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Wham-Bam-Slam! (1955)

Shemp is a sick man with a bad case of nerves. The stooge's friend Claude, a self-taught healer, tries to cure Shemp with various home- made remedies. When nothing seems to work, Claude ... See full summary »

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Moe (as Moe)
Matt McHugh ...
Dr. Claude A. Quacker (archive footage)
Alyn Lockwood ...
Petunia (archive footage)
Doris Revier ...
Marigold (archive footage) (as Doria Revier)
Wanda Perry ...
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Shemp is a sick man with a bad case of nerves. The stooge's friend Claude, a self-taught healer, tries to cure Shemp with various home- made remedies. When nothing seems to work, Claude suggests they buy his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp on a trip to the country. The car won't start, and the trip never gets off the ground, but not to worry, Shemp is cured by all the excitement. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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1 September 1955 (USA)  »

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Enjoying Poor Health  »

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Most of this short consists of footage from "Pardon My Clutch". See more »

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Moe: Only fools are positive.
Larry: Are you sure?
Moe: I'm positive!
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Edited from Pardon My Clutch (1948) See more »

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Weak remake of hilarious original
4 February 2002 | by (San Ramon, CA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the worst remakes because most of the new footage consists of tired old gags that we've seen many times before. There is one piece of new footage that is a great exception though. The new ending was extremely lame and I would've preferred the original ending over this ending. Shemp looked very ill and he just didn't seem to be quite there in the new footage. A very weak remake overall.

Grade: D


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