1940–58: Hanna–Barbera/MGM cartoons
The following 114 cartoons were directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio in Hollywood, California. All cartoons were released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Rudolf Ising was the producer of Puss Gets the Boot; subsequent cartoons were produced by Fred Quimby through 1955. Quimby retired in 1955 and from 1955 to 1957, Hanna and Barbera produced the shorts until MGM closed the cartoon studio in 1957, and the last cartoon was released in 1958.  Most of these cartoons were produced in the standard Academy ratio (1.37:1). Four cartoons were produced for both Academy Ratio and CinemaScope formats (2.55:1, later 2.35:1). Finally, 19 cartoons were produced in widescreen CinemaScope format only (though reissues have the standard Academy ratio 1.37:1 instead).
Like the other studios, MGM reissued and edited its cartoons when rereleased to theaters. Many pre-1952 cartoons were reissued with Perspecta Sound, which was introduced in 1954. MGM also reissued its cartoons before the introduction of Perspecta Sound. Because of the 1965 MGM vault fire, all original film of pre-September-1951 MGM cartoons are lost, leaving only the backup prints (usually the altered reissue prints), although some production artwork relating to the missing material has survived, like pencil sketches. 
|1||42|| Puss Gets the Boot ||February 10, 1940||Tom and Jerry's first cartoon. Tom (here named Jasper) tries to stop the mouse Jerry (here unnamed) from breaking plates and glasses before the maid can kick Jasper out.||First appearances of Tom (as Jasper), Jerry (as the unnamed mouse), and Mammy Two Shoes (as the maid). First Tom and Jerry cartoon nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.|
|2||60|| The Midnight Snack ||July 19, 1941||Jerry attempts to outsmart Tom so he can get a snack from the refrigerator.||First time Tom and Jerry are referred to by those names. Mammy Two Shoes is also given her name. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|3||78|| The Night Before Christmas ||December 6, 1941||Tom gets to know the spirit of giving when he begins to feel guilty after blockading the front door, trapping Jerry outside in the cold on Christmas Eve.||Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subjects, Cartoons.|
|4||69||Fraidy Cat||January 17, 1942||Jerry plays tricks to scare the fur off of Tom.||U.S. television print cuts out Mammy Two Shoes due to racially insensitive subject matter.|
|5||64||Dog Trouble||April 18, 1942||Tom and Jerry team up to stop the Bulldog from mauling both of them.||First appearance of Spike as an Unnamed Bulldog.|
|6||74||Puss n' Toots||May 30, 1942||Tom tries to woo a female cat.||First appearance of Toots. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|7||79||The Bowling Alley-Cat||July 18, 1942||Tom and Jerry chase each other around a bowling alley.||First cartoon featuring a sport as its theme.|
|8||81||Fine Feathered Friend||October 10, 1942||Jerry flees from Tom by hiding with a chicken family.|
|9||85||Sufferin' Cats!||January 16, 1943||Tom competes with an alley cat (Meathead) to see who can catch Jerry first.||First appearance of Meathead.|
|10||89||The Lonesome Mouse||May 22, 1943||When Mammy Two Shoes kicks Tom out of the house after Jerry frames him, the mouse enjoys his freedom without Tom until he gets lonesome. They work together to prove Tom's worth as a mouse-catcher to Mammy.||Rarely airs on Cartoon Network and Boomerang due to a gag reference of Adolf Hitler. An unusual short where Tom and Jerry speak.|
|11||91|| The Yankee Doodle Mouse ||June 26, 1943||Jerry wages war with Tom from his "cat raid shelter" in the basement.||First cartoon to win an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.|
|12||99||Baby Puss||December 25, 1943||Nancy dresses up Tom like a baby, prompting Jerry and Tom's feline friends to make fun of him.||First appearance of Butch and Topsy.|
|13||104|| The Zoot Cat ||February 26, 1944||Tom and Jerry try to impress Toots by wearing a zoot suit.||Unusual for a Tom and Jerry cartoon, characters speak lengthy lines.|
|14||109||The Million Dollar Cat||May 6, 1944||Tom inherits a million dollars on one condition: He must avoid causing harm to any animal, which Jerry uses to his advantage.|| Scott Bradley received the only music credit for this short, but examination of the archived orchestral score bears the inscription, ‘Adapted by Ted Duncan’. As Barrier has remarked in Hollywood Cartoons, this score is very unlike Bradley’s other work of the period, since it ‘sounds like ordinary dance-band music, related only tenuously to the cartoon action’. It seems plausible that Duncan adapted the score from pre-existing songs because Bradley was unavailable, and the latter received credit for contractual reasons.  |
