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Donald has a large sailboat, and his crew consists of his three nephews. But between his own clumsiness, and that of his inexperienced (but not mean) crew, the sailing is anything but smooth, particularly when Donald has a run-in with a shark. Written by Jon Reeves <[email protected]>

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The title is a parody of the Sea Scouts that are part of the international movement of Boy Scouts started by Lord Robert Baden-Powell in 1908, a few months after the first scout encampment at Brownsea Island Scout camp in 1907. See more »

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Donald Duck: [inside the jaws of attacking shark] Now I lay me down to sleep...
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Sea Duck
5 August 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

When this cartoon isn't busy with those really old 'bum' jokes that were only funny in 1903 it's actually quite fun with an untypical ending. Donald, fancying himself as an old-fashioned Navy Captain, takes his nephews out on the sea in a pretty big sailboat. But, being Donald he has no idea how to hoist the anchor safely or even how to properly cast off the ropes.

Pretty soon he's flying around in the sky attached to the mast which has broken off and turned into a kite. And then he battles a hungry shark and, you know what, he actually wins by punching it out. Strange to think that Donald actually succeeds at something.


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