The Best Episodes of The Three Stooges
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2018
Legendary comedy act featuring three bumbling fools who find themselves in outrageous predicaments and take out their frustrations on one another violently.
#1 - They Stooge to Conga
Season 10 - Episode 1
The stooges are repairmen who get a job fixing the doorbell in large house which is the secret headquarters of some Nazi spies. They manage to ruin most of the house while working on the wiring and then subdue the spies and sink an enemy submarine by remote control.
#2 - Grips, Grunts and Groans
Season 4 - Episode 1
Although circumstances force an over-matched Curly into a wrestling ring against a superior opponent, a spectator's perfume proves to be his secret weapon.
#3 - You Nazty Spy!
Season 7 - Episode 1
The King of Moronica is overthrown and the Three Stooges are chosen to take his place. When three politicians from a small country discover there is no money in peace, they decide to hire a paperhanger (Moe) as a puppet dictator. Classic Stooge short was the first Hollywood film to satirize the Nazis and Fascists from World War II (predated Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator” by 9 months). Due to its historical significance, this was known as the favorite Stooge short of Larry, Moe and Jules White. Much of the short reflects the American Public’s knowledge of affairs in Germany at that time. First Stooge appearance by Stooge supporting player John Tyrrell.
#4 - Boobs in Arms
Season 7 - Episode 9
The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to be the same man, whom they constantly vex and bewilder. When the boys are sent to the front lines and the sergeant is captured they must rescue him, which they do after doping themselves with laughing gas. At the end they get shot off into the sunset on a cannon shell. Greeting card salesmen Larry, Moe and Curly hide from an irate man in what they think is a bread line and find themselves inducted into military service. Title is a parody of MGM film “Babes in Arms” (1939) starring Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney.
#5 - Violent is the Word for Curly
Season 5 - Episode 5
The stooges work as gas station service men who end up running away from three professors on an ice cream truck. After thawing Curly out from sitting in the back of the ice cream truck the boys put on the professors clothes from their stolen luggage. The stooges are mistaken to be the professors by the college who is expecting them and they poorly pose as the professors and sing their famous ""Alphabet Song"". The real professors show up, but the ladies in the ""girls-only"" college end up getting their athletic program thanks to the stooges.
#6 - Wee Wee Monsieur
Season 5 - Episode 2
The stooges are artists living in Paris. When the landlord comes after the overdue rent, the boys skip out and wind up joining the French Foreign Legion. Posted to the desert, their assignment is to guard captain Gorgonzola from the natives. When the captain is kidnapped, the boys must disguise themselves as harem girls to infiltrate the chieftains hideout and rescue him.
#7 - From Nurse to Worse
Season 7 - Episode 6
The stooges' friend Jerry convinces them to buy an insurance policy on Curly and then have him act insane to collect. Moe and Larry put Curly on a leash and take him to the insurance doctor and have him act like a dog. But the plan backfires when the doctor wants to perform a brain operation on Curly. A buddy in the insurance racket tells the Stooges how to collect benefits by claiming Curly is crazy. But the scheme backfires when the doctor wants to operate!
#9 - In the Sweet Pie and Pie
Season 8 - Episode 6
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.
#11 - No Census, No Feeling
Season 7 - Episode 7
The Stooges new jobs have them taking the census, from an afternoon society party to a local football game. Three gung-ho census-takers let nothing stand in the way of an accurate count,whether it be crashing a fancy bridge party,spiking drinks or invoking a riot at a professional football game.
#13 - Nutty but Nice
Season 7 - Episode 4
Three bumbling waiters try to help a clinically depressed little girl by locating her kidnapped father. The Stooges operate a restaurant and try to help a little girl who becomes ill when her father, a bail bondsman, disappears with a lot of cash and the Stooges have to fight gangsters.
#14 - Dizzy Doctors
Season 4 - Episode 2
The Stooges are lazy-bum husbands, inept salesmen, and misfit fugitives in a hospital.
#16 - Goofs and Saddles
Season 4 - Episode 5
General Muster dispatches the Stooges to catch cattle rustlers. Curly is Buffalo Billius, Moe is Wild Bill Hiccup and Larry is Just Plain Bill.
#17 - Cash and Carry
Season 4 - Episode 6
The Stooges are gold prospectors housed in the city dump. They are sent on a treasure hunt and dig through to a Federal Bank.
#18 - The Sitter Downers
Season 4 - Episode 8
The Stooges propose to their girlfriends for the 100th time, but when their father won't let them marry his daughters, the Stooges go on a sit-down strike. After 3 weeks, the father finally gives in, and allows them to marry. After they are married, their new brides won't let them start the honeymoon until their build-it-yourself house is finished.
#19 - The Hot Scots
Season 15 - Episode 5
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 castle where valuables have been disappearing, they masquerades as Scotsmen to get the job. After a spooky night in the castle, the boys expose the servants as the crooks.
#24 - An Ache in Every Stake
Season 8 - Episode 5
When the Three Stooges agree to help Mrs.Lawrence prepare a fancy birthday party,their particular specially-an exploding,gas-filled cake - goes off with a bang.
#25 - I'll Never Heil Again
Season 8 - Episode 4
A follow up to "You Nazty Spy", the stooges have taken over the country of Moronica. Moe is Hailstone the Dictator, Curly is a Field Marshal and Larry is Minister of Propaganda. The stooges are planning with their allies to conquer the world, which mainly consists of fighting over a globe. The former king's daughter gets into their headquarters and plants a bomb which Curly detonates. All ends well as the king regains control of the country and the stooges wind up as trophies on the wall