|15||114||The Bodyguard||July 22, 1944||Jerry frees Spike the bulldog from the dog-catcher's truck. Spike promises to protect Jerry from Tom by responding to the sound of a whistle.||First regular appearance of Spike |
|16||117||Puttin' On the Dog||October 28, 1944||When Jerry hides in the dog pound, Tom disguises himself as a dog.|
|17||118|| Mouse Trouble ||November 23, 1944||Tom reads a book consisting of tips for catching mice.||Won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.|
|18||123||The Mouse Comes to Dinner||May 5, 1945||Tom invites Toots to a dinner party.||U.S. television print cuts out Mammy Two-Shoes due to additional racist stereotyping.|
|19||132||Mouse in Manhattan||July 7, 1945||Jerry takes a trip to Manhattan.||Tom has a cameo role in this cartoon.|
|20||126|| Tee for Two ||July 21, 1945||Tom attempts to play golf, but Jerry ruins his fun.|
|21||129||Flirty Birdy||September 22, 1945||Tom disguises himself as a female bird to trick an eagle who also wants to eat Jerry, which works too well.|
|22||131||Quiet Please!||December 22, 1945||Spike threatens Tom to keep quiet during his nap, but Jerry is constantly making noise.||Won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.  |
|23||137||Springtime for Thomas||March 30, 1946||Tom falls in love with a new female cat, Toodles. Jerry tries to break them up by sending Tom's friend/enemy Butch to her.||First appearance of Toodles Galore.|
|24||142||The Milky Waif||May 18, 1946||Nibbles visits one night and wants some milk, so Jerry tries to steal some from Tom.||First appearance of Nibbles.|
|25||145||Trap Happy||June 29, 1946||Tom calls a mouse exterminator (Butch) to get rid of Jerry.|
|26||149|| Solid Serenade ||August 31, 1946||Tom sneaks up to Toodles' house to sing love songs to her at night.|
|27||155||Cat Fishin'||February 22, 1947||Tom goes fishing using Jerry as bait and deals with watchdog Spike.|
|28||153||Part Time Pal||March 15, 1947||Mammy warns Tom to keep Jerry out of the refrigerator or she'll throw him out, but Tom accidentally becomes repeatedly drunk and befriends Jerry.|
|29||165|| The Cat Concerto ||April 26, 1947||Pianist Tom performs Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt until Jerry breaks up his act.||Won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.  In 1994, it was voted #42 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field, the only Tom & Jerry cartoon to make the list.  |
|30||157||Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse||June 14, 1947||Tom tries to prevent Jerry from drinking his milk by poisoning it, but his plan completely backfires when the poison transforms Jerry into a monster.||Nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon. Original titles is rarely found on a 16mm Afga-Gevaert print with only one tiny splice at the Tom and Jerry card.|
|31||158||Salt Water Tabby||July 12, 1947||Tom woos Toodles on the beach.|
|32||162||A Mouse in the House||August 30, 1947||Tom and Butch compete against each other to catch Jerry on Mammy Two Shoes' orders, but she ends up kicking out all three animals.||Rarely seen on Cartoon Network and Boomerang due to perceived racial abuse occurring in the end.|
|33||163||The Invisible Mouse||September 27, 1947||Jerry uses "invisible ink" to turn invisible and outsmart Tom.|
|34||167||Kitty Foiled||June 1, 1948|| Cuckoo saves Jerry from Tom.||First appearance of Cuckoo.|
|35||173||The Truce Hurts||July 17, 1948||Tom, Jerry, and Spike (here called Butch) are fed up of fighting each other and call a truce, but the peace falls apart when they fight over a steak.|
|36||172||Old Rockin' Chair Tom||September 18, 1948||Tom is briefly replaced by another cat, Lightning.||First appearance of Lightning.|
|37||179||Professor Tom||October 30, 1948||Tom tries to teach his kitten student (Topsy) how to catch mice.|
|38||182|| Mouse Cleaning ||December 11, 1948||After a muddy Tom chases Jerry through the house, Mammy Two Shoes forces the cat to clean the house. While she's gone, Jerry sabotages Tom's efforts.||Blackface gag removed from television and omitted from DVD due to racial stereotyping.  |
