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Bad Day at Cat Rock (1965)

Tom and Jerry are on a building construction site. Things explode, Tom loses his fur for a while, Jerry hides in a glove, Tom falls from a great height, and Tom has great trouble with a rock-and-girder see-saw.

Directors:

Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble (co-director)

Writer:

Chuck Jones (story)

Star:

Mel Blanc
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Mel Blanc ... Tom / Jerry (voice)
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Tom and Jerry are on a building construction site. Things explode, Tom loses his fur for a while, Jerry hides in a glove, Tom falls from a great height, and Tom has great trouble with a rock-and-girder see-saw.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tom als echter Kopfarbeiter See more »

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Mono

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Once again, the titular pun is largely irrelevant.
28 May 2017 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Anyone who has seen and loved Chuck Jones's Looney Tunes cartoons knows that the director is capable of making us laugh, but his particular brand of humour just doesn't seem to work with Tom and Jerry. This cartoon opens with a surreal gag in which Tom uses dashed lines emanating from his eyes to cross from one girder on a building site to another, while Jerry adopts the same technique to create a flight of stairs to escape. It's the kind of off-the-wall comedic content that might suit a Roadrunner cartoon, but here it is totally out of place. Likewise, Tom being blown sky high by a ton of dynamite is pure Wile.E.Coyote, but isn't what I want from a T&J short.

The ill-suited material soon becomes tiresome, Jerry himself becoming so bored that he hastily scrawls a 'The End' caption to put a stop to proceedings.

3.5/10, generously rounded up to 4 for IMDb.


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