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Moe Howard autograph comedy sketch signed multiple times throughout, likely done in 1965 for an episode of ''The New Three Stooges''. On ''3 Stooges'' mustard-yellow stationery, Moe writes their live action skit which was part of the show in addition to the animation. Moe's final line in the routine reads, ''Be quiet will you. It's time to watch our cartoon. And no interruptions. Watch! Both of you. In fact everybody!''. Manuscript runs over 10 pages on 10 sheets, with writing on the verso of two of the sheets. Sheets measure 8.5'' x 11''. Near fine condition.

Manuscript reads in full,

"1.00 Bet

Curly: You know Moe on account of you I missed
my plane to Baltimore. You gave me the wrong time
Larry Yeah and you made me miss my train to
Napa, Sonoma, Medocino. You gave me the
wrong time.
Moe I can't understand it. I check and triple
check my watches! See See. (shows 3 wrist
watches.
Curly whats the idea of the 3 wrist watches?
Moe Thats How I tell the time!
Larry How do you tell the time?
Moe you say the watch on this end runs 20 minutes fast
every 4 hours, the watch on this end runs 20 minutes
slow every 2 hours and the one in the middle is broken,
it stopped at 2 'o'clock
Curly So how do you tell the time?
Moe Simple.
Larry Like your head.
Moe Yeah take you take the 10 minutes on this and switch
it from the 20 minutes on this end and divide by
the two in the middle.
Curly So what time is it now?
Moe Takes 4th watch from pocket and says 7:45.
(over)

Larry- no wonder I missed my train
Curly and no wonder I missed my plane.
Moe I don't wonder about anything that happens
to you dim wits. Forget everything and watch
the cartoon this one is real funny!

Moe (to Curly) You know some time I think you're
not all there.
Curly Well at best part of me is there.
Larry I don't believe I'm all there either.
Curly you know Moe, I don't think your all anywhere.
Moe (smacks Joe)
Joe (Goes into routine of calling Moe names, then come on step over the
line, I dare you step over the line, (Curly says a lot of [?]
things about Moe.
Moe (To Larry) Is he talking to me?
Joe yeah I'm talking to you! you with the Beetle Haircut
step over the line, Go ahead step over the line!
Moe (Finally steps over line)
Joe See, now you're on my side.
Larry stop that silly stuff! Its getting close for our
cartoon time. You youngsters watch it with us
Moe we enjoyed making it. It was real cute

Curly where did the boss say to put the plant?
Larry He said put it on the table on the right.
Moe Thats what the man said, So lets put it there.
(Moe is Falling Long so when Moe says "Lets put it there"
Larry starts to his right + Moe starts to his right.
which is opposite to Larry's right. They stop -)
Where are you going. The man said on the right.
Larry: Thats right.
Moe Look you don't know your right from your left
when I say go we'll both point to the right - Are
you ready?
Larry Ready!
Moe Go.!
Larry (Points to his right + Moe points to his right which is opposite
Moe wait a minute I'll explain it so even you will be able to understand it. (Put Larry
around opposite to where he was before.) Now! when I say
go we'll both turn to the right! (Go!) they both again point
in different directions!
Hey Curly This Turnip Head don't know his right from his left.
Curly So!
Moe So when I say go we'll all point to the right -- Go!
(The Boys Point in 3 Different directions.
(over)

Moe Please forget the whole thing!
Curly yeah because its almost cartoon Time and we
want to watch. Its a real good one
Larry: So watch it and you'll enjoy it!

Moe, Larry + Curly, supposedly in dressing room. Combing
their hair.
Larry you know fellows I think I was the first one
to tease my hair I new before girls did it.
Curly I'm sorry but I've got no hair to tease
Moe yeah but all you guys do is tease me. Until I
have to hit you on your numb skulls.
Larry Ill put my hair in shape and tease it until
it goes crazy
Curly I guess Ill just comb mine so it doesn't look
like a head of cabbage. (uses wide tooth comb + also
combs eye brows)
Moe all I do it just comb my hair down so I can
look like a normal idiot (He combs hair down)
Larry Hey fellers you better hurry up the cartoon will be on in
1 minute
Joe I like myself in cartoon.
Moe I don't like you guys in cartoon or real life.
Just be quiet and watch.

