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Tops with Pops (1957)

Spike the bulldog warns Tom to keep away from his son, Tyke. Jerry realizes that sticking close to the boy is the best way to repel his feline tormentor, but Tom is not about to let the mouse evade him so easily.

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Daws Butler
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Credited cast:
Daws Butler ... Spike (voice)
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Tom is chasing Jerry again. In a panic, the mouse runs into the doghouse of little Tyke, the bulldog. Right next to the sleeping Tyke sleeps Spike, his father. Tom unthinkingly snatches the puppy out of his house. When Spike wakes up and sees this, he delivers a stern warning: Stay away from my boy, or else. Jerry realizes that sticking close to the boy is the best way to repel his feline tormentor, but Tom is not about to let the mouse evade him so easily. Written by J. Spurlin

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Trivia

Tyke makes his last appearance in the original "Tom and Jerry" series. See more »

Connections

Followed by Snowbody Loves Me (1964) See more »

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Love That Pup
Written by Scott Bradley
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a watchable retread
13 June 2006 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

This cartoon was a rip-off of an earlier Tom and Jerry cartoon. In the late 50s, the studio simply remade older cartoons instead of coming up with new ones. Plus, the animation quality was significantly poorer than the originals. In this case, I STRONGLY recommend you look for the earlier toons. While this isn't a bad cartoon, it certainly pales in comparison to the older ones.

The original cartoon was QUIET PLEASE (1945) and was, for the most part, exactly what you see in this movie. In both, Tom is making a racket when he is chasing Jerry--so much so that Spike threatens to do bad things to Tom should they wake his little son. And, given that Tom is stupid, he again and again tests the dog's patience until he ultimately gets what he has coming to him.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

På krigsstien See more »

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(TCM print)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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