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  1. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    145% funded! That is truly amazing and thank you SO very much to everyone for your enthusiasm and support!!
  2. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Only 8 days remain to secure this "easy gravy." Pre-order the newly restored Abbott and Costello Show season 2 NOW!
  3. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    The 6th and final stretch goal has been announced. We only need to get 13 more pre-orders, please share!
  4. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    No, stations chose the order themselves. That's why airdates are all over the map!
  5. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW premiered on this date 70 years ago over KTTV in Los Angeles. The first episode broadcast on October 7, 1952 was #12, Haunted House. The syndicated show would begin its run over the next several months in major markets across the country. The episodes were not...
  6. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Stretch goal #2 for this lost script is now live on the Kickstarter campaign for season two!
  7. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    We met our goal and season two of the ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW will be restored from original 35mm negatives and available on Blu-ray and DVD from ClassicFlix. Thank you SO much to everyone who made it possible by pre-ordering via Kickstarter. We could not have done this without you and look...
  8. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Jack Theakston and I are delighted to be guests on the latest edition of Cereal at Midnight. We discuss our new Kickstarter campaign for season two of THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW plus 3-D restoration projects that we have in the pipeline!
  9. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    We've just announced two new reward levels to get both restored seasons of THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW for one discounted price!
  10. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    I have just received this wonderful news from Kickstarter: Congratulations! We’ve selected Pre-order THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season 2 Restored! as a “Project We Love,” which is our way of highlighting brilliant examples of creativity. You’ll see a badge under your main image or project...
  11. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Pre-orders for THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season Two are now live!
  12. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    This is terrible news. He was very kind to us on both his podcast and with recording his commentary track. May he rest in peace.
  13. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    “BEST OF THE YEAR!” https://www.abbottandcostellofanclub.com/new-ac-tv-series-blu-ray-restoration-is-a-best-of-the-year/
  14. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    “ClassicFlix has delivered one of the Blu-Ray releases of the year with this first season set that features an astounding A/V presentation and a ton of great special features that makes the package even sweeter. If you are a comedy fan, you owe it to yourself to pick this one up.”...
  15. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    The 4K workflow was done for preservation purposes. A 4K disc release would not have been financially viable as the extra costs on the authoring and replication end would’ve been prohibitive.
  16. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    "The Abbott and Costello Show: Season 1 is a monumental release for fans of the boys themselves and for comedy in general. The quality of the video and audio is staggering, making it one of the best home video releases of 2021. Highly recommended (and bring on Season 2)!"...
  17. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Disc of the Year! https://bottomshelfmovies.com/garvs-picks-of-the-year-2021/
  18. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Thank you very much! By the way, if you click on episode 20, Hillary’s Birthday, you can watch an alternate edit of the middle stage sequence that runs about 45 seconds longer.
  19. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Thank you for your support and don’t forget, backers will be getting an exclusive Abbott and Costello bonus rarity via Kickstarter messaging this weekend!
  20. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Rick, check out today's update!
  21. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    We are SO close to finishing this massive - and challenging - restoration project. With nearly 175 reels of master 35mm sound and picture elements totaling 120,000 feet of film, there has been a LOT of work that has gone into making this show look and sound amazing. In short: you have never...
  22. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    The syndicated ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW was first shown on this date sixty-nine years ago over KTTV in Los Angeles and the first show broadcast was episode #12, HAUNTED HOUSE. https://www.classicflix.com/products/copy-of-the-abbott-and-costello-show-season-1
  23. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Up for pre-orders now! https://www.classicflix.com/products/copy-of-the-abbott-and-costello-show-season-1
  24. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    Just 24 hours remain to pre-order stunning new 4K restorations of this iconic TV show selected by Time Magazine as one of "The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME." Don't miss your chance to get this exciting new Blu-ray and DVD release hot off the presses!
  25. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    You asked for it: with just 50 hours left on the campaign, we've added two more commentary tracks!
  26. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    I am delighted to announce a new commentary track from horror/comedy film historian, Paul Castiglia. You can read the details in todays campaign update: New Commentary The Kickstarter campaign ends in three days; pre-order this essential Abbott and Costello Blu-ray and DVD release today!
  27. Bob Furmanek

    THE ABBOTT AND COSTELLO SHOW Season One Restored!

    We have just announced a bonus commentary track with Louis Antonicello, Bob Greenberg, Jack Theakston and Michael Townsend Wright. Check out today's update for more information on this truly unique episode and it's originally scripted bizarre ending! Bonus Commentary Track
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