Donald's sleep is interrupted by a dripping kitchen faucet.

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Donald gets off the bus and heads home hoping to get a good night's sleep. At first, his plans for rest are disturbed by an open window shade which lets light from a flashing sign in. After that problem is dealt with, Donald is kept awake by a persistently dripping faucet. Donald tries to ignore it but after a while, it becomes aggravating to put it mildly. Donald makes several attempts to stop the dripping and finally at least is able to keep it under control via a Rube Goldberg contraption. At this point, Donald receives a call from his water company telling him he hasn't paid his water bill so they're cutting off his water! Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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One of the best Donald cartoons!
25 May 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Donald returns home in a bus, hurrying to bed to try to get some needed sleep. However, his slumber is constantly interrupted by the leaky faucet from his kitchen sink. You see all these funny images that mirrors the sound of water as it hits the sink, like torpedo and missiles. And, you get to see images of what Donald feels when he hears those annoying water dripping sounds, like earth-trembles and hammers on the head.

Lots of laughable moments from start to finish, and it's classic Donald Duck as you see his frustrated self try to deal with the drippy problem. He will try all sorts of scenarios and you will laugh your hearts out at each attempt. One of the funniest Donald Duck cartoon shorts you will ever see!

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