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Gas station owner Donald thinks he's just missed the winning number for a new Zoom V8 car but his nephews hear a correction, and find he really does have the winner. They plan to pick it up and surprise him, but the car they take runs out of gas, and they're broke. They cut out the picture of a Zoom V8 from a billboard, dress one of the boys in drag, and trick Donald into filling their tank. As they drive off, Donald plots his revenge and executes it, when the boys return in Donald's new car. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Lucky Duck
3 May 2014 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

While working at a gas station Donald listens to the radio hoping that his raffle ticket has won him a new car. He loses, and storms off in a temper, but his nephews continue to listen and hear the correction - he HAS won the car. They attempt to surprise him by bringing the car back themselves but Donald believes he is being tricked and destroys the car before the radio announcer congratulates him.

As always, Donald's temper is his downfall, but I'd like to see him win just once. The cartoon is clever and amusing though not one of the more memorable Donald shorts. It's a bit formulaic and lacks manic energy. Certainly worth a watch though.


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