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Anyone here a fan of the "3 stooges'?


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I heard of them, though I never seen their show:(

 

Must be getting old:eek:. Even when i was in school in late 1970's/'80's as a little boy, they were all over tv including Ch.11/WPIX in NYC in their pre-CW/WB days. Anyhow some info.

They were a family comedy team that started in the film biz in the 1930's and lasted until the '60's. Became world famous with re-runs of their movie shorts on TV in 1950's/''60's.

 

Here a link about them from wikipedia.

 

"The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy act of the early to mid–20th century best known for their numerous short subject films. Their hallmark was physical farce and extreme slapstick. In films, the Stooges were commonly known by their first names: "Moe, Larry, and Curly" and "Moe, Larry, and Shemp," among other lineups. The film trio was originally composed of Moe Howard, brother Shemp Howard and Larry Fine. Curly Howard replaced brother Shemp, who later returned when Curly suffered a debilitating stroke in May 1946.

 

After Shemp's death from a heart attack in November 1955, he was replaced by comedian Joe Besser, after the use of film actor Joe Palma to film four Shemp-era shorts. Ultimately, Joe DeRita (nicknamed "Curly Joe") replaced Joe Besser by 1958. The act regained momentum throughout the 1960s as popular kiddie fare until Larry's paralyzing stroke in January 1970 effectively marked the end of the act proper. Moe tried unsuccessfully one final time to revive the Stooges with longtime supporting actor Emil Sitka filling in for Larry. Larry ultimately succumbed to a series of additional strokes in January 1975, followed by Moe, who died of lung cancer in May 1975."

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_stooges

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Here kiddies some memorable Stoogies skits.

 

1)"Your Nazty Spa"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg_3qEf3ahU&feature=fvsr

 

2)"A Ducking they will Go"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODLB3YAXIMM&feature=relmfu

 

3)"Back to the Woods"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy4C3MSQAok&feature=relmfu

 

 

Hopefully you guys will enjoy them and laugh.:P

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Yeah I used to watch it on channel 11 back in the early 80's.

Is the "Anyone here a fan of The Abbott and Costello Show thread next?

 

Bro. If you want add Abbott and Costello here or a new topic be my guest.

Man the kiddies have missed out on real comic genuises of the vaudeville era.:tup:

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