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1. The Three Stooges Collection (2007–2010)

20 min | Comedy

9.3
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The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been regularly airing ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe Besser, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Moe Howard

Votes: 12

2. Who Done It? (1949)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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The stooges are private detectives looking for a missing millionaire. They wander around the millionaire's spooky mansion confronting various crooks and a dangerous dame. The stooges ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 427

3. Hold That Lion! (1947)

17 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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The stooges are tricked out of their inheritance by Icabob Slipp, a crooked lawyer. The boys follow Slipp onto a passenger train and corner him, but not before they accidentally let a lion ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 417

4. Scrambled Brains (1951)

16 min | Comedy, Short

8.1
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Shemp is a sick man, suffering from hallucinations. His worst vision is that his ugly nurse Nora is actually beautiful. When Moe and Larry come to take him home from the sanitarium, they ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Babe London

Votes: 289

5. All Star Revue (1950– )

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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This early comedy program started off with a rotating cast of four famous comedians, each of whom would take turns hosting the show. The program format was similar to that of a Vaudeville ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Danny Thomas

Votes: 85

6. Spring Fever (II) (1919)

Short, Comedy

8.1
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Baseball legend Honus Wagner teaches future Three Stooges leader Moe Howard how to hit a baseball.

Stars: Moe Howard, Shemp Howard, Honus Wagner

Votes: 11

7. Dopey Dicks (1950)

Approved | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

8.0
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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: 324

8. Studio Stoops (1950)

16 min | Comedy, Short

8.0
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The stooges are hired by a movie studio as publicity men. Their first assignment is to get publicity for Dolly Devore, a pretty starlet. They fake a kidnapping, but the cops won't believe ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 256

9. Corny Casanovas (1952)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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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: 275

10. Crime on Their Hands (1948)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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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: 362

11. Heavenly Daze (1948)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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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 from selling a phony invention... See full summary »

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

Votes: 341

12. Out West (1947)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.9
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The stooges go out west for Shemp's health and get mixed up with some bad guys. The villains have locked up the Arizona Kid and their leader plans to marry his girl, Nell. The boys help the... See full summary »

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

Votes: 329

13. The Hot Scots (1948)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges apply for job as 'Yard Men' at Scotland Yard, thinking they'll become detectives, but instead wind up as gardeners. When they learn that detectives are need to guard a Scottish ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Herbert Evans

Votes: 314

14. Fuelin' Around (1949)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are carpet layers working in the home of a scientist, Professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the... See full summary »

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

Votes: 275

15. All Gummed Up (1947)

18 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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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: 326

16. Goof on the Roof (1953)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The Stooges take care of a house while their friend is getting married. Their friend wants them to get a TV and have an antenna installed on the house. The Stooges have a great idea. They ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Frank Mitchell

Votes: 275

17. Three Arabian Nuts (1951)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are delivering some Arabian antiques, which include a magic lamp complete with genie. Three Arabian bad guys are after the magic lamp, but the stooges defeat them once they get ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Philip Van Zandt

Votes: 287

18. A Snitch in Time (1950)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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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: 257

19. Slaphappy Sleuths (1950)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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The stooges are investigators for the Onion Oil company. The company's service stations are being robbed by a gang of crooks, so the boys pose as gas station attendants to capture the bad guys.

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

Votes: 237

20. Squareheads of the Round Table (1948)

Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy

7.8
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Set in Arthurian times, the stooges decide to help their friend Cedric the Blacksmith win the hand of the fair princess Elaine. At night the group sneaks into the castle to serenade Elaine,... See full summary »

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

Votes: 335

21. Fright Night (1947)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges are managers of "Chopper", a beefy boxer, and they bet their bank roll on his next fight. When a gangster tells them to have Chopper lose or they'll lose their lives, the boys ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Dick Wessel

Votes: 399

22. Blunder Boys (1955)

Passed | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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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: 283

23. Punchy Cowpunchers (1950)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Western, Short

7.8
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The Stooges are cavalrymen in the old west, who are hired to track down the Dillons, a notorious outlaw gang with the help of a pretty female barkeeper and her boyfriend, a handsome cowboy,

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Jock Mahoney

Votes: 287

24. Pest Man Wins (1951)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges are pest exterminators who drum up business by planting vermin in a ritzy mansion where a party is going on. The boys are hired, but must dress as guests to work unobserved. ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Margie Liszt

Votes: 245

25. Gents in a Jam (1952)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Shemp's rich Uncle Phineas comes to visit the stooges who are broke and about to evicted. The boys convince their landlady Mrs. McGruder not to toss them out as Shemp is set to inherit a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kitty McHugh

