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I Can Hardly Wait (1943)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  13 August 1943 (USA)
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The stooges are defense workers who have trouble getting to sleep when Curly gets a toothache. Moe and Larry try various ways to remove the offending tooth, but nothing works so they take ... See full summary »

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The stooges are defense workers who have trouble getting to sleep when Curly gets a toothache. Moe and Larry try various ways to remove the offending tooth, but nothing works so they take Curly to the dentist. While Moe gets in the chair to show Curly how easy its going to be, the dentist enters and pulls Moe's tooth by mistake. Curly then wakes up and realizes its all been a dream and a punch to the mouth from Moe dislodges the tooth. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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When Moe is checking out Curly's toothache, strings that move the wrapping around Curly's head can be seen. See more »

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Curly: [noticing the door knob hanging off his tooth] Oh!
[picks it up]
Curly: Look at that tooth! It's a whoppah! And look at that root! You know if I belonged to the Elks, I'd wear this on my watch-chain... if I had a watch-chain.
Moe: You pumpkin head! That's not your tooth, that's the door knob!
Curly: Oh... no wonder my tooth still hurts - -
[clutches his tooth in pain]
Curly: Ooh, my tooth!
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Uproarious slapstick
14 March 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"I Can Hardly Wait" is one of the best Three Stooges short subjects ever. Lots and lots of laughs and slapstick comedy in this one. Moe, Larry, and Curly are perfect here, making me laugh out loud like they did in many of their other films. Oh no, the stooges sleeping in another triple bunk bed? I think anybody who has ever watched The Three Stooges automatically knows what's going to happen when a triple bunk bed is featured. I don't even have to say it. I'm sure everybody knows the final result. Hilarious.


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