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The 3 Stooges Take on Hitler

Love them Stooges, especially when they take on Hitler:

It‘s probably been 35 years since I’ve seen an episode of The Three Stooges, so when I stumbled across one this past rainy Sunday I figured it was a good time to bond with my boy and watch some good ol’ fashioned slapstick violence. What I didn‘t know is that the episode we’d tuned in to was really special: a 1940 short that openly mocked Hitler and Nazi Germany. This was actually controversial at the time, as the United States was still “neutral” about the war which had been raging in Europe since September 1939. In fact, the film managed to evade government censorship primarily because it was a short film and not a full-length feature
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