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I Can Hardly Wait (1943)

The stooges are defense workers who have trouble getting to sleep when Curly gets a toothache. Moe and Larry try various ways to remove the offending tooth, but nothing works so they take ... See full summary »

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The stooges are defense workers who have trouble getting to sleep when Curly gets a toothache. Moe and Larry try various ways to remove the offending tooth, but nothing works so they take Curly to the dentist. While Moe gets in the chair to show Curly how easy its going to be, the dentist enters and pulls Moe's tooth by mistake. Curly then wakes up and realizes its all been a dream and a punch to the mouth from Moe dislodges the tooth. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Nothing But the Tooth  »

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One of several Three Stooges episodes to feature the signature triple bunk beds for Moe, Larry, and Curly. See more »

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When Dr. Yank is ready to extract Moe's tooth after he is knocked out, he clearly opens his mouth on cue, even though he is supposed to be knocked out. See more »

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Patient: What did you do before you became a dentist?
Dr. A. Yank: I was a butcher.
Curly: Nyaa-aaah!
Patient: As far as I'm concerned, you still are one.
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References Loco Boy Makes Good (1942) See more »

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Uproarious slapstick
14 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

"I Can Hardly Wait" is one of the best Three Stooges short subjects ever. Lots and lots of laughs and slapstick comedy in this one. Moe, Larry, and Curly are perfect here, making me laugh out loud like they did in many of their other films. Oh no, the stooges sleeping in another triple bunk bed? I think anybody who has ever watched The Three Stooges automatically knows what's going to happen when a triple bunk bed is featured. I don't even have to say it. I'm sure everybody knows the final result. Hilarious.


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