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Tax cheats Moe, Larry and Shemp decide they're so good at cheating the government, that they start a business as crooked tax advisors. They become rich, but an undercover agent from the IRS... See full summary »

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Margie Liszt ...
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Tax cheats Moe, Larry and Shemp decide they're so good at cheating the government, that they start a business as crooked tax advisors. They become rich, but an undercover agent from the IRS gets the goods on them, and its off to jail for the stooges. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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4 February 1954 (USA)  »

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Tax Saps  »

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Production no. 4208 See more »

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When Moe slaps Larry and Shemp, the sound effect is a triple slap. See more »

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Moe: You nitwit! You ruined my trophy! Now help me pick up the pieces so I can repair it.
Shemp: [holding up a piece] Here's a nice big piece.
Moe: Let me have it.
Shemp: With pleasure.
[Shemp bonks Moe on the head]
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Would You Hire Moe, Larry, And Shemp To Do Your Taxes?
16 June 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Anyone, and I mean anyone who hires the Three Stooges as tax experts deserves what they get. Not even H&R Block would hire Moe, Larry, and Shemp and they hire some winners there. Believe me, regretfully I know.

It's tax time and the boys are doing their taxes and they think of some wild deductions. Larry opines that he should deduct $3000.00 for charity, after all charity does begin at home. Other such similar things occur and the boys get away with it. In fact they decide they're so good why not offer themselves as tax consultants. I'm not sure some real ones didn't start this way.

But even in the days before computers inevitably people do get audited and the IRS sends out Benny Rubin as a potential customer for the Stooges. Rubin was a long time vaudeville, burlesque, and borscht belt comedian and he gives the guys a run for their money in the laugh department.

Let's just say it all doesn't go well and that maybe taxes was not the lucrative employment opportunity as originally thought.

Income Tax Sappy is a pretty good short subject for the boys and I stand by what I said in the title.


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