocket", Amy Arnell sings "Coax Me A Little Bit" 

June 27, 1946 
Abbott's Big Date 
AC start their summer vacation tomorrow. AC decided to go to Mexico. Pitch that AC will be back after summer break. In their place will be Vaughn Monroe. AC say goodbye to everyone. AC get Spanish lessons from Melonhead. Camels salutes the USS submarine Sealion. Bud says they will be back October 3. Carl Hoff plays "Sioux City Sue", Amy Arnell sings "Got The Sun In The Morning" 

October 3, 1946 
Costello Is Incorrigible 
Bud starts out mad at Lou. They then talk about new band leader Skinnay Ennis and singer Marilyn Maxwell. Bud threatens to leave Lou and Lou gives a sad story of his growing up. Lou starts to dream. Lou is shown bad and good things he has done. We awakes from is dream. New Announcer is Jim Doyle. Skinnay Ennis sings "Five Minutes More", Marilyn Maxwell sings "I've Got The Sun In The Morning" 

October 10, 1946 
Costello Hears Horns 
Lou is at his house and not feeling good. Every time he tells a lie he hears a horn. Bud feels Lou should take care of his estate. Bud hires a lawyer to handle the estate. Bud takes Lou to see someone about his condition. Skinnay Ennis plays "I Don't Know Why", Marilyn Maxwell sings "It's A Pity To Say Goodnight" 

October 17, 1946 
Trying to Get Costello Married 
Bud is going to try and get Lou married. Lou does not want to be married. Bud has a girl for him but he is just trying to get $28 from Lou. They try to trap Lou but it does not work. Skinnay Ennis plays "Oh, Buttermilk Sky", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Linger A Little Longer In My Arms" 

October 24, 1946 
To Fight Or Not to Fight 
Lou promised to fight someone. Bud gets him ready for the fight and Lou does not want to fight. Lou shows up for the fight and now Bud tries to talk Lou out of fighting. Marilyn gets him to not fight. Next Thursday is Halloween. Skinnay Ennis plays "I Guess I'll Get The Papers", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Just Squeeze Me" 

October 31, 1946 
Halloween Party 
Lou says tonite is Halloween. AC do routine where Lou tries to tell a story but Bud keeps interrupting. Nobody comes to Lou's Halloween party. Bud coaxes Lou into tearing down a fence. Lou is arrested. Skinnay Ennis plays "The Things We Did Last Summer", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Wherever There's Me There's You" 

November 7, 1946 
Marilyn Maxwell's Apartment 
Lou has his mind on girls. Especially Marilyn Maxwell. She is moving into the apartment above Lou's. AC go up to inspect the room. AC try to find out who rented the room next to Marilyn's. They all crash through the door to find only a woman. Skinnay Ennis plays "Why Does It Get So Late So Early", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Connecticut" 

November 14, 1946 
The Undertaker's National Organization 
Lou tells the story of Romeo and Juliet and Bud keeps interrupting. Lou has been asked to serve at the UNO. Bud has Lou go to a tailor to get a new suit. Bud then takes him to get French lessons. Everybody gives Lou a send off. Its not the United Nations but the Undertaker's National Organization. Skinnay Ennis sings "You'll Always Be The One I Love", Marilyn Maxwell sings "The Coffee Song" 

November 21, 1946 
The Ucla Football Team 
AC talk about football. Marilyn has fallen in love with a football player. Lou takes love lessons. Bud has got Lou on the UCLA football team. Lou shows up and he got him as a vendor. They say next Thursday is Thanksgiving. Skinnay Ennis sings "The Best Man", Marilyn Maxwell sings "My Sugar Is So Refined" 

November 28, 1946 
Thanksgiving Play 
Bud wishes Lou a Happy Thanksgiving. AC do routine where Lou tells a story and Bud keeps interrupting. Lou puts on a Thanksgiving play. Skinnay Ennis sings "For You For Me Forever More", Marilyn Maxwell sings "So They Tell Me" Thanksgiving Program 

