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The stooges are the Wrong brothers, three inventors trying to finish building an airplane they can sell to the army and thereby avoid the draft. When their plane, the "Buzzard", turns out to be a flop, the boys are drafted into the army where they have trouble with a tough drill sergeant. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Columbia production number 555. See more »

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When the Stooge's Buzzard goes into a tailspin, another plane streaks by with coloured smoke trailing behind. This suggests the maker's used footage from an air-show. See more »

Quotes

Curly Wrong: Hey Moe, what are you doin' up there?
Moe Wrong: It's the gas, you idiots!
Curly Wrong: Can I get you some bicarbonate?
Moe Wrong: Shut up and get me down!
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References The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) See more »

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My favorite "Three Stooges" short
14 March 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Dizzy Pilots" is my all-time favorite "Three Stooges" short. This short 17 minute film makes me laugh every single time I see it. I laughed out loud the very first time I saw it, and I just saw it again last night on AMC and laughed out loud again. In "Dizzy Pilots", The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, and Curly) play the Wrong Brothers, a trio of inept guys who build an airplane and make attempts to assure that everything goes right or they'll be drafted into the army. The usual slapstick comedy that you would expect from The Three Stooges is very well intact here. Hilarious from start to finish.


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