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…
Tom is duck hunting, and he wings a little duckling that can’t quite keep up with the flock. Jerry gets to the fallen duck before Tom, bandages his wing, and shelters him from Tom as he keeps running out to join his flock.
Spike explains to his son the rules of being a dog: 1: be man’s best friend ; 2: bury bones; 3: chase cats. Just then, Tom run by, offering the perfect practice subject. Spike lectures Tom to be scared by the pup or else; Jerry overhears, and is soon doing […]
Tom designs a better mousetrap that would have made Rube Goldberg jealous. While he sleeps, the mouse that Tom drew wakes Jerry and they get chased by the cat Tom drew. As Tom awakes, they make a strategic alteration to the design.
Tom sells Jerry to a local pet story that’s buying white mice. Yes, Jerry’s brown, but a little paint fixes that. The lady of the house finds the money Tom got and uses it to buy a cute white mouse. Jerry shows off acrobatics and dancing. Tom washes off Jerry’s paint, but Jerry keeps finding […]
Someone drops off three cute little kittens; Tom is put in charge of them while Beulah goes shopping. But behind her back, the the three little angels are real devils, immediately giving Tom a hotfoot and otherwise tormenting him. Jerry initially thinks they might be his allies since they have a mutual enemy, but they’re […]
Tom is living the life of luxury, high atop a fancy apartment building. Jerry is starving way down below when he spots a lunchbox on a girder at a construction site. Jerry goes in, the girder goes up, and the lunchbox falls off, landing on Tom, and the chase is on.
Jerry’s eccentric uncle, Pecos, a Texas mouse, comes to spend the night with him before his musical performance on television the next day. He decides to rehearse with his guitar for the performance but each time he plays, one of his guitar strings snaps off. Fortunately, he is able to replace them by plucking off […]
A dancing bear escapes from the zoo and finds his way to Tom and Jerry’s house. He dances with Tom, making it impossible for Tom to call the authorities; Jerry takes every opportunity to play music and keep Tom and the bear dancing.
The couple that owns Tom and Spike decides they can’t afford to keep both. They agree that the first one to catch the mouse can stay – bad news for Jerry, until both Tom and Spike cause a bit too much destruction and both get thrown out.
Mail call. Nothing for Tom, but at Jerry’s box, Tom finds a package; inside is a book, “Life with Tom” by Jerry Mouse. As Tom flips to chapters and hears, first a radio audience, then a group of alley cats, then Spike and Tyke, all laughing over the book, we see the clips from earlier […]
Jerry heads out to his night job: drummer for an all-mouse rock band in the basement of a high-rise. They are loud enough to wake up Tom, despite his attempts to block the noise. Tom’s attempts keep running him afoul of a rather mean-tempered dog.
A baby elephant rolls off the circus train and right into Tom’s bed. He quickly allies himself with Jerry, and with a rolled-up trunk and some paint, passes himself off as a giant mouse. The two then keep trading places to the bafflement of Tom.
Spike has just washed his pup. Tom and Jerry’s chase knocks him into a mud puddle. Spike makes Tom clean him up again and promise to keep him clean which of course is Jerry’s opening to get Tom in trouble.
Tom’s just settling in to listen to the radio after another round of chasing Jerry when there’s a news bulletin. A lion has escaped from the circus. Tom takes all precautions, including arming himself. Meanwhile, the lion is already hiding in the basement, where he tells Jerry he couldn’t take it in the circus any […]
Jerry’s magician friend drops by, levitating Tom. Later, when Jerry is preparing dinner, Tom accidentally grabs the magician, who hypnotizes him. While Tom is under, the magician goes into Tom’s stomach and frees/revives all the birds, mice, and even a fish. And he’s just getting warmed up.
Jerry is raiding the fridge while, nearby, a watchful Tom chases Jerry causing him to crash into a wall which, in turn, causes a bottle of white shoe polish to pour on Jerry. It is at this time when Tom hears on the radio that a dangerous white mouse, having swallowed an explosive formula, has […]
Jerry narrates in voiceover: Tom has fallen hard for the cat next door, and competes with rich cat Butch for her affections. But Butch outspends Tom to a ludicrous level at every turn. Tom goes downhill after that, until we see him contemplating suicide.