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Push-Button Kitty (1952)

Tom's being especially lazy, which makes it even easier for Mammy to toss him out when her new mouse-catching robot cat, Mechano, arrives. Mechano is frighteningly efficient, foiling ... See full summary »
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Tom's being especially lazy, which makes it even easier for Mammy to toss him out when her new mouse-catching robot cat, Mechano, arrives. Mechano is frighteningly efficient, foiling several attempts by Jerry. Jerry turns this efficiency against him by unleashing several mechanical mice; the zealous robot makes a shambles of the house, and finally itself, in the process of chasing them down. Tom is welcomed back, but at the last moment, a key part of the robot had gone down Tom's throat; Jerry activates it, and sends Tom chasing after one of the wind-up mice. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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6 September 1952 (USA)  »

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Tom und die Technik  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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The final appearance of "Mammy Two-Shoes" (the Black maid) in a Tom and Jerry cartoon. See more »

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Follows The Bodyguard (1944) See more »

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Love That Pup
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Written by Scott Bradley
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Original, entertaining, interesting and different
16 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Push-Button Kitty, what can I say? Really good, the beginning is rather slow in comparison to the rest of the cartoon, but once Mechano is introduced, what we get is a cartoon that is original, entertaining and interesting. Plus it was different, it was nice to have a change once in a while. The animation is lush, the music is playful, the story is original and the sight gags are clever. And we also have fast pacing in general that adds to to the cartoon's enjoyment. Tom and Jerry are still likable, though there's more of Jerry than there is of Tom, not that that's a bad thing, and Mammy Two-Shoes is a nice supporting character who doesn't distract from the story too much. Overall, very nice and pleasant, not to mention entertaining. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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