Bobblehead commemorates the anniversary of the duo’s “Who’s on First?” comedy routine.

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January 6, 2023

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Abbott & Costello bobblehead.
Abbott & Costello bobblehead.The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a licensed, limited-edition Abbott & Costello “Who’s on First?” Talking Bobblehead Set to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the comedy routine, first heard in 1938. This marks the first bobbleheads of both Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, and the bobbleheads play over five minutes of their “Who’s on First?” skit at the touch of a button. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is producing the bobbleheads. 

“We are thrilled to be producing the first Abbott and Costello bobbleheads,” says Phil Sklar, co-founder and chief executive officer, National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum. “One of the greatest comedy duos of all time, Abbott and Costello’s ‘Who’s on First?’ routine is a timeless classic. The bobblehead set is sure to be a hit and will be a must-have for fans.” 

The talking bobbleheads feature the duo standing on a baseball-shaped base bearing their names. Abbott is dressed in a St. Louis Wolves uniform, while Costello is wearing a suit and holding a baseball bat over his left shoulder. Each bobblehead set is individually numbered to 1,938 to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the comedy skit. They are available for pre-order through the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s Online Store. The bobbleheads are expected to ship in February. 

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