December 5, 1946 
Hunting Skit 
AC talk about hunting. Bud asks Lou to go hunting with him. They meet Marilyn and Skinnay at the lodge in the mountains. There is a $1000 reward for shooting a mountain lion. Lou has to go into a cave to get the lion. Lou talks to lion into giving him his skin. Skinnay Ennis sings "For Sentimental Reasons", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Blue Skies" 

December 12, 1946 
Rocket to the Moon 
Lou was driving his car. Lou tells a story about Aladdin and his lamp. Bud keeps interrupting. Lou has invented a new machine. Bud has an idea to get $10,000. They are going to shoot Lou to the moon in a rocket. Lou gets ready to go. Lou and Marilyn do a little musical. Lou refuses to go. Skinnay Ennis sings "Met A Gal", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Oh, Buttermilk Sky" 

December 19, 1946 
Christmas Gifts 
Bud says that it is Christmas week. AC talk about Christmas gifts. AC do routine where Lou tells a story and Bud keeps interrupting. They talk about last week in the story. Skinnay Ennis sings "Winter Wonderland", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Let It Snow" Christmas Program 

December 26, 1946 
Guest: Kay Kyser 
Kay Kyser. Lou needs money since he bought presents on the installment plan. AC does routine where Lou tells a story, Little Red Riding Hood, and Bud keeps interrupting. He is going to tell the story to Drip magazine. Bud takes Lou to NBC's College Of Musical Knowledge show to get money. Lou wins $250 on the show. Skinnay Ennis sings "Among My Souvenirs", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Hitch Up The Sleigh" 

January 2, 1947 
Happy New Year 
Lou says its the day after New Years. AC do routine again where Lou tells a story and Bud keeps interrupting. AC go to Palm Springs to be in a picture with Marilyn. They arrive at the hotel. Marilyn introduces them to the director who speaks double talk to AC. Everybody wishes Happy New Year. AC says its their eleventh year in Hollywood. Skinnay Ennis sings "And So To Bed", Marilyn Maxwell sings "My Sugar Is So Refined" New Year's Program 

January 9, 1947 
AC do routine again where Lou tells a story, Cinderella, and Bud keeps interrupting. Lou wants to go to Washington to help the teachers. AC go to Washington. They go to the Senate building. Then the FBI. Skinnay Ennis sings "Gotta Get Me Somebody To Love", Marilyn Maxwell sings "The More I Go Out With Somebody Else" 

January 16, 1947 
Bud's Brother, Norman Visits 
Michael Roy is the new Announcer in Hollywood. Bud's brother Norman is coming to meet Bud. He needs to find a place for him to live. AC again do routine where Lou tells a story and Bud keeps interrupting. AC are at the train station to meet Norman. AC meet Norman and talk to him. They decide that Noman will stay with Lou. Skinnay Ennis sings "It's A Good Day", Marilyn Maxwell sings "They Didn't Believe Me" 

January 23, 1947 
Tryint to Marry Off Norman 
Lou is mad since Bud's brother Norman is still living at Lou's house. Lou tells a story and Bud keeps interrupting. AC try to get Norman married. They take him to a party by widow Wetwash. Widow Wetwash falls in Love with Lou. Next weeks show will come from New York. Skinnay Ennis sings "Life Can Be Beautiful", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Zip A De Doo Dah" 

January 30, 1947 
Costello, the Stunt Man 
Show is from New York. Announcer in New York is Bert Parks. AC talk about New York and Patterson New Jersey. They Lou tries to tell a story and Bud keeps interrupting. Lou is to get an award from Patterson. Bud gets Lou a part in Skinnay Ennis's picture. Lou turns out to be his stunt man. They don't give Lou an award the put him in a ward. Skinnay Ennis sings "Gal In Calico", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Rainy Night In Rio" 

