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Vagabond Loafers (1949)

The stooges are the "Day and Night" plumbers. Called out to a fancy mansion where a society party is going on, they cross the electrical and water systems and generally ruin the place. ... See full summary »

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The stooges are the "Day and Night" plumbers. Called out to a fancy mansion where a society party is going on, they cross the electrical and water systems and generally ruin the place. Despite their incompetent plumbing, they save the day by recovering a painting stolen by a pair of thieves masquerading as party guests. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The Stooges go plumbing for leaks...and laughs! (Lobby card).

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6 October 1949 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Contains footage from "A Plumbing We Will Go". See more »

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Shadow of cameraman on the right side of the screen as Mrs. Norfleet introduces her husband to the Allens. See more »

Quotes

The Cook: [to the guests while in his rain gear] Sorry folks. Dinner's postponed on account of rain.
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Edited from A Plumbing We Will Go (1940) See more »

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one of the best remakes
13 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

When I was watching this short one afternoon I thought that it was a very good short but it falls a bit short of being a classic cause I noticed that Larry takes more of Moe's wrath than Shemp, although I've only seen the edited version on the Family Channel, it is my understanding that Shemp does get hit but only once, and there is one scene when Shemp destroys the pipes and Moe doesn't even hit him, I found that surprising and the subplot of Kenneth MacDonald and Christine McIntyre wanting to steal an expensive painting keeps the short more exciting.

Although there aren't alot of classic moments in this short but this short overall is well done and fast paced and who cares that it's a remake of the classic Curly short A Plumbing We Will Go, this is a good Shemp short although I prefer Scheming Schemers (remake) more than this short.

8/10


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