Daniel Powell 8:30 a.m., Dec. 18
Simply Fine at 109!
He did nothing and got the snot beat out of him for it every time. If Moe was a theorem, Curly and Shemp Holy deities, and Joe, a little fey, Larry is eternal.
If Larry Fine were alive today...come to think of it, if Larry Fine were alive today he'd be desperately clawing and scratching at the inside of his coffin trying to get out. Be that as it may, if Larry Fine were alive today, he probably would have died of congestive heart failure trying to blow out 109 birthday candles.
Let's take a moment to remember some of our revered frizzle-topped Stooge's "Finest" moments. Hurry up and get dressed, Larry! The girls'll be here soon for your birthday party, I'm warning you!
Violent is the Word for Curly, but beautiful is a Fine description.
This gag from Bedlam in Paradise went terribly wrong. The fountain pen (that writes under whipped cream) actually pierced Larry's forehead. Blood began to flow seconds after auteurd Jules White called "Cut!
As the comely Ms. Moronica in Higher Than a Kite.
Another Saturday night at the Hotel Costa Plente. (From Healthy, Wealthy, and Dumb. )
"Gas on!" (From Dizzy Pilots. )
The Woman Hater's initiation ceremony.
The man with the mattress head. (From Nurse to Worse. )
Just moments away from being Gypped in the Penthouse.
Moe administers a facial-peel in A Snitch in Time.
In the days before Before Breathe Right Nasal Strips. (From Corny Casanovas. )
A Fine double! (From Playing the Ponies. )
Income Tax Sappy? Looks more like hem-stitching with a pekot-edge.
A parting shot from Ants in the Pantry.