Society Mugs

Society Mugs is a 1946 Columbia Pictures short film directed by Edward Bernds starring Shemp Howard and Tom Kennedy.


High society woman Muriel Allen (Christine McIntyre) wants to attend a swanky dinner party thrown by friend Alice Preston (Rebel Randall) but husband Arthur (Charles Williams) decides instead to go on a fishing trip. Rather than showing up stag to the party, Muriel tells housekeeper Petunia (Etta McDaniel) to call the Acme Escort Service to bring a few "college boy" escorts. However, Petunia accidentally calls the Acme Exterminator Co., operated by Shemp and Tom.