The Tom and Jerry Show (2014 TV series)
|The Tom and Jerry Show|
|Created by||Bob Jaques|
|Based on||Tom and Jerry
by William Hanna
|Directed by||Darrell Van Citters, Bob Jaques|
|Theme music composer||Scott Bradley (re-composed by Andy Sturmer)|
John Van Tongeren
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26 (52 segments) (list of episodes)|
|Running time||22 minutes (2 11 minutes segments)|
|Distributor||Warner Bros. Television Distribution|
|Original network||Cartoon Network
|First shown in||2014|
|Original release||March 1, 2014– August 4, 2014|
|Preceded by||Tom and Jerry Tales|
The Tom and Jerry Show is a 2014 American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Renegade Animation, based on the Tom and Jerry characters and theatrical cartoon series created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera in 1940. It had its world premiere on the Canadian channel Teletoon on March 1, 2014, and premiered on Cartoon Network in the United States on April 9, 2014.
The series normally follows the antics of Tom in his pursuit of Jerry. However episodes can follow one of four different scenarios. They are:
- Tom and Jerry's antics in a traditional sense.
- Tom and Jerry being pets to two witches named Beatie and Hildie.
- Tom and Jerry working together by operating an agency called "The Cat and Mouse Detectives," complete with a narrator.
- Jerry living in a lab with a rat companion named Napoleon, and Tom being an alley cat.
- William Hanna - Tom, Jerry (from archival recordings)
- Jason Alexander - Rick
- Grey DeLisle-Griffin - Ginger
- Rick Zieff - Spike, Barkley the Dog, Skid, Butch
- Rene Mujica - Newt, Bear, Tom's 7th Life
- Cree Summer - Beatie
- Rachael MacFarlane - Hildie, Mummy
- Joey D'Auria - Butch, Meathelda
- Gary Cole - "The Cat and Mouse Detectives" Narrator
- Chris Parnell - "The Great Outdoors" Narrator
- Tom Kenny - Detective, Dr. Bigby, Hamster, Wilfred, Tom's 1st Life, Tom's 4th Life, Tom's 5th Life, Tom's 8th Life, Ronnie the Rabbit, Percy
- Nika Futterman - Polly
- Charlie Adler - Polly's Mother
- Alicyn Packard - Toodles, Madame Beta, Dove
- Simon Helberg - Napoleon
- Kath Soucie - Tuffy, Mimi (her friend) and Jerry (Mimi's boyfriend)
- Sam Kwasman - Quacker
- Dave B. Mitchell - Tom's 2nd Life, Tom's 3rd Life, Tom's 6th Life, Petey, Mummy's Spellbook, Rat
- Eric Bauza - Skunk
- Phil Lollar - Monkey
- Julie Wittner - Bunny, Roxie, Misty
- Robin Atkin Downes - Large Marvin, Magic Mirror
- Charlie Schlatter - Grayson
- Kari Wahlgren - Toots
- Carlos Alazraqui
|No.||Title||Canadian air date||Original U.S. air date||U.S. viewers
|1||"Spike Gets Skooled / Cats-Ruffled Furniture"||March 1, 2014||April 9, 2014|
Tom gets Spike sent to obedience school, and Jerry is left without a protector. When Spike returns, Tom tries hard to get Spike to revert to his old ways. Jerry fights back to make sure that Spike keeps his cool.
Tom is under strict orders to not wake the witch sisters, but Jerry is set on getting Tom in trouble. When Tom uses the magic spell wand and makes all of the furniture come alive, he must get the help of Newt to make everything go back as it was.
|2||"Sleep Disorder / Tom's In-Tents Adventure"||March 1, 2014||April 16, 2014|
Ginger gets a high tech mattress and Tom is forbidden to sleep on it, but when Butch sees it and tries to hijack it, it results in him, Tom, and Jerry fighting over the bed.
When Tom and Jerry go camping in Yosemite, Jerry appears to be having fun, but Tom is not. He tries to have as much fun as Jerry has, but ends up attracting a bear.
|3||"Birthday Bashed / Feline Fatale"||March 8, 2014||April 23, 2014||1.24|
Spike forces Tom and Jerry to take over Tyke's birthday party after they ruin it. Note: this episode makes use of Beethoven's Symphony No 5. as Tom plays it on a piano for a few seconds, and then it is used as part of the score for this episode.
Toodles hires The Cat & Mouse Detectives Tom and Jerry to investigate and protect her against a threat to her Tuna can inheritance. They go investigate, and a mysterious and menacing figure keeps trying to hurt them.
|4||"Cat Nippy / Ghost of a Chance"||March 15, 2014||April 30, 2014||1.12|
Tom and Jerry are locked out in the snow.
With eight of his nine lives gone, Tom uses magic in order to bring them back.
|5||"Birds of a Feather / Vampire Mouse"||April 6, 2014||July 7, 2014|
Both Tom and Butch compete against to go after Ginger's mom's bird when her and Rick watch it for the weekend. Jerry also makes sure nothing happens to the bird.