|39||184||Polka-Dot Puss||February 26, 1949||Tom convinces Mammy Two Shoes that he's too sick to go outside. He stays in the house until Jerry puts red dots all over Tom's face to trick him into thinking he's caught the measles.|
|40||191|| The Little Orphan ||April 30, 1949||In this Thanksgiving short, Jerry and Nibbles dine on Thanksgiving treats until Tom tries to stop them.||Won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.|
|41||186||Hatch Up Your Troubles||May 14, 1949||Jerry protects a baby woodpecker from Tom until it finds its mother.||First appearance of the Baby Woodpecker. Nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.|
|42||189||Heavenly Puss||July 9, 1949||After a piano flattens Tom while he attempts to catch Jerry, Tom is refused entry to cat heaven due to his record of trying to harm Jerry. To save himself from Hell, Tom must have Jerry sign a certificate of forgiveness within one hour.||Rarely airs in Brazil  and the Middle East due to subplots involving damnation in Hell. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1956.|
|43||194||The Cat and the Mermouse||September 3, 1949||Tom chases a mermaid mouse who looks like Jerry.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|44||197||Love That Pup||October 1, 1949||Jerry hides with Spike and Tyke so Tom will get in trouble if he tries to catch him.||First appearance of Tyke and Daws Butler's first time voicing Spike.|
|45||198|| Jerry's Diary ||October 22, 1949||Tom reads through Jerry's diary.||Compilation short; contains footage from Tee for Two , Mouse Trouble , Solid Serenade , and The Yankee Doodle Mouse .|
|46||200||Tennis Chumps||December 10, 1949||Tom and Butch compete against each other in a game of tennis.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|47||209||Little Quacker||January 7, 1950||Jerry protects a little duckling named Quacker from Tom.||First appearances of Quacker, Henry, and Mama Duck. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|48||206|| Saturday Evening Puss ||January 14, 1950||After Mammy Two Shoes goes out with her friends, Tom invites three of his feline friends: Butch, Lightning, and Topsy over for a party with loud music, which disturbs Jerry, who is trying to sleep.||Only (albeit brief) time that the face of Mammy Two Shoes is shown. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957. Rereleased to television in the mid-1960s with Mammy Two Shoes replaced by a new character (a slim white woman).|
|49||210||Texas Tom||March 11, 1950||Tom tries to woo a cowgirl cat.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|50||201||Jerry and the Lion||April 8, 1950||Jerry promises to return an escaped circus lion to the African jungle.||Only appearance of Lion. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|51||212||Safety Second||July 1, 1950||Jerry and Nibbles celebrate Independence Day. Nibbles wants to set off firecrackers, but Jerry would rather play it safer.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|52||224||Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl||September 16, 1950||Tom conducts the overture of Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II at the Hollywood Bowl, but Jerry also wants to conduct.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.|
|53||214||The Framed Cat||October 21, 1950||When Tom steals a chicken drumstick and frames Jerry, Jerry gets even by stealing Spike's bone and framing Tom.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1956.|
|54||215||Cue Ball Cat||November 25, 1950||Tom and Jerry duel in a billiard hall.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1956.|
|55||216|| Casanova Cat ||January 6, 1951||Tom offers Jerry as a gift to a wealthy and attractive female cat (Toodles). Jerry attracts the attention of another cat (Butch) who also becomes interested in her, resulting in a fight between Tom and the other cat for her affection.||Blackface gag removed from television and omitted from DVD due to racial stereotyping.  Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|56||219||Jerry and the Goldfish||March 3, 1951||Jerry must save a goldfish from Tom.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|57||220||Jerry's Cousin||April 7, 1951||Jerry enlists help from his tough cousin Muscles to deal with Tom.||Nominated for an Oscar for Academy Award for Short Subject, Cartoon. First appearance of Muscles Mouse. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|58||223||Sleepy-Time Tom||May 26, 1951||After staying out all night with his alley cat friends, Tom attempts to catch Jerry on Mammy Two Shoes' orders, but he gets sleepy in the process.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|59||227||His Mouse Friday||July 7, 1951||Tom becomes a castaway on an island and chases Jerry to a native village, but Jerry tricks the cat by disguising himself as a blackface native.||Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958. This short is edited in two ways on Festival of Fun VHS and Spotlight Collection DVD.  |
