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Baby Butch (1954)

An alley cat disguises himself as an abandoned baby in order to con his way inside the house of Tom and Jerry.
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An alley cat is foraging for food when he sees Tom's house and decides it's a rich haul. He dresses as a foundling baby and lands on the doorstep. Tom takes him in and Butch proceeds to raid the fridge between Tom's babying him. What he doesn't know is that Jerry's going to grab the ham Butch swiped every chance he gets. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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14 August 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flirten will gelernt sein  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Last MGM cartoon to receive a reissue. See more »

Goofs

The refrigerator door handle changes from right to left and the refrigerator door hinges change from left to right. See more »

Connections

Follows Jerry's Diary (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got Out of Bed on the Right Side
(uncredited)
Music by Arthur Schwartz
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Aww, little baby want his food?
9 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Baby Butch is a thoroughly enjoyable if not outstanding Tom and Jerry cartoon. My only real complaint was the rather predictable story, but everything else was fine. The animation and music are both great, complete with some hilarious sight gags especially the one with the large ham. The pace is furious and fast, not too fast so that the ending feels unsatisfying, because actually the ending was surprising and in a good way. Tom is a little dumb here, while Jerry is still cunning, but it is Butch who steals the show as he disguises himself as a baby to get food. Overall, outstanding no, funny yes. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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