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Plutopia (1951)

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Mickey's on vacation at Camp Utopia. At first Pluto thinks it really is utopia: trees everywhere and a cat to chase. But the cabin rules are strict: no dogs indoors, and dogs must be ... See full summary »

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Mickey's on vacation at Camp Utopia. At first Pluto thinks it really is utopia: trees everywhere and a cat to chase. But the cabin rules are strict: no dogs indoors, and dogs must be muzzled and leashed. Mickey puts Pluto out to sleep, just out of reach of his food, and the cat comes down and taunts him. Pluto falls asleep and dreams of his "Plutopia" with a subservient cat begging Pluto to bite him and catering to his every need. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Something Different From Early Disney
23 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

More frustration for poor Pluto, who thought he was in dog heaven after he and Mickey drive up to "Camp Utopia." This place looks like it's in the middle of a redwood tree forest, and it's beautiful. (The artwork in here, too, is fabulous - tremendous colors.)

Pluto has all the trees a dog would want and lots of forest critters to chase. Things are looking good.

But, Mickey reads the rules of the camp and rule number one is "no dogs inside," so Pluto finds himself tied up, muzzled and on the front porch. To make matters really bad, a fox comes by and taunts the dog and eats his food! Pluto is not a happy camper at this point

Then this cartoon gets surreal....and fascinating and Pluto has a dream where he is in "Plutopia." Without giving it away, I think this is easily one of the most inventive Pluto cartoons I've seen and one the best. It's just so different.

In fact, I think it was different from the normal Disney fare that they didn't quite know how to end this, so it ends abruptly.

Overall, this is a cartoon to check out if you're an adult and like a something a little edgy and unexpected.


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