Production Information
Short Number: 166
Release Date: November 3, 1955
Running Time: 15:54

“I’m Halliday.” “I’m Terraday.” “I’m St. Patrick’s Day! Hee hee hee!”
(Moe, Larry & Shemp)

Short Take

In Blunder Boys, After serving in the Army, the stooges decide to go to college and major in criminology. Graduating with the lowest possible honors, they receive their first case, stop a bandit called the Eel who is going to rob the Biltless Hotel.

Cast & Crew

Directed byJules White
Produced byJules White
Written byFelix Adler
StarringMoe Howard
Larry Fine
Shemp Howard
Kenneth MacDonald
Benny Rubin
Frank Sully
Barbara Bartay
Angela Stevens
CinematographyRay Cory
Edited byAnthony DiMarco

larry Trivia 

Blunder Boys was the last Stooge film featuring Shemp Howard that was not a remake. In addition, it would also be the last film released during his lifetime; Howard died of a heart attack 19 days after its release. Filming was completed on January 24–26, 1955.

Production Notes

The premise of Blunder Boys is a parody of the television series Dragnet. The ending was also a parody of the company that ran Dragnet, (Mark VII Limited), as Moe stamps the logo, “VII 1/2 The End” on Larry’s head similar to how it’s done in the logo.