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Writer:
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel) (suggestion)
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Release Date:
30 August 1947 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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Strange Brew See more (12 total) »

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert Louis Stevenson  novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (suggestion)

Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
 
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
 
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animator
Al Grandmain .... animator
Michael Lah .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" - USA (informal title)
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Runtime:
8 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The title makes reference to the novel 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' by Robert Louis Stevenson.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Version of Jekyll & Hyde (1990) (TV)See more »

FAQ

List: Wacky Jekyll-and-Hyde stories
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Strange Brew, 19 December 2006
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

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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