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A Plumbing We Will Go (1940)

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

Director:

Del Lord

Writer:

Elwood Ullman (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
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Storyline

To escape the police, the stooges pose as plumbers and are hired to fix a leak in a fancy mansion. They wind up crossing the electrical system with the plumbing and generally ruin the place. One memorable scene has the lady of the house tuning into a television broadcast from Niagara Falls as a torrent of water pours from the set. To escape the wrath of the homeowners the stooges escape through a magicians trap door. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Водопроводчиками мы пойдём See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This The Three Stooges short was Curly Howard's personal favorite. See more »

Goofs

When Moe touches his hand on a steaming hot pipe, his pained yells are obviously dubbed in. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Bilbo: [Moe, Larry, and Curly are running from the police and go into a hole that Larry dug earlier] As you see, the lady is in this cabinet. I shall fire the magic gun. And what have we here, the little...
[a scream is heard followed by the lady running to the side, then Moe, Larry, and Curly run out followed by police and lastly, police in motorcycles]
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Edited into Scheming Schemers (1956) See more »

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A Plumbing We Will Go
3 August 2005 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

The stooges bring us another barrel of laughter with "A Pluming We Will Go". This is one of the best Stooge flicks out there I think any fan would enjoy.

The boys get into police trouble once again and run away into a van that is not their's. But this isn't any ordinary van, it's a van for plumbers. When the boys come upon a house that needs plumbing they are forced into it when they are seen by an officer. Of course, being called stooges and not knowing how to plumb, they destroy the house. Causing practically a dam in the basement, a waterfall in the bathroom, and a hurricane in the front room.

This is a great Stooge flick that anyone should enjoy and get more than a few laughs from.

10/10


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