Jerry tricks Tom by pretending he has turned into a vampire mouse.
|6||"Entering and Breaking / Franken Kitty"||April 12, 2014||July 8, 2014|
When a burglar has been breaking in homes, Rick and Ginger leave Spike in charge and Spike teaches Tom and Jerry how to protect their home and defend themselves.
Jerry and his friend Napoleon are lab mice and Tom is outside going through trash until he sees the two mice that he wants for an appetite and things go crazy when an elderly cat becomes a kitten and chases the mice.
|7||"Tom-Foolery / Haunted Mouse"||April 19, 2014||July 9, 2014|
Butch tricks Tom into switching lifestyles while Jerry tries to endure Butch's attempts to eat him.
Tuffy hires Tom and Jerry to remove a ghost from a haunted house.
|8||"Holed Up / One of a Kind"||May 3, 2014||May 14, 2014|
When Jerry ventures out of his hole for a late night snack, Tom has a trap set for him. Unfortunately for Tom, he falls into his own trap and gets his head stuck through the wall and into Jerry's house. Jerry tries everything he can to dislodge Tom, and almost gives up hope of ever getting his privacy back.
Detectives Tom and Jerry are hired by Polly the Dog to get back her collar from mean Barkley at the park. After a series of incidents involving the pound "jail" and an electric fence, Barkley reforms when he meets Polly and falls in love with her.
|9||"Belly Achin' / Dog Daze"||May 10, 2014||May 21, 2014|
Little Quacker enlists Jerry's help in getting his cracked favorite birdbath fixed, but they get distracted by the smell of Tom's delicious Chinese takeout. After fighting over the food, Tom steals Little Quacker's fortune cookie and gets the kind of fortune he deserves.
Spike's bright idea is to build a swimming pool for Tyke, but he finds that he cannot do it on his own, so he enlists the help of Tom and Jerry, both of whom were just kicked out of the house for being too destructive. As expected, the cat and mouse duo fail to do things the right way, but become confused when Spike tries to refrain from losing his temper in front of his son.
|10||"For the Love of Ruggles / Sleuth or Consequences"||May 10, 2014||July 14, 2014|
Tom throws Spike's beloved chew toy over the fence and has to get it back when he sees how heartbroken Spike becomes.
Detectives Tom and Jerry discover Butch and a squirrel are con artists and are stealing from customers.
|11||"Dinner Is Swerved / Bottled Up Emotions"||May 17, 2014||July 15, 2014|
When Ginger and Rick leave the house for a trip, Tom and Jerry plan to serve their girlfriends dinner, but things get competitive with them.
Jerry gets affected by one of Dr. Bigby's experiments that expresses love feelings and Tom becomes uncomfortable by Jerry's behavior.
|12||"Here's Lookin' A-Choo, Kid / Superfied"||July 10, 2014|
Spike develops allergies and Rick thinks that Spike is likely allergic to Tom, so Rick gets a hypoallergenic kitten named Glory for Ginger; Spike, Tom and Jerry plan to get rid of the nice kitten who is actually anything but.
Dr. Bigby creates cookies that give super strength and Jerry and Napoleon eat them and they have fun terrorizing Tom. He eventually gets revenge on them, however.
|13||"What a Pain! / Hop To It"||July 11, 2014|
Rick takes Tom and Spike to the vet for their checkup while Ginger hires an exterminator to get rid of Jerry and Tuffy.
Tom and Jerry are sent out to go retrieve an ingredient for the witch sisters by sundown before they are turned into frogs, but Tom develops a crush on Princess Toodles. Butch does, too, so they compete against each other in games to win her love while Jerry tries desperately to retrieve the ingredient himself.
|14||"Turn About / The Plight Before Christmas"||July 16, 2014|
Tom has a date with Toodles and she warns him not to be late, but Butch tricks Tom that Toodles has a surprise in the basement for him and he leaves him down there; Toodles leaves Butch in charge of her younger, rowdy siblings; Jerry and Tuffy watches a horror movie and mistakes Tom for a monster.
While celebrating the holidays with Beatie and Hildie, Tom and Jerry destroy their Christmas tree and must go out to obtain a new one. In the process, they help out Santa Claus by delivering presents for Christmas.
|15||"Tuffy Love / Poof!"||July 17, 2014|
When Jerry and Tuffy are planning to go on a vacation, Jerry gets mailed away when Tuffy forgets to bring a camera along with them, so Tuffy stays home and outwits Tom while Jerry attempts to come back home.
Detectives Tom and Jerry are hired by a magician rabbit to find his pigeon partner, who has disappeared from his magic act.
|16||"Top Cat / Mummy Dearest"||July 21, 2014|
Both Tom and Butch compete for the Golden Fez in the United Mouse Catchers when they both attempt to capture Jerry.
The witch sisters both commemorate the passing of their mother and Tom tries to help out by bringing her back from the grave.
|17||"Domestic Kingdom / Molecular Breakup"||July 22, 2014|
Tom stars in a documentary that mis-characterizes his daily activities from chasing Jerry to "romancing" Toodles and messing with Spike.