|60||232||Slicked-up Pup||September 8, 1951||Spike threatens Tom to keep Tyke clean while he's gone. Jerry dirties Tyke to get Tom in trouble.|
|61||231||Nit-Witty Kitty||October 6, 1951||Mammy Two Shoes accidentally knocks Tom out with a blow to the head which causes him to forget who he is and think that he is a mouse, and Jerry finds Tom more obnoxious as a fellow rodent.|
|62||229||Cat Napping||December 8, 1951||Tom and Jerry fight over who's going to sleep in the hammock.|
|63||233||The Flying Cat||January 12, 1952||Tom chases Jerry and Cuckoo by devising an aerial plan of attack.|
|64||235||The Duck Doctor||February 16, 1952||Tom shoots down a wild duckling while hunting. Jerry helps him get airborne again.|
|65||247|| The Two Mouseketeers ||March 15, 1952||Jerry and Nibbles are hungry Mouseketeers, and Tom is a guard in charge of protecting the king's banquet.||Rarely airs in Brazil due to the ending in which Tom gets executed.  Won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.  |
|66||240||Smitten Kitten||April 12, 1952||When Tom falls in love, Jerry's devil recalls the times when Tom fell in love and caused problems for Jerry.||Compilation short; contains footage from Salt Water Tabby, The Mouse Comes to Dinner, Texas Tom, and Solid Serenade .|
|67||238||Triplet Trouble||April 19, 1952||Mammy Two Shoes adopts three kittens who torment Tom and Jerry, so the two team up to have their revenge.||First (official) appearance of kittens Fluff, Muff, and Puff.|
|68||242||Little Runaway||June 14, 1952||Tom intends to give an escaped seal pup back to the circus, but Jerry wants to help the seal pup escape.|
|69||243||Fit to Be Tied||July 26, 1952||After the passing of a new leash law, Tom torments Spike and uses the opportunity to chase Jerry, but Jerry has Spike protect him from Tom.||Similar in story and spirit to The Bodyguard .|
|70||244||Push-Button Kitty||September 6, 1952||Fed up with Tom's laziness, Mammy buys a new mouse-catching robot cat.||Last appearance of Mammy Two Shoes, who was retired from the cartoons.|
|71||252||Cruise Cat||October 18, 1952||Tom is hired as a sailor tasked with keeping Jerry off a cruise ship.||Contains footage from Texas Tom. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.|
|72||250||The Dog House||November 29, 1952||Spike decides to build his dream dog house, but Tom and Jerry's antics constantly destroy it.|
|73||254||The Missing Mouse||January 10, 1953||After Jerry is covered in white shoe polish, he scares Tom into thinking that he is an explosive white mouse that escaped from a lab.||Only Tom and Jerry cartoon scored by Edward Plumb because Scott Bradley was on vacation.  |
|74||256||Jerry and Jumbo||February 21, 1953||Jerry befriends a baby elephant named Jumbo and disguises him as a large mouse to mess with Tom.||First appearance of Jumbo and his mother.|
|75||266|| Johann Mouse ||March 21, 1953||As the pet owned by Johann Strauss in Vienna, Tom becomes an accomplished pianist himself after his master goes away in order to lure dancing Jerry out with piano music.||Last cartoon in the series to win an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.|
|76||260||That's My Pup!||April 25, 1953||Spike strikes an agreement with Tom for the feline to act scared whenever Tyke barks at him.|
|77||258||Just Ducky||September 5, 1953||After Quacker hatches, Jerry befriends him and teaches him how to swim so he can find his family, but Jerry must also protect him from Tom.|
|78||262||Two Little Indians||October 17, 1953||Jerry is a scoutmaster who is taking two young mice (both resembling Nibbles) on a hiking trip.||Rarely airs on Cartoon Network and Boomerang because of Native American stereotyping.|
|79||264||Life with Tom||November 21, 1953||Jerry writes an autobiography titled Life with Tom, which Tom has mixed emotions reading.||Compilation short; contains footage from Cat Fishin', The Little Orphan, and Kitty Foiled.|
|80||275||Puppy Tale||January 23, 1954||A litter of puppies are thrown into a river, but Jerry saves them and has to deal with one that will not leave him and Tom alone.|
|81||268||Posse Cat||January 30, 1954||Tom is a cat owned by a western rancher living near the La Sal Mountains, who rules that, going forward, Tom's dinner will depend on him keeping Jerry out of the shack from stealing their food. Tom and Jerry eventually reach a truce that allows Tom to earn the meal.||Similar in story and spirit to Texas Tom.|
|82||270||Hic-cup Pup||April 17, 1954||Tom's usual antics of chasing Jerry wake Tyke up, and the puppy gets the hiccups. This annoys Spike, who threatens Tom to keep quiet, while Jerry tries to frame him.|
|83||273||Little School Mouse||May 29, 1954||Jerry is a professor with a certified degree in outwitting cats, and tries to teach Nibbles how to do so, with very little success.||Similar in story and spirit to Professor Tom.|
|84||277||Baby Butch||August 14, 1954||Butch disguises himself as a baby to steal food from Tom and Jerry's household, aggravating both of them.|
|85||279||Mice Follies||September 4, 1954||Jerry and Nibbles flood the kitchen and freeze it, turning it into a skating rink, causing Tom to use unusual tactics to catch them.|
|86||281||Neapolitan Mouse||October 2, 1954||Tom and Jerry vacation in Naples and encounter a local mouse named Topo.|
|87||283||Downhearted Duckling||November 13, 1954||After reading the story of "The Ugly Duckling", Quacker is persistent with the idea of his being ugly, and even resorts to being eaten by Tom rather than to live with his "ugliness".|
|88||296||Pet Peeve||November 20, 1954||After the cost of dog and cat food increase, George and Joan (Tom and Spike's owners) decide they must get rid of one of them before they are eaten out of their home. Tom and Spike must compete to catch Jerry so they can stay, but both get kicked out in the end and Jerry stays.||Produced simultaneously in both the standard Academy format and in widescreen CinemaScope. First appearances of George and Joan, although their faces are not seen here.|
|89||294||Touché, Pussy Cat!||December 18, 1954||Captain Jerry tries to teach eager Nibbles how to become a Mouseketeer.||Produced simultaneously in both the standard Academy format and in widescreen CinemaScope. Last cartoon to get nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Subjects, Cartoons.|
|90||298||Southbound Duckling||March 12, 1955||Quacker is determined to fly south for the winter, which Jerry objects since farm ducks do not fly south, while Tom tries to catch the duck.||Produced simultaneously in both the standard Academy format and in CinemaScope.|
|91||285||Pup on a Picnic||April 30, 1955||Spike and Tyke are having a picnic, but several inconveniences occur.||Produced simultaneously in both the standard Academy format and in CinemaScope.|
|92||287||Mouse for Sale||May 21, 1955||Tom sells Jerry disguising him as a white mouse after seeing an ad in the newspaper. But his plan to get rich backfires when the house owner finds the money and buys Jerry back.|
|93||292||Designs on Jerry||September 2, 1955|| Stick figure versions of Tom and Jerry come to life when Tom creates a very detailed blueprint of a mousetrap.|
|94||299||Tom and Chérie||September 9, 1955||Mouseketeer Nibbles gets frustrated when Captain Mouseketeer Jerry repeatedly asks him to deliver his love letters despite Mouseketeer Nibbles's continually encountering troubles with Tom along the way.||Produced in CinemaScope. This is the only Tom and Jerry episode during the Hanna-Barbera era where Tom and Jerry never come in contact with each other.|
|95||297||Smarty Cat||October 14, 1955||Tom and his pals watch old footage of Spike's misery while the owners are not home.||Compilation short; contains footage from Solid Serenade , Cat Fishin' , and Fit to Be Tied.|
|96||289||Pecos Pest||November 11, 1955||Jerry's uncle Pecos comes to the city with his guitar for his television singing debut. Tom is terrified of Pecos because he keeps using Tom's whiskers as replacement guitar strings.||Only appearance of Uncle Pecos. Last Tom and Jerry cartoon released in the standard Academy format. All subsequent Hanna-Barbera cartoons were released in CinemaScope. Last Tom and Jerry cartoon released with Fred Quimby as producer.|
|97||300||That's My Mommy||November 19, 1955||Quacker hatches near Tom and imprints on him, thinking Tom is his mother, despite Jerry's multiple pleas to show him otherwise.||Produced in CinemaScope. First Tom and Jerry cartoon with William Hanna and Joseph Barbera as both producers and directors.|
