Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff is a 1956 short subject directed by Jules White starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard). It is the 172nd entry in the series released by Columbia Pictures starring the comedians, who released 190 shorts for the studio between 1934 and 1959.


The Stooges assume the covert identities of secret agents, deployed on an undercover mission within the domicile of Professor Sneed and his daughter. Professor Sneed, engaged in clandestine research for the government, is developing rocket fuel of strategic significance. The incipient conflict is catalyzed by the clandestine surveillance conducted by Captain Rork of the State of Anemia, who harbors intentions of apprehending the professor for nefarious purposes.