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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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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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1.33 : 1
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Production number 4163. 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 Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) See more »

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Second best of the Curly to Shemp remakes.
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THE PEST MAN WINS is one of my top ten Three Stooges films. It's a tough decision between which pie fighting film I like best between PEST MAN WINS or IN THE SWEET PIE & PIE. This short is a remake of the Curly classic ANTS IN THE PANTRY. But Jules White added a great pie fight, which was missing from the original.

Most of the pie footage is really stock footage of HALF-WITS HOLIDAY and IN THE SWEET PIE & PIE. This is a great short and I recommend it to all stooge fans.

**** out of 4 stars.


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