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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 »

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

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Version of The Adult Version of Jekyll & Hide (1972) See more »

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I do have to agree, the ending is great!
24 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Dr Jekyll and Mr Mouse is a unique take on the famous split-personality tale by Robert Louis Stevenson. I don't think it is Tom and Jerry's very best cartoon, but it is a dark, suspenseful and most definitely entertaining one. The animation is great, luscious, well proportioned and just beautiful to look at in general. And I also loved the music, that alone added to the darkness, suspense and fun of Dr Jekyll and Mr Mouse. There are some great gags as well, if you know the story though you'll know what happens, but the twist ending is just great and very funny. Overall, a unique and fun cartoon, with a great ending and music to boot. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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