Tom's fishing, but his bait is cheese, and his quarry an unusually gullible Jerry on a boat across the harbor. Jerry gets reeled in, but that's only the start, particularly once Jerry hides... See full summary »
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 ... See full summary »
Jerry's magician friend (cousin?) drops by, levitating Tom. Later, when Jerry is preparing dinner, Tom accidentally grabs the magician, who hypnotizes him. While Tom is under, the magician ... See full summary »
Secret agent Jerry-akin has to steal a giant refrigerator full of cheese, guarded by the evil Tom Thrush with a vast array of diabolical gadgets and traps. Of course, Jerry has a few tricks of his own.
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.
Tom chases Jerry around a high-rise apartment, and then around the ledge surrounding the building. They torment each other with a compressed air horn. Jerry goes down a drainpipe and Tom ... See full summary »
Jerry is chased into a circus, where he removes a tack from the foot of an elephant. This gets him a friend for life, and a powerful ally in the continuing battles with Tom, not that it ... See full summary »
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 ... See full summary »
One of the weaker Chuck Jones Tom and Jerry cartoons
And bias has nothing to do with it. I love Chuck Jones and Tom and Jerry. But generally I find his Tom and Jerry output hit and miss in quality, the best are not on par with the classics of the 40s-mid 50s but the worst are at least far better than the abominations that are the Gene Deitch cartoons. The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse is not terrible as such, Tom and Jerry do have likability,- in fact there's nobody here that makes you hate them- the little kitten is extremely cute and the animation apart from a somewhat scratchy-looking Tom has some colour and fluidity. But The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse I still found one of the weakest of his output. I really didn't care for the music, the orchestration is rather ugly-sounding and generally there just isn't anything interesting or memorable about it. The cartoon isn't all that funny either, the gags suffer from bad timing, unoriginality and that they seemed to go through the motions. The sound effects while not bizarre just don't add any life and do nothing to enhance the humour. If you want a cartoon where you're laughing at least once a minute, you won't find that in The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse, you'd be lucky to find one in triple that amount of time. And the story has languid pacing, is very thin and does nothing to surprise or excite. All in all, a lacklustre entry from an animation classic, but again a long way from the nadir of the series. 4/10 Bethany Cox
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