Here are the New Zealand prisoners whose escape this week was foiled when they forgot they were handcuffed to each other. They wanted The Shawshank Redemption, instead they got The Three Stooges:

Thanks to Louis, who calls this fiasco “A real-life comedy tribute to 1996′s Stephen Baldwin and Lawrence Fishburne classic Fled.” I don’t know what that means, because I haven’t seen Fled (oops, I’ve seen Fled.)

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  1. This would have worked a lot better with a funny sound effect. Maybe…a slide whistle.

  2. west  |   Posted on Jan 29th, 2009 +2

    “Crime never pays, children” Oh, that classic Kiwi humor.

  3. This reminds me of Take the Money and Run…kind of.

  4. that accent is so beautiful

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