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Slicked-up Pup (1951)

Spike has just washed his pup. Tom and Jerry's chase knocks him into a mud puddle. Spike makes Tom clean him up again and promise to keep him clean which of course is Jerry's opening to get Tom in trouble.
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Spike has just washed his pup. Tom and Jerry's chase knocks him into a mud puddle. Spike makes Tom clean him up again and promise to keep him clean which of course is Jerry's opening to get Tom in trouble.

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30 August 1951 (USA)  »

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Trying To Keep It Clean
15 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is there anything more pleasing for Jerry to hear than Spike threatening Tom with sentences that start, "If you do this (or that) I will tear you limb from limb!?" At that point, Jerry knows he will see his nemesis get torn to shreds by the big bulldog. He'll make sure whatever "that" is, will happen. I always said Jerry had a sadistic streak in him.

In this story, the threat is not to keep Spike's little boy "Chip" clean. Spike had already given his beloved little dog a bath and Tom inadvertently had gotten him dirty again. If it happens again Spike promises to pulverize the cat. Jerry, of course, overhears this and gets to work. He gets help from lady luck and some dumb moves by Tom.

Tom's ventriloquist act was the highlight the cartoon: absolutely fabulous comedy bit, one of the best I've seen in this famous series.


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