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Hic-cup Pup (1954)

Spike has just put Tyke to bed for his nap when Tom and Jerry chase out the door to Tyke's crib, waking him up. This gives Tyke an attack of hiccups. Spike warns Tom not to wake him up ... See full summary »

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Spike has just put Tyke to bed for his nap when Tom and Jerry chase out the door to Tyke's crib, waking him up. This gives Tyke an attack of hiccups. Spike warns Tom not to wake him up again, which of course is all Jerry needs... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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17 April 1954 (USA)  »

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Tyke Takes a Nap  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Spike: *hic* Now he's got me doing it! *hic* I'll murder that *hic* cat!
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Followed by Feedin' the Kiddie (1957) See more »

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Music by Stephen Foster
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A few decent gags lift this otherwise routine T&J caper.
21 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

Every time Tyke's sleep is disturbed, he gets the hic-cups, a fact that makes his father Spike the bulldog very angry at Tom, who makes a lot of noise while chasing Jerry. The mischievous mouse uses this fact to his advantage, ensuring that Tom is repeatedly caught causing a ruckus.

OK, so the set-up is the same as always—Spike warns Tom that if he bothers him or Tyke he will be in a lot of trouble—but there are at least some funny gags in Hic-cup Pup providing just about enough laughs to make this one worthwhile. The two funniest moments, in my opinion, are the trumpet on the hose gag (Spike and Tyke's reactions and expressions are priceless) and the part where Jerry straps horns to Tom's feet (forcing Tom have to continue his chase on fingertips!).


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