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The Truce Hurts (1948)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Short | 17 July 1948 (USA)
Tom, Jerry, and Butch sign a peace treaty.
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Tom / Butch (voice)
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Butch convinces Tom and Jerry that there's no reason to fight and they should all sign a peace treaty. Tom and Butch even rescue their pals from a fellow cat and dog. But then a steak falls off a truck and the boys can't decide how to divvy it up, ultimately losing it completely, and the truce is off. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This is the first Tom and Jerry cartoon in which Spike is called "Butch". See more »

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Followed by Mice Follies (1954) See more »

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For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Another Classic Tom & Jerry Short!
26 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

This film seems to be well remembered as the time Tom & Jerry signed a peace treaty. Things are idyllic for a time but, predictably, it goes sour. Probably the most memorable moment was the endless fight involving a pipe, a frying pan, and a baseball bat that the two plus Butch the dog engage in at the beginning and end of the short. I enjoyed one a bunch and you should try to catch it on Cartoon Network.


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