Tom and Jerry filmography

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This is a complete list of the 164 shorts in the Tom and Jerry series produced and released between 1940 and 2014. Of these, 162 are theatrical shorts, one is a made-for-TV short, and one is a 2-minute sketch shown as part of a telethon.

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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. [1] 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, but luckily the backup prints is still (in spite of the altered reissue prints), although some production artwork relating to the missing material has survived, like pencil sketches. [2]

1940

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
142 Puss Gets the Boot February 10, 1940Tom and Jerry's first cartoon. Tom (here named Jasper) tries to stop the mouse Jerry (here named Jinx) from breaking plates and glasses before Mammy Two Shoes can kick the cat out.First appearance of Mammy Two Shoes. First Tom and Jerry cartoon nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.

1941

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
260 The Midnight Snack July 19, 1941Jerry attempts to outsmart Tom so he can get a snack from the refrigerator.First time Tom and Jerry are referred to by those names. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.
378 The Night Before Christmas December 6, 1941Tom 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.

1942

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
469Fraidy CatJanuary 17, 1942Jerry plays tricks to scare the fur off of Tom.U.S. television print cuts out Mammy Two Shoes due to racially insensitive subject matter.
564Dog TroubleApril 18, 1942Tom and Jerry team up to stop Spike the Bulldog from mauling both of them.First appearance of Spike.
674Puss n' TootsMay 30, 1942Tom tries to woo a female cat.First appearance of Toots. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.
779The Bowling Alley-CatJuly 18, 1942Tom and Jerry chase each other around a bowling alley.First cartoon featuring a sport as its theme.
881Fine Feathered FriendOctober 10, 1942Jerry flees from Tom by hiding with a chicken family.

1943

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
985 Sufferin' Cats! January 16, 1943Tom competes with an alley cat (Meathead) to see who gets Jerry first.First appearance of Meathead.
1089The Lonesome MouseMay 22, 1943When 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. Unusual episode where Tom and Jerry speak. This short became controversial when it was reissued in 1949, [3] as MGM would retire Mammy from the cartoons after 1952’s Push-Button Kitty.
1191 The Yankee Doodle Mouse June 26, 1943Jerry wages war with Tom from his "cat raid shelter" in the basement.First cartoon to win an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.
1299Baby PussDecember 25, 1943A little girl dresses up Tom like a baby, prompting Jerry and Tom's feline friends to make fun of him.First appearance of Butch and Topsy.

1944

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
13104 The Zoot Cat February 26, 1944Tom and Jerry try to impress Toots by wearing a zoot suit.Unusual for a Tom and Jerry cartoon, characters speak lengthy lines.
14109The Million Dollar CatMay 6, 1944Tom inherits a million dollars on one condition: He must avoid causing harm to any animal, which Jerry uses to his advantage.
15114The BodyguardJuly 22, 1944Jerry 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.
16117Puttin' On the DogOctober 28, 1944When Jerry hides in the dog pound, Tom disguises himself as a dog.
17118 Mouse Trouble November 23, 1944Tom reads a book consisting of tips for catching mice.Won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.

1945

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
18123The Mouse Comes to DinnerMay 5, 1945Tom invites Toots to a dinner party.U.S. television print cuts out Mammy Two-Shoes due to additional racist stereotyping.
19132Mouse in ManhattanJuly 7, 1945Jerry takes a trip to Manhattan.Tom has a cameo role in this cartoon.
20126 Tee for Two July 21, 1945Tom attempts to play golf, but Jerry ruins his fun.
21129Flirty BirdySeptember 22, 1945Tom disguises himself as a female bird to trick an eagle who also wants to eat Jerry, which works too well.
22131Quiet Please!December 22, 1945Spike threatens Tom to keep quiet during his nap, but Jerry is constantly making noise.Won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Cartoon. [4]

1946

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
23137Springtime for ThomasMarch 30, 1946Tom falls in love with a new female cat, Toodles. Jerry tries to break them up by sending Tom's friend/rival Butch to her.First appearance of Toodles Galore.
24142The Milky WaifMay 18, 1946Nibbles visits one night and wants some milk, so Jerry tries to steal some from Tom.First appearance of Nibbles.
25145Trap HappyJune 29, 1946Tom calls a mouse exterminator (Butch) to get rid of Jerry.
26149 Solid Serenade August 31, 1946Tom sneaks up to Toodles' house to sing love songs to her at night.

