The Best Episodes of Tom and Jerry

Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018

This is all the Tom and Jerry shorts, from 1940 to 1967. The first 114 are from the Hanna-Barbera era (1940 – 1958), the next 13 are from the Gene Deitch era (1960 – 1962), and the last 34 are from the Chuck Jones era (1963 – 1967).

Mucho Mouse

#1 - Mucho Mouse

Season 1950 - Episode 62

Taking place in Spain, Meathead the Cat is ordered by his owner to catch El Magnifico (Jerry) at once, but Meathead says that's impossible because of El Magnifico's world-renowned escaping skills. So the owner decides to call up Tom, the "Olympic, U.S. and World Champion Mouse Catcher", confident that he will be able to do the job.

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Writers: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
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I'm Just Wild About Jerry

#2 - I'm Just Wild About Jerry

Season 1960 - Episode 25

After Tom gets run over by a train, he follows Jerry into a department store. They battle by using toy fire engines, bowling balls, ping-pong, clay pots, mail chutes, elevator shafts, and Jerry by stretching Tom's tail hundreds of feet in length. Tom ends up on the track again and blindfolds himself for the second time, only this time, a kind and angelic Jerry switches the tracks so Tom doesn't get hit.

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Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
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Bad Day at Cat Rock

#3 - Bad Day at Cat Rock

Season 1960 - Episode 22

When Jerry notices that Tom is having a bad day, he takes advantage of it by pulling numerous pranks on him.

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Writers: Chuck Jones
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Tom-ic Energy

#4 - Tom-ic Energy

Season 1960 - Episode 21

A very long chase scene and lively classical music play throughout this cartoon until Tom smashes into a giant dog and Jerry rescues him.

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Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
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Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life

#5 - Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life

Season 1960 - Episode 20

This episode involves both transportation and abstract, and begins with Tom sounding like a sports car. Tom and Jerry start racing, and Jerry ends up passing Tom several times in one second. Jerry thinks of swords and takes the swords from his thoughts, starting to throw them at Tom, barely missing. Jerry falls and a question mark appears. He holds onto the question mark and grabs the nearest ledge. Tom falls and an exclamation mark appears and while he tries to bend it into a question mark, he falls to the ground. Tom gets stuck in a drain pipe and Jerry frees him by using a horn. Out comes a very long Tom sounding like a train.

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Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
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The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse

#6 - The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse

Season 1960 - Episode 19

Tom is jealous when a tiny kitten comes into the house. He tries to get rid of it, but Jerry stops him, having Tom do everything that Jerry and the kitten needs.

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Directors: Chuck Jones
Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
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Snowbody Loves Me

#7 - Snowbody Loves Me

Season 1960 - Episode 18

In this winter episode, Jerry is rolling down a hill in a giant snowball and lands in a place where Tom is. He finds a house filled with cheese and makes himself at home in a wheel of Swiss Cheese. Tom plugs up the cheese with corks, but the cheese ends up exploding, pulverizing Tom with millions of corks. Jerry eventually winds up in a slice of cheese and does a ballet performance.

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Directors: Chuck Jones
Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
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Much Ado About Mousing

#8 - Much Ado About Mousing

Season 1960 - Episode 17

Jerry is rescued from Tom by a dog who gives him a whistle and tells him to blow it, and he will come to his rescue. In order for the dog not to hear the whistle, Tom puts earmuffs on him while he's sleeping. Later, however, Jerry shows up in front of Tom, holding what is seemingly the same pair of earmuffs.

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Directors: Chuck Jones
Writers: Michael Maltese
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Is There a Doctor in the Mouse?

#9 - Is There a Doctor in the Mouse?

Season 1960 - Episode 16

In order to eat all of Tom's food without being noticed, Jerry comes up with a potion mixture to make him invisible. Tom eventually finds out, however, and ends up pulling a giant Jerry out of the wall.

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Directors: Chuck Jones
Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
The Cat Above and the Mouse Below

#10 - The Cat Above and the Mouse Below

Season 1960 - Episode 15

Another musical episode. Famous opera singer Tom arrives at a concert, where Jerry happens to be sleeping. Jerry tries to distract Tom from his performance, and eventually, the two end up literally switching places.

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Directors: Chuck Jones
Writers: Chuck Jones, Michael Maltese
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Of Feline Bondage

#11 - Of Feline Bondage

Season 1960 - Episode 26

A fairy princess gives Jerry a magical potion to make him invisible. Jerry gets some scissors and chases Tom with them and starts cutting his fur off. When Jerry is visible again, Tom gets the scissors and begins cutting Jerry's fur off. They look in a mirror and laugh until the end of the episode.

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Writers: Chuck Jones, Don Towsley
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Advance and Be Mechanized

#12 - Advance and Be Mechanized

Season 1960 - Episode 46

Another Space Adventure, this time Tom is a security guard. He spots Jerry's robot sneaking cheese from the Mining Facility. He sends his robot after him and gets the cheese back. The two robots end up injured, and put a controlling device on Tom & Jerry while the two robots operate the controls.

