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Funny movie quotes from Playing the Ponies

Funny movie quotes from Playing the Ponies, starring the Three Stooges – In Playing the Ponies, the Three Stooges are tricked into trading their ineptly-run restaurant for Thunderbolt, a washed up racehorse. When Curly accidentally feeds Thunderbolt some chili pepperinos by mistake, the horse runs like lighting towards the nearest water trough. Realizing the pepperinos can lead Thunderbolt to victory, the Stooges try to win their money back by entering Thunderbolt in a big race.

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Customer: Hey, waiter, is this pork or veal?
Moe (Moe Howard): What did you order?
Customer: Veal.
Moe (Moe Howard): Then it’€™s veal.


[dog growling at customer]
Customer: Say, waiter, what’€™s this dog growling at me for?
Moe (Moe Howard): Aw, don’€™t mind him’€”he’€™s mad ‘€˜cause you’€™re eating outta his plate.
Customer: Oh. [pushes plate away]


Larry (Larry Fine): [looking at stains on customer’€™s tie to make out his bill] Let me see, you had chicken soup, tenderloin steak, and coffee.  Is that all? [customer tries to hide another stain] Eh-eh — custard pie.


Larry (Larry Fine): How’€™d you enjoy your meal?
Customer: The soup was watery, the steak was tough, and the coffee was just like mud.
Larry (Larry Fine): Well I’€™m glad you liked it; don’€™t forget to tell your friends.


Larry (Larry Fine): Why don’€™t we get out of this restaurant business anyway?
Moe (Moe Howard): Why don’€™t catfish have kittens?
Larry (Larry Fine): [in deep thought] I wonder …


Customer: What have you got there?
Curly (Curly Howard): Where?
Customer: There! [points to large container under Curly’€™s buttoned coat]
Curly (Curly Howard): Oh, that’€™s a goiter.


Moe (Moe Howard): Gentlemen, I’€™m mortified.  I’€™m at a loss for adjectives.  I wanna apologize for my two partners’€”I didn’€™t know I was connected with common thieves! [picks up his suitcase only to have all of the restaurant’€™s silverware fall out]


Curly (Curly Howard): [pointing to swayback horse] Hey look, he must have slept under a lumber pile!


Larry (Larry Fine): [hitting Moe with alarm clock] How time flies!


Moe (Moe Howard): What’€™s the big idea?
Curly (Curly Howard): You told me to race him around the track … and I did.  And I beat him!


Moe (Moe Howard): [to Larry] Give him a rub down.
Curly (Curly Howard): That’€™s just what I need.  Start on this leg. [pulls up his pants leg]
Moe (Moe Howard): The other horse!


Moe (Moe Howard): [to Larry] Pipe down, ya wanna make Thunderbolt less nervous?


Curly (Curly Howard): What happened?
Moe (Moe Howard): I stopped, but you didn’t!


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