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Fine Feathered Friend (1942)

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Jerry takes advantage of a rather mean tempered hen (that looks suspiciously like a rooster) to hide from Tom.

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Jerry takes advantage of a rather mean tempered hen (that looks suspiciously like a rooster) to hide from Tom.

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The last Tom and Jerry cartoon to use the WWII end variant in original issue. See more »

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There were six eggs in the nest but when the chicks leave there are only five. In subsequent shots out of the nest there are six. See more »

Crazy Credits

Tanner the MGM lion does four extremely quick roars and they are quick to the tune of "Hold That Tiger." This unique event occurs in Tex Avery's Blitz Wolf (1942), Tex Avery's The Early Bird Dood It! (1942), Fine Feathered Friend (1942), with Tom and Jerry and Chips Off the Old Block (1942), by Rudolf Ising. See more »

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Followed by The Lonesome Mouse (1943) See more »

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Music by Richard A. Whiting
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A rather unmemorable T&J caper.
16 March 2008 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

Barring the fairly funny sight of Tom being repetitively pecked by an angry chicken, and the hilarious scene in which the poor cat gets attacked with shears after accidentally chopping the tail feathers off the same bird, Fine Feathered Friend proves to be one of the poorest T&J episodes so far.

Whilst I admit that it is nice to see the cat and mouse outside of the 1940s house setting in which most of their early adventures take place, I feel that a lot more could have been done with the potentially interesting farmyard environment. The quality of the animation is up to scratch; there just isn't enough in the way of genuine laughs.


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