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The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time 

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Tom and Jerry episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Tom and Jerry episodes, as determined by voters like you. Produced by Hanna-Barbera, Tom and Jerry is considered to be one of the most iconic cartoons ever created. Much like the Roadrunner cartoons, Tom and Jerry episodes are often just a game of cat mouse (this time literally.) One the best duos of all time, Tom and Jerry are definitely two of the most memorable Hanna-Barbera characters. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Tom and Jerry episodes of all time are.

Fans of Tom and Jerry are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. Examples include "Tom and Jerry: The Mansion Cat" and "Downhearted Duckling." What is the best Tom and Jerry episode of all time? Look below and find out with this list that shows the best episodes or you can watch the funniest moments in short videos on the web. 

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The Cat Concerto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 29, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Apr 26 1947

In this episode, Tom plays as a concert pianist who plays beautifully, but keeps getting interrupted when Jerry is inside of the piano, making Tom hit the wrong keys. Throughout the episode, Tom ...more
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Solid Serenade is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Solid Serenade Episode: 26, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Aug 31 1946

It's a moonlit night, and Tom wants to impress a cute female kitten (Toodles). So he brings a guitar, ties up Spike, the one guarding Toodles' property, and plays a serenade for Toodles. ...more
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Heavenly Puss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 42, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jul 09 1949

Tom gets killed by a piano, and starts to float up to Heaven. But he doesn't get to go in, because he's been trying to get Jerry all these years. The only way for him to get into Heaven is to ...more
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse Episode: 30, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jun 14 1947

Jerry drinks a potion that makes him grow super-strong. He decides to go after Tom because this time, he's stronger. Once the potion wears off, Tom drinks some of it himself and grows bigger and ...more
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Tee for Two is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 20, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jul 21 1945

Tom and Jerry are at a golf course. Tom uses Jerry as a tee. After playing atrociously, and getting hit with a ton of golf balls, he is attacked by everything on and off the course. Jerry, of ...more
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The Truce Hurts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 35, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jul 17 1948

The Truce Hurts is a 1947 one-reel animated cartoon and is the 35th Tom and Jerry cartoon released. It was produced in Technicolor and released to theatres on July 17, 1948 by Metro-Goldwyn ...more
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Mouse Trouble is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 17, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Nov 23 1944

Mouse Trouble is a 1944 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 17th Tom and Jerry short produced by Fred Quimby and directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, with music by Scott ...more
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The Little Orphan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 40, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Apr 30 1949

An orphan mouse comes and joins Tom and Jerry for Thanksgiving Dinner. Nibbles is always hungry, so he eats everything in sight. An angry Tom chases him around the house, while Jerry tries to ...more
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The Yankee Doodle Mouse ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 11, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jun 26 1943

Tom is attacking Jerry with everything that's in the house. He throws vases, paper airplanes, lamps, and anything he can get his hands on to get Jerry. Basically, it's like a war is going on. ...more
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Salt Water Tabby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 31, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jul 12 1947

While Tom woos a female cat at the beach, Jerry tries to disrupt his fun by playing pranks on him.
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Cue Ball Cat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Tom Cat added Episode: 8, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1950

Original Airing: Nov 25 1950

The setting is of a poolroom. Tom uses Jerry as a ball, as he hits with his cue stick, trying to get into each of the pockets, and so on. Jerry does the same to get back at him.
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Jerry's Cousin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Tom Cat added Episode: 11, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1950

Original Airing: Apr 07 1951

There are beaten up alley cats in the street. This is the work of Muscles Mouse, Jerry's cousin. He calls up Jerry, and tells him that he wants to help take care of Tom for him.
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Kitty Foiled is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 34, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jun 01 1948

Tom has finally caught Jerry and is about to eat him. But the house canary can't bare that and comes to Jerry's rescue. With that, Tom goes after the both of them, but the teamwork between Jerry ...more
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Cat Fishin' is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 27, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Feb 22 1947

Cat Fishin' is a 1947 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 27th Tom and Jerry short directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, produced by Fred Quimby and animated by Kenneth Muse, ...more
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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 15, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jul 22 1944

In a heroic effort, Jerry rescues Spike from the dogcatcher. Spike thanks him by telling him to whistle whenever he needs help if Tom chases him.
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Texas Tom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Tom Cat added Episode: 3, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1950

Original Airing: Mar 11 1950

In this episode, Tom is a cowboy, and he uses Jerry like a lackey. He does all sorts of things to impress a female cat. Jerry gets mad, and releases a big bull on Tom that Tom runs away from in ...more
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Quiet Please! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 22, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Dec 22 1945

Quiet Please! is a 1945 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 22nd Tom and Jerry short, which won the 1945 Academy Award for Best Short Subject: Cartoons, making it the third consecutive ...more
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The Invisible Mouse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Tom Cat added Episode: 33, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Sep 27 1947

Tom is chasing Jerry as usual, when Jerry dives into a bottle of ink to hide. Not noticing, Tom dashes off in which he thinks is the direction the mouse went. When Jerry emerges from the bottle, ...more
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Part Time Pal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 28, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Mar 15 1947

Tom is told by his owner, Mammy Two-Shoes, to guard the refrigerator for the night and keep Jerry away from it, or else he'll be thrown out of the house. Upon hearing this, Jerry outwits Tom, ...more
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Sleepy-Time Tom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 12, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1950

Original Airing: 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 ...more
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Jerry and Jumbo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 28, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1950

Original Airing: Feb 21 1953

It's nighttime, and a circus train is passing through town. But a baby elephant is sