The Three Stooges' Shorts

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1. 3 Dumb Clucks (1937)

Not Rated | 17 min | Comedy, Short

The Stooges escape from jail in order to save their father from gangsters and a beautiful gold-digger.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Frank Austin

Votes: 465

2. A Bird in the Head (1946)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are working as paperhangers in the home of Professor Panzer, a mad scientist looking for a brain to use in his experiments. The professor wants to put a human brain into a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Vernon Dent

Votes: 358

3. A Ducking They Did Go (1939)

17 min | Comedy, Short

Con men hire the Stooges to sell memberships to a phony duck hunting club.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lynton Brent

Votes: 455

4. A Gem of a Jam (1943)

17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are janitors working in the offices of Doctors Hart-Burns and Belcher. Some crooks arrive seeking medical attention after their boss has been wounded in a shoot out with the ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dudley Dickerson

Votes: 351

5. A Merry Mix-up (1957)

16 min | Comedy, Short

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 »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Nanette Bordeaux

Votes: 171

6. A Missed Fortune (1952)

17 min | Comedy, Short

Shemp wins $50,000 in a radio contest and the stooges move into the Hotel Costa Plente where they live it up and wreck their fancy suite. While they wait for the prize money to arrive, the ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Nanette Bordeaux

Votes: 233

7. A Pain in the Pullman (1936)

Approved | 20 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are small time actors traveling by train to an engagement. Along with their pet monkey, they manage to spoil the trip for quite a few of the other passengers including the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Loretta Andrews

Votes: 484

8. A Plumbing We Will Go (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

To escape the police, the Stooges pose as plumbers contracted to fix a mansion's plumbing, which inevitably causes destructive chaos.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Wilson Benge

Votes: 868

9. A Snitch in Time (1950)

17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are carpenters who are re-staining some furniture they've delivered to a boarding house. The plot gets complicated when the boys confront some crooks who are hiding out there. ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Jean Willes

Votes: 255

10. All Gummed Up (1947)

18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges run a local drug store and are about to have their lease taken away by Amos Flint, the mean old man who owns the place. When Flint kicks his wife out for being old, the stooges ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 321

11. All the World's a Stooge (1941)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

Three bumbling window washers are mistaken for dentists and run amok at an affair in the home of a rich socialite.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lelah Tyler

Votes: 425

12. An Ache in Every Stake (1941)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Family

The stooges are icemen who, while delivering ice to a house on the top of a high hill, destroy several cakes that a wealthy man is trying to bring home. When their antics cause the servants... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Wilson Benge

Votes: 448

13. Ants in the Pantry (1936)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are pest exterminators who drum up business by planting vermin in a ritzy mansion where a party is going on. They are hired, but must pose as guests to work unobserved. They ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Clara Kimball Young

Votes: 562

14. Baby Sitters Jitters (1951)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are facing eviction and decide to raise some money by becoming baby-sitters. Their first client is a women separated from her husband, who entrusts her son "Junior" to the boys'... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Lynn Davies

Votes: 273

15. Back from the Front (1943)

19 min | Short, Comedy, War

Set in WW II, the stooges are the only survivors of an American ship sunk by an enemy torpedo. Adrift on a raft, they come upon a German battleship and by various means, such as Moe ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Stanley Blystone

Votes: 354

16. Back to the Woods (1937)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Western

A 17th Century English judge orders three miscreants to defend the new British colonies in New England against its residential Native Americans.

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Curtis

Votes: 429

17. Bedlam in Paradise (1955)

Passed | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

Shemp dies but cannot get into heaven until he reforms Moe and Larry. He returns to earth as an invisible spirit and sets out to prevent the other two stooges, who are in league with the ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent

Votes: 230

18. Beer Barrel Polecats (1946)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges make a whole batch of homemade beer, but get tossed in jail when Curly sells some to a policeman. Their minor indiscretion turns into a forty year sentence when a barrel of beer... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Robert B. Williams

Votes: 365

19. Blunder Boys (1955)

Passed | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

The stooges go to criminology school and graduate with the lowest possible honors. The boys join the police force and are assigned to track down a crook called the "Eel", who disguises ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Benny Rubin

Votes: 280

20. Boobs in Arms (1940)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Family

The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Richard Fiske

Votes: 441

21. Booby Dupes (1945)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are three fish peddlers who decide to cut out the middleman by catching their own fish. They trade their car and $300 for a "new" boat which turns out to be a piece of junk that... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Rebel Randall

Votes: 345

22. Booty and the Beast (1953)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges do a good turn and help a stranger open a safe in what they think is the man's house. Actually the man is a crook and the boys were unwitting accomplices to a robbery. Once they... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 231

