Paul, I tend to notice in general, not just for this short, that a lot of reviews are reciting favorite verbal lines. It's just the way people like to talk about shorts, and that's fine. But yeah, I agree, shorts like AN ACHE IN EVERY STAKE are definitely more physical than the last short, which is definitely more my style when it comes to The Three Stooges. I also purposely try NOT to cover every point, just to give others a chance to fill in the blanks and perhaps create a discussion.
As for the stuffing recipe, you're correct, it IS vile, even when you take into account only the items that actually qualify as food. Potatoes? Oysters? However, just to prove personal point of view effects how one views thing, I get freaked out by....the quantity of bread. You know, the ingredient you're actually supposed to make stuffing out of. I'm on some primal diet that's helped me lose about 40 or 45 lbs and keep it off, and this involves avoiding bread, so for me to see a huge loaf of bread like that, ew, gross! However, Moe sticking an entire tub of butter in his little concoction is just fine, because, you know, that's primal. Yes, an eccentricity on my part.
Yeah, I too find the reactions strange about the "prizes" in the turkey. Vernon Dent basically smiles when it's first discovered.