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A Plumbing We Will Go (1940)

To escape the police, the stooges pose as plumbers and are hired to fix a leak in a fancy mansion. They wind up crossing the electrical system with the plumbing and generally ruin the place... See full summary »

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To escape the police, the stooges pose as plumbers and are hired to fix a leak in a fancy mansion. They wind up crossing the electrical system with the plumbing and generally ruin the place. One memorable scene has the lady of the house tuning into a television broadcast from Niagara Falls as a torrent of water pours from the set. To escape the wrath of the homeowners the stooges escape through a magicians trap door. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The Three Stooges are one of the main inspirations of The Marvelous M Show (2011) See more »

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Moe: [Judge falls through the floor into the basement] Why you dummy you. You ruined a whole day's work!
Curly: [Realizes who it is] NAAH the judge!
Judge Hadley: Why you!
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Remake of Plumbing for Gold (1934) See more »

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Three of the Best Plumbers that Ever Plumbed a Plumb
12 May 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best Stooge comedies. This features the Stooges in one of their favorite situations, posing as repairmen that don't know a thing about what they are supposed to be repairing. Probably the best scene in this short is when Curly traps himself in a cage of pipes and uses a hand drill to try to escape and in the process falls through the floor and lands right on top of Moe. This is the Stooges at their moronic best.


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