Mammy is tired of Jerry always eating her food and ruining her kitchen, so she gives her two cats, Tom & Butch, a warning: whoever catches the mouse gets to stay, but the one that doesn't is out. Tom and Butch begin their search for Jerry, but the mouse proves himself smarter by hitting the cats with mallets and making the oven explode. When they manage to catch the mouse they decide to battle on a duel and the winner takes all, but Tom tries to cheat and his plan backfires. Later the cats fight for Jerry, and the mouse tricks them to constantly hit each other (in a looped animated sequence). Butch finally gets ahold of Jerry and brings it to Mammy, who is actually Tom in disguise, so Tom clobbers Butch and takes the mouse. Then Butch disguises as Mammy and Tom falls for the trap too. Butch runs with Jerry but hits a plank and Jerry escapes, so the two cats are back at looking for Jerry. Both cats spot Mammy, and thinking it's the other cat still in disguise, they start to violently ... Written by
Javier G. Vera
30 August 1947 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A Mouse in the House
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(Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Only short, where Tom and Butch lived together. See more
When Tom dresses up as Mammy and smirks at Butch before he is about to hit him with a frying pan, his left eye (towards us) is white instead of yellow for about 1-2 seconds. See more
Land sakes! That pesky mouse been moving a jam session and the nibblings on my chocolate cake. Boy, what is this? A holiday for mice? And me with two cats in the house. Boy when I lay my hands on those two good-for-nothing...
[after saying this, she leaves the kitchen and walked to the den, where Tom and Butch were, as each of them were taking a nap
Oh, well now, gentlemen. I'm glad to see you is enjoying your little siesta. You is comfortable, aint you?
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