The gang packs up for a camping trip to Cherry Creek two miles from their home, but to them it is the wilderness. After night falls, the hooting owls and croaking frogs conjure up visions ... See full summary »
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard,
When Wally steps out from the water puddle, he takes one step and then stops. The shot then cuts to Spanky, who is sitting next to Wally. When the shot cuts to Spanky, to the right you can see Wally take the one step again. See more »
This is the funniest, most thrilling OUR GANG I've ever seen. If I could wish for one picture in the series to be named to the National Film Registry or to survive the Apocalypse or what have you, it would probably be this one. I wouldn't say it's the best - the Rascals made too many different kinds of film for any one to be the best - but it embodies what made the series great.
One of those great things is Spanky McFarland. In some of his early shorts his grumpiness is a little overdone, but here he's just perfect. I doubt any of the children have ever been cuter.
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