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Baby Puss (1943)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Comedy  |  12 May 1943 (USA)
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Tom is dressed up and treated like a baby by the little girl of the house, and he hates it aside from the bottle of milk, that is. Jerry brings in some alley cats, who tease Tom.

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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ...
Jerry / Little Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ...
Butch (voice) (uncredited)
William Hanna ...
Tom (voice) (uncredited)
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Poor Tom! Not only does his young owner insist on dressing him like a baby, but he also has to bear the humiliation of being spotted by his cat friends. And Jerry can't believe his good fortune when he spies his foe in diapers and a bib. Written by Mike Konczewski

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12 May 1943 (USA)  »

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Bébé Tom et les copains  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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First cartoon to use the end titles "An M.G.M Tom and Jerry CARTOON". See more »

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Followed by Mouse Into Space (1962) See more »

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Written by Jararaca and Vicente Paiva
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Too Mean-Spirited To Enjoy
10 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the few Tom and Jerry cartoons I would never watch again. You know, there are many times when I watch these entertaining Tom and Jerry cartoons I root for Tom, just out of compassion. Many times he gets brutalized by Jerry but usually there's a decent reason. Tom is usually chasing him. But in this cartoon, Tom gets literally tortured by other cats and takes a lot abuse physically and verbally for no reason, except incredible meanness.

In the house he resides in, at least in this cartoon, some idiot little girl dresses him up as a baby complete with bonnet and diapers, puts him in a little crib, scolds him and then - thankfully - leaves. At Tom enjoys the bottle of milk she left him. In fact, he loves the milk so much he doesn't mind acting like a baby while he's enjoying the drink. Jerry is watching him go goo-goo over the milk and makes fun of him. In no time, the usual chase is on, but only until the brat comes back.

Once again Tom has to endure this obnoxious girl. In all, it happens three times. Between the second and third, Jerry summons the neighborhood cats in to tease Tom about his outfit and baby acting. It becomes more than teasing and the cartoon becomes almost shocking in its sadism

There were some funny scenes but not enough to overcome the mean spirit in this animated short.


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