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Fuelin' Around (1949)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  7 July 1949 (USA)
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The stooges are carpet layers working in the home of a scientist, Professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the... See full summary »

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Shemp (as Shemp)
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Larry (as Larry)
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Moe (as Moe)
Christine McIntyre ...
Hazel Sneed
Emil Sitka ...
Prof. Sneed
Vernon Dent ...
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Philip Van Zandt ...
Capt. Rork
Hans Schumm ...
Col. Cluttz (as Andre Pola)
Jock Mahoney ...
Guard (as Jacques O'Mahoney)
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The stooges are carpet layers working in the home of a scientist, Professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the trio and take them to the country of Anemia where they are ordered to produce the rocket fuel or be executed. The boys come up with a concoction they try to pass of as the real stuff, but are exposed when the real professor and his daughter are also kidnapped. The stooges help them escape, using their secret formula to fuel a jeep. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The Stooges cook up a brand new formula... for laughs!

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Comedy | Short

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Production number 4114. See more »

Goofs

Larry is holding the jug of bogus rocket fuel when he falls through the laboratory floor. In the next shot, he falls into the jail cell below, but he is not holding the jug. See more »

Quotes

Moe: You know, he's the most intelligent imbecile I ever saw.
Shemp: Hey! How about me?
Moe: Oh you're much smarter. You're just an imbecile.
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Edited into Hot Stuff (1956) See more »

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Simply Hi-Larry-ous!
12 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

FUELIN' AROUND is one of the funniest shorts I have ever seen. Larry is funny, especially since he's the most important stooge in the short. It's much better than it's remake HOT STUFF (1956).

My Rating: A+


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