Tom and Jerry

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Tom and Jerry
Genre Comedy
Developer Joseph Barbera
Jeff Davison
Production company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation Studios
Country United States
Original run 1940 - present

Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940 by Bill Hanna and Joe Barbara. The original series is important for having won seven Academy Awards, tying it with Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies as the most-awarded theatrical animated series.

The series also won more Oscars than any other animated series.

Hanna-Barbera/MGM era (1940-1958)[edit]

The Little Orphan (E40)[edit]

Jerry must look after his always-hungry nephew named Nibbles and keep him away from Tom.  At the end of the short, the nephew eats the humans' entire Thanksgiving dinner.

Hatch Up Your Troubles (E49)[edit]

Sleepy-Time Tom (E58)[edit]

Tom tries to stay awake by drinking coffee.

That's My Mommy (E97)[edit]

Tom feeds little duck to get him full in order to eat him.

Muscle Beach Tom (E101)[edit]

Tom inflated Jerry into a balloon using a beach ball and whose off.

Gene Deitch era (1961-1962)[edit]

Mouse into Space[edit]

Chuck Jones era (1963-1967)[edit]

Tom-ic Energy (E135)[edit]

Jerry accidentally inflates Tom when he was trying to restore his feet for being flat.

The Brothers Carry-Mouse-Off (E137)[edit]

Jerry helps Tom on his attempt to unflat himself.

The Year of the Mouse (E141)[edit]

Tom inflates himself with a tourniquet trying to stop the "bleeding" after thinking that he becomes insane again by "stabbing himself in the chest"

This episode is in fact a reference to "Mouse Wreckers".

O-Solar Meow (E153)[edit]

See Also[edit]