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Scrambled Brains (1951)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  7 June 1951 (USA)
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Shemp is a sick man, suffering from hallucinations. His worst vision is that his ugly nurse Nora is actually beautiful. When Moe and Larry come to take him home from the sanitarium, they ... See full summary »

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Shemp (as Shemp)
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Moe (as Moe)
Babe London ...
Nora
Emil Sitka ...
Doctor Geseundheit
Vernon Dent ...
Nora's Father
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Shemp is a sick man, suffering from hallucinations. His worst vision is that his ugly nurse Nora is actually beautiful. When Moe and Larry come to take him home from the sanitarium, they discover he's become engaged to Nora. On the way to Nora's apartment for the wedding, the boys get in a fight with a stranger who promises to get even with them if he ever sees them again. They arrive to finding Nora waiting for her father, who, when he arrives, turns out to be the man they just fought with. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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One of Larry's favorite films; he screened it often when he lived at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [encouraging Shemp to practice the piano] Now go on, practice like the teacher showed you. And if you're a good boy, we're gonna give you some c-a-n-d-y.
Shemp: Aw, you know I don't smoke.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ryan Phillippe/Ke$ha (2010) See more »

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Nora
Written and performed by Larry Fine, Moe Howard and Shemp Howard
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Good Three Stooges short!
17 February 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

One of the most unique Three Stooges shorts is Scrambled Brains. In this short are Babe London, Emil Sitka, Vernon Dent, and Royce Milne. The acting by these actors are good especially by Dent and Sitka. There are many funny scenes here that I think most Three Stooges fans will love! In My opinion this one of the most different Three Stooges shorts. I strongly recommend this one!


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