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Saturday Evening Puss (1950)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  14 January 1950 (USA)
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While Mammy Two-Shoes enjoys her evening with the Lucky Seven Saturday Night Bridge Club, Tom and his friends have a party in the house. Jerry, unable to sleep, emerges from his mouse hole to stop it.

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William Hanna ...
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Storyline

Mammy's stepping out for the evening (to play cards, as it turns out). While she's way, the cats will play: in this case, Tom and three of his alley cat friends. Their music keeps Jerry awake, so he takes action. His first strike silences them only long enough for him to return to his hole. They lure him out by restarting the music, and the chase is on: four against one. Jerry holds out for a while, but is soon tied with the cord from the venetian blinds, and the cats resume. Jerry manages to crawl to the phone and call Mammy, who comes running and throws all four cats out. But Jerry's peace is short-lived: Mammy decides to salvage what's left of the evening by listening to some music. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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

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Trivia

You can see Mammy Two-Shoes' face for two frames as she runs back to the house. See more »

Goofs

When the piano-playing cat slides Jerry down the piano, he is sliding Jerry from the right of the keyboard to the left of the keyboard (high notes to low notes). However, the sound coming from the piano appears to be the opposite of what was showing (i.e. low notes to high notes). See more »

Connections

Followed by Pup on a Picnic (1955) See more »

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The Darktown Strutters' Ball
Music by Shelton Brooks
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So far, my favorite Tom and Jerry episode
17 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Out of all of the Tom and Jerry episodes I see, this is my favorite of them all. This is, to start off, a great episode. I love the music and all the voices in this one. The plot is good as well: Tom's owner is out so Tom throws a party in his house and Jerry tries to stop it. I also love the part where Jerry calls Tom's owner and tells her about the party, and she comes home furious. The best/funniest part of that scene is where she throws Tom and the cats out of the house, and they form a totem pole. I laugh so hard every time I see that part. Overall, I recommend this cartoon to all Tom and Jerry fans, whether they've seen it before or not.


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