1947

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
27155Cat Fishin'February 22, 1947Tom goes fishing using Jerry as bait and deals with watchdog Spike.
28153Part Time PalMarch 15, 1947Mammy warns Tom to keep Jerry out of the refrigerator or she'll throw him out, but Tom accidentally becomes repeatedly drunk and befriends Jerry.
29165 The Cat Concerto April 26, 1947Pianist Tom performs Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt until Jerry breaks up his act.Won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon. [4] 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. [5]
30157Dr. Jekyll and Mr. MouseJune 14, 1947Tom 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.
31158Salt Water TabbyJuly 12, 1947Tom woos Toodles on the beach.
32162A Mouse in the HouseAugust 30, 1947Tom 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.
33163The Invisible MouseSeptember 27, 1947Jerry uses "invisible ink" to turn invisible and outsmart Tom.

1948

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
34167Kitty FoiledJune 1, 1948 Cuckoo saves Jerry from Tom.First appearance of Cuckoo.
35173The Truce HurtsJuly 17, 1948Tom, 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.
36172Old Rockin' Chair TomSeptember 18, 1948Tom is briefly replaced by another cat, Lightning.First appearance of Lightning.
37179Professor TomOctober 30, 1948Tom tries to teach his kitten student (Topsy) how to catch Jerry.
38182 Mouse Cleaning December 11, 1948After 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. [6]

1949

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
39184Polka-Dot PussFebruary 26, 1949Tom 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.
40191 The Little Orphan April 30, 1949In this Thanksgiving short, Jerry and Nibbles dine on Thanksgiving treats until Tom tries to stop them.Won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon.
41186Hatch Up Your TroublesMay 14, 1949Jerry 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.
42189Heavenly PussJuly 9, 1949After 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 [7] and the Middle East due to subplots involving damnation in Hell. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1956.
43194The Cat and the MermouseSeptember 3, 1949Tom chases a mermaid mouse who looks like Jerry.Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.
44197Love That PupOctober 1, 1949Jerry 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.
45198 Jerry's Diary October 22, 1949Tom reads through Jerry's diary.Compilation short; contains footage from Tee for Two , Mouse Trouble , Solid Serenade , and The Yankee Doodle Mouse .
46200Tennis ChumpsDecember 10, 1949Tom and Butch compete against each other in a game of tennis.Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.

1950

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
47209Little QuackerJanuary 7, 1950Jerry protects a little duckling named Quacker from Tom.First appearances of Quacker, Henry, and Mama Duck. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.
48206 Saturday Evening Puss January 14, 1950After 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 a sleeping Jerry. All four cats eventually get thrown out.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).
49210Texas TomMarch 11, 1950Tom tries to woo a cowgirl cat.Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.
50201Jerry and the LionApril 8, 1950Jerry promises to return an escaped circus lion to the African jungle.Only appearance of Lion. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.
51212Safety SecondJuly 1, 1950Jerry and Nibbles celebrate Independence Day. Nibbles wants to set off firecrackers, but Jerry would rather play it safer.Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1957.
52224 Tom and Jerry in the Hollywood Bowl September 16, 1950Tom 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.
53214The Framed CatOctober 21, 1950When 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.
54215Cue Ball CatNovember 25, 1950Tom and Jerry duel in a billiard hall.Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1956.

1951

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
55216 Casanova Cat January 6, 1951Tom 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. [6] Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.
56219Jerry and the GoldfishMarch 3, 1951Jerry must save a goldfish from Tom.Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.
57220Jerry's CousinApril 7, 1951Jerry's tough cousin Muscles protects Jerry from Tom.Nominated for an Oscar for Academy Award for Short Subject, Cartoon. First appearance of Muscles Mouse. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.
58223Sleepy-Time TomMay 26, 1951After 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.
59227His Mouse FridayJuly 7, 1951Tom 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. [8]
60232Slicked-up PupSeptember 8, 1951Spike threatens Tom to keep Tyke clean while he's gone. Jerry dirties Tyke to get Tom in trouble.
61231Nit-Witty KittyOctober 6, 1951Mammy 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.
62229Cat NappingDecember 8, 1951Tom and Jerry fight over who's going to sleep in the hammock.

