When a bulldog threatens Tom to keep away from his puppy, Jerry realizes that sticking close to the boy is the best way to keep away his feline tormentor. But Tom is not about to let the mouse evade him so easily.

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Spike (uncredited)
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Spike and Tyke are sleeping, when Tom and Jerry run by. Tom, intent on finding Jerry, handles Tyke thoughtlessly and gets a warning from Spike. Of course, this means Jerry hangs out with the dogs and does what he can to get Tom in trouble. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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14 September 1949 (USA)  »

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Tops with Pops  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Tyke makes his first appearance, although he has not yet been given a name. See more »

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Follows Part Time Pal (1947) See more »

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The King Who Couldn't Dance (The Worry Song)
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Music by Sammy Fain
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Grrr-miaow!
28 September 2014 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

Love that Pup sees the debut of Tyke, son of doting daddy bulldog Spike. When Jerry takes refuge from Tom inside Tyke's kennel, the determined cat resorts to some risky trickery to try and catch the pesky rodent.

Other than the introduction of another cute character to the Tom and Jerry cast, this is a pretty standard outing for the cartoon pair. Jerry repeatedly gets the better of the poor cat, with Tom having lots of painful encounters with a variety of garden implements while trying to avoid grumpy Spike. The funniest moment comes when Tom attempts to convince Spike that he is a dog, the silly cat eventually giving the game away when his growl turns into a miaow.


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