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Blue Cat Blues (1956)

As Tom prepares to commit suicide, Jerry recounts the cat's hopeless lover's pursuit of the opportunistic lady that led to this.

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Jerry narrates in voiceover: Tom has fallen hard for the cat next door, and competes with rich cat Butch for her affections. But Butch outspends Tom to a ludicrous level at every turn. Tom goes downhill after that, until we see him contemplating suicide. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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16 November 1956 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Since Jerry Mouse is telling the story of Blue Cat Blues through inner monologue, the short does not break the "cardinal rule" of Tom or Jerry physically speaking in their cartoons. See more »

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Follows Sufferin' Cats! (1943) See more »

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Love That Pup
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Written by Scott Bradley
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the un-Tom and Jerry oddity
4 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

A VERY un-Tom and Jerry short. Jerry narrates this tale that revolves around Tom the cat falling in love and losing her to his rival, Butch. Tom is best friends with Jerry here which irked me a bit. The cartoon is also presented in Cinemascope. Overall I found this Tom and Jerry cartoon sad and depressing. The should have just put "Puss gets the boot" on the DVD instead and I would've been happy. This experimental animated short can be found on disc 2 of Warner Brother's 2-DVD Spotlight Collection set. It's the last one on the set and I'm hoping that Warner Brothers chooses to release a second Volume soon.

My Grade: C-


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