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Brand new Tom and Jerry short

by Adam Finley, posted Jan 13th 2006 12:43PM

tom and jerryOn Friday, January 27 at 9 p.m., Cartoon Network will debut a brand new Tom and Jerry short, titled "The Karateguard." The short, directed by Joseph "I Thought He Was Dead" Barbera, will pit Jerry the Mouse against the tenacious Tom... well, it's a Tom and Jerry cartoon for crying out loud, they pretty much all follow the same basic plot. Tom and Jerry, like most cartoons from that era, were created as theatrical shorts to be shown before MGM films (much like Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies were shown before Warner Brothers films). Barbera created the cat and mouse duo sixty-five years ago with the late William Hanna.

[via Cartoon Brew]

 

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Joel Keller

As long as they're at each other's throats, it's going to be good, since it's all silent, physical humor. Those cartoons from the Seventies, when T&J were "friends", should be buried deep underground, never to be shown again.

January 14 2006 at 6:28 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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