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Happy 75th Anniversary to "Who's on First?"

Discussion in 'Laughter Is The Best Medicine' started by Lord Vader, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. Lord Vader

    Lord Vader Supreme Member

    Sep 20, 2004
    Galactic Empire
    Considered one of, if not the, funniest comedy routines ever performed, Abbott & Costello's famous "Who's on First?" turns 75 this year. In honor of MLB Opening Day 2013, here is a nice story ESPN did tonight after the Astros game, and below I present the original routine itself. Having performed it several times myself, including at my umpire school banquet, I can attest to the fact that it is NOT easy to do. I wanted to laugh so often while doing it.

  2. redsoxfan26

    redsoxfan26 Godfather

    Dec 6, 2007
    +1 Certainly the greatest comedy routine of all time.
  3. Lord Vader

    Lord Vader Supreme Member

    Sep 20, 2004
    Galactic Empire
    One doesn't even have to be a baseball fan to enjoy the routine. Abbott & Costello do such a perfect job that it's easy to see how anyone could laugh their proverbial butts off just watching that.
  4. djlong

    djlong Hall Of Fame

    Jul 8, 2002
    New Hampshire
    I can't imagine how long it must have taken them to rehearse that to be able to get through it without breaking up :)

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