February 6, 1947 
Costello's Relatives Write a Movie Script 
Show is from New York again. Bert Parks is the Announcer. AC talk about who has the better family. They Lou tries to tell a story while Bud keeps interrupting. AC do dying routine. Lou's family is coming to visit Lou. Lou's family has written a sketch for them to do. Lou worries that the sponsor won't like the show with his relatives. But the sponsor likes it. Next week will be from Hollywood. Skinnay Ennis sings "I'll Close My Eyes", Marilyn Maxwell sings "He's Just My Kind" 

February 13, 1947 
Costello the Sailor 
AC are back in California. Lou tries to tell a story about Moby Dick and Bud keeps interrupting. Lou has bought a boat. Bud sends him done to get a license but he ends up in the Marriage license department. They decide to go on the boat for a fishing trip. They get ship-wrecked on an island. Tomorrow is Valentines day. Bud messes up many lines in this show. Skinnay Ennis sings "You'll Aways Be The One I Love", Marilyn Maxwell sings Wish "I May, Wish I Might" 

February 20, 1947 
Ski-Jump Contest 
Mrs Wetwash invites AC to her winter lodge for Washington's birthday. She has entered Lou in a ski jump. Lou tells a story about George Washington and Bud keeps interrupting. AC arrive at Sun Valley. Lou and Mrs Wetwash go skiing. Lou does the ski jump. Skinnay Ennis sings "So Would I", Marilyn Maxwell sings "You Broke The Only Heart That Evey Loved You" 

February 27, 1947 
Teaching Marilyn Maxwell to Drive 
Lou tells a story of Anie Oakley and Bud keeps interrupting. Marilyn wants Lou to teach her how to drive. But Lou does not have a drivers license or a car. AC do U Drive routine. Lou tries to borrow a car. He can't so AC try to buy one. They get a $50 car. Now they go for a license. Lou now takes Marilyn for a drive. AC end show with teller routine. Skinnay Ennis sings "Gotta Get Me Somebody To Love", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Basin Street" 

March 6, 1947 
Income Tax Troubles 
AC talk about paying their income tax. Lou tells the story Jack In The Beanstalk and Bud keeps interrupting. AC do teller routine. Bud takes Lou to a tax accountant. Lou finds he owes no income tax if he makes no money. People keep giving Lou money that they owe him. Lou wins $3000 in a raffle. Lou tries to give the money away but can't, he just gets more. Plug at end for AC new picture Buck Privates Come Home. Skinnay Ennis sings "If This Isn't Love", Marilyn Maxwell sings "I Believe" 

March 13, 1947 
Costello Can't Lose 
Lou has to get rid of all the money he won last show before income tax day. Bud suggests they go to the racetrack to lose the money. Lou tries to tell the story of Black Beauty and Bud keeps interrupting. AC are at the racetrack and bet on the horses. They do nothing but win. Skinnay Ennis sings "Linda", Marilyn Maxwell sings "That's The Beginning Of The End" 

March 20, 1947 
Hanley Stafford Subs For Bud Abbott 
Hanley Stafford subs for Bud Abbott. Script says Bud has a bad case of laryngitis. Tomorrow is the first day of Spring. Lou has Spring fever. Hanley is going to help Lou plant a garden. They do sew the seed routine. They do more talk about the garden. They find bones buried in the garden and suspect Mrs Wetwash of murder. They are bones buried by Mrs Wetwash's dog. Skinnay Ennis sings "It's The Same Old Dream", Marilyn Maxwell sings "How Come You Do Me Like You Do" 

March 27, 1947 
Costello Invests in the Stock Market 
AC both sound sick. Tomorrow is Marilyn Maxwell's birthday. Bud wants to help Lou make some money so he can buy Marilyn a present. They go to the stock market. Lou buys a stock and then buys a mink coat for Marilyn. Lou loses all his money in the stock market. AC break into Marilyn's house to steal back the coat. They get arrested. Skinnay Ennis sings "Heartaches", Marilyn Maxwell sings "For Sentimental Reasons" 

April 3, 1947 
Drugstore Disaster 
Lou tries to tell a story and Bud keeps interrupting. Bud wants Lou to get a job. AC get hired by a drugstore. Lou waits on customers. Lou gets fired. Skinnay Ennis sings "It Takes Time", Marilyn Maxwell sings "What Am I Gonna Do About You" 

April 10, 1947 
Costello Tells Abbott About "pilot Gal" 
Bud tries to get Lou a job. AC do nuttin routine. AC go to sell spot remover. Lou sold all his spot remover and wants his prize. Now Lou has to sell Indian water. They say next week will be their famous baseball routine. Skinnay Ennis sings My Number One Dream Came True. Marilyn Maxwell sings No Greater Love. 

