Introduction to the Three Stooges

Dizzy Pilots - publicity photo showing Curly, Moe and Larry trying to start the engine of their experimental plane, The Buzzard
History of the Three Stooges The Three Stooges are a trio of the greatest slapstick movie clowns of the 20th century. Curiously, they are a trio composed of six people — the initial Three Stooges trio in the movies were Moe, Larry and Curly, later Moe, Larry and Shemp, followed by Moe, Larry and Joe, and finally Moe, Larry...
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Movie Maniacs

The Three Stooges - Moe - Larry - Curly - Movie Maniacs - Columbia Pictures - scream fun with the hollywoodenheads!
Movie Maniacs (1936) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard Larry Fine, Curly Howard) Synopsis of Movie Maniacs Movie Maniacs, the Three Stooges’ 13th Columbia short, spoofs movie-making and, as Moe puts it, the thousands who know nothing about making them. It also gives us a wonderful chance to...
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Who is the worst stooge of The Three Stooges?

Quiz Whizz - Joe Besser gets sick from eating a cigar
(Editor’s note: this is a response that I posted on Quora, and is clearly subjective.  Feel free to share your “vote” for the worst in the comments at the end) Well, “worst” is frankly a matter of taste. “Least popular” is almost certainly Joe Besser. He was the...
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They Stooge to Conga

They Stooge to Conga (1943) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Vernon Dent, Dudley Dickerson
They Stooge to Conga (1943) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Vernon Dent, Dudley Dickerson Synopsis of They Stooge to Conga Moe, Larry, and Curly are inept repairmen who are hired to fix a doorbell. Unknown to them, the house is secretly full of Nazi agents!
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The Knife of the Party

Shemp Howard in For Crimin' Out Loud
The Knife of the Party (1934), starring Shemp Howard In Knife of the Party Shemp Howard is the leader of a different group of Stooges (four instead of three) who have to work at a hotel to pay their bill.
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Three Little Twirps [Three Stooges]

Curly at the circus in Three Little Twirps
Three Little Twirps (1943) starring the Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Curly), Stanley Blystone, Chester Conklin, Bud Jamison Synopsis of Three Little Twirps In Three Little Twirps, the Three Stooges have a job putting up posters for the circus, but thoroughly bungle the job.  They then discover that they get...
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The Tooth Will Out

The Tooth Will Out (1951) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent, Emil Sitka In The Tooth Will Out, the Three Stooges perform dentistry in the Old West. “Go West, young man, go west!” begs their dentistry professor, and so they do. Shemp does his classic blind act while...
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Three Dark Horses [Three Stooges]

Three Dark Horses (1952) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald
Three Dark Horses (1952) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald Synopsis of Three Dark Horses In Three Dark Horses, the Three Stooges get into the political ring as crooked Kenneth MacDonald hires them to cast the winning votes.  But Moe, Larry, and Shemp are too crooked to...
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Squareheads of the Round Table [Three Stooges]

Squareheads of the Round Table (1948) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Christine McIntyre, Vernon Dent, Philip Van Zandt
Squareheads of the Round Table (1948) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Christine McIntyre, Vernon Dent, Philip Van Zandt Synopsis of Squareheads of the Round Table Squareheads of the Round Table is set in Elizabethan times.  The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Shemp) are troubadours who...
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