Dr. Bigby invents a transporting machine that transports Tom and Jerry to Paris where they meet a girl mouse and a girl cat.
|18||"Just Plane Nuts / Pets Not Welcome"||July 23, 2014|
Ginger and Rick decide to bring Tom and Spike along on their Hawaiian vacation, but on their plane flight, Jerry and Tuffy tag along as well. Tom and Spike get loose out of their cages, and before long, things go awry.
After the plane incident, Rick and Ginger sneak Tom and Spike at "Paradise Resort" where pets are not allowed, but when Rick and Ginger leave Tom and Spike in their room, Jerry and Tuffy cause them trouble.
|19||"Cruisin' for a Bruisin' / Road Trippin'"||July 24, 2014|
Rick and Ginger's vacation continues on a cruise ship, where to make sure Tom and Spike don't cause havoc, they keep them in the carriers. Jerry and Tuffy invade their vacation again, and Meathead, the ship's cat, hunts down Jerry and Tuffy on the ship.
Rick and Ginger go on a road trip to visit Ginger's great aunt Claire, but on the trip, Spike and Tom get lost, and Spike deals with "The Doggie of Doom" who follows them.
|20||"Magic Mirror / Bone Dry"||July 25, 2014|
When Hildie gets a magic mirror that predicts the future, Tom sees predictions of himself being fed a fish, which is good, and then a bad prediction: switching heads with Beatie.
Detectives Tom and Jerry are hired by Spike to find his missing bones.
|21||"My Bot-y Guard / Little Quacker and Mister Fuzzy Hide"||July 28, 2014|
Dr. Bigby upgrades his robot to be "The future of home security," but when Tom invades the lab to pursue Jerry and Napoleon, the robot has some tricks up its sleeves.
When Hildie and Beatie leaves their home, Tom and Jerry comes across Little Quacker who turns into a big monster on and off when he eats the stew that Tom made standing on the window.
|22||"Pipeline / No Brain, No Gain"||July 29, 2014|
When Ginger's wedding ring falls down the drain, Tom, Jerry and Spike have to get it back before she finds out.
One of Dr. Bigby's inventions make Tom intelligent.
|23||"Cat Napped / Black Cat"||July 30, 2014|
When an injured Tom sees a female cat named Misty across the street get catnapped, him and Jerry seeks help from her dog friend, Scarf to locate her.
When Tom ruins Hildie and Beatie's potions, they get fed up with him and he overhears them wanting a black cat instead of him. He makes and drinks a potion that turns him into a black cat, and they assume he's another cat.
|24||"Hunger Strikes / Gravi-Tom"||July 31, 2014|
During a winter day when Rick and Ginger are out of the house, Tom, Jerry, Tuffy, Spike and Tyke manage to get and find food around the house.
One of Dr. Bigby's inventions makes things float, so Jerry and Napoleon try it on themselves and then they try it out on Tom.
|25||"Ghost Party / Cat-Astrophe"||August 1, 2014|
When Hildie and Beatie go away on a vacation, Tom and Jerry has problems when their ghost nephew, Grayson, comes over and throws a large party with his friends and takes their crystal ball for bowling.
An asteroid is heading towards earth and Tom and Jerry are determined to stop it; Napoleon is hungry for vending machine food.
|26||"Curse Case Scenario / Say Cheese"||August 4, 2014|
An unlucky dog named Dutch goes to Detectives Tom and Jerry, saying that a ruby stone he has been guarding from his great grandfather's master pirate "Captain Wrongway Weston" is taken from a female dog named Roxy, who is also unlucky.
When he tries out a new cheese-in-a-can that Rick and Ginger buy, Tom has a crazy day when he experiences hallucinations.
Cartoon Network announced that a new show, which consists of 26 episodes containing 52 11-minute shorts, "will preserve the look, core characters and sensibility of the original theatrical shorts."
Entitled The Tom and Jerry Show, the series is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Renegade Animation, with Renegade handling the actual production work under the supervision of Darrell Van Citters and Ashley Postelwaite. Darrell Van Citters is also the director of the series. The Tom and Jerry Show was originally intended to be a 2013 Cartoon Network premiere before being pushed back to April 9, 2014. This is the second Tom and Jerry television series produced in the 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio and the first to be animated in Adobe Flash. This show is rated TV-PG, a first for the Tom and Jerry series.
Home media release
|DVD Name||Ep #||Release Date|
|The Tom and Jerry Show - Season One Part One - Frisky Business||13||September 23, 2014|
|The Tom and Jerry Show - Season One Part Two - Funny Side Up||13||January 13, 2015|
The Tom and Jerry Show first premiered on March 1, 2014 on Teletoon in Canada. The series premiered on April 9, 2014 on Cartoon Network in the United States. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, it began airing on April 12, 2014 on POP and Boomerang. It premiered on April 21, 2014 on Cartoon Network in India. In Australia, Cartoon Network premiered it on May 5, 2014. The series began airing on Boomerang in the United States on January 5, 2015.
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