April 17, 1947 
Who's On First? 
Lou gets a telegram from Joe DiMaggio. Joe is ill and wants Lou to takes his place on the New York Yankees. AC go to a sporting goods store to get Lou baseball equipment. AC do Who's On First routine. Script has first couple of lines of routine then it says 3 minutes 50 seconds of the routine. Skinnay Ennis sings "Linda", Marilyn Maxwell sings "New Orleans" 

April 24, 1947 
The Prefabricated House 
Bud thinks Lou should own his own home. AC decide to build Lou's home. AC go looking for a lot. Lou buys a lot. They now look for a contractor. Lou needs a co-signer in order to build a house. AC build a little shack themselves until Lou's house gets built. Lou buys a prefabricated house. Announcement that if your community stays on standard time then AC will be on an hour earlier next week. Skinnay Ennis sings "Ivy", Marilyn Maxwell sings "When Am I Gonna Kiss You Good Morning" 

May 1, 1947 
'queen of the May' Contest 
Script has time as 6PM. Must be a time change thing. Mrs Wetwash invites AC to her May festival. Marilyn is going to the party and is running in the Queen of the May contest. Lou tries to get votes for her. AC are at the party. AC see a fortune teller. Lou wins the Queen of the May contest. Skinnay Ennis sings "It's A Good Day", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Old Devil Moon" 

May 8, 1947 
The Haunted House 
They say next Sunday is Mother's day. They talk about what present to get. Lou needs money for a present and Bud asks him live in a haunted house. AC go to the house. The ghost turns out to be Mrs Wetwash. She is looking for a treasure map. Lou finds it. Skinnay Ennis sings "Mam'selle", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Beware My Hat" Mother's Day Program 

May 15, 1947 
The Vocation Expert 
Bud tells Lou he needs to stop chasing girls. Bud takes Lou to a vocation expert. The expert gives Lou an adaptability test. The expert says that Lou is qualified for one job, a radio actor. Lou gets a letter of recommendation from Mrs Wetwash. Lou gets a radio job with announcer Wendall Niles. Skinnay Ennis plays "I Wonder As I Wander", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Sunday Kind Of Love" 

May 22, 1947 
Will Marilyn Maxwell Marry Costello? 
Bud encourages Lou to ask Marilyn to marry him. She turns him down. AC try to think of a way to win her back. Bud suggests that Lou get his name in the paper. Bud takes Lou to a publicity man. He is going to have Lou fly around the world in a jet. Lou flies from Los Angeles to Glendale in 67 hours. Skinnay Ennis sings "It's The Same Old Dream", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Mama Mama, Do I Gotta" 

May 29, 1947 
Costello, the Lifeguard 
Lou has an accident with Bud's car. Bud asks if Lou has asked Marilyn to marry him. Lou is going to become a lifeguard to impress Marilyn. Lou takes swimming lessons from Mrs Wetwash. Lou gets a job as a lifeguard. Lou rescues a woman and is told he has to marry her. It is Mrs Wetwash. Skinnay Ennis sings "That's My Desire", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Beside You" 

June 5, 1947 
Bud and Lou Need Some Dough 

June 12, 1947 
60 Million Dollar Inheritance 
There is a reference about there being only two more shows after this one. AC are trying to decide what to do. AC decide to listen to the radio. Lou listens to the radio and thinks he has inherited sixty million dollars. They say today is the twelveth of the month. When they get to the lawyers office they find he has inherited sixty million matches. Skinnay Ennis sings "As Long As I'm Dreaming", Marilyn Maxwell sings her own composition, "Never Again" 

