The Abbott and Costello Show: Seven into TwentyEight
Bud Abbott, the landlord, collects thirteen week's worth of rent at $7 a week from his tenant, Lou Costello. Lou argues that he only owes $28. Perplexed by what Lou is saying, Bud offers to give Lou the room for free if he can prove to him why the answer is $28.
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