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He Cooked His Goose (1952)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  3 July 1952 (USA)
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Larry is a pet dealer who's seeing Moe's wife while at the same time trying to steal Shemp's fiancée. When Moe's become suspicious, Larry attempts to frame Shemp as the boyfriend. He gets ... See full summary »

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Belle
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Millie
Diana Darrin ...
Miss Lapdale (Secretary) (as Theila Darin)
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Larry is a pet dealer who's seeing Moe's wife while at the same time trying to steal Shemp's fiancée. When Moe's become suspicious, Larry attempts to frame Shemp as the boyfriend. He gets Shemp a job as a door to door pajama salesman and sends him to Moe's apartment, and then tells both Moe and Shemp's fiancée to go there and catch him in the act. Larry's plan backfires when Shemp catches him and lets Moe deliver some punishment. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The boys need rumpus room when the love 'n' laughter bug bites them!

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Comedy | Short

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3 July 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Clam Up  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Production number 4181. See more »

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Edited into Triple Crossed (1959) See more »

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Weak, but good at the ending
24 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

Once again, this is the jealous husband plot that has been used too much. Most interestingly though, the stooges play separate characters and Larry is the star. But the beginning is quite silly and weak, so are Moe and Shemp's confrontations with Larry for making time with their girls except for the part in which Shemp gets into a battle with Cedric the clam. The ending was pretty funny though.

Rating: C-

Remade with Joe Besser as "Triple Crossed"(1958)


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