June 19, 1947 
Movie Nightmares 
AC are thinking of going to the movies. Lou has three passes. AC can't get anybody to go with them. They are going to see a murder mystery but a stranger tells them the ending. AC go to the movies. Lou has nightmares later about the movie. Skinnay Ennis sings "Mam'selle", Marilyn Maxwell sings "I Wonder, I Wonder" 

June 26, 1947 
Guest: Peter Lorre 
Patterson New Jersey wants to honor AC. They talk about taking the train. They say goodbye before the train trip and say it is the last show of the season. Marilyn Maxwell sings Summertime. They take the train and arrive in Patterson. AC go to a banquet in Lou's honor. AC introduce Peter Lorre star of the summer replacement show Mystery In The Air. Skinnay Ennis sings "Gotta Date With An Angel", Marilyn Maxwell sings "Summertime" 

The Abbott and Costello Show
October 1, 1947 - December 30, 1949
89 episodes known to exist
Stars: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Music: Les Baxter Singers till 12-17-47, then Matty Malneck Orchestra
Singer: Susan Miller till 9-30-48, Marilyn Williams till 11-4-48,
Announcer: Michael Roy
Air Date
October 1, 1947 
Live From the El Capitan 
From El Capitan theater in Hollywood (I think live). Opening night of new programe new on ABC Wednesday nights. No music just the Les Baxter singers. AC go to the radio studio. They are in studio H. Bud tells Lou the peoples names on ABC. It sounds a little like Who's On First. Lou makes joke about PDQ. Susan Miller is the new singer. Lou says ABC stands for Abbott Bores Costello. AC go into the studio to meet the audience. They start the show. Its over just as it starts. Jack Paar show is next. 

October 8, 1947 
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October 15, 1947 
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October 22, 1947 
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October 29, 1947 
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November 5, 1947 
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November 12, 1947 
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November 19, 1947 
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November 26, 1947 
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December 3, 1947 
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December 10, 1947 
1946 Calanders 
Announcer says show is transcribed. Says this is the new AC show. AC talk about Christmas presents. Local commercial is PDQ gasoline. Lou's uncle Mike is in the hospital. Lou puts down marriage. Bud wants Lou to open a bank account. No music. There is a trio instead. The banker is Melonhead. Lou has bought 1946 calendars. Bud says 1946 is gone. Bud takes Lou to a psychiatrist to cure him of going out with girls. Lou tells stories of the girls he has gone out with. AC talk about their new kids show on Saturday morning. 

December 17, 1947 
Guest: Louanna Patten 

December 24, 1947 
Christmas Show 
Matty Malneck is new Orchestra Leader. AC say it is 8 PM for PDQ gasoline. AC talk about presents. Bud says it is Christmas Eve. Lou talks about his relatives. They talk about AC new picture Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap. Lou tells a Christmas story. Bud keeps interrupting. AC throw a Christmas party. Lou takes a nap before the party. Lou dreams no one comes to his party. Lou wakes up and everyone came to his party. They all sing modified version of White Christmas. Susan Miller sings "Winter Wonderland" Christmas Program 

December 31, 1947 
Rose Bowl Game 
AC say it is New Years eve. They talk about celebrating New Years. Lou tells what a day in his life is like. Bud tells Lou to take Susan Miller to the Rose Bowl game. AC talk about football. AC talk about resolutions. They talk about father time. 1948 is the new year. It will be a leap year. AC visit an astrologer. They go to a party and throw things out the window. Produced by Charles Vanda. Susan Miller sings a "Pass That Peace Pipe" New Year's Program 

January 7, 1948 
Costello Wants to Be a Dramatic Actor 
AC start out with chit chat. They talk about New Years Eve. Bud wants Lou to get married this year. They talk about Bud's nephew. Sounds like a lot of kids in the audience. AC talk with Susan Miller. Lou wants to be a dramatic actor. Bud pretends to be a girl to help Lou play a love scene with a girl. Lou tries to convince Bud he is a dramatic actor. Bud takes him to an agent. The agent takes AC to the studio to get Lou a job. Lou gets a screen test. Susan Miller sings "June In January" New Year's Program 

