Sylvester gets a rubber mouse for Christmas, but he much prefers Granny's gift: a new Tweety Bird.

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It's Christmas Day in the home of Granny, and her pet cat Sylvester delights at chasing her new Tweety Bird and takes fright at the bulldog unwrapped from under the tree. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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16 February 1952 (USA)  »

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Als Geschenk verpackt  »

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[first lines]
Narrator: 'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
Sylvester: You're just not whistling Dixie, brother!
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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
Played during the opening credits
Also sung by Tweety
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They'll use certain settings for anything, won't they?
29 September 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

OK, since "Gift Wrapped" is set around Christmas, we can safely assume that Granny and Tweety are being good, while Sylvester and the dog - presumably named Hector - are being naughty. The main humor here is seeing how Sylvester uses the presents to go after Tweety...and when the dog appears unexpectedly (come to think of it, I could occasionally guess when he was going to appear). Everyone likes to use Christmas as the setting for something unusual (or would all this count as usual?); "Gremlins" did a really neat job with that.

I figure that the cartoon mainly functions as a place holder in between the really great cartoons (1952 also saw "Operation: Rabbit"). So this is an OK, not great addition to the pantheon of Sylvester/Tweety cartoons. Passable.


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