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Saturday, January 12, 2019

Moe Explains The Joke: "Flagpole Jitters" (Three Stooges, 1956) (video)

In the 1949 Three Stooges comedy "Hokus Pokus"...

...we observe the boys making breakfast in their own unique way.

This includes Moe scrambling a few eggs by cracking them into a coffee grinder...
...and grinding them up.  Thus, "scrambling" them.

When the same footage was reused in the 1956 remake "Flagpole Jitters"...
...the studio was afraid we wouldn't get the joke.

So now, after Moe cracks the eggs into the coffee grinder...
...they dub in his voice saying: "Now I'll scramble 'em!"

And after all these years, we finally get the joke!

I neither own nor claim any rights to this material.  Just having some fun with it.  Thanks for watching!


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