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Donald catches his nephews swimming on a school day. He thinks he's made an easy catch, but the boys are much more resourceful than that. When he tries to smoke them out of their clubhouse, they put three roast turkeys in their bed and dress one boy as an angel. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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[having captured his nephews playing hooky, Donald locks them in the back of his paddy wagon and drives them to school]
Donald Duck: Now, you boys are young. You got the best part of your life ahead of you. If you go to school and study hard, someday you'll grow up to be a man in a man's world. It's the highway or the road.
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Truant Officer Donald
31 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Once again, a hilarious and fun if slightly predictable cartoon. Donald is as volatile and entertaining as ever and his nephews Huey, Duey and Louie are cute and mischievous. Clarence Nash voices all four characters and does a stellar job, keeping things amusing while never overdoing it. The story is in a way unsurprising, but well-paced and kept afloat by the imaginative gags especially the gag with the chickens/turkeys and one of the nephews pretend to be an angel and the wonderfully ironic ending is also noteworthy. Also north of note are the pristine-looking animation, the colours look gorgeous, and the energetic music score, always a big part of why I enjoy Disney(and Looney Tunes too for that matter) cartoons as much as I do.

Overall, Truant Officer Donald is a lot of fun, makes me appreciate Disney all the more and that you are never too old to love Disney. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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