January 14, 1948 
National Dog Week 
Bud says it is national dog week. Talk about Lou's relatives. AC talk with Susan Miller. Susan is taking a room above Lou. AC do room and board routine. Bud asks Lou about being a landlord. Lou looks into buying an apartment house. Lou buys one but it is full and he has no place to live. He tries to throw out someone. He can't do it. Matty Malneck plays "The Best Things In Life", Susan Miller sings "Sometimes I'm Happy" 

January 21, 1948 
Diamond Jim Costello 
Lou tries to sing. AC do dying routine. Lou makes fun of Bud mumbling. Lawyer Melonhead appears and says that Lou inherits 800,000 dollars from Grandfather diamond Jim Costello. Twin brother Dewey claims that the money is his since he is older. AC go to find Lou's birth certificate. They go to a Chinese Laundry. AC go to China. Susan Miller sings "I'm In Love" 

January 28, 1948 
Guest: Erskine Johnson 
Ad for PDQ. Lou is taking a driving test. Uncle Bud's nephew reads a poem. Lou owes Bud $14. Bud thinks he can tell jokes better than Lou. Lou gets telegram from Erskine Johnson. Lou is going to help Erskine dig up the dirt for his column. Erskine appears. AC have a new picture The Noose Hangs High. It's 8:30 at KECA. 

February 4, 1948 
African Diamond Mine 
Rehearsal 2-3-48 Lou talks about his fighting career. Lou's club is going to have a party. Lou is taking a powers model. Lou puts down Bud's wife, Betty. Lou gets a telegram from an Africa diamond mine. AC go to Africa to get a diamond. They go to the docks to get on a ship. AC try to work there way across on a ship. AC are the first and second mates. AC approach Africa. They go ashore and try to locate the Costello diamond. It turns out to be a baseball diamond. Susan Miller sings "I'm Confessing That I Love You" 

February 11, 1948 
Costello's Ranch House 
Tomorrow is Lincoln's birthday. Lou has bought a ranch. AC talk about Lou's house. Lou's house has no bathtub. Lou calls people to have a bathtub installed. They go to a swap shop to get a bathtub. Lou buys it for $10. AC take the tub home on top of their car. AC try to get the tub in the house. Then they try to hook up the tub. They hook it up to the oil tank instead of the water heater. This is similar to show on 1-11-45. Susan Miller sings "I'm In The Mood For Love" 

February 18, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

February 25, 1948 

March 3, 1948 
Uncle Mike's Gold Mine 
Lou acts like he has a cold. He got it running around with girls. Lou tries to show Susan how to play pool. Lou gets telegram from his Uncle Mike that he has struck gold. AC arrive in Alaska. They buy a dog sled. They go to the lucky seven saloon. They look for Uncle Mike, He is in jail. He is in jail because he struck Sam Gold. Susan Miller sings "Love Is Just Around The Corner" 

March 10, 1948 
The Tax Collector 
AC talk about their relatives. AC talk about only a few more days to file income tax. They talk taxes. They say it is 1948. AC go to an income tax accountant. Lou does not have to pay income tax if he makes no more money. Mrs Abbott gives Lou $20 and now he has $20 to much. Matty Malneck gives Lou $20. Lou buys raffle tickets. Lou wins $3000 in the raffle. He tries to give the money away but he ends up with more money. He now has $45000. This show is similar to 3-6-47. Susan Miller sings "Pass That Peace Pipe" 

March 17, 1948 
Lou Takes a Driving Test 
Lou talks about a party he was at. They say it is St. Patrick's day. Lou insults Mrs Abbott. Lou talks to Susan about perfume. Lou wants to borrow Bud's car but he does not have a license. AC go to get Lou a license. He gets in the car to take a test. He gets a ticket. Lou ends up in jail and is sentenced to death. Susan Miller sings "Shauney O'Shea" 

