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Pest Man Wins (1951)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  6 December 1951 (USA)
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The stooges are pest exterminators who drum up business by planting vermin in a ritzy mansion where a party is going on. The boys are hired, but must dress as guests to work unobserved. ... See full summary »

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Margie Liszt ...
Mrs. Castor
Nanette Bordeaux ...
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The stooges are pest exterminators who drum up business by planting vermin in a ritzy mansion where a party is going on. The boys are hired, but must dress as guests to work unobserved. They disrupt the party and a wild pie fight ensues. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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6 December 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mousers in the Trousers  »

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Some of the pie-fight scenes were lifted from "In the Sweet Pie and Pie" and "Half-Wits Holiday". See more »

Quotes

Moe: [annoyed] Why don't you watch what you're doing?
Shemp: Why don't you do what you're watching?
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Edited into Scheming Schemers (1956) See more »

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Let's give them pests!
28 June 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Pest Man Wins (1951) stars Moe, Larry and Shemp. I think this is a really great stooge short. It's the "Shemp" version of the stooges being pest exterminators and instead of getting rid of pests, they first put them in the house!

Shemp is excellent in this short, he is always perfect. Although, I would say that this one isn't better than the "Curly" version.

Watch for it on American Movie Classics or Columbia Home Videos.


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