Dopey Dicks

Dopey Dicks is a 1950 detective film short subject directed by Edward Bernds starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard). It is the 122nd entry in the series released by Columbia Pictures starring the comedians, who released 190 shorts for the studio between 1934 and 1959.


The Stooges, employed as janitors, have just completed the task of relocating furniture and assorted items into the office of a detective. Amidst this mundane routine, Shemp indulges in a daydream about the adventurous life of a private investigator. Suddenly, a distressed young woman bursts into the scene, imploring their aid, alleging that she is being pursued. While the Stooges embark on a search through the hallways, the woman hastily scribbles a note before being seized by an unidentified assailant.