March 24, 1948 
Guest: Frank Nelson 
Frank Nelson Bud has had a cold. Spring is officially here. Lou is going steady with Sylvia Specticals. They talk about Frank Nelson coming on the show. AC talk about hunting. Professor Melonhead helps Lou with his posture. Bud wants Frank Nelson to teach Lou how to get women. A director wants Lou to be a stunt man for Mr Nelson. Susan Miller sings "You Were Meant For Me" 

March 31, 1948 
Lou Becomes a T-Man 
Lou's Uncle Mike is running for Mayor of North Hollywood. AC talk about Uncle Mikes political career. Commercial talks about tomorrow being April 1. Lou gives Susan a present. She gives Lou a kiss. Bud gives Lou advice on how to propose to a girl. Lou wants to be a T-Man. AC go to the Blue Goose Cafe. Lou tries to pick up a lady. Lou gets in a card game. AC were T-Men for the United Tea company. Susan Miller sings Hey "Hi and a Ho Ho" 

April 7, 1948 
Lou Is Not Feeling Well 
Lou has a cold. Bud thinks something is wrong with Lou. Lou insults Mrs Abbott. She gives Lou some pills to take. They are moth balls. Bud says Lou does not know how to handle women. Bud says Lou needs more vitamins. AC do B1 routine. Commercial talks about April. Bud takes Lou to a psychiatrist. Bud takes Lou to a rest home. Susan Miller sings "Lucky In Love" 

April 14, 1948 
Lou and Bud Plan to Go to France 
Lou is going to Washington. Susan invites Lou to dinner at her house. Mrs Abbott sounds like Elvia Alman for the first time on ABC. Lou gets a telegram from an Uncle in France. He wants Lou to help France with their money problems. AC go to France. They go to a cafe. In the French cafe is someone doing the Who's on first routine in French. The cafe is having problems with hot dogs (franks) not money. Susan Miller sings "Manyana" 

April 21, 1948 
Opening a Marriage Bureau 
Lou comes back from a party. Lou has come back from a wedding. AC talk about the wedding. Susan invites Lou to her party. AC talk about opening a marriage bureau. They do and they try to get Bud's older sister married. They try to get some business. Lou drives the customer away. Susan Miller sings "I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover" 

April 28, 1948 
Abbott Talks Costello Into Looking For a Job 
Lou was at the racetrack. He was out last night with Susan Miller. A man enters who tries to sell Lou all kinds of stuff. Lou says he must have made a mistake on his income tax last month. Bud wants Lou to get a job. Bud tries to get Lou a job as a babysitter. Bud winds up doing the babysitting for a pretty girl. Susan Miller sings "For Every Man There's A Woman" 

May 5, 1948 
Guest: Bella Lugosi 
Bella Lugosi. AC talk about girls. Lou wants to be sheriff of Encino. Bud makes him sheriff. Bela appears as a mysterious man. Lou has to investigate Bela's house. Lou is scarred. He looks in the cellar. He finds a dead man. They find a woman hidden behind a panel. Susan Miller sings "The Dicky bird Song" 

May 12, 1948 
Bud and Lou Get Their Show Ratings 
Lou talks about Aunt May and Uncle Mike. Lou and Susan had a date last night. Susan's father does not approve of Lou. They talk about June weddings. AC get a report on their ratings. They say 12 million people listen to their show. They decide to take their own radio poll. They say there are 400 listeners in the audience. Susan Miller sings "Bahia" 

May 19, 1948 
Costello's Race Horse, Peanut Butter 
Lou bought a horse called Peanut Butter. Lou got the horse from a street cleaner. Bud wants Lou to give the horse back. AC do Horse Eats His Fodder routine. Lou is going to enter the horse in a race. They go to Hollywood Park Racetrack. Lou's horse can't run. They see a veterinarian. AC bet on the horses. Ad for many shows including Bing Crosby with guest Ethel Merman later. Plug for AC kids show with over $20,000 is prizes. Susan Miller sings "I Get A Kick Out Of You" 

May 26, 1948 
Costello Joins the Foreign Legion 
Lou talks about Uncle Mike and Aunt May. Lou has got another traffic ticket. Lou borrowed Bud's car ruined it. Bud's house burned down. Someone has kidnapped Bud's wife. They will pay Bud to take her back. The Legion wants Lou to join them. It turns out to be the Foreign Legion. They are in the desert. They are looking for a camel to escape. They make a joke about Camels carrying them for 5 years. Susan Miller sings "Bahia" 

June 2, 1948 
Guest: Lon Chaney Jr. 
Lon Chaney Jr. Lou is happy since he is in love. Lou is thinking of getting married. He has spring fever. Lou's girl has a date tonight with Lon Chaney. Lou talks tough and Lon Chaney enters. Lon warns Lou to stay away from his girl. Lou goes over to his girls house and Lon arrives. Lou pretends he is Bud's girlfriend. Lou as Lulu dances with Lon. Plug for AC kids show, prizes over $20,000. Susan Miller sings "Louisiana Hay Ride" 

June 9, 1948 
Lou Is Asked to Help On Uncle Tom's Ranch 
AC talk about Uncle Mike and Aunt May. They plug their latest picture The Noose Hangs High. Bud tells Lou he needs to diet and exercise. Lou gets a telegram from Uncle Tom. He invites Lou to his ranch. AC go looking for the ranch. They find the ranch. Lou's Uncle wants Lou to work on the range in the kitchen. Plug for AC kids show, prizes over $20,000. Susan Miller sings "Put Em In A Box" 

June 16, 1948 
Guest: Benny Rubin 
Benny Rubin. Lou got a black eye from a date. Lou's running for dog catcher. Lou is becoming an artist. Susan is mad at Lou since he went out with another girl. Bud wants some new ideas for the show. Benny Rubin has an idea. Benny says to let the audience participate. They do several stunts. Plug for AC kids show, prizes over $20,000. Susan Miller sings "I've Got Rings On My Fingers And Bells On My Toes" 

June 23, 1948 
Costello's Big Inheritance 

June 30, 1948 
Lou Takes in a Lost Dog 
Lou brings a dog, Hector, to the studio. AC decide to auction the dog off. Bud tells Lou to up the bidding. The dog is sleeping with AC in the bed room. They find a lost dog ad and return the dog to the pet shop. Lou wants to keep the dog. Lou agrees to work in the pet shop to buy the dog. AC do peek at Mrs Pike routine. Lou takes Hector to a dog show. Lou wins as a dog. This is similar to show 11-2-44 but with different people. Susan Miller sings "Rhode Island" 

July 7, 1948 
Bud and Lou Plan a Vacation 
They talk about their latest picture The Noose Hangs High. Lou wants to sing a duet with Susan. AC talk about were they are going on their vacation. Lou asks for some aspirin. Bud won't get any for him. Matty won't. The cast won't either. A kid in the audience says he will. It breaks up the audience. AC go to a travel bureau. They take a boat trip. They are left on an island. They run into cannibals. Susan Miller sings "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" 

July 14, 1948 
The Adventures of Sam Shovel 
AC talk about Uncle Mike. AC talk about marriage. AC say this is summertime. Lou wants to do murder mysteries instead of jokes. Bud does not like the idea. AC present the adventures of Sam Shovel, master detective. Lou is Sam Shovel, Bud is a police Lieutenant. Susan Miller sings "Mary Lou" 

July 21, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

July 28, 1948 
Costello Wants to Learn to Swim 

August 4, 1948 
Costello in Court 

August 11, 1948 
Costello's in Love with Susan 

August 18, 1948 
Lou Considers Going Into Politics 

August 25, 1948 
Lou Looks For a Job 

September 1, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

September 8, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

September 15, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

September 23, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

September 30, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

October 7, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

October 14, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

October 21, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 

October 28, 1948 

November 4, 1948 
The Case of the Grocer Who Fell in Cement 

November 11, 1948 
Sam Shovel in "sorry, Wrong Samba" 

November 18, 1948 
Sam Shovel:Case of the Russian Diplomat