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Admiral Byrd ships Donald a penguin from the South Pole. Donald is amused by it, until he thinks it has eaten his goldfish. It hasn't - yet - so Donald gets a fish from the fridge to make amends. When he comes back, though, he's got a reason to be upset with the penguin. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Aku Ankan pingviini  »

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The name of the Admiral that sends Donald the penguin is spelled as Bird, not Byrd. An intentional gag, as the Disney people didn't make typo mistakes very often. See more »

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[the penguin has eaten Donald's goldfish]
Donald Duck: [enraged] You thief!
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Featured in The Mickey Mouse Club: Episode #2.9 (1956) See more »

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One of my least favorite Donald cartoons.
26 December 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

In this Disney short, Admiral Byrd ships Donald Duck a penguin from the South Pole. Donald takes the penguin as his pet, but gets angry with it when he thinks it has eaten his goldfish.

It could have been all-around adorable cartoon, but the penguin acting as a stuck-up animal at first and eating Donald's goldfish was cause for it to have no redeeming qualities. Donald wasn't even very funny in this one and, save from the nice animation, this is one of my least favorite Donald cartoons.

To me, you wouldn't get a good laugh with this cartoon. It might be cute for others, but overall, it wasn't entertaining.

Grade D--


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