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18 September 1948 (USA) See more »
Mammy Two-Shoes replaces Tom with a younger cat who is a lightning-quick mouser. Tom and Jerry form an alliance in order to get rid of this dangerous newcomer. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Lillian Randolph ... Mammy Two-Shoes (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Joseph Barbera 
William Hanna 
Writing credits
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Joseph Barbera  uncredited

Produced by
Fred Quimby .... producer
Original Music by
Scott Bradley 
Animation Department
Ed Barge .... animator
Kenneth Muse .... animator
Ray Patterson .... animator
Irven Spence .... animator
Richard Bickenbach .... layout artist (uncredited)
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8 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
UK:U | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #12602) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
'Lightning' Strikes......For A Short Time, 15 October 2007
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

"Lightning" was funny! "Lightning" is a new, younger cat Mammy Two Shoes employs to get rid of "that mouse" (Jerry) because Tom is not getting the job done. "You is getting' too old for mouse-catchin,' she says.

By the way, the PC morons who correct Mammy's grammar worked overtime in this cartoon, changing every one of her sentences. I guess that's better than having her voice dubbed in by these Gestapo-like Liberals who, according to another reviewer here, have done that. I watch these T&J cartoons on disc, which has the actual audio but changes the words on the subtitles and has in the insufferable Whoopi Goldberg give a disclaimer on every disc

Anyway, this is a funny cartoon, thanks to "Lightning," who looks like a cat wearing a Devil's Halloween suit, and Mammy's reaction to him and what's happening. It's always nice, too, to see Tom and Jerry actually on the same side. They team up here to get rid of "Lightning." Boy, there are tons of violent scenes in this cartoon, more than normal which is saying a lot.

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