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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse (1947)

Tom, sick of Jerry stealing the milk out of his bowl, poisons it. Instead of killing the mouse, the potion transforms him into a muscular beast.

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Tom grows tired of Jerry constantly drinking from his milk bowl. He concocts a mixture to get rid of Jerry, but when Jerry drinks it... Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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14 June 1947 (USA)  »

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  »

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Trivia

For the ominous march music that accompanies "Evil Jerry" stalking Tom, composer Scott Bradley parodied the theme from the popular 1940s radio series "Superman". See more »

Goofs

Tom picks up a yellow phone book that turns green the moment he touches it. See more »

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Follows Puss Gets the Boot (1940) See more »

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While a good cartoon, this is not one of the better ones

The fact that this was nominated for an Oscar puzzles me somewhat, as it wasn't one of the better Tom and Jerry cartoons. It wasn't even the best one that year (Invisible Mouse was much better). The ending, which is creative, makes this worth watching, but that's the most memorable part of the short.


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