Jerry's eccentric uncle, Pecos, a Texas mouse, comes to spend the night with him before his musical performance on television the next day. He decides to rehearse with his guitar for the ... See full summary »
Tom sells Jerry to a local pet story that's buying white mice. Yes, Jerry's brown, but a little paint fixes that. The lady of the house finds the money Tom got and uses it to buy a cute ... See full summary »
Jerry rescues a bag of puppies from the river. Most of them run away as soon as Jerry releases them, but one stays behind. Jerry tries to get rid of it, but ultimately takes pity and ... See full summary »
Jerry's little duckling friend is depressed because he's just read The Ugly Duckling and thinks that he's ugly. Jerry does his best to help. Tom gets involved when the suicidal duck offers ... See full summary »
A baby seal escapes from the circus and ends up in Jerry's backyard pond. Tom finds out soon enough when Jerry grabs a fish from Tom's plate, and when the circus offers a $10,000 reward, ... See full summary »
Spike has just put Tyke to bed for his nap when Tom and Jerry chase out the door to Tyke's crib, waking him up. This gives Tyke an attack of hiccups. Spike warns Tom not to wake him up ... See full summary »
Tom designs a better mousetrap that would have made Rube Goldberg jealous. While he sleeps, the mouse that Tom drew wakes Jerry and they get chased by the cat Tom drew. As Tom awakes, they ... See full summary »
Spike explains to his son the rules of being a dog: 1: be man's best friend (begging, lying at feet); 2: bury bones; 3: chase cats. Just then, Tom (and Jerry) run by, offering the perfect ... See full summary »
Tom is duck hunting, and he wings a little duckling that can't quite keep up with the flock. Jerry gets to the fallen duck before Tom, bandages his wing, and shelters him from Tom as he ... See full summary »
When a duck hatches from the egg underneath Tom, he is convinced he is his mother. Tom thinks that he would like to eat the newborn duck, but Jerry shows him the truth while saving him from being eaten.
The "joke" here is Jerry hiding in a picnic basket and Tom trying to get him out of there. It all starts when bulldog "Spike" takes his young son "Tyke" on a picnic. Just before they leave, Tom comes racing around the corner chasing Jerry, as usual. The mouse spots the basket and jumps in it. Tom goes through the basket, emptying all the food but Spike interrupts before the cat finds the mouse.
This is what goes on for the whole cartoon as Tom follows the dogs and the picnic basket to the woods. You can guess most of the rest. Most of the sight gags are decent: not spectacular, but entertaining enough. A nice twist occurs near the end when an army of ants spots the food and gets in on the fun.
Overall, slightly-better than average.
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