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Trap Happy (1946)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 29 June 1946 (USA)
Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

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Dick Nelson
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Dick Nelson Dick Nelson ... Butch Cat (voice) (uncredited)
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Tom calls the exterminators, but they send a cat, who despite his various tools, doesn't fare much better than Tom usually does.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ansa on viritetty See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In 1954, MGM distributed this cartoon with the first feature film starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, The Long, Long Trailer (1954). See more »

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Followed by Timid Tabby (1957) See more »

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Ja-Da
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Music by Bob Carleton
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Another unexceptional T&J cartoon.
14 June 2008 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Tom, frustrated by his inability to catch Jerry, calls an exterminator to rid him of the elusive rodent. When he arrives, the professional mouse hunter turns out to be none other than alley cat Butch, who proves to be just as useless at trapping Jerry as Tom. And twice as destructive!

Six years after their first adventure (Puss gets The Boot), and Tom and Jerry seem to be in something of a rut: their last few adventures were strictly run-of-the-mill offerings that delivered the expected violence, but little in the way of anything new, and Trap Happy proves to be more of the same. Whilst there's plenty of smashing, thumping and walloping to be enjoyed, this particular fan of the destructive cat and mouse found himself wanting something a little different to break the monotony.

Trap Happy gets a rating of 6/10 from me—not bad, but nothing special.


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