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Tot Watchers (1958)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Family, Short  |  1 August 1958 (USA)
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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 »

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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 truce to their constant chases as the baby, unsupervised, continually gets loose. When the baby escapes out the front door, Tom and Jerry chase it to a construction site, where they frantically try to keep it from harm. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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Tom und ich als Babysitter  »

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The last Tom & Jerry theatrical short produced or directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. See more »

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Followed by The Cat Above and the Mouse Below (1964) See more »

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The One that Finished it All!
19 November 2002 | by (Your Critic of Critics) – See all my reviews

On August 1, 1958 William Hanna and Joseph Barbera produced and directed their final Tom and Jerry cartoon short! This short represents what is known as the last Tom and Jerry cartoon in the Hanna-Barbera era. In the years to come others would attempt on making a Tom and Jerry cartoon. But while others succeeded other didn't and regardless no one could ever match the quality of the Hanna-Barbera shorts. Those were 18 great years!

This final short sees Tom and Jerry after years of rivalry team up to take care of a baby the babysitter seems to have forgotten. This short sort of reminds me of the Buttons and Mindy segments from Animaniacs.

3(***)out of 4(****)stars


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