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1. Popeye the Sailor (1960–1962)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye.

Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Jackson Beck

Votes: 4,523

2. The Hobbit (1966)

12 min | Animation, Short

4.5
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A homebody hobbit finds himself going on a quest to save a dwarfish treasure from a dragon in this loose adaptation of the classic novel.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Herb Lass

Votes: 189

3. Krazy Kat (1963– )

6 min | Animation

5.7
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This show follows the adventures of Krazy Kat, Ignatz Mouse, and Officer Pupp. Ignatz is the mouse that always cause mischief, or mouse-chief. Krazy is the character who loves Ignatz Mouse.... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Frees, Penny Philips, June Foray

Votes: 54

4. Alice of Wonderland in Paris (1966)

G | 52 min | Animation, Fantasy

5.4
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After Wonderland, Alice dreams of going to Paris. A mouse named Francois, the grandson of Anatole, agrees to take her there if she will tell him her favorite cheese. Along the way they share several stories.

Director: Gene Deitch | Stars: Luce Ennis, Norma MacMillan, Howard Morris, Carl Reiner

Votes: 83

5. The Tom and Jerry Cartoon Kit (1962)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.3
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We see the box set of the title, including "one mean, stupid cat"; "one sweet, lovable mouse" and other items. We see them used in two sequences, set against blank backdrops. First, the two... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 244

6. Show Jana Krause (2010– )

Talk-Show

7.2
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Stars: Jan Kraus, David Kraus, Patrik Vrbovsky, David Koller

Votes: 68

7. Tom Terrific (1957– )

Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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This show was on the original "Captain Kangaroo Show". It was about a boy that could change into whatever he wanted to. Along with Mighty Dog Manfred they fought villains.

Star: Lionel G. Wilson

Votes: 36

8. Dicky Moe (1962)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.8
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The captain's obsession with the white whale Dicky Moe led his crew to abandon ship. He abducts Tom and enlists him as crew but Jerry's already on board to help make Tom's life miserable.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 215

9. The Bluffers (1986–1991)

25 min | Animation

7.6
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Animation about animals living in the last forest on the barren land of Bluffoonia. Clandestino, the local tyrant, wants to exploit these lands.

Stars: Kees ter Bruggen, Joke Bruijs, Gene Deitch, Richard Felgate

Votes: 97

10. Buddies... Thicker Than Water (1962)

Approved | 9 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.6
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It's winter, and Tom is outside in the snow while Jerry's safe in a penthouse apartment. Tom, desperate, throws Jerry a note in a bottle. Jerry takes pity on Tom and brings him inside to ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 201

11. High Steaks (1962)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.6
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Tom's owner is having a cookout. Jerry sees this, and develops a taste for steak himself, but Tom stops him with a barbecue fork. They fence with forks. Jerry sends Tom flying toward the ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 199

12. Where the Wild Things Are (1973)

7 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.2
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A boy named Max imagines he is "Where The Wild Things Are''.

Director: Gene Deitch | Stars: Allen Swift, Peter Schickele

Votes: 193

13. Carmen Get It! (1962)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.9
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Jerry runs into the Metropolitan Opera (preparing to perform Carmen), so Tom poses as a violinist, with help from a hidden tape recorder.

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 190

14. Jeste vetsí blbec, nez jsme doufali (1994)

80 min | Comedy

2.5
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Vít (Ludek Sobota) is a simpleton who inherits a grand spa hotel. Soon he is faced with a plethora of con artists and speculators who pop up out of nowhere.

Director: Vít Olmer | Stars: Ludek Sobota, Simona Chytrová, Roman Skamene, Jan Preucil

Votes: 83

15. Diary of a Spider (2006 Video)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Angus T. Jones

16. Strega Nona (1977)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.4
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A kindly witch leaves her gullible assistant in charge of her home while she's away. He soon discovers her magic pasta pot and ends up making a big mess.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Eduard Cupák

Votes: 5

17. The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (1956– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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Stars: Bill Goodwin, Marvin Miller, Bill Scott

Votes: 8

18. Munro (1961)

9 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

7.0
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A four-year-old boy is drafted into the army.

Director: Gene Deitch | Stars: Howard Morris, Seth Deitch, Marie Deitch, Jules Feiffer

Votes: 320

19. Down and Outing (1961)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.8
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Tom's master is going fishing, and Tom comes along. Jerry comes along, too, despite Tom's attempt to stop him, and manages to get Tom in all kinds of trouble with his master, leading Tom to... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 190

20. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears (1984)

10 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: James Earl Jones

Votes: 7

21. Bark, George (2003 Video)

6 min | Animation, Short

7.6
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George was a dog. His mother was a dog too. George made different sounds, which made his mother take him to the vet/veterinarian. A veterinarian/vet will take an animal's health and ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: John Lithgow

Votes: 5

22. It's Greek to Me-ow! (1961)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.4
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The usual Tom and Jerry hijinks, set in ancient Greece; parts are set in the streets, parts in a temple.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 181

23. Tall in the Trap (1962)

8 min | Animation, Western, Family

4.8
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Jerry is wanted by a local Western town for cheese theft; the cheese owner and the Sherriff are fed up with them. Along comes Tom, who is recruited by the Sherriff to dispose of Jerry, ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 162

24. Switchin' Kitten (1961)

9 min | Animation, Family, Short

4.9
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Tom becomes fearless when he feels like going into the eerie castle.

