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A Plumbing We Will Go (1940)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  19 April 1940 (USA)
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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... 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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Sam Raimi, a self-confessed Stooges fan, said this short was the inspiration for the scene in The Evil Dead (1981) in which the light bulb filled up with blood. See more »

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Moe: [Finally fixes leak] Yeah, who said you need brains to be a plumber?
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Edited into Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) See more »

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One of the stooges best!
12 January 2000 | by (LA, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a classic of Stooges comedy. Completely silly and funny as hell. This is a good one to introduce the Stooges to anyone who may not be familiar with their particular and unique form of slapstick comedy.


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