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Fifi Blows Her Top [Three Stooges]

Fifi Blows Her Top title card
Fifi Blows Her Top (1958) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Wanda Ottoni , Philip van Zandt In Fifi Blows Her Top, Moe, Larry, and Joe reminisce over their lost loves after their service in World War II. But Joe has a chance of getting his love...
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Muscle Up a Little Closer

Muscle Up a Little Closer title card
Muscle Up a Little Closer (1957) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Maxine Gates Moe, Larry and Joe are about propose marriage to their girlfriends. Joe’s fiancée is a nice, oversized young lady named Tiny (Maxine Gates). Later, the boys discover that Tiny’s ring, worth $5,000.00 has...
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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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Sappy Bullfighters

The lovely Greta Thyssen helps the Three Stooges (Joe Besser, Larry Fine, Moe Howard) out with a new job, as her dog looks on
Sappy Bullfighters (1959) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser), Greta Thyssen, George J. Lewis Sappy Bullfighters is the final Three Stooges short film – a reworking of What’s the Matador? The short film begins with the Three Stooges  (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser) having...
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Pies and Guys

Pies and Guys - the Three Stooges (Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe Besser)
Pies and Guys (1958) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser Pies and Guys starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser) is a shot by shot remake of Half-Wits Holiday (Moe, Larry, Curly) — which, in turn, was a remake of Hoi Polloi (Moe, Larry, Curly). The basic plot in all...
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Flying Saucer Daffy

Flying Saucer Daffy - Joe takes a photo
Flying Saucer Daffy starring the Three Stooges – Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser (1958) Flying Saucer Daffy is the final Three Stooges short film ever produced, starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Joe Besser.  Joe was the least popular of the “third Stooge” for several reasons, including the fact...
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Guns a Poppin!

Guns A Poppin - Moe testifies to Vernon Dent
Guns a Poppin! (1957) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser, Vernon Dent Guns a Poppin! is a remake of the earlier Three Stooges short film Idiots Deluxe featuring Curly.  In Guns a Poppin!, Joe Besser tries to fill the role that Curly did in the earlier film, but mostly fails.  Many Three Stooges fans do not...
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Quiz Whizz

Quiz Whizz - the Three Stooges dressed as children, meet Greta Thyssen
Quiz Whizz – The Three Stooges – Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser – 1958 Joe Besser is doubtless the least popular “Third Stooge” with some of his Three Stooges short films being better than others.  Quiz Whiz is one of those.  The basic story is that Joe has won $15,000 on a quiz...
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Outer Space Jitters

Outer Space Jitters - the Three Stooges meet the babysitter
Outer Space Jitters starring the Three Stooges – Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser (1957) It’s no secret that Joe Besser is the least popular of the Three Stooges. Outer Space Jitters falls flat, but it’s frankly not Joe’s fault.  The basic plot have the Three Stooges (Moe, Larry and Joe) accompany a...
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