1952

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
63233The Flying CatJanuary 12, 1952Tom chases Jerry and Cuckoo by devising an aerial plan of attack.
64235The Duck DoctorFebruary 16, 1952Tom shoots down a wild duckling while hunting. Jerry helps him get airborne again.
65247 The Two Mouseketeers March 15, 1952Jerry 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 sequence in which Tom gets executed. [7] Won an Oscar for Best Short Subject, Cartoon. [4]
66240Smitten KittenApril 12, 1952When 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 .
67238Triplet TroubleApril 19, 1952Mammy 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.
68242Little RunawayJune 14, 1952Tom intends to give an escaped seal pup back to the circus, but Jerry wants to help the seal pup escape.
69243Fit to Be TiedJuly 26, 1952After the passing of a new leash law, Tom torments Spike and uses the opportunity to chase Jerry.Similar in story and spirit to The Bodyguard .
70244Push-Button KittySeptember 6, 1952Fed 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 after the protest from the 1949 reissue of The Lonesome Mouse for portraying a Mammy archetype. [9]
71252Cruise CatOctober 18, 1952Tom is hired as a sailor tasked with keeping Jerry off a cruise ship.Contains footage from Texas Tom. Rereleased in Perspecta Stereo in 1958.
72250The Dog HouseNovember 29, 1952Spike decides to build his dream dog house, but Tom and Jerry's antics constantly destroy it.

1953

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
73254The Missing MouseJanuary 10, 1953After 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.
74256Jerry and JumboFebruary 21, 1953Jerry befriends a baby elephant named Jumbo and disguises him as a large mouse to mess with Tom.First appearance of Jumbo and his mother.
75266 Johann Mouse March 21, 1953As 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.
76260That's My Pup!April 25, 1953Spike strikes an agreement with Tom for the feline to act scared whenever Tyke barks at him.
77258Just DuckySeptember 5, 1953After 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.
78262Two Little IndiansOctober 17, 1953Jerry 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.
79264Life with TomNovember 21, 1953Jerry 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.

1954

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
80275Puppy TaleJanuary 23, 1954A 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.
81268Posse CatJanuary 30, 1954Tom 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.
82270Hic-cup PupApril 17, 1954Tom's usual antics of chasing Jerry wake Tyke up, and the puppy gets the hiccups. This annoys Spike, causing him to threaten Tom to keep quiet, while Jerry tries to frame him.
83273Little School MouseMay 29, 1954Jerry 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.
84277Baby ButchAugust 14, 1954Butch disguises himself as a baby to steal food from Tom and Jerry's household, aggravating both of them.
85279Mice FolliesSeptember 4, 1954Jerry and Nibbles flood the kitchen and freeze it, turning it into a skating rink, causing Tom to use unusual tactics to catch them.
86281Neapolitan MouseOctober 2, 1954Tom and Jerry vacation in Naples and encounter a local mouse named Topo.
87283Downhearted DucklingNovember 13, 1954After 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".
88296Pet PeeveNovember 20, 1954After 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.
89294Touché, Pussy Cat!December 18, 1954Captain 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.

1955

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
90298Southbound DucklingMarch 12, 1955Quacker 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.
91285Pup on a PicnicApril 30, 1955Spike and Tyke are having a picnic, but several inconveniences occur.Produced simultaneously in both the standard Academy format and in CinemaScope.
92287Mouse for SaleMay 21, 1955Tom 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.
93292Designs on JerrySeptember 2, 1955 Stick figure versions of Tom and Jerry come to life when Tom creates a very detailed blueprint of a mousetrap.
94299Tom and ChérieSeptember 9, 1955Mouseketeer Tuffy 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.
95297Smarty CatOctober 14, 1955Tom 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.
96289Pecos PestNovember 11, 1955Jerry'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.
97300That's My MommyNovember 19, 1955Quacker 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.

