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The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to ... See full summary »

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The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to be the same man, whom they constantly vex and bewilder. When the boys are sent to the front lines and the sergeant is captured they must rescue him, which they do after doping themselves with laughing gas. At the end they get shot off into the sunset on a cannon shell. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Mad buffoons in a barrage of laughs!

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27 December 1940 (USA)  »

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All This and Bullets, Too  »

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Eddie Laughton is seen in two supporting roles: the Dare's neighbour, and the Stooge's battlefield C.O. See more »

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Curly: [reading a greeting card] Greetings little shut-in, don't you weep or sigh, if you're not out by Christmas, you'll be out the 4th of July.
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Huge Laughs! Their Third Best of 1940!!!!!
2 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is another Three Stooges short that I own, I own it as part of the Three Stooges Collection Vol. 3, so I can watch it any time I like! This is their third best short of 1940, the second being You Nazty Spy, and the best being one of my all time favorites, A Plumbing We Will Go!

This is one of my favorite service shorts with the Three Stooges, other really hysterical ones include, Half-Shot Shooters, Dizzy Pilots, and one of my personal favorites, No Dough Boys! I really loved the scene with the training segment and the bayonet practice! And lets not forget the last scene, where the missile passed between their legs and took them into the clouds!

This short is very hysterical, if you really love Moe, Larry, and Curly, then you should really see this hysterical riot! You will be laughing and laughing when you see the Stooges get into a lot of trouble in this short, well you usually do expect the Stooges to get into a lot of trouble in all of their shorts, and out of all of the shorts that I have seen, they get into a lot of trouble!

10/10


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