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Operator 14 / Captain Dodge (as Moe)
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Operator 12 / Lieutenant Duck (as Larry)
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Set in the civil war, the stooges are spies for the north. They impersonate southern officers and infiltrate the enemy ranks to get valuable information. On the run when they are discovered, they hide in a cannon and are blown back to their northern headquarters. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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26 April 1935 (USA)  »

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Operators 12, 14 and 15  »

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This is the first short in which the Stooges mention "Good Time Charlie". When the Stooges meet a guard, they often reference Charlie. The guard asks who Charlie is, and a Stooge replies that "everybody knows Charlie. He walks like this." The Stooges then demonstrate a silly walk until they get clear of the guard, at which point they take off running. This is a recurring joke in the Stooge shorts. Here, they actually meet a soldier named Charlie, who asks the Stooges, "Are you all looking for me?" See more »

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Operator 14: What did you'll say the name of this cake was?
Miss Judith Buttz: Southern Comfort.
Operator 14: Yes, ma'am. Uh, tastes like Southern Comforter.
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Referenced in The Three Stooges (2000) See more »

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Uncivil Warriors
7 May 2005 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Another very funny short by the wonderful Three Stooges. The plot of this episode takes place during the Civil War. Moe, Larry, and Curly are three yankee soldiers, and their captain asks them to spy on the Southern Rebels. When they get to the South, our typical stooges screw around as usual. But they do get the information they need. They end up meeting some very beautiful southern bells as well and have a wonderful feathered cake. Of course they blow their cover, and you know the rest of the story. This was a very funny episode. Despite not being my favorite, as one three stooges fan to another, I would always recommend it.

8/10


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