The Abbott and Costello Cartoon Show
Abbott and costello-show
Genre Children's program
Directed by William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Voices of Bud Abbott
Stan Irwin
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 39 (List of episodes)
Producer(s) William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Running time 22–24 minutes
Original channel Syndication
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 9, 1967 (1967-09-09) – June 1, 1968 (1968-06-01)

The Abbott and Costello Cartoon Show is an American half-hour animated series that aired in syndication from September 9, 1967 to June 1, 1968. Each of the 39 individual episodes consisted of four five-minute cartoons. [1] The cartoons were created jointly by Hanna-Barbera, RKO and Jomar Productions between 1965 and 1967. The series was syndicated by Gold Key Entertainment and King World Productions.

The primary feature of this cartoon series was the fact that Bud Abbott supplied the voice for his own character. Stan Irwin provided the voice of Lou Costello, who had died in 1959.



Main article: List of The Abbott and Costello Cartoon Show episodes

Comic book seriesEdit

A comic book based on the TV show was produced by Charlton Comics. Starting in February 1968, it ran for 22 issues, ending in August 1971. [2]


  1. Terrace, Vincent (2009). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2007 (Volume 1). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3305-6.

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