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Donald the apple farmer notices his apples have been nibbled on and catches Chip n' Dale in the act. In the ensuing battle, Donald uses a helicopter to spray them (but they have tiny gas ... See full summary »

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Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald the apple farmer notices his apples have been nibbled on and catches Chip n' Dale in the act. In the ensuing battle, Donald uses a helicopter to spray them (but they have tiny gas masks). And then he brings in the really heavy artillery. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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18 January 1952 (USA)  »

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Akun omenatahra  »

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Donald Duck: Applecore!
Dale: Baltimore!
Donald Duck: Who's your friend?
[Dale thinks for a moment, looking around, then sees Chip]
Dale: [points at Chip] Him!
[Donald throws an applecore at Chip, hitting him right in the face. Donald leaves chuckling. Dale bursts out laughing at Chip. Chip angrily picks a rotten apple and smashes it on Dale's head]
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"Applecore?" "Baltimore?" "Who's your friend?" "Me!" (SPLAT!)
7 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love these cartoons, and I have a soft spot for Donald Applecore still even now. It is admittedly routine from a story point of view, but the animation is vibrant and colourful and the music is typically energetic. The gags are also very clever, with the best being the Applecore exchange and the ticking egg gag faring the best, the whole chase action-like sequence is thrilling also. I personally wasn't offended by the end gag, though I can see why it can be seen as stereotypical, as in a way it is. I did think Chip 'n' Dale were very cute and funny, less antagonistic like they can be(see Squatter's Rights with Mickey and Pluto for instance), and Donald is a wonderfully short-tempered foil. Overall, a fun cartoon, noteworthy for two gags especially and the beautiful animation and music. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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