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Sock-a-Bye Baby (1942)

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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 ... 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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13 November 1942 (USA)  »

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Their First Baby  »

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Curly sings a "nonsense song" with lyrics imagining he was a Brazilian coffee bean. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Larry: Hey, what do kids eat?
Moe: What do kids eat? That's easy. Soft stuff; no bones, no potato chips. What did you eat when you were a baby?
Curly: Weeds.
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The best of the 'baby' shorts
26 May 2003 | by (Walla Walla, WA) – See all my reviews

I thought that this was one of the boys 'overlooked' shorts and it seems that this short isn't a hardcore favorite, I thought that this short was awesome, like the scenes when they try the diaper on Curly, when Larry buys the baby beer, when the baby throws spaghetti at Moe, when Curly couldn't pronounce artichoke and Moe tells Curly that it is 'you oughta choke', or when Larry uses a pair of scissors and accidentally stab Moe's butt, the best part of the short is the chase scene.


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