The BEST Episodes of Tom and Jerry
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 30, 2020
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).
#1 - Sleepy-Time Tom
Season 1950 - Episode 12 - Aired May 26, 1951
Tom and his friends come back from partying all night early in the morning at the crack of dawn. Mammy caught Tom sleeping on the window, and she's mad at Tom, because she had to keep Jerry away from the food. Tom is very tired and can do nothing but sleep, but Mammy says if she catches Tom sleeping on the job, he will be thrown out. Jerry overhears this, and tries to make Tom fall asleep every time.
#3 - Southbound Duckling
Season 1950 - Episode 44 - Aired Mar 12, 1955
Stubborn Quacker, convinced this time that all ducks go south for the winter, refuses to stay home like his domestic buddies even though he can't fly. To complicate things Tom is hungry for a duck meal.
#4 - Pup On A Picnic
Season 1950 - Episode 45 - Aired Apr 30, 1955
Spike and his son, Tyke, are on a picnic, but happen do have one in the same place in which Tom and Jerry's chasing antics are going on, and the two groups collide. It's then an array of food fight fun as Tom, Jerry, Spike, and Tyke, as well as an army of ants, vie for control of the picnic basket.
#5 - Smarty Cat
Season 1950 - Episode 49 - Aired Oct 14, 1955
Tom and his alley cat palls are going through home movies, and Jerry wants to watch them, too. But Tom and his buddies don't want him around and toss him out the window. Annoyed, Jerry decides to get back at them by waking up Spike and angering him by showing him how he's depicted as a big goof in those movies.
#6 - The Flying Sorceress
Season 1950 - Episode 52 - Aired Jan 27, 1956
When Tom is scolded by his owner for always breaking things while chasing Jerry, he decides to get a job. He soon finds one that sounds good to him, but it turns out to be the job of a witch's cat. After a scary ride on the witch's broom, Tom gets the job and the witch goes to bed. Tom then decides to take the broom himself, and ride it back home to give Jerry a good scare.
#9 - Timid Tabby
Season 1950 - Episode 60 - Aired Apr 19, 1957
George, Tom's fraidy-cat-look-alike cousin, comes for a visit. Jerry has no knowledge of this, however, so when he sees George freak out upon seeing him, he decides to scare him some more, but not always working as he sometimes gets Tom.
#11 - The Cat Above and the Mouse Below
Season 1960 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 1, 1964
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.
#12 - Is There a Doctor in the Mouse?
Season 1960 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 22, 1964
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.
#13 - Much Ado About Mousing
Season 1960 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 29, 1964
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.
#14 - Snowbody Loves Me
Season 1960 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 11, 1964
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.
#15 - The Unshrinkable Jerry Mouse
Season 1960 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 2, 1964
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.
#16 - Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life
Season 1960 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 3, 1965
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.
#19 - The Brothers Carry-Mouse-Off
Season 1960 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 22, 1965
Tom is by a pool, trying to lure Jerry with food. Jerry wants the food, but takes it by using a fishing rod, avoiding Tom altogether. Tom tries to get Jerry by dressing up as a mouse that attracts a bunch of other mice, but also ends up getting chased by a bunch of cats in the process.
#20 - I'm Just Wild About Jerry
Season 1960 - Episode 25 - Aired Apr 5, 1965
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.
#21 - Of Feline Bondage
Season 1960 - Episode 26 - Aired Apr 26, 1965
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.
#23 - The Cat's Me-Ouch
Season 1960 - Episode 28 - Aired Dec 22, 1965
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.