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Cat Fishin' (1947)

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Tom is a feline fisherman, Jerry is his live bait, and Spike is the bulldog guarding the lake.

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Spike is guarding a private fishing hole - in his sleep. Tom sneaks in to do some fishing - with Jerry as bait. But one particularly vicious fish turns out to be more than Tom or Jerry bargained for, particularly when he wakes up Spike. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Followed by Saturday Evening Puss (1950) See more »

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Trolly Song
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Music by Hugh Martin
Played after Jerry ties the fishing line around Spike's ankle
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There is something mighty fishy going on here...
4 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Even if the story is rather predictable, Cat Fishin' is still very entertaining. It moves quickly, has exquisitely rendered animation and fun music. And Tom, Jerry and Spike seem to be enjoying themselves immensely, though you feel really sorry for Spike, particularly when the fish abruptly wakes him up. But it is the barracuda-like fish who steals the show from under the three lovable characters, as he foils Tom's fishy exploits in a vicious kind of way. The ending is appropriate and entertaining as is usually the case with Tom and Jerry. Overall, occasionally predictable, but a lot of fun, that is elevated by the antics of the fish. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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