Votes: 268

26. Three Hams on Rye (1950)

Approved | 15 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges are stage hands who also have small parts in a big play. They quickly get on the bad side of the producer. First they fail to prevent a famous critic from sneaking into the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 251

27. Hugs and Mugs (1950)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges run a furniture store and come into possession of a stolen pearl necklace. Three crooked dames convince the boys that the necklace is theirs, and when the real thieves arrive, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 230

28. The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (1955– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: Eddie Cantor, Keith Richards, Joe Besser, Ida Tobias Cantor

Votes: 21

29. A Missed Fortune (1952)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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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: 234

30. Listen, Judge (1952)

Not Rated | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges are fix-it men who are brought before a judge on a charge of chicken stealing. They escape from the courtroom and wind up getting hired in the judges' house after their antics ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kitty McHugh

Votes: 277

31. Loose Loot (1953)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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The stooges are willed a lot of dough from a rich uncle, but the executor of the estate, Icabob Slipp, is a crook who absconds with the money. The stooges trail him to a a theater where ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 249

32. Dunked in the Deep (1949)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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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: 255

33. The Morey Amsterdam Show (1948–1950)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Music

7.8
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The show had two venues. In December 1948 to March 1949, Morey Amsterdam was the emcee at a small fictional nightclub in New York City's Times Square. Charlie the Doorman (later Newton the ... See full summary »

Stars: Morey Amsterdam, Art Carney, Johnny Guarnieri, Don Russell

Votes: 24

34. Husbands Beware (1956)

Passed | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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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: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Maxine Gates

Votes: 236

35. The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

Stars: Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Al Goodman, Eddie Cantor

Votes: 414

36. The Milton Berle Show (1948–1956)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Sid Stone, Jimmy Nelson, Hal Sawyer

Votes: 95

37. Bedlam in Paradise (1955)

Passed | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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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: 231

38. Vagabond Loafers (1949)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges are the "Day and Night" plumbers. Called out to a fancy mansion where a society party is going on, they cross the electrical and water systems and generally ruin the place. ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 295

39. Shivering Sherlocks (1948)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges witness an armed robbery and are brought in by the cops as suspects. After passing a lie detector test, the boys are freed but are now the only ones who can identify the crooks.... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 346

40. Pardon My Clutch (1948)

Approved | 15 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooge's friend Claude sells them his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp, who is sick with a toothache, camping. The car won't work and the boys are apparently out a bundle, when... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Matt McHugh

Votes: 258

41. Of Cash and Hash (1955)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges witness an armed robbery and are brought in by the cops as suspects. After passing a lie detector test, the boys are freed and go back to their jobs in a Cafe. When one of the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 205

42. Gypped in the Penthouse (1955)

Passed | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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Larry and Shemp reminisce about their experiences with Jean, a diamond crazy gold digger each of them was gypped by. After telling their stories, they have a run in with Moe, who is now ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 201

43. Three Dark Horses (1952)

17 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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A campaign boss is looking for three delegates to the presidential convention, delegates that are too stupid to discover that his candidate, Hammond Egger, is a crook. Enter the stooges as ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 292

44. Rip, Sew and Stitch (1953)

Passed | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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The stooges run a tailor shop and need money to pay their creditors. A bank robber leaves his coat in the shop with a combination to a safe. When the crook comes back to retrieve the coat, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 249

45. Don't Throw That Knife (1951)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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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: 252

46. For Crimin' Out Loud (1956)

Passed | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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The stooges are private detectives hired to protect a rich politician. After the man disappears, the boys wander around his spooky mansion confronting various villains and a dangerous dame.... See full summary »

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

Votes: 206

47. Malice in the Palace (1949)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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Set in a desert land where the stooges run a restaurant, the boys set out to recover the stolen Rootin Tootin diamond after they learn from the thieves that the Emir of Shmo has absconded ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 867

48. Income Tax Sappy (1954)

Approved | 17 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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Tax cheats Moe, Larry and Shemp decide they're so good at cheating the government, that they start a business as crooked tax advisors. They become rich, but an undercover agent from the IRS... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Margie Liszt

Votes: 279

49. Hokus Pokus (1949)

16 min | Comedy, Short

7.6
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The stooges are taking care of their invalid friend Mary who is confined to wheelchair. What they don't know is that Mary is only faking her disability to swindle the insurance company. ... See full summary »

Director: Jules White | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Mary Ainslee

Votes: 349

50. Creeps (1956)

Approved | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.6
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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: 241



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