1956

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
98301The Flying SorceressJanuary 27, 1956Tom 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.
99314The Egg and JerryMarch 23, 1956A 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.
100303Busy BuddiesMay 4, 1956When Jeanine the babysitter is too busy on the phone to look after the baby who is constantly crawling away, Tom and Jerry declare a truce so that the baby does not get hurt.First appearance of Jeannie and the Baby. Produced in CinemaScope.
101304Muscle Beach TomSeptember 7, 1956Tom 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.
102305Down Beat BearOctober 21, 1956A 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.
103306 Blue Cat Blues November 16, 1956Jerry, 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.
104307Barbecue BrawlDecember 14, 1956Spike shows his son Tyke how to barbecue, but they have to deal with constant interruptions.Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.

1957

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
105318Tops with PopsFebruary 22, 1957Jerry 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.
106308Timid TabbyApril 19, 1957Tom's cousin George comes to visit, and he's afraid of mice.Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.
107321Feedin' the KiddieJune 7, 1957Jerry and Nibbles 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.
108310Mucho MouseSeptember 6, 1957Tom 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.
109311Tom's Photo FinishNovember 1, 1957When 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.

1958

#Prod.Num.TitleDateSummaryNotes
110309Happy Go DuckyJanuary 3, 1958The Easter Bunny leaves an Easter egg for Tom and Jerry, which hatches into Quacker who thoroughly annoys them.Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.
111317Royal Cat NapMarch 7, 1958Royal guard Tom must get rid of Mouseketeers Jerry and Nibbles without waking up the king from his nap.Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.
112325The Vanishing DuckMay 2, 1958In 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.
113329Robin HoodwinkedJune 6, 1958After Robin Hood gets locked up, Jerry and Nibbles attempt to save him, but first they must get past Tom.Produced in CinemaScope and Perspecta Stereo.
114330 Tot Watchers August 1, 1958Due 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.

1961–62: Gene Deitch/Rembrandt Films cartoons

The following thirteen cartoons were directed by Gene Deitch, produced by William L. Snyder, and animated at Snyder's Rembrandt Films in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now in the Czech Republic, and Slovakia). All cartoons were released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

1961

#TitleDateNotes
115 Switchin' Kitten September 7, 1961
116 Down and Outing October 26, 1961
117 It's Greek to Me-ow! December 7, 1961

1962

#TitleDateNotes
118 High Steaks March 23, 1962
119 Mouse into Space April 13, 1962
120 Landing Stripling May 18, 1962
121 Calypso Cat June 21, 1962Rarely seen in the Middle East for mild suggestive humor as outlawed in MENA regions.
122 Dicky Moe July 20, 1962
123 The Tom and Jerry Cartoon Kit August 10, 1962
124 Tall in the Trap September 14, 1962
125Sorry SafariOctober 12, 1962
126 Buddies Thicker Than Water November 1, 1962Shortened in United Kingdom due to Tom and Jerry getting drunk on champagne in one scene.
127 Carmen Get It! December 21, 1962

1963–67: Chuck Jones/Sib Tower 12 cartoons

The following 34 cartoons were produced by Chuck Jones in Hollywood, California. Earlier cartoons were produced in conjunction with Walter Bien's "Sib Tower 12 Productions" (one or the other credited on the 1963 and 1964 productions), until it was integrated into a new animation department called MGM Animation/Visual Arts. Directors (if other than Jones) or co-directors for each short are listed. All cartoons were released to theaters by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Note: All the Chuck Jones MGM Tom and Jerry shorts were in Metrocolor.

All were released on DVD in 2009 as part of Tom and Jerry: The Chuck Jones Collection .

