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Donald spills some sugar on his sidewalk, and soon the ants are in complete control of his home, stealing the cake he was baking, building a pipeline from his maple syrup to their hill, and causing general mayhem. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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More animals vs. Donald.
29 May 2017 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

From the title of this cartoon short, you would know immediately what the program was going to consist - a fight between Donald the ants, with Donald losing. That is exactly what happens, as Donald drops sugar on his sidewalk, attracting ants to invade his home and steal his huge jar of Maple Syrup.

While the animation is great, with the ants' march and them turning macaroni sticks into a long tunnel to funnel away the syrup representing nice special effects, there is really no redeeming qualities in the characters. They're just greedy ants who want to steal. And, poor Donald couldn't get any redemption - even if he displayed a little bit of kindness when he offered an ant a sugar cube at first.

It's a very predictable cartoon, overall.

Grade D---


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