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After several long days at work, Goofy finally takes a much needed vacation. However, his trip never quite gets off the ground mainly because he spends most of it stuck behind a slow moving trailer. When he gets a flat tire, the mechanic inspects every part of his car except the tire. The only motel he can find is a little shack too close to a railroad track. On the road once more, he gets stuck behind said trailer again only to pass it and discover no one is driving it. Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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When Goofy drives by the camper, for the last time, he discovers that there's no driver. But a few shots earlier we see, from above, that there actually is a driver. See more »

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[Goofy's peaceful sleep in a shack is disturbed by a train that passes by perilously close to it]
Goofy: [leaving the shack] I'm gettin' out of this here place!
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Goofy goes on vacation.
3 January 2016 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

In this cartoon short from Disney, Goofy is at his desk at his office job, looking at the clock and waiting for the final minute before release time. Then he is off on a vacation, but what we see are a few funny scenes of misadventures Goofy encounter, from car troubles to road blocks, and a cop on his tail! It's not the funniest Goofy cartoon out there, though. It has its entertaining moments - the narrator tries to keep the story going at a fast pace. But, for me, I didn't get a lot of laughs from this one. It is more like a life story of Goofy's vacation days gone wrong instead of misadventures with classics gags and humor that make these cartoons hilarious.

Grade C+


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