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Directors: Ben Washam
Writers: Bob Ogle
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The Year of the Mouse

#13 - The Year of the Mouse

Season 1960 - Episode 27

Being it's the Year of the Mouse, Jerry and another mouse decide to celebrate by pulling pranks on Tom.

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Writers: Michael Maltese
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The Cat's Me-Ouch

#14 - The Cat's Me-Ouch

Season 1960 - Episode 28

After Jerry barely gets away from Tom, he calls on his new dog to beat Tom up. Tom ends up in a hospital all bandaged up, with Jerry and his dog clinging on to him with their teeth.

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Writers: Michael Maltese
Duel Personality

#15 - Duel Personality

Season 1960 - Episode 29

Taking place in a large house, Tom and Jerry challenge each other to a duel.

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Writers: Michael Maltese
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Jerry-Go-Round

#16 - Jerry-Go-Round

Season 1960 - Episode 31

When Jerry helps out an injured elephant at the circus, the elephant repays Jerry by helping him to stop Tom from bothering them.

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Writers: Michael Maltese
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Love Me, Love My Mouse

#17 - Love Me, Love My Mouse

Season 1960 - Episode 32

When Tom falls in love with another female cat and offers her Jerry as a gift, Jerry screams and then tells her about the incident. Turns out that Tom planned it out, and she feels sympathetic for Jerry, and decides to take care of him. Jerry keeps trying to get into Tom's mouth on purpose, which gets Tom into trouble with the female cat. She eventually kisses Jerry, but upon tasting him, she smacks her lips with a devilish look on her face, teams up with Tom, and chases Jerry, with the intention of eating him, until the end of the episode.

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Writers: Michael Maltese
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Filet Meow

#18 - Filet Meow

Season 1960 - Episode 34

Another episode with a shark. This time, Jerry is rescuing a fish from Tom. Tom tries to bring the fish back, only to run into a shark, instead.

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Directors: Abe Levitow
Writers: Bob Ogle
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Shutter-Bugged Cat

#19 - Shutter-Bugged Cat

Season 1960 - Episode 45

Tom is reviewing failed attempts to catch Jerry. he gets an idea to revise one of his old experiments. Unfortuneately, for Tom, Jerry was watching the old films and saw Tom drawing his new plan.

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Directors: Tom Ray
Writers: Tom Ray, Bob Ogle
Matinee Mouse

#20 - Matinee Mouse

Season 1960 - Episode 35

This episode used clips from older episode, and used better sound and music. Tom and Jerry go to the movies and are reminded painfully about the past, causing them to start beating each other again. The Tom, Jerry, and Spike in the movie stop fighting to watch the Tom and Jerry in the audience fighting.

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Writers: Tom Ray
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The A-TOM-iNABLE Snowman

#21 - The A-TOM-iNABLE Snowman

Season 1960 - Episode 36

Tom tries to catch Jerry, who is hiding in a cuckoo clock, but ends up eating a tiny bomb, instead. He chases after Jerry wearing skis, and Jerry is safe inside with a Saint Bernard. Tom places his skis in snow to distract the dog so he can get Jerry. He gets knocked unconscious many times and gets rescued and intoxicated over and over again by the Saint Bernard. He pours Tom some water to soak his feet in, but it ends up burning Tom. He almost forgets Jerry, as he jumps so high because of the water that he lands in a tropical island, where the dog is waiting to rescue Tom when he bumps his head.

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Directors: Abe Levitow
Writers: Bob Ogle
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Catty-Cornered

#22 - Catty-Cornered

Season 1960 - Episode 37

This episode takes place in a duplex. Tom lives in one house, another Cat lives in the other, and Jerry lives between them. Both cats try to catch Jerry, but when one cat tries, the other cat gets hurt, and both think Jerry is the strongest mouse ever. They decide to get away from the damaged house, and Jerry comes with them, since he had so much fun.

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Directors: Abe Levitow
Writers: John W. Dunn
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The Mouse from H.U.N.G.E.R.

#23 - The Mouse from H.U.N.G.E.R.

Season 1960 - Episode 43

The Mouse From H.U.N.G.E.R. sets out to find the food guarded by The Cat From T.H.R.U.S.H.. He tries to stop the mouse, but the traps backfire and the mouse hauls away a refrigerator full of food.

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Directors: Abe Levitow
Writers: Bob Ogle
Tot Watchers

#24 - Tot Watchers

Season 1950 - Episode 68

Babysitter Jeannie, still attached to the phone, unintentionally forces Tom and Jerry to take care of the baby, who still keeps getting into mischief.

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Writers: Homer Brightman
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The Vanishing Duck

#25 - The Vanishing Duck

Season 1950 - Episode 66

Quacker, in his last Tom and Jerry film, plays a singing duck who becomes Jerry's partner in crime when the tow of them discover the delights of vanishing cream.

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Writers: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
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