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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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Prosecuting Attorney: Remember, You have sworn to tell the Truth, the whole Truth, and nothing but the Truth, now were You, or were You not on the night of June the 13th in Mrs. Traunabottoms Chicken Coop?
Curly: Why Soitenly not, we was in the House!
Prosecuting Attorney: What House?
Larry: The Dog House!
Curly: Nyuk Nyuk Nyuk
[Moe Bonks both Larry, and Curly's heads together]
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A Plumbing We Will Go
3 August 2005 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

The stooges bring us another barrel of laughter with "A Pluming We Will Go". This is one of the best Stooge flicks out there I think any fan would enjoy.

The boys get into police trouble once again and run away into a van that is not their's. But this isn't any ordinary van, it's a van for plumbers. When the boys come upon a house that needs plumbing they are forced into it when they are seen by an officer. Of course, being called stooges and not knowing how to plumb, they destroy the house. Causing practically a dam in the basement, a waterfall in the bathroom, and a hurricane in the front room.

This is a great Stooge flick that anyone should enjoy and get more than a few laughs from.

10/10


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