Tom and Jerry

Tom and Jerry

  • TV-G
  • 1940
  • 4 Seasons
  • 8.7  (28,298)

Tom and Jerry was a series of animated cartoons that were created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This cartoon featured a rivalry between a cat named Tom and a mouse named Jerry. These two fought and chased each other and were at times, quite violent but very funny. Children and teenagers watched these cartoons in the late 1940s, 50, 60s and on up until the 80s and 90s. This cartoon series often focused on Tom's many attempts to capture Jerry and in between the chases, many funny things happened; usually to Tom. Tom tried so hard to catch Jerry that he often hurt himself in the process. However, there were times when each of them were concerned about each other and showed friendship for each other. In addition, there are times during their chases that they put aside their rivalry so that they can help in an emergency situation such as watching over a baby who has been taken away from a family. Tom, the cat is clever and always thinks that he's going to win but it is often Jerry, the mouse who out foxes him. Many children and teens watched this cartoon and even today, some of the episodes can be seen on TV. Cartoons such as Tom and Jerry are not only fun to watch but give an insight on the kind of cartoons that many watched so long ago. Even though some of them were violent, they were still funny and entertaining.

Tom and Jerry
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Feedin the Kiddie
20. Feedin the Kiddie
July 6, 1957
An orphan mouse joins Tom and Jerry for Thanksgiving Dinner.
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Tom and Jerry was a series of animated cartoons that were created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and made for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. This cartoon featured a rivalry between a cat named Tom and a mouse named Jerry. These two fought and chased each other and were at times, quite violent but very funny. Children and teenagers watched these cartoons in the late 1940s, 50, 60s and on up until the 80s and 90s.

This cartoon series often focused on Tom's many attempts to capture Jerry and in between the chases, many funny things happened; usually to Tom. Tom tried so hard to catch Jerry that he often hurt himself in the process. However, there were times when each of them were concerned about each other and showed friendship for each other. In addition, there are times during their chases that they put aside their rivalry so that they can help in an emergency situation such as watching over a baby who has been taken away from a family.

Tom, the cat is clever and always thinks that he's going to win but it is often Jerry, the mouse who out foxes him. Many children and teens watched this cartoon and even today, some of the episodes can be seen on TV. Cartoons such as Tom and Jerry are not only fun to watch but give an insight on the kind of cartoons that many watched so long ago. Even though some of them were violent, they were still funny and entertaining.Tom and Jerry is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (190 episodes). The series first aired on February 20, 1940.

Tom and Jerry is available for streaming on the Cartoon Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tom and Jerry on demand at HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 20, 1940
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (28,298)