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Chip 'n Dale have set up house in the wood stove of Mickey's cabin. Pluto knows they are there, but Mickey only knows his matches keep going out when he tries to light a fire.

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Two chipmunks have made a cozy little home for themselves in the wood-burning stove of an empty cabin. They sleep in a matchbox, wash up in an empty acorn shell filled with water and look at their reflections on the back of a spoon, which serves as their bathroom mirror. They even have a staircase made with a pocket comb. Invading their space are Mickey Mouse and his dog Pluto, who are all set for a swell vacation. They don't reckon on the two squatters. Pluto immediately discovers the presence of these two pests, but Mickey never finds out. All he knows is that when he tries to light the stove, the matches go out; he doesn't know the chipmunks are blowing them out. Soon, Mickey is outside chopping wood, while Pluto is alone with the chipmunks. Pluto wants blood, but he'll end up with a bottle of ketchup. Written by J. Spurlin

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7 June 1946 (USA)  »

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The first time one of the chipmunks peeks out of the stove, there is a handle on the stove top lid he flips over. On the next shot the handle is gone. See more »

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Mickey Mouse: Well, Pluto, here we are. Now for a swell vacation.
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Edited into Walt Disney's Cartoon Carousel (1975) See more »

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Mischievous little rodents at it again!
2 May 2016 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Those rodents, Chip 'n Dale, are at their mischievous ways again, having set up their little shelter in a wood stove of Mickey's cabin. Pluto knows they are there and tries to scare them out by letting Mickey light a fire in the stove. But of course, in order to keep themselves from being incinerated, the chipmunks blow the matches out and then proceed to get Pluto into trouble with Mickey and playing games of cat and mouse with him.

It's the typical Chip 'n Dale vs. somebody cartoon short, with just a bunch of running around, slapstick jokes and the chipmunks getting away with everything. When I was a kid, I always felt sorry for Pluto when he thought he shot himself and Mickey thought the dog was laying on the ground in a pool of blood. Turns out, it was ketchup - poured on there by those chipmunks! There were some funny stuff here and there, but Chip 'n Dale are just a bunch of greedy brats who get away with murder too much!

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