|98||301||The Flying Sorceress||January 27, 1956||Tom sees an advert wanting an intelligent cat as a travel companion. He leaves his home for the new job, only to find a creepy house occupied by a witch, who wants a cat to take on broomstick rides.||Produced in CinemaScope.|
|99||314||The Egg and Jerry||March 23, 1956||A mother woodpecker leaves for lunch leaving her egg behind, but the egg ends up in Jerry's home and hatches. The baby woodpecker thinks Jerry is his mother and saves him from Tom.||Produced in CinemaScope. CinemaScope remake of Hatch Up Your Troubles and first of the three CinemaScope remakes.|
|100||303||Busy Buddies||May 4, 1956||When Jeannie the babysitter is too busy on the phone to look after the baby who is constantly crawling away, Tom and Jerry collaborate to make sure the baby does not get hurt.||First appearance of Jeannie and the Baby. Produced in CinemaScope.|
|101||304||Muscle Beach Tom||September 7, 1956||Tom arrives at the beach with a female cat to spend some quality time. But instead, he is competing with Butch by lifting weights to impress her.||Produced in CinemaScope.|
|102||305||Down Beat Bear||October 21, 1956||A dancing bear escapes from the zoo and arrives at Tom and Jerry's house, so Jerry keeps playing music to make him dance with Tom and prevent Tom from calling to collect the reward.||Produced in CinemaScope.|
|103||306|| Blue Cat Blues ||November 16, 1956||Jerry, narrating, recounts the tragic love story that led to Tom's depression.||Rarely airs on Cartoon Network and Boomerang due to references of alcoholism and suicide. Produced in CinemaScope.|
|104||307||Barbecue Brawl||December 14, 1956||Spike shows his son Tyke how to barbecue, but they have to deal with constant interruptions.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|105||318||Tops with Pops||February 22, 1957||Jerry hides with Spike and Tyke so Tom will get in trouble if he tries to catch him.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo. CinemaScope remake version of Love That Pup and second of the three Cinemascope remakes.|
|106||308||Timid Tabby||April 19, 1957||Tom's cousin George comes to visit, and he's afraid of mice.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|107||321||Feedin' the Kiddie||June 7, 1957||Jerry and Tuffy dine on Thanksgiving treats until Tom tries to stop them.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo. Remake of The Little Orphan with Nibbles named as Tuffy and is Jerry's nephew.|
|108||310||Mucho Mouse||September 6, 1957||Tom is a mouse-catching world champion and arrives in Spain to catch Jerry, known as El Magnifico, but he miserably fails to catch him.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|109||311||Tom's Photo Finish||November 1, 1957||When Tom eats his owner's chicken and frames Spike, Jerry takes a picture to expose him, spreading copies around the house for his owners to see them. Tom goes to extreme measures to destroy or otherwise hide the photos from his owners, but ultimately fails.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|110||309||Happy Go Ducky||January 3, 1958||The Easter Bunny leaves an Easter egg for Tom and Jerry, which hatches into Quacker who thoroughly annoys them.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|111||317||Royal Cat Nap||March 7, 1958||Royal guard Tom must get rid of Mouseketeers Jerry and Tuffy without waking up the king from his nap.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|112||325||The Vanishing Duck||May 2, 1958||In a plot reminiscent of 1947's The Invisible Mouse, Jerry and Quacker become invisible using vanishing cream and play pranks on Tom.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|113||329||Robin Hoodwinked||June 6, 1958||After Robin Hood gets locked up, Jerry and Tuffy attempt to save him, but first they must get past Tom.||Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
|114||330|| Tot Watchers ||August 1, 1958||Due to Jeanine the babysitter's carelessness, Tom and Jerry must once again keep the baby from harm every time it gets loose.||Rarely airs in the Middle East for its humor based on child neglect. Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.|
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Spike and Tyke is a short-lived theatrical animated short subject series, based upon the English bulldog father-and-son team from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Tom and Jerry cartoons. The characters first appeared in the Tom and Jerry series in the 1940s.
