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In the Sweet Pie and Pie (1941)

The stooges are convicts about to be executed for some murders they didn't commit. The day before the execution they are tricked into marrying three rich girls who need husbands to collect ... See full summary »

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The stooges are convicts about to be executed for some murders they didn't commit. The day before the execution they are tricked into marrying three rich girls who need husbands to collect a legacy. At the last minute the real murderers confess and the stooges are pardoned. The girls are now stuck with the stooges so they plot to get rid of them by making them become gentlemen. The girl's lawyer convinces them to throw a big party in the hope that the stooges will humiliate them and they can get a divorce. The boys do just that as the party degenerates into a wild pie fight. But the girls decide to keep the stooges and give their lawyer the boot. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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16 October 1941 (USA)  »

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Well, I'll Be Hanged  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia

The dance lesson scene is stock footage from "Hoi Polloi". See more »

Goofs

Before the Stooges flip their wives over, the hat that Moe is holding disappears. See more »

Quotes

Larry: Say, what do we know about society?
Moe: Well startin' tomorrow we're gonna learn. We gotta act like gentlemen so these dames we married won't have any excuse for throwing us out.
Curly: You mean to say I can't go to sleep with my shoes on?
Moe: That's exactly what I mean now get to bed, like a gentleman.
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Edited from Hoi Polloi (1935) See more »

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Home On The Range
Written by Brewster M. Higley and Daniel E. Kelley
Performed by Curly Howard while in his jail cell
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a classic
25 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

"In the Sweet Pie and Pie" is a classic Three Stooges short. Here's the plot (not that plot matters much for the Stooges): Three wealthy sisters can only receive their inheritance if they get married by a certain night. With their boyfriends out of town, they decide to marry some convicts who are about to be hanged the next day. Enter Moe, Larry, and Curley. And enter big laughs.

I daresay this is one of the funniest Stooges shorts I've ever seen. It has it all: silly one-liners, plenty of slapping and poking, and of course, a magnificent pie-throwing battle. If you're a fan of the Three Stooges, you will certainly enjoy this insane work of comedic art.


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