1963

#TitleDateNotes
128 Pent-House Mouse July 27, 1963

1964

#TitleDateNotes
129 The Cat Above and the Mouse Below February 25, 1964
130 Is There a Doctor in the Mouse? March 24, 1964
131 Much Ado About Mousing April 14, 1964
132 Snowbody Loves Me May 12, 1964
133 The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse December 8, 1964

1965

#TitleDateNotes
134 Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life January 20, 1965
135 Tom-ic Energy January 27, 1965
136 Bad Day at Cat Rock February 10, 1965
137 The Brothers Carry-Mouse-Off March 3, 1965Directed by Jim Pabian.
138 Haunted Mouse March 24, 1965
139 I'm Just Wild About Jerry April 7, 1965
140 Of Feline Bondage May 19, 1965
141 The Year of the Mouse June 9, 1965
142 The Cat's Me-Ouch! December 22, 1965

1966

#TitleDateNotes
143 Duel Personality January 20, 1966
144 Jerry, Jerry, Quite Contrary February 17, 1966Rarely airs on Spacetoon and MBC3 for the humor’s dark undertone.
145 Jerry-Go-Round March 3, 1966Directed by Abe Levitow.
146 Love Me, Love My Mouse April 28, 1966Directed by Chuck Jones and Ben Washam. Last appearance of Toodles.
147 Puss 'n' Boats May 5, 1966Directed by Abe Levitow.
148 Filet Meow June 30, 1966Directed by Abe Levitow.
149 Matinee Mouse July 14, 1966Direction credited to William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, with story and supervision by Tom Ray. Compilation short; contains footage from The Flying Cat, Professor Tom, The Missing Mouse, Jerry and the Lion, Love That Pup, The Flying Sorceress, Jerry's Diary , and The Truce Hurts. Tom and Jerry watch themselves in a theater.
150 The A-Tom-inable Snowman August 4, 1966Directed by Abe Levitow.
151 Catty-Cornered September 8, 1966Directed by Abe Levitow.

1967

#TitleDateNotes
152 Cat and Dupli-cat January 20, 1967
153 O-Solar-Meow February 24, 1967Directed by Abe Levitow.
154 Guided Mouse-ille March 10, 1967Directed by Abe Levitow. Followup to O-Solar-Meow.
155 Rock 'n' Rodent April 7, 1967Directed by Abe Levitow.
156 Cannery Rodent April 14, 1967
157 The Mouse from H.U.N.G.E.R. April 21, 1967Directed by Abe Levitow.
158 Surf-Bored Cat May 5, 1967Directed by Abe Levitow.
159 Shutter Bugged Cat June 23, 1967Direction credited to William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, with story and supervision by Tom Ray. Compilation short; Contains footage from Part Time Pal , The Yankee Doodle Mouse , Nit-Witty Kitty , Johann Mouse , Heavenly Puss , and Designs on Jerry .
160 Advance and Be Mechanized August 25, 1967Directed by Ben Washam. Followup to O-Solar-Meow.
161 Purr-Chance to Dream September 8, 1967Directed by Ben Washam. Followup to The Cat's Me-Ouch.

Warner Bros. cartoons

2001: Hanna-Barbera Productions/Turner Entertainment cartoon

TitleDateNotes
The Mansion Cat April 8, 2001Only made-for-TV short.
Directed by Karl Toerge. Contains footage from Muscle Beach Tom .

2005, 2014: Warner Bros. Animation cartoons

#TitleDateSummaryNotes
1 The Karate Guard September 27, 2005Spike saves Jerry from Tom.Directed by Joseph Barbera and Spike Brandt.
2 Children in Need specialNovember 14, 2014Tom and Jerry had been asked by Pudsey to raise money for BBC's Children in Need.

2021: Tom and Jerry Special Shorts cartoons

#TitleSummaryDateNotes
1On a RollA sushi chef enlists Tom to get rid of Jerry, leading to an ensuing chase causing mayhem in his restaurant.February 20, 2021

Premiered on HBO Max in promotion for the new Tom & Jerry feature film [10]

2The House That Cat BuiltTom builds a cat condo for himself, and sets out to prevent Jerry from taking refuge in it.February 20, 2021

Spin-offs and other appearances

Notes

  1. Leonard Maltin's book of Mice and Magic: History of American Animated Cartoons
  2. "MGM Titles".
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