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Shemp (archive footage) (as Shemp)
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Hazel Sneed (archive footage)
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Professor Sneed (archive footage)
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The stooges are government agent entrusted with protecting professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the trio and take them to the country of Anemia where they are ordered to produce the rocket fuel or be executed. The boys come up with a concoction they try to pass of as the real stuff, but are exposed when the real professor and his daughter are also kidnapped. The stooges help them escape, using their secret formula to fuel a jeep. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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6 September 1956 (USA)  »

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They Gassed Wrong  »

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Trivia

Most of this short consists of footage from "Fuelin' Around". See more »

Quotes

Larry: Wait a minute, I can't lay carpets.
Uranian Officer: Why not?
Larry: I'm not that rugged!
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Edited from Fuelin' Around (1949) See more »

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Good one!
15 August 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!

This is one of My favorite Three Stooges shorts with Shemp! All Appearing in this short are Jock Mahoney, Emil Sitka, Vernon Dent, Christine McIntyre, Philip Van Zandt, Tiny Brauer, Andre Pola, Connie Cezan, Evelyn Lovequist, Joe Palma, and Gene Roth! This one is so hilarious! Shemp has a great performance here and in My opinion its one of his best. There is a similar one like this called Fuelin' Around and I strongly recommend both of these Three Stooges shorts!


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