Tom filches a drumstick from a fresh-baked chicken. When Mammy is about to discover him, he hands it off to Jerry; this lets him be a hero to Mammy and still get his chicken. Jerry is ... See full summary »
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Tom filches a drumstick from a fresh-baked chicken. When Mammy is about to discover him, he hands it off to Jerry; this lets him be a hero to Mammy and still get his chicken. Jerry is miffed, and sees his chance to retaliate: Spike is very possessive of his bone. Jerry keeps stealing the bone and planting it on Tom. Finally, Jerry bores a hole in the bone, inserts a bolt, and gets Tom to swallow a magnet. The bone keeps coming back to Tom, even through a fence. Finally, as Tom runs off followed by Spike, Jerry, who's been hiding in a tin can, is also dragged along. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Tickles the funny bone.
28 October 2014 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

It's back to Mammy Two Shoes' house for The Framed Cat, which sees Tom blaming Jerry for the theft of a roast chicken leg, but the mouse getting revenge by making it look as though the cat has been stealing bulldog Spike's bone. Needless to say, the dog ain't amused!

Although The Framed Cat is fairly predictable knockabout cartoon nonsense, it is all so perfectly timed and wonderfully animated that it still proves a lot of fun, providing plenty of laughs with its simple but effective visual gags (I never get tired of watching a duped cartoon character realising that they're a jackass).

The cartoon gets even sillier (and even funnier) once Tom has swallowed the world's most powerful magnet, thus repeatedly attracting Spike's precious bone (in which Jerry has hidden a metal bolt).


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