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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)  »

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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 »

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The string attached to the mouse is quite visible. 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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equal to the original
28 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Both this short and it's counterpart ANTS IN THE PANTRY are excellent entries in the long list of stooge shorts. Both are equal in the laughs department and both suffer from somewhat weak endings that deflate the film a bit, with the pie fight ending for this version relying heavily on stock footage from HALF-WITS HOLIDAY & thus, knocking my rating down a bit. Jules White seemed to be developing a fetish for reusing old footage when the 50's rolled around(He also reuses the "Half-Wits" footage in one of those clunkers made after Shemp died(Scheming Schemers).

8/10


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