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Jerry and the Goldfish (1951)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 3 March 1951 (USA)
Tom, whose appetite was whetted by a radio cooking program, wants to make a meal out of the pet goldfish. Jerry, who is friends with the fish, does what he can to thwart their feline foe.

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Daws Butler
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Uncredited cast:
Daws Butler ... Radio Chef François (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Tom is listening to a radio chef's recipe for fish stew when he realizes the key ingredient is right there in the home goldfish bowl. Jerry has been treating this fish as a pet, though, and won't let Tom get away with his plan, saving the fish in a glass of water and a teacup, while Tom abandons his stew plans in favor of a frying pan, a grill, the toaster, and a pressure cooker. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jerry og guldfisken See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Love That Pup
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Written by Scott Bradley
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not one of my faves
3 June 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Tom the cat wants the house's pet goldfish for a new recipe that he's just heard about on the radio. But Jerry the mouse doesn't want to have his beloved goldfish being eaten by Tom, so he goes about saving it from Tom's many schemes to fry it. This isn't one of my preferred Tom & Jery shorts, as I didn't really care for the fish. But a lot of the gags do work well. That said, even not so great Tom and Jerry shorts are a million times better then the sugar coated homogenized crap that passes for kid's cartoons now a days This cartoon can be found on disc two of the Spotlight collection DVD of "Tom & Jerry"

My Grade: B-


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