Tom and Jerry is a series of theatrical animated cartoon films created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, centering on a never-ending rivalry between a cat (Tom) and a mouse (Jerry) whose chases and battles often involved comic violence . Hanna and Barbera ultimately wrote and directed one hundred and fourteen Tom and Jerry shorts at the MGM cartoon studio in Hollywood between 1940 and 1957, when the animation unit was closed. The original series is notable for having won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film seven times, tying it with Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies as the theatrical animated series with the most Oscars. A longtime television staple, Tom and Jerry has a worldwide audience that consists of children, teenagers and adults, and has also been recognized as one of the most famous and longest-lived rivalries in American cinema. In 2000, TIME named the...
What is it that you love about the Tom & Jerry cartoons? I love the fact that they both are so adorable & that it's all about the 2 of them catching eachother! The theme is the same, but all the cartoons are unique & different from eachother. more »
Sunnypajiii started the Discussion
on Apr 10, 2008 , 03:33 pm
What is yor favourite Cartoon from Tom and Jerry ?
Hi . Lets us discuss whay is your favourite cartoon from the show Tom And Jerry. My favourite is Jerry more »