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Blunder Boys (1955)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  3 November 1955 (USA)
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The stooges go to criminology school and graduate with the lowest possible honors. The boys join the police force and are assigned to track down a crook called the "Eel", who disguises ... See full summary »

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Days (as Shemp)
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Tarraday (as Larry)
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Halliday (as Moe)
Benny Rubin ...
The Eel
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Alma Matter
Kenneth MacDonald ...
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The stooges go to criminology school and graduate with the lowest possible honors. The boys join the police force and are assigned to track down a crook called the "Eel", who disguises himself as a woman. The stooges track the Eel to a hotel, but he slips through their hands after a wild chase. The stooges are booted off the force and wind up as ditch diggers. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Turkish night in a ladies bath!

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3 November 1955 (USA)  »

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Cuckoo Cops  »

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Excluding stock footage, this is long-time supporting player Al Thompson's last appearance in a Three Stooges comedy. See more »

Goofs

When Shemp's stunt double falls from the hole he made in the ceiling, you can see the wig fall from his head. See more »

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Moe: I'm Halliday.
[holds up his badge]
Larry: I'm Terriday.
[holds up his badge]
Shemp: I'm St. Patricks Day!
[holds up a shamrock]
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Spoofs Dragnet (1951) See more »

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9 March 2006 | by (Houston, TX USA) – See all my reviews

"Blunder Boys" happens to be a parody of an old Crime Drama " Dragnet" Moe makes a good dead-pan narration of LAPD detective Joe Friday, as played by the Late Jack Webb. Webb was the driving force of Universal-Based Mark VII Limited Productions (The logo that featured the hammer and chisel, and #7 which is etched in stone-in roman numerals. Moe was Halliday, Larry was Tarraday, and Shemp played various characters that ends in day (St. Patrick's Day, Groundhog Day, New Year's Day, Christmas Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day). There were good detectives, but The Boys ended up on the streets-somebody HAS to do the dirty work around here. A great stooge short. See it in its entirety commercial-free, NOT on Spike. BTW: what's the 81-C? A double-eye poke in which Moe gave to BOTH Larry and Shemp. Don't Try This or ANY other pain-crunching methods at home.


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