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Donald is leading a scout troop consisting of his nephews on a hike in the woods. Donald isn't nearly the expert on the woods that he thinks he is, much to the amusement of the boys. In a bid for sympathy, he douses himself in catsup and fakes injury; the boys bandage him so thoroughly he can't see, and he stumbles into a pot of honey, and is soon getting all too much attention from a bear. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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8 July 1938 (USA)  »

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The title is a parody of the international movement of Boy Scouts started by Lord Robert Baden-Powell in 1908, a few months after the first scout encampment at Brownsea Island Scout camp in 1907. See more »

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Huey: Goodnight...
Dewey: ...Unca...
Louie: ...Donald.
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Happy campers
16 July 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

In this cartoon Donald is taking his nephews (no a helluva lot more well-behaved) on a camping trip in the wilderness. Donald is their leader and well...you can pretty much guess that every time he tries to show off to them that disaster will promptly follow.

Be it chopping down a tree, pitching a tent or fending off wild bears, Donald does it all badly. And funny. And this is the first cartoon in which Donald actually appears cute instead of frowning and shouting all the time. It's also one of the few cartoons in which is face doesn't turn firetruck red through sheer anger.

For a short made in 1938 it's brilliantly drawn and very funny.


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