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A pirate struggles to adapt to his new life in Middle America.

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On his job search, Redbeard comes across Walmart and, having misread it as “Whale-Mart,” thinks he finally found a job suited for him. He storms into the manager’s office demanding a job interview. Although an unusual candidate, the manager gives him a chance. They can’t fire him because pirate discrimination.

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Because of his lively personality, the Manager thought Redbeard might make a good greeter. This plan backfires when he scares away most customers before they’ve even gotten all the way through the front door.

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Next, he tries his luck at the register. Unfortunately, Redbeard isn’t used to handling paper money, and he tears the customer’s cash with his hook.

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Then, the Manager places him in the technology section. Little did he know, Redbeard knows as much about technology as somebody from the 15th century.

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Finally, just as Redbeard was going to give up, he notices a crisis in the baby section. Joey, who works in the baby section, is ignoring this mother’s plea for help.

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Redbeard intervenes and saves the day. He reverts to his pirate-y instincts and he sings and dances. Who knew he was so good with kids?

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The Manager, impressed by Redbeard’s performance, encourages him to always follow his instincts.

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Redbeard goes back to the technology section and realizes that organizing cables is just like tyin’ the ropes.

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As a cashier, he takes out a treasure chest to give the customers change.

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And finally, as a greeter, he uses a cannon to shoot customers into their respective aisles.

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The manager officially hires him. When “Clean up on aisle 8” is heard from the speakers, Redbeard paddles his shopping kart to the scene.

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