Comedian W.C. FieldsW.C. Fields was a comedy giant in the 1930s, standing alongside The Marx Brothers in terms of subversive anti-establishment humor. Yet, since a brief revival in the 1960s, his movies haven’t seemed to get their fair share of recognition. It might be because he usually played a thoroughly unpleasant child-hating alcoholic curmudgeon, but still, there’s plenty of comedy gold in his work.

To rectify his recent undeserved obscurity, this week PopCult is bringing you the entire W.C. Fields classic, “The Dentist.”