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Pinto Colvig ...
Pluto (voice)
Dessie Flynn ...
Dale (voice)
James MacDonald ...
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Pluto is a guard dog on a military base. He's told there are saboteurs, and is assigned to guard a pill-box (gun emplacement). Before long, the "saboteurs" reveal themselves: Chip and Dale, making their debut, using the cannon-like gun as their own personal nutcracker. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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First appearance of the chipmunk duo later known as Chip and Dale. The sped-up dialogue recorded for this film was reused in many of their later appearances. See more »

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Chip: [spotting Pluto] Hey who's the stupid looking mutt out there?
Dale: I don't know what does he look like?
Chip: He's a big baboon of an ape come take a look
Dale: [Pluto growls through the view of the cannon] Oh he's mad too!
Chip: Yeah looks like he wants to eat us up
Dale: Oh dear what'll we do?
Chip: Come on we'll fix him, let's give him the old one two
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Quite Boring
6 July 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

In this short, Pluto is assigned to guard the army base against potential invaders. This task he accepts with keen enthusiasm. But the invaders turn out to be Chip and Dale (before they became Rescue Rangers) and they play lots of pranks on poor old Pluto.

Basically, they are using the weight of a huge gun barrel to crack nuts. But when Pluto gets angry at this they use it, instead, to crack Pluto's head. Not very nice and the bulk of the 'humor' comes from this. I didn't find myself laughing so much, or at all. Pluto isn't really a strong enough character on his own. He works better when teamed with Mickey.

There's not much invention going on here and the short is rather simple-minded. Not a classic.


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