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Idiots Deluxe (1945)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  20 July 1945 (USA)
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Moe is on trial for assaulting Curly and Larry with an ax. Moe relates how Curly and Larry took him on a hunting trip for his nerves. Out in the woods they confronted a bear which Curly and... See full summary »

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Moe is on trial for assaulting Curly and Larry with an ax. Moe relates how Curly and Larry took him on a hunting trip for his nerves. Out in the woods they confronted a bear which Curly and Larry stunned, and thinking it was dead, threw it in the back of their car, where it came awake, tossed Moe out and drove the car into a tree. The judge finds Moe not guilty and Moe promptly goes after Larry and Curly again with the ax. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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This was the first Three Stooges short to feature the Greco-Roman comic mask in the upper left-hand corner in the intros and closes. See more »

Goofs

After the attacks and Larry jumps back in through the window; he closes it behind himself, and it stays closed in scenes viewed from the outside. But, all scenes from inside show the window open. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [Curly accidentally spills spaghetti on him] You're a nitwit, that's what you are! What's the matter with you?
Curly: Hey Moe, there's a b-b-b-b-bear in the window.
Moe: You're wacky. What do you mean a bear in the window? There's no bear around here.
[Moe goes to the window and looks around; the bear growls and smacks him in the head]
Moe: Oh! Oh! Oh! You're right. There is a bear around here.
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Remake of Oh, My Nerves (1935) See more »

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"I'm a sick man, a very sick man"
9 July 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Idiots Deluxe has the 3 Stooges coming apart as it were. Larry and Curly have finally brought charges against Moe for assaulting them. As this short subject opens Moe is taking the witness stand and telling his story in flashback to Stooge regular Vernon Dent playing the judge.

This judge hears how Moe has put up with all kinds of stupidity over the years and certainly recorded in many short subjects. It would be enough to drive anyone over the edge and the doctors tell Moe his nerves are shot and he needs peace and quiet. So why Moe would go on a vacation with the source of his anxiety is to me reason enough to question his sanity.

So at a nice cabin in the woods, Larry and Curly together with a bear drive Moe to commit more than the usual amount of mayhem upon their persons.

Very funny short, all Stooge fans should see this.


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