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Purr-Chance to Dream (1967)

Tom has a nightmare of being pounded by a giant dog. Jerry lures Tom into a series of encounters with the miniature vicious bulldog introduced in _Cat's Me-Ouch, The (1965)_. Tom finally ... See full summary »

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Tom has a nightmare of being pounded by a giant dog. Jerry lures Tom into a series of encounters with the miniature vicious bulldog introduced in _Cat's Me-Ouch, The (1965)_. Tom finally decides the nightmare wasn't so bad after all. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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8 September 1967 (USA)  »

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The title is taken from William Shakespeare's Hamlet's "to be or not to be" speech: "To sleep, perchance to dream- aye, there's the rub." See more »

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When Tom is looking at the giant sized dog house, while he is in frontal view of the audience, his right ear turns the same color as the sky for about one frame. See more »

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Follows The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse (1964) See more »

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Very funny, if only the animation was better...
9 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Purr-Chance to Dream was decent, if nothing more than that. Starting with the good things, the visual gags are very funny, clever and well-timed. The music is suitably rousing and bouncy, while the characters are still their likable selves and the pacing is just right not too fast not too slow. However, a major downfall I am sorry to say was in the animation, I actually didn't think it was that great, it was somewhat cheap and lifeless and Tom looks odd here. Also the story is predictable and a little episodic too. Still this cartoon is not as bad as a cartoon like Switchin' Kitten and Carmen Get It!, the former of which was an absolute disgrace I felt. Overall, disappointing but funny and worth seeing if you can get past the cheap animation. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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