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Tit for Tat (1935)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Short, Family  |  5 January 1935 (USA)
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Stan & Ollie have set up their own electrical repair store. Unfortunately, for them, the grocery store opposite is run by the man & wife they encountered with in Them Thar Hills (1935). ... See full summary »

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Stan & Ollie have set up their own electrical repair store. Unfortunately, for them, the grocery store opposite is run by the man & wife they encountered with in Them Thar Hills (1935). Stan & Ollie go and visit, to offer the hand of friendship, but the grocer soon becomes convinced that Ollie is trying to seduce his wife. The grocer takes his revenge first upon Stan & Ollie and then upon the goods in their shop, with the duo carrying out similar attacks on the grocer and his property. Written by Andy Davidson

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5 January 1935 (USA)  »

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Dente por Dente  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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This was the only Laurel and Hardy sequel: a follow-up to Them Thar Hills (1934). See more »

Quotes

Oliver: Tit for tat.
Stanley: What?
Oliver: Tit for tat.
[Stan tips his hat]
Oliver: What's that for?
Stanley: I thought you said, "Tip me hat".
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Follows Them Thar Hills (1934) See more »

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Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond
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Traditional
Sung a capella a bit by Stan Laurel and later by Oliver Hardy with slightly modified lyrics.
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This is what 'Laurel & Hardy' is all about!
21 January 2006 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie perfectly shows the reasons why I like Laurel & Hardy pictures so much. It has got a great silly story, well timing and some great comical moments, all perfectly executed by the characters.

The story is very, very simple but it works oh so well and is oh so strong. Basically the movie is about Stan and Olie, who just opened an electrical repair store, having a small war with their neighbor the grocer. Basically the movie is about the two parties taking constantly revenge on the other, in a comical hilarious way. This movie is a direct (and the only) sequel to a previous Laurel & Hardy movie, namely; "Them Thar Hills".

The returning joke of the costumer who robs the store every time Laurel & Hardy went away is absolutely hilarious.

The simple story of the movie is extremely well executed and makes this movie one of the most enjoyable Laurel & Hardy shorts.

8/10

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