7.3/10
402
3 user

Royal Cat Nap (1958)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 7 March 1958 (USA)
Tom must oppose The Two Mouseketeers without disturbing the King's sleep.
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Tom Cat guards Robin Hood's prison cell; Jerry Mouse and his diaper-wearing friend intend to be Robin's rescuers.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Lucille Bliss, Bill Thompson
Certificate: Passed Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Easter bunny brings an egg for Tom and Jerry that hatches into the little duckling. He keeps getting into water he shouldn't: the aquarium, water cooler, bathtub, sink, as the boys keep... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Red Coffey
Tot Watchers (1958)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The lady of the house has gone out for a few hours, leaving her baby in the care of a stereotypical 1950s teenager, who immediately begins calling her friends. Tom and Jerry must call a ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson, Janet Waldo
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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 »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Red Coffey
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Jerry and Tuffy lead a quest to the dinner. So, Tom, Jerry and Tuffy had a fight over thanksgiving. In the end, Tom, Jerry and Tuffy agree to eat the turkey but Tuffy ate the whole turkey.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Smarty Cat (1955)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Nobody's home, so Tom invites his alley cat friends in to look at home movies (clips from earlier cartoons where Tom gets the drop on Spike). While they're showing them, Spike sneaks in.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Daws Butler
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Spike is showing his son Tyke how to barbecue when his cooking is disrupted by a typical Tom-and-Jerry chase.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Daws Butler
Timid Tabby (1957)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tom's cousin, George, comes to visit, even though he's terribly afraid of mice. When Jerry gets out of Tom's ineffective prison, he discovers this and takes full advantage of it though he's... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Bill Thompson
Puppy Tale (1954)
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Bide-a-wee Mouse Home sends two orphans over for a hike with Scoutmaster Jerry. Trouble is, the orphans, dressed as Indians, want to shoot arrows and tomahawk-chop everything in sight, ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Tom has a chunk of the leftover chicken just before his owner George goes to look at the fridge. He threatens to take care of whichever animal did it. Tom frames Spike the dog, but Jerry ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Daws Butler, June Foray
Busy Buddies (1956)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The baby is left alone with a sitter, and Tom and Jerry are raiding the kitchen and, since the sitter is spending all her time on the phone, watching over the baby, who seems amazingly ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Daws Butler, Janet Waldo
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Francoise Brun-Cottan ...
Tuffy (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

Mouseketeer Jerry and his little partner Nibbles are raiding while the king sleeps. They awaken him; he calls for Tom, and delivers an ultimatum: One more sound from the mice, and it's off with Tom's head. The mice hear this and team up to torment Tom. First, they drop piles of dishes on him; then, they cover the floor with tacks. In both cases, Tom dashes far away, then screams. Tom plugs the King's ears with champagne corks, but Nibbles clothespins his nose and mouth. When the built-up breath causes the clothespins to explode off the king, Tom plays him to sleep with his violin. Tom chases the mice outside the room, then locks all the doors and swallows the key. They shoot an arrow through the lock into Tom's rear, and unable to get out, Tom screams in the room. The enraged king is ready to lop off Tom's head, but Nibbles has mercy and sings him to sleep with "Frère Jacques". Leaving the King asleep, the three tip-toe out of the room, close the door...then begin a sword-fight. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 March 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tom und die Musketiere  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Jerry is eating Swiss cheese when he points to Nibbles, who is off-screen. The camera glides over to Nibbles holding a vase. Only it's not Nibbles: it's Jerry again. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Vanishing Duck (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

The Old Folks at Home
(uncredited)
Music by Stephen Foster
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ce n'est pas bon.
7 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is the last of the Tom and Jerry Mouseketeer cartoons and I can't say that I'm sorry: I haven't like them very much, with this one being the worst.

The king's mouseketeers, Jerry and Tuffy, are in the king's chamber helping themselves to some food and making a bit of a racket. The king is not best pleased about being woken up and orders Tom to keep them quiet or face the guillotine. Naturally, the two mice take this as a cue to try and make as much noise as possible.

Hilarity does not ensue, the gags not being all that original. Also, this cartoon continues the trend of having the most unsightly backgrounds and a frustrating lack of detail (the thumbtacks spread on the ground for Tom to tread on look like hastily scrawled black letter Ts).


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page