The Abbott and Costello Show: The Complete Series – DVD Review

When you think of classic comedy teams, the three names that come to mind are usually The Three Stooges, Laurel & Hardy, and Abbott & Costello. And now, you can finally see The Abbott & Costello Show in its entirety for the first time on DVD in this multi-disc set.

The box set includes both seasons of the hilarious TV series starring the comedy duo Bud Abbott and Lou Costello doing what they do best: getting into a whole mess of wacky shenanigans. These two keep the laughs coming with slapstick, puns, misunderstandings, and plenty of good-natured humor that is safe for the whole family.

Fans of classic series like I Love Lucy, The Andy Griffith Show, The Munsters, and The Dick Van Dyke Show will definitely enjoy this nostalgic journey with two of comedies most well-known comedy stars from the past. You can definitely see how modern sitcoms and comedy teams have been influenced by the work of these two men.

Each season contains four DVDs, the fourth disc of each contains the following extras:

Season One – Disc Four

Classic Routine Reel

Includes nine classic Abbot & Costello bits including the famous “Who’s On First?” routine.

Season Two – Disc Four

Lou Costello Home Movies: At Home and Abroad

The final DVD contains a wealth of extras for the Abbott & Costello lover, which include:

Hey Abbott!

A special about the comedy duo hosted by Milton Berle.

10,000 Kids and a Cop

A look at Lou Costello’s humanitarian work for the kids of Los Angeles.

Interviews with Lou Costello’s kids, Chris and Paddy Costello

Lou Costello Home Movies: Holidays and Celebrations

You also get a set of postcards and a Commemorative Booklet that includes episode summaries, bios, and more!

For classic comedy fun, check out The Abbott & Costello Show: The Complete Series on DVD today!

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