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Sock-a-Bye Baby (1942)

The stooges mistakenly kidnap a baby they find on their doorstep. When the cops and the baby's mother come looking for the baby, the boys panic and flee into the country with the cops (one ... See full summary »

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The stooges mistakenly kidnap a baby they find on their doorstep. When the cops and the baby's mother come looking for the baby, the boys panic and flee into the country with the cops (one of them is the baby's father) pursuing them by motorcycle. It all ends happily with the baby reunited with its parents and the stooges running off disguised as bushes. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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In this Three Stooges episode, Curly makes a blatant remark about his disdain for the Japanese. During the release of the short, the United States was in the midst of fighting the Empire of Japan during the pivotal Guadalcanal Campaign in World War II. See more »

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When Larry says "I'm Sorry Moe!" after stabbing him with the scissors, his mouth isn't moving. See more »

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Larry: Wait till you see the meal we have for you - fit for a king. Even better, fit for an airplane worker.
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Edited into Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) See more »

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Very good Three Stooges short!
28 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

In My opinion this is a very funny short. Appearing in this short subject are Bud Jamison, Dudley Dickerson, Joyce Gardner, Julie Gibson, and Clarence Straight. The baby scenes with The Stooges are extremely funny and the cop scenes are cool. In My opinion those scenes are before their time! I recommend this Three Stooges short!


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