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A Merry Mix-up (1957)

The stooges appear in triplicate as three sets of triplets who were separated a long time ago. Their reunion causes confusion and troubles for various wives and sweethearts, but it all ... See full summary »

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Joe / Jack / Jeff (as Joe)
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Larry / Louie / Luke (as Larry)
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Moe / Max / Morris (as Moe)
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The stooges appear in triplicate as three sets of triplets who were separated a long time ago. Their reunion causes confusion and troubles for various wives and sweethearts, but it all works out in the end. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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28 March 1957 (USA)  »

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A Merry Marriage Mix-Up  »

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Production number 4252. See more »

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Just before the big group gets ready to leave the tavern, we see a couple of the Moe and Larry doubles trying to get out of view of the camera in the back of the shot of the whole group. See more »

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Remake of Our Relations (1936) See more »

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"A Merry Mix-Up"
10 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"A Merry Mix-Up" was a great short. However, when AMC and Spike TV showed the Stooges on television, Sony/Columbia failed to put this short (and others) in the television package. As a true Stooges fan, I enjoy seeing all of the episodes. Other Joe Besser shorts omitted were, "Sweet and Hot," "Flying Saucer Daffy," and a few others. I cannot find any Joe Besser Stooge shorts on DVD. Will any ever be released? There were some Shemp shorts omitted as well: "Pardon My Backfire, (originally in 3-D)," "Shot in the Frontier," "Self-Made Maids," and several others. I cannot find them on DVD either.

But let's give Joe his props. He might not have wanted to be hit like the other third-Stooges, but he got hit anyway. Some of Joe's Stooge shorts were unique as long as they were not shown everyday. A good Three Stooges television package each day may show a Curley episode first, then either another Curley on the second short, the next day a Shemp on the second short, Curley the next day on the second short, Shemp the next, and then Joe the next (nice rotation).


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