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Mrs. Allen (archive footage)
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Mr. Walter Norfleet
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Mr. Allen
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The stooges are three incompetent plumbers who foul up the plumbing in a fancy mansion where a society party is going on. They manage to catch a couple of thieves masquerading as guests before the whole party degenerates into a pie fight. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The Three Stooges turn plumbers in Scheming Schemers. (One-sheet poster). See more »

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Comedy | Short

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4 October 1956 (USA)  »

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Pixilated Plumbers  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This short is made up mostly of stock footage from "Vagabond Loafers", "A Plumbing We Will Go", and pie-fight scenes from "Half-Wits Holiday". See more »

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Edited from Pest Man Wins (1951) See more »

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Did they have to do this one over again?
1 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was actually the first Shemp short I saw and I thought it was pretty decent, but when I heard that they didn't have the actual "Shemp" in it, I got disappointed. Joe Palma does good standing in for Shemp, but I don't think they had to remake about 7 good Shemp shorts after Shemp's unfortunate death.

The 3 Stooges are plumbers being called around 9:00 at night to find a ring that was accidentally dropped down a sink drain. Moe and Larry leave Shemp behind because Larry dropped from the upstairs bedroom into the Jeep and forced Moe to drive away. Shemp catches up to them and does say one line that was dubbed in, "Hold your horses, will ya." I thought the first version was better. This one doesn't really have anything to do with Shemp. So many questions can be asked about this one. Did they really have to do this one over again?


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