Cats is a pop-cultural phenomenon that has been performed on stage for more than 50 million patrons in 26 countries for almost 18 years, resulting in more than two billion dollars in ticket sales. Now that Cats has finally made it to the small screen, attention must be paid not just by fans of this critic-proof show, but also by those entertainment mavens who have somehow avoided it until now. Written by
Did You Know?
The words "Jellicle cat" came from when T.S. Eliot
's niece tried to say "dear little cat" and the words "Pollicle dog" came from when she tried to say "poor little dog." See more
During the beginning of "The Awful Battle of the Pekes and the Pollicles," Victoria and Jemima can be seen sitting next to Old Deuteronomy watching along. In one scene, it shows them start to get up and leave, and they are gone in the next scene. The scene afterward, they are shown sitting there again, and gone again in the next. See more
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You ought to ask Mr. Mistoffoles, the original conjuring cat. There can be no doubt about that. Please, listen to me and don't scoff. All his inventions are off his own bat.
Credits show clips of each person in their characters costume from the video along with their name and character role. See more
Referenced in Very Annie Mary
Macavity: The Mystery Cat
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber
and T.S. Eliot
Performed by chorus See more