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.

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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.

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19 November 1955 (USA)  »

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Den dumme ælling  »

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William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's first cartoon as director/producer without Fred Quimby. See more »

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Follows The Two Mouseketeers (1951) See more »

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Okay, but not great...
8 August 2001 | by (Thatcham, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is another Tom & Jerry cartoon that features the little yellow duckling. He hatches from an egg after ending up underneath the sleeping Tom, and thinks that Tom is his mother. Tom tries to eat the duckling, while Jerry tries to explain who its real mother is. This was the first cartoon William Hanna and Joseph Barbera produced as well as directed after their previous producer, Fred Quimby, retired from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Although the two's skill is still evident, somehow the 'feel' is a bit lacking in comparison to previous episodes. The items painted onto cels look a bit 'furred' around the edges, and are not as cleanly painted as before. The backgrounds are also not too great, and the story just does not have quite the same level of humour that had been attained previously.


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