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Men in Black (1934)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Short  |  28 September 1934 (USA)
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The stooges become doctors at a large hospital where they disrupt patients and staff alike.

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Cast

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Dr. Moe Howard (as Moe)
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Dr. Larry Fine (as Larry)
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Dr. Curley Howard (as Curley)
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Storyline

The stooges are three doctors who graduated medical school by being in it for too many years. They come across such problems as an overly chirpy nurse, a mental patient, and a combination to a safe swallowed by the hospital superintendent in the course of their attempt to get through the day. Written by &view=simple&sort=alpha" >Mike "Nelson" <dagger@tiac.net>

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A TONIC for the "BLUES"!

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Comedy | Short

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Release Date:

28 September 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Coisas estão Pretas  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Gene Simmons has said that the "Calling Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard" announcement inspired him to write the KISS song "Calling Dr. Love". See more »

Goofs

In one scene, a janitor is repairing the broken glass in a door. The Stooges come running to it and the janitor smashes the glass and the Stooges jump through the opening. However, when the Stooges are in the office, they are shown opening and closing a door with no broken glass. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Graves: How did you find that patient in room 67?
Dr. Moe Howard: Under the bed!
Dr. Graves: How did you find that patient in room 73?
Dr. Larry Fine: Up on the chandelier.
Dr. Graves: What did you do for him?
Dr. Curly Howard: Nothing! What'd he ever do for us?
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A very funny short
30 September 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the Stooges best shorts. It was the only one of their shorts to be nominated for an oscar. In this short the Stooges play doctors, who cause some trouble as usual. This short has non-stop sight-gags, puns, and jokes. The part at the end, where the Stooges are breaking apart the machine. This is definitely a classic. I would highly recommend this Three Stooges short.


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