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Donald is caught in the rain while eating his lunch. He ducks into a restaurant for a cup of coffee, but Chez Pierre is a very ritzy place, and by the time all is said and done, he's facing a bill for $35.99, and he only got a drop of coffee, and he only has a nickel. Pierre takes him to court, where this story is told, and is ordered to pay $10 or wash dishes for ten days. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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The bill adds up to $33.99, not $35.99. For that matter, the tax rate is over 30%, but then, the waiter is evil. See more »

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[Pierre has billed Donald for his own food he brought into the restaurant and leaves it on his table. He looks at it]
Donald Duck: Hey, you dropped something.
Pierre: That is your bill, monsieur.
Donald Duck: Oh, my bill?
[But then, he does a double take at it]
Donald Duck: My... BILL?
[He notices that the total amount comes to $35.99; he looks traumatized]
Donald Duck: Thirty-five dollars? Oh, outrageous!
[he points at his different food items]
Donald Duck: My sandwich! My pie!
[...]
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Featured in The Mickey Mouse Club: Episode #2.53 (1956) See more »

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The Trial of Donald Duck
9 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Disney and Donald Duck fans will love this cartoon. I have seen better animation, but it is still impressive with nice colour and fluid backgrounds. The character designs are also good The music is full of energy as you will find with almost all Disney cartoons, the story is fun and crisply paced and the gags are imaginative with Donald's temper taking centre stage. Donald is his usual temperamental yet likable self, and the very unique voice of Clarence Nash is responsible for the character and is impeccable.

All in all, as someone who does love both Disney and Donald Duck, I loved this cartoon, even if it is not my favourite. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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