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Tom is "killed" while chasing Jerry (as usual). He goes to heaven and meets the cat who meets dead cats boarding the "Heavenly Express." Tom is given one hour to have Jerry sign a letter of... See full summary »

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Cast

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Devil Dog (voice) (uncredited)
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Conductor (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Tom is "killed" while chasing Jerry (as usual). He goes to heaven and meets the cat who meets dead cats boarding the "Heavenly Express." Tom is given one hour to have Jerry sign a letter of forgiveness. If Jerry signs, he goes to heaven; if he doesn't then he goes to hell. Written by Brian Henke <Cincy43235@aol.com>

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12 May 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Himmelekspressen  »

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(Western Electric Sound System) (original release)| (Westrex Recording System) (re-release)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The length of Tom's dream & nightmare (after opening credits conclude to a piece of coal popping out of the nearby fireplace, landing on his rear and quickly waking him up) is 6:49 = 409 seconds = 6 minutes & 49 seconds. See more »

Goofs

When the three kittens Fluff, Muff and Puff emerge from the bag they were drowned in, the bag remains behind them on the ground, then it disappears in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Devil Dog: [laughs evilly] Let me have him! Send him down! Give him to me now!
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Connections

Followed by High Steaks (1962) See more »

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Something A Little Bit Different For T & J
13 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just sat back and laughed and enjoyed this different Tom and Jerry cartoon, a story that humorously portrays their depiction of heaven and hell and who determines where you wind up.

It wasn't totally different. We had the obligatory chase scene, right off the bat, which proves to be Tom's undoing as he gets killed when a piano crashes into him. Tom discovers, through the kindly conductor of the "Heavenly Express" up in the clouds, that the only way he will avoid hell (where Butch is waiting for him!) is to get Jerry's "signature of forgiveness."

Tom returns to his house and has one hour to get that signature, or he's toast.....and you know Jerry isn't going to make it easy for him.

This was a funny episode and refreshing change from the normal seven minutes of chase scenes. This had a unique angle to it and some comedic visuals that went with it. There also was - I hope people caught this - a social/ moral comment about people abusing little kittens


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