Larry: - Hey Moe I wanted a piece of of invisible glass
that will guard you from the danger of being
Hit with anything.
Moe you invented it! I worked night and day
for one day and came up with the invention
Curly I don't care who invented it! Where is it
and how does it work.
Larry Come on Joe Lets bring it in and show him.
(Joe + Larry) Leave
Joe (ad Lib) Invisible glass those guys have invisible
heads
Larry (come in with invisible glass, Holds it, Moe
Holds a Pie)(Larry sets Joe up with glass in front of Joe
Larry supposedly holds glass in front of Joes face.
Moe throws Pie. Hits Joe in kisser.
Moe now That reminds me of the time we threw so many pies
we ran out of dough. Just watch + see the cartoon most likely
it will have nothing to do with Pies. But you'll like it
just the same.

Larry: sure is terrible weather
Moe: I would say its awful.
Curly: (Goes to window or edge scenery!) Its not a fit night out
for man or beast. (water hits him in face)
Larry How did that happen? (Looks out window - nothing happens
Moe I just cant understand it. The weatherman said sunny!
(Moe Looks out) (nothing Happens.
Curly I guess it stopped raining (Goes to window looks out
(gets a bucket of snow confetti in the kisser.
Its not a fit night out for a man or beast!
Larry How do you like that!? Now its snowing!
Curly yeah so I see by the Paper! (Puke up confetti.)
Moe you knuckleheads. Cut out the talk! And lets watch the next cartoon
I Hope its real good.
Larry (To Camera) Lets all watch it!

Boys sitting around a Truck.
Larry reaches into truck and takes out a syringe
shows it to Joe
Larry: Remember that Joe it was always stuck you could
never get the point out.
Moe Let me try it now maybe it loosened up.
(Moe tries - nothing happens)
Curly Let me try it. (He does and stuff flies out right into his face)
How dya like that? It works.
Moe Takes Mallet out of Truck.
Curly I don't remember that.
Moe you will (Hits Joe on head with it)
Curly oh yeah now I remember
Moe (Turns around and whacks Larry)
Larry Hey wait a minute I didnt say anything!
Moe That was for what you were thinking! Now you
Lame brains quiet down.
Curly yeah its time for the cartoon!
Larry (To Camera) we think you'll like this one so join us!

Larry oh boy what a time I had last nite
Moe where were you?
Larry I don't know! If I know I'd go
back tonight.
Moe See this (Holds out fist)
Larry Ahh -- (Hits Moes Fist - comes around + hits Larry
on the head!
Moe How do you like that?
Larry I don't. you're not supposed to hit me on
the head. you know Im not normal
Moe you telling me!
Curly Hey Moe, Hey Larry. I lost 10 pounds.
Moe Well I cant see it
Curly of course you cant, I lost it
Moe Be quiet will you. Its time to watch our
cartoon. And no interruptions, watch! Both of
you. In fact everybody!

Boys Sing: Heart of my Heart (at end we applaud)
(each other + kiss ala French style)
Moe:- Im poisened. Hey Larry I meant to ask
you along time ago, how old are you.
Larry I'm 45 years old.
Moe come on you must older than that
Larry no honest, Ive got my birth certificate
Moe you couldnt get that dirty in 45 years.
Curly (Laugh)
Moe: and How old are you cupie?
Curly I was 40 years old 2 years ago in Hartford Conn
Moe. Then that makes you 42.
Curly oh no. not til I get back to Connecticut!
Larry: Hey its time to watch our cartoon!
Moe Remind me to have you stuffed
Curly (Takes out Pencil + Paper) I'll make a note of it
Moe Be Quiet and watch the cartoon!"

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Moe Howard's Handwritten Signed Comedy Sketch for an Episode of ''The New Three Stooges'' -- Manuscript Spans Over 10 Pages
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