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The Mouse Comes to Dinner (1945)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  18 January 1945 (USA)
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Tom invites Toots to an elegant dinner. However, he's made the mistake of trying to put Jerry to work, as a serving boy, a corkscrew, and other tasks. Jerry puts up with a little of this, ... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
William Hanna ...
Tom (voice) (uncredited)
Lillian Randolph ...
Mammy Two-Shoes (uncredited)
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Tom invites Toots to an elegant dinner. However, he's made the mistake of trying to put Jerry to work, as a serving boy, a corkscrew, and other tasks. Jerry puts up with a little of this, but mostly gets revenge on Tom, mostly involving the tip of Tom's tail, which ends up in a sandwich, inside a dessert, and in a candle-holder. Meanwhile, Toots isn't too happy about Tom getting fresh with her. There's a chase, of course, featuring Tom stabbing a turkey while Jerry, safely outside, makes sounds of pain. Tom ends up with his tail stuck up like a mast as Jerry paints "S.S. Drip" on his side and Toots launches him into the punchbowl with a bottle of champagne. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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18 January 1945 (USA)  »

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Mouse to Dinner  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Tom and Toots both speak in this cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Tom: Hey, what's cookin'?
Tom's Sweety: You are, stupid!
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Followed by Slicked-up Pup (1951) See more »

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Anchors Aweigh
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Music by Charles A. Zimmerman
Lyrics by R. Lovell and Alfred Hart Miles
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Tom gets burned!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
19 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a hilarious Tom and Jerry short. Tom gets his tail and butt on fire and runs for water. He is just about to sit down for some relief when Jerry puts a chafing dish under his flaming butt. He sits down and sizzles for a few min! He thinks he is getting cooled off, but he is getting heated up....A LOT!. He then realizes what has happened and flies off the surface, only to have his rear end stick to it. His butt comes free and he smashes through the roof with the flames from his butt trailing behind him. When he lands back to Earth, he is too dazed to realize that he could sit in the punch bowl to cool his rear. He just sits there while Jerry and Toots paint "SS Drip" on his burned backside. How embarrassing for him. He tired to show off and ends up with his rear end burned off and sinks into a bowl of punch. What a day!!!!!!!


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