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Hot Stuff (1956)

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 ... See full summary »

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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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Anemian Captain
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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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Average Stooge short.
25 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is another Stooge short in which some new footage with Moe and Larry (Shemp had died) was inserted into a previous Stooge short that featured Shemp. The man who doubles as Shemp is badly cast, and the shorts probably should have ended after Shemp's death. However, the new scene in which Moe and Larry try to romance two stunningly beautiful Uranian female officers is very funny, and worth the recycling. The original short kicks off with a lot of great laughs, but the laughs dwindle towards the end, though it is still fun.


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