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Slicked-up Pup (1951)

Spike has just washed his pup. Tom and Jerry's chase knocks him into a mud puddle. Spike makes Tom clean him up again and promise to keep him clean which of course is Jerry's opening to get Tom in trouble.

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Daws Butler
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Credited cast:
Daws Butler ... Spike (voice)
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Spike has just washed his pup. Tom and Jerry's chase knocks him into a mud puddle. Spike makes Tom clean him up again and promise to keep him clean which of course is Jerry's opening to get Tom in trouble.

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Connections

Followed by Of Feline Bondage (1965) See more »

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The Dickey Bird Song
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Music by Sammy Fain
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Tom messes up.
1 November 2014 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Spike gives his precious son Tyke a bath, but it's not long before Tom accidentally gets the little pup all dirty again. After forcing Tom to clean up the mucky pup, Spike announces that he has business elsewhere, and threatens to tear Tom limb from limb if his son isn't spotless when he returns. Naturally, Jerry does his best to ensure that Tyke doesn't stay clean.

Slicked-up Pup is another one-note T&J cartoon that unfolds in a predictable manner but which still succeeds thanks to excellent storytelling, superb animation, brilliant timing and lots of charm. The funniest moment is saved till last, with a mucky Spike getting coated in tar and feathers, which results in a desperate Tom trying to pretend that the little dog is actually a chicken with the help of a rubber glove.

6.5/10 rounded up to 7 for IMDb.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 1951 (USA) See more »

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Tom in Sachen Sauberkeit See more »

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1.37 : 1
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