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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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The title makes reference to the novel 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' by Robert Louis Stevenson. See more »

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The first time Jerry drinks almost all of the poisoned milk, but the second time he gets to the plate, it's full again. See more »

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Followed by The Tom and Jerry Cartoon Kit (1962) See more »

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Strange Brew
19 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No matter what Tom does, he can't seem to keep Jerry away from slurping down his bowl of milk. He locks Jerry in a safe, traps him in a dresser drawer, blocks his mouse hole, on and on....but nothing works as Jerry keeps coming back for more milk.

Finally, Tom decides to make a fatal elixir, putting all kinds of garbage in a bowl of milk. Jerry drinks it and turns into The Incredible Hulk, and starts beating up on Tom. However, the stuff seems to wear off quickly, in which Tom then gets the upper hand, but then becomes effective again. This back-and-forth goes on and on with funny results.

This is another wild-and-crazy episode and a unique "take" on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.


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