The Three Stooges Show

Season 7 Episode 4

Nutty But Nice

Aired Daily 6:00 PM Jun 14, 1940 on AMC



  • Trivia

    • Although Moe closes his mouth after being pied by Curly, his voice is still heard singing along with Curly and Larry.

    • Although the Stooges supposedly crash through the kidnapper's door, it is obviously open a bit before they break through.

    • When Curly tries to smear Moe's face with the custard at the end of the film, he misses at first and quickly has to try again.

    • When Curly breaks the lightbulb in the dark cellar, the light continues to shine even after the breaking sound is heard.

  • Quotes

    • (Curly pulls himself up with a spear through his stomach.)
      Curly: Fellows I'm stabbed, I'm dead, I'm murdered, I'm killed, I'm annihilated! What will the world do without me? What will I do without myself? I'm slaughtered, I'm annihilated, I'm destroyed, I'm barbacu­ed, I'm done for ....can you think of anything else?
      (Moe reveals the spear to be a harmless prop.)
      Moe: No, you've covered it all.
      Curly: I'm not even wounded?
      Moe: That's what you think!
      (Moe hits Curly.)

    • Mr. Williams: The dumbwaiter!
      Curly: Hey! I resent that!
      Moe: Not you! The other dumbwaiter!

    • (The metal bedframe is bent over Butch's head.)
      Curly: Oh, look! Bent to fit the head!

    • (Moe discovers the handcuffs on Mr. Wilson.)
      Moe: This one's locked too. What'll we do now?
      Curly: Well, you break the arm off about there, don't like that...then we can blast.

    • Butch: Who's there?
      Curly: Termites!

    • (Curly runs the opposite way Moe is pointing.)
      Moe: What are you doing?
      Curly: I'm winding up for a flying start!

    • Curly: How tall are you?
      Larry: Have you got a bald spot?
      Moe: Can you yodel?
      Butch: Crazy people!

    • (Moe is holding some lollipops.)
      Larry: Oh, lollipops! I want a lollipop!
      Curly: Give me a lollipop!
      Larry: Aw, give us a pop!
      Moe: You want a pop?
      Curly: Yeah.
      (Moe hits Curly and Larry.)

    • The Stooges: Our Yankee noodle soup is good, you'll find that it's no phony. If you don't eat your noodle soup we'll serve you macaroni!

    • (While searching for Mr. Williams, Curly begins measuring a horse.)
      Moe: Hey, what are you trying to do?
      Curly: Don't you believe in reincarnation?

    • (Curly keeps trying to yodel to find Mr. Williams, but keeps getting hit by furniture thrown from an apartment above.)
      Moe: It''s him! Quick, answer him!
      Curly: Not me! There might be a loose piano up there!

    • Larry: Is that the sun up there?
      Curly: I don't know. I'm a stranger in town.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The scenes involving the Stooges and the dumbwaiter are reworked almost exactly from Three Little Pigskins (1934) and Laurel & Hardy's Pack Up Your Troubles (1932).