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 196

25. The Juggler of Our Lady (1958)

9 min | Animation, Short

7.5
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Medieval times. A juggler has little success making a living; he puts on a hair shirt and becomes an ascetic, but attracts only other ascetics. Finally, in desperation, he becomes a monk. ... See full summary »

Directors: Al Kouzel, Gene Deitch | Star: Boris Karloff

Votes: 28

26. In the Night Kitchen (1987)

7 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.1
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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Peter Schickele

Votes: 31

27. Anatole (1962)

9 min | Animation, Short

6.1
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The adventures of Anatole, a suave and debonair French mouse, in a cheese factory.

Director: Gene Deitch | Stars: Carl Reiner, Allen Swift

Votes: 15

28. Calypso Cat (1962)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.9
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Tom is smitten by a cat being taken aboard a cruise ship, so he stows away. Jerry is jealous and does what he can to derail the romance. When they get to their destination, Tom also has to ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 190

29. Sorry Safari (1962)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

4.2
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Tom and Jerry accompany a man on a safari trip into the jungle. Like usual, Tom attempts to catch Jerry, but the man in the safari is fed up with Tom's antics and is very bitter to him.

Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 180

30. Flebus (1957)

6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.4
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The gregarious Flebus, whom everyone likes, grows desperate when he meets the one person who can't stand him.

Directors: Ernest Pintoff, Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 33

31. Diary of a Worm (2005)

9 min | Animation, Family, Short

8.0
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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Alexander Gould

Votes: 8

32. Here's Nudnik (1965)

Approved | Animation, Short

6.3
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Nudnik lives in the Withered Arms Apartments in what appears to be Manhattan. He wakes from his chair/bed and eventually escapes. He decides to start cooking and between expanding bread and... See full summary »

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 28

33. Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1993)

8 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Milan Klikar | Star: Joyce Ebert

34. Teeny-Tiny and the Witch Woman (1980)

14 min | Animation, Short, Horror

7.7
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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Marie Rosulková

Votes: 29

35. Sick, Sick Sidney (1958)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.1
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This Cinemascope cartoon features a baby elephant, Sidney, who scoffs and laughs at his jungle friends who want to be captured and lead a life of ease in a big-city zoo. But, after several ... See full summary »

Directors: Art Bartsch, Gene Deitch | Star: Lionel G. Wilson

Votes: 14

36. The Great Cheese Conspiracy (1986)

55 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.5
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Three mice live in a cinema. One day, inspired by the gangster movies, they decide to conduct a grand robbery in a cheese shop...

Director: Václav Bedrich | Stars: Josef Dvorák, Petr Nározný, Ludek Sobota, Jan Faltýnek

Votes: 96

37. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (1993)

11 min | Animation, Short

7.8
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Director: Gene Deitch | Stars: John Lithgow, Jorge Pupo

Votes: 11

38. Dick Bruna (1992– )

5 min | Animation

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39. Mouse Into Space (1962)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

4.7
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Jerry reads that there are no cats in outer space, so he signs up for a trip but Tom ends up stowing away anyhow.

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 190

40. Gaston's Baby (1958)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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A rich woman on her way to a costume party thinks Gaston is a babysitter; Gaston thinks he's there to paint her child's picture. Gaston mistakes her husband, in costume, for the child, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Connie Rasinski, Gene Deitch | Stars: Allen Swift, Lionel G. Wilson

41. Shove Thy Neighbor (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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Things are peaceful in John Doormat's neighborhood until he gets a new neighbor, and the new neighbor comes with a dog that likes to grab and gnaw on John's leg every time he sees him. ... See full summary »

Directors: Connie Rasinski, Gene Deitch | Stars: Allen Swift, Bern Bennett

Votes: 6

42. It's a Living (1957)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.5
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Dinky quits the cartoon business and gets a job as a spokes-duck for TV commercials.

Directors: Winfield Hoskins, Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

Votes: 14

43. How to Live with a Neurotic Dog (1963)

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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Arthur Treacher

Votes: 12

44. Sidney's Family Tree (1958)

6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.4
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Sidney the elephant is looking for a mother, even though he's 44. The hippo and giraffe turn him down, but a monkey that drops a coconut on Sidney's head takes him in (though her husband ... See full summary »

Directors: Art Bartsch, Gene Deitch | Star: Lionel G. Wilson

Votes: 39

45. Another Day, Another Doormat (1959)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short

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Johnny Doormat has a domineering, nagging wife. He takes his ire at her out on his office workers. His wife sees him at a tobacco shop and, through an illusion, pictures him as her ... See full summary »

Directors: Al Kouzel, Gene Deitch | Star: Allen Swift

46. Drummer Hoff (1969)

5 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Gene Deitch

47. The Nudnik Show (1991– )

30 min | Animation

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Stars: Marie Deitch, Seth Deitch, Howard Morris

48. The Three Robbers (1972)

6 min | Animation, Short

7.1
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Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Gene Deitch

Votes: 19

49. The Emperor's New Clothes (1990)

9 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Gene Deitch

50. A Bum Steer (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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In this Cinemascope Terrytoon, Beefy the Bull retires from the bullfighting ring after successfully defending his championship. His son, Beefy Junior, vows that he too will become a great ... See full summary »

Directors: Mannie Davis, Gene Deitch | Stars: Allen Swift, Lionel G. Wilson