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The stooge's friend Claude sells them his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp, who is sick with a toothache, camping. The car won't work and the boys are apparently out a bundle, when a car collector happens on the scene and offers to buy it at a premium. Claude backs out on the deal and gives the stooges their money back, only to discover the "collector" is an escaped lunatic. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Production number: 4093. See more »

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Claude Finkle: It can be caused by excessive use of the grey matter of the brain.
Moe: Aw, must be something else.
Shemp: Sure, can't be that.
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I'm hungry too!
29 June 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Pardon My Clutch (1948) stars Moe, Larry and Shemp. Shemp is sick and needs a vacation. So they buy a "Columbus" from their friend, Claude. What happens? You'll just have to see it yourself!

(Shemp faints) Moe: He's fainted! Get him a glass of water! Shemp: No, champagne.

Claude: It's a Columbus. Shemp: Never mind who you bought it from, what is it?

I love this stooge short. It is definitely one of my favorites! It's shown on American Movie Classics or you can buy it on Columbia Home Video.


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