Moe discovers Curly's unknown boxing talent when he knocks out the Champ at a restaurant when Larry plays "Pop Goes the Weasal" on the violin. Moe becomes Curly's manager, and they win ... See full summary »

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Moe discovers Curly's unknown boxing talent when he knocks out the Champ at a restaurant when Larry plays "Pop Goes the Weasal" on the violin. Moe becomes Curly's manager, and they win every fight, with the help of Larry. At the championship game, though, Larry's violin breaks. Curly is getting beat down bad when Larry makes his unexpected entrance and helps Curly prevail. Written by Patrick Lin <pjustinl@worldnet.att.net>

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Trivia

As the referee is introducing challenger Curly, an audience member gestures obscenely at the camera. See more »

Goofs

After KO Stradivarius beats up his opponent, the next scene shows the opponent's managers knocked out on the floor as well, yet we don't know how they got there. See more »

Quotes

Girl: Could you help me? I'm in a terrible dilemma.
Moe: Yeah, I don't care much for these foreign cars myself.
Girl: No, I mean I'm stuck . . .
Moe: On me? Aw, that's what all the girls say.
Girl: No, silly. Stuck in the mud.
Moe: Uh, yeah.
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Connections

Referenced in Saps at Sea (1940) See more »

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I Thought I Wanted You
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Music by Archie Gottler
[Played during the opening credits]
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I Love This Short!
16 May 2000 | by (Alberta, Canada) – See all my reviews

I'm not a stooge fan, but this is funny! Curly is pretty much insane when he does that, the way he dances around like he's chasing his tail. What I like is that Larry, being a violinist before a stooge, plays the violin! (That's how I guessed what his instrument was on a quiz.) A real must-see for stooge fans (and I'm not even one of them!)


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