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A Knight for a Day (1946)

By accident, Cedric (Goofy), replaces his master, Sir Loinsteak, in the armor just before the joust with champion Sir Cumference.

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By accident, Cedric (Goofy), replaces his master, Sir Loinsteak, in the armor just before the joust with champion Sir Cumference.

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Included on Disney's DVD edition of The Sword in the Stone (1963). See more »

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A funny knight for the day.
1 January 2016 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

In this Disney cartoon short, Goofy journeys into medieval times and stars as a knight's assistant named Cedric, who fills in for his master, Sir Loinsteak, in his armor to do battle with the champion after accidentally knocking his master out cold.

This is a funny story from start to finish, from Goofy in his hilariously bumbling but heroic ways in trying to deal with the knight champion to the narrator telling the story like a ballgame match (and giving Goofy advice in the process).

The animation was great and it's interesting seeing all the characters resemble Goofy himself. It's outrageous fun here and the scenes will surely give the audience a lot of laughs, especially the part where the four princes indifferently clap and yell "bravo" to the champion.

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