History Creator / AbbottAndCostello

6th Jun '16 8:06:45 AM Doug86
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* DirtyCoward: Costello was often this in films, especially when dealing with the [[UniversalHorror Universal monsters]]. Abbott usually upbraided him for this, telling him to [[TemptingFate "Be brave like me!"]]. Of course moments later the monster would return and Abbott would practically trample Costello on his way out the door.

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* DirtyCoward: Costello was often this in films, especially when dealing with the [[UniversalHorror [[Franchise/UniversalHorror Universal monsters]]. Abbott usually upbraided him for this, telling him to [[TemptingFate "Be brave like me!"]]. Of course moments later the monster would return and Abbott would practically trample Costello on his way out the door.
22nd Apr '16 7:20:01 PM Taskmaster123
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* StraightMan: Abbott. He was so important to the team, that Costello originally insisted he get 60% of their pay

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* StraightMan: Abbott. Generally regarded as one of the greatest, if not ''the'' greatest, straight men in the history of show business. He was so important to the team, that Costello originally insisted he get 60% of their paypay.
18th Mar '16 9:44:53 AM ErikS
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* In one ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' comic, Black Cat burgles a place guarded by two inept guards named "Bud" and "Lou".
17th Mar '16 1:38:58 PM HighCrate
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* TheExitIsThatWay

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* TheGayNineties: ''The Naughty Nineties''

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Happens quite a bit within their films.
** [[Film/AbbottAndCostelloMeetFrankenstein Frankenstein's Monster]] plays [[JerkAss "Devil Dan" Winfield]] in "Comin' Round The Mountain".
* HeterosexualLifePartners

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Happens quite a bit within their films.
** [[Film/AbbottAndCostelloMeetFrankenstein Frankenstein's Monster]] plays [[JerkAss "Devil Dan" Winfield]] in "Comin' Round The Mountain".
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20th Feb '16 2:53:41 AM Doug86
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* The ''GummiBears'' episode "Friar Tum" features a character named Abbot Costello.

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* The ''GummiBears'' ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' episode "Friar Tum" features a character named Abbot Costello.
9th Jan '16 12:39:28 PM Morgenthaler
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* GlamorousWartimeSinger: TheAndrewsSisters (as themselves) in ''Buck Privates'' and ''In the Navy''

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* GlamorousWartimeSinger: TheAndrewsSisters Music/TheAndrewsSisters (as themselves) in ''Buck Privates'' and ''In the Navy''
17th Nov '15 9:05:41 PM kchishol
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* StraightMan: Abbott

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* StraightMan: AbbottAbbott. He was so important to the team, that Costello originally insisted he get 60% of their pay
--> '''Lou Costello''': Comics are a dime a dozen. Good straight men are hard to find.
14th Nov '15 11:19:11 AM HelloLamppost
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* The "Next" cell phone app did a radio ad with Bud and Lou soundalikes doing a routine with "Which app?" "The Next app!" "The one you got on your phone!" etc.
14th Nov '15 11:14:54 AM HelloLamppost
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* ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'' has a scene where an abbot is greeted with Costello's catchphrase.

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* ''Film/RobinHoodMenInTights'' has a scene where an a church abbot is greeted with Costello's catchphrase.
14th Nov '15 11:14:19 AM HelloLamppost
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--> '''Costello lookalike:''' "HEY ABBOT!
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