23. Brideless Groom (1947)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Dee Green

Votes: 939

24. Bubble Trouble (1953)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges run a local drug store and are about to have their lease taken away by Amos Flint, the mean old man who owns the place. When Flint kicks out his wife for being old, the stooges ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka

Votes: 249

25. Busy Buddies (1944)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

To save their debt-ridden diner, the Stooges enter a cow milking contest.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nick Arno

Votes: 350

26. Cactus Makes Perfect (1942)

17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

The stooges are living with their mother who persuades them its time to leave home and seek their fortune. After a con man sells them a phony deed to a lost gold mine, the boys head west to... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Ernie Adams

Votes: 357

27. Calling All Curs (1939)

18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges run a pet hospital and get an important patient, Garcon, a rich ladies poodle. When dognappers posing as reporters steal the poodle, the boys are in a tough spot. First they try... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Beatrice Blinn

Votes: 412

28. Cash and Carry (1937)

Not Rated | 18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges find a crippled boy and his sister living in their dumpyard shack. To raise money to pay for the little boys operation they buy a phony treasure map from a con man. Thinking the... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Sonny Bupp

Votes: 433

29. Commotion on the Ocean (1956)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are would-be reporters, who are tricked into becoming stowaways by "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that Borscht ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Gene Roth

Votes: 194

30. Cookoo Cavaliers (1940)

18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are three fish peddlers who, looking for a new business opportunity, open a beauty salon south of the border. Their first customers are some chorus girls from a local night club... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dorothy Appleby

Votes: 363

31. Corny Casanovas (1952)

17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges don't know it, but they are all engaged to the same girl, a gold-digger who plans to get an engagement ring from each of them and then abandon them. When all three show up at ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Connie Cezon

Votes: 268

32. Crash Goes the Hash (1944)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are hired as reporters and their first assignment is to get a picture of a visiting prince who is planning to marry a local socialite. The boys disguise as servants and ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dick Curtis

Votes: 367

33. Creeps (1956)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are movers for an express company and on a rainy night are sent to move some junk, including a suit of armor, from a spooky old house. The armor is haunted by the ghost of Sir ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Phil Arnold

Votes: 235

34. Crime on Their Hands (1948)

18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are janitors working in a newspaper office. When an anonymous caller phones in a tip about the theft a famous diamond, the boys decide to become reporters and go after the ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald

Votes: 357

35. Cuckoo on a Choo Choo (1952)

15 min | Comedy, Short

Larry and Shemp are living in a stolen railroad car. Larry wants to marry his girlfriend, but she won't consent until Shemp marries her sister. Shemp however, is constantly drunk and in ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Patricia Wright

Votes: 262

36. Disorder in the Court (1936)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Nick Baskovitch

Votes: 1,705

37. Dizzy Detectives (1943)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are carpenters who become policemen. A mysterious burglar disguised as a gorilla has the cops baffled and Mr. Dill, the head of the citizens league, threatening the police ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Dick Botiller

Votes: 432

38. Dizzy Doctors (1937)

Not Rated | 19 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges get a job selling "Brighto", what they think is cleaning fluid. After ruining a cop's uniform and a new car, they discover Brighto is actually medicine. Taking their sales pitch... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Eva Murray

Votes: 523

39. Dizzy Pilots (1943)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are the Wrong brothers, three inventors trying to finish building an airplane they can sell to the army and thereby avoid the draft. When their plane, the "Buzzard", turns out ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Bobby Barber

Votes: 393

40. Don't Throw That Knife (1951)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges become census takers and wind up in the apartment of a lady whose husband is both jealous and a knife thrower. When the husband arrives home, the boys try to hide, but are ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Jean Willes

Votes: 250

41. Dopey Dicks (1950)

Approved | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

The stooges become detectives and go to the aid of girl in the clutches of a mad scientist. The boys arrive at a spooky mansion where the madman is building a mechanical man that needs a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 313

42. Dunked in the Deep (1949)

17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are tricked into becoming stowaways by their neighbor "Borscht", a spy for an enemy country. Stranded on a freighter on the high seas, they discover that their friend has ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Gene Roth

Votes: 245

43. Dutiful But Dumb (1941)

17 min | Comedy, Short

The stooges are photographers for Whack magazine ("If it's a good picture it's out of Whack") who, after messing up an assignment, are sent to the country of Vulgaria to get a picture of a ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 406

44. Even as IOU (1942)

16 min | Comedy, Short

A destitute mother and child move into the stooge's vacant lot home and the boys decide to help them. They steal the kids piggy bank and sneak into the race track. They bet on a long shot ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Ruth Skinner

Votes: 249