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Outer Space Jitters (1957)

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The stooges accompany Professor Jones on an expedition to Venus, where they discover that the Venusians are planning to conquer the earth with an army of zombies. When the boys learn that ... See full summary »

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Joe / Joe's Son (as Joe)
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Larry / Larry's Son (as Larry)
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Moe / Moe's Son (as Moe)
Emil Sitka ...
Professor Jones
Gene Roth ...
The Grand Slitz
Philip Van Zandt ...
The High Mucky Muck
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Zombie (as Don Blocker)
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The stooges accompany Professor Jones on an expedition to Venus, where they discover that the Venusians are planning to conquer the earth with an army of zombies. When the boys learn that they're going to be turned into zombies, they escape. The scene changes to the stooges' apartment where we learn they are just telling a bedtime story to their kids (also played by the stooges) while they wait for the babysitter to arrive. When the babysitter shows up, she looks like one of the zombies and the boys exit in a hurry. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The planet of Sunev - Somewhere in outer space - "Sunev is Venus spelled backwards"

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Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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5 December 1957 (USA)  »

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Outer Space Daze  »

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1.37 : 1
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Production number 1909. See more »

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Moe: I've heard of hot lips, but yours sizzle!
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Besser at his worst.
28 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

OUTER SPACE JITTERS (1957) is the worst Joe Besser short I have seen so far. It's a totally weird plot. What should a caveman be brought to life on Sunev (Venus spelled backwards) anyway? Besides, the Stooges don't even wear their hair their usual funny way. The "Sunev" gag was already used in SPACE SHIP SAPPY (1957). I don't recommend this short. At least the ending was good.

Rating: D


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