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Trap Happy (1946)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 29 June 1946 (USA)
Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

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Dick Nelson
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Dick Nelson Dick Nelson ... Butch Cat (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ansa on viritetty See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In 1954, MGM distributed this cartoon with the first feature film starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, The Long, Long Trailer (1954). See more »

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Followed by Pup on a Picnic (1955) See more »

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Ja-Da
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Music by Bob Carleton
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2 cats outsmarted by 1 mouse...
27 May 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I have made no secret of loving Tom and Jerry, and while Trap Happy isn't a favourite it is very worthwhile. Yes even with the predictable story line. What does make the cartoon enjoyable are several things. There are the typical chases that make the Tom and Jerry cartoons so enjoyable, such as the ending when Butch turns on Tom. There is the cartoony yet fun violence that makes these cartoons further enjoyable. Then there is the simple but bright, lively and colourful animation, and fun, bombastic orchestral music to add substance to the cartoon. And of course the characters, Jerry is cocky especially at the beginning but he is likable still, and Tom and Butch are great as they try to catch him but to no avail. Overall, this was very enjoyable and re-watchable. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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