When they overhear Miss Witherspoon, the school superintendent, say that nothing short of an epidemic will allow the school to be closed for a week, the Our Gang conspire to fake illness. ...
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George 'Spanky' McFarland,
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
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Eugene 'Porky' Lee,
George 'Spanky' McFarland
When they overhear Miss Witherspoon, the school superintendent, say that nothing short of an epidemic will allow the school to be closed for a week, the Our Gang conspire to fake illness. They paint spots on their faces and go to the doctor. Unfortunately they don't realize the doctor they've chosen is a veterinarian. The doctor humors them by inviting Buckwheat into the examining room, but when a monkey emerges they assume the doctor's "monkey serum" has transformed their pal. Written by
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Spanky, Buckwheat & Alfalfa are THREE SMART BOYS. If they can get a doctor to agree they've caught an epidemic, the school will have to be closed. So, with bloated bellies & speckled faces they head for the nearest medical man - who happens to be a veterinarian with a wacky sense of humor...
A funny little film - short & to the point. Highlight: Buckwheat & the monkey. That's Rosina Lawrence as the teacher.
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