Tom pretends to have a cold in order to trick Mammy into letting him stay inside for the night. Jerry tricks Tom by making him think he really is sick - with the measles.
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Lillian Randolph ...
Mammy Two-Shoes (voice) (uncredited)
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Mammy is about to throw Tom out for the night, into a thunderstorm. At the door, Tom gets an inspiration, and fakes a cold, which gets him a nice warm spot in front of the fire. Jerry isn't at all happy, so with a little help from some red paint, he gives Tom a case of measles. From then on, it's a case of the cure being worse than the disease, with Tom getting frozen, then roasted, then dunked in the shower. Out of the shower, he's suddenly spot-free, and he finds the paint as well. Furious, he attacks Jerry, who suddenly breaks out in measles for real just as Tom picks him up. The two thus end up quarantined together. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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9 October 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tom und ich mit roten Pünktchen  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Mammy Two-Shoes: Thomas! Oh, Thomas!
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11 October 2008 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

This short begins with Tom using Jerry as a yo-yo for his own pleasure before Mammy-Two-Shoes (dubbed to appease the PC Brigade in the version I saw) orders him out of the house for the night, despite the fact that it's pouring with rain. Why does she insist on torturing him like this again? Anyway, Tom pretends to be ill so he can stay indoors, by the fire. But Jerry is having none of it.

He convinces Tom that he has measles by paining dots on his face and proceeds to 'cure' him using a wide range of gruesome anecdotes, which make up the visual humor of the cartoon. In the end, they both pay for their untruths.

An amusing cartoon.


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