The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show is an American animated television series produced by Filmation for MGM Television featuring the popular cartoon duo Tom and Jerry. The show first aired on September 6, 1980 on CBS and continued until December 13 the same year. Its episodes were eventually added to syndicated Tom and Jerry packages in 1983. Episodes of the show also occasionally appeared on Cartoon Network and Boomerang.
Mammy Two Shoes is a fictional character in MGM's Tom and Jerry cartoons. She is a heavy-set middle-aged African American woman who is the housemaid in the house which Tom and Jerry reside. But the fact that she has her own bedroom in the short "Sleepy Tom" raises the possibility of her being the owner of the house, as no other human is present in the house in shorts she appears. She would scold and attack Tom whenever she believed he was misbehaving; Jerry would sometimes be the cause of Tom's getting in trouble.
MGM Animation/Visual Arts was an American animation studio established in 1962 by animation director/producer Chuck Jones, producer Les Goldman and animator Ken Harris as Sib Tower 12 Productions. Its productions include the last series of Tom and Jerry theatrical shorts, the TV specials Horton Hears a Who! and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, and the feature film The Phantom Tollbooth, all released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Tom and Jerry Tales is an American animated television series featuring the cat-and-mouse duo Tom and Jerry. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Turner Entertainment Co., it is the seventh installment in the Tom and Jerry franchise as well as the first Tom and Jerry production to emulate the original theatrical shorts created by Hanna-Barbera founders and former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio staff William Hanna and Joseph Barbera for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; it originally ran in the United States from September 23, 2006 to March 22, 2008, on Kids' WB. This is the first Tom and Jerry television series from Warner Bros. Animation after parent company Time Warner had bought Turner Broadcasting System, then-owners of the franchise, in 1996.
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio was an American animation studio operated by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) during the Golden Age of American animation. Active from 1937 until 1957, the studio was responsible for producing animated shorts to accompany MGM feature films in Loew's Theaters, which included popular cartoon characters Tom, Jerry, Droopy, Butch, Spike, Tyke, and Barney Bear.
The Tom and Jerry Spotlight Collection is a series of two-disc DVD sets released by Warner Home Video. Originally planned as an uncensored, chronological set, the issued Spotlight Collection sets include selected Tom and Jerry shorts on each volume. Volume 1 was released on October 19, 2004, Volume 2 on October 25, 2005, and the third and final volume on September 11, 2007. On October 15, 2019, the set, which consists of 4 discs, was repackaged with some errors fixed.
Spike and Tyke are fictional characters from the Tom and Jerry animated film series, created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. Spike is portrayed as an English Bulldog, who is generally amiable and friendly, and a loving father to his son Tyke in several episodes. However, Spike's character also has a very stern, and fierce side, for occasions such as when he is defending his son Tyke.
Irven LeRoy Spence was an American animator. He is best known for his work on MGM's Tom and Jerry animated shorts. Spence has been credited variously as Irven Spence, Irvin Spence, and Irv Spence.
Tom and Jerry Golden Collection was a scrapped series of two-disc DVD and Blu-ray sets produced by Warner Home Video that was expected to collect all 161 theatrical Tom and Jerry cartoon shorts released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from the 1940s through the 1960s. Only the first of the three planned volumes was released, on October 25, 2011. It features 37 shorts, roughly one-third of the 113 Tom and Jerry shorts that had been included in the Tom and Jerry Spotlight Collection, a previous DVD series that focused on the shorts directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera from 1940 to 1958.