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Mouse and Garden (1960)

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Sylvester Cat and his orange feline friend, Sam, are rummaging through trash cans for food in the evening on a waterfront when they spot a mouse. They agree to share the little rodent for ... See full summary »

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Sylvester Cat and his orange feline friend, Sam, are rummaging through trash cans for food in the evening on a waterfront when they spot a mouse. They agree to share the little rodent for breakfast the next morning, while during the night each tries to snag the mouse for himself. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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There appears to be no continuity in the position of the full moon. In both the beginning and the end of the show, the moon was just barely above the ocean horizon, and in other parts, it was shown to be slightly higher. See more »

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Featured in No 73: Cracked (1987) See more »

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Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Edward Madden
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The best of Sylvester's appearances without Tweety
15 August 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This short was nominated for an Oscar and deserved to be! There's not even a feather to be seen of a certain little yellow bird and the object of Sylvester's gastronomic desires is little more than a prop in this. The cartoon is stolen by Sam, another feline, who 1) is a "friend" of Sylvester's and 2) will not be a candidate under serious consideration for membership in MENSA in this lifetime. He's hilarious and makes the cartoon. Sylvester works best as a more or less secondary character, reacting rather than acting. This is his best outing without Tweety (although there are one or two with Porky that are close) and Cartoon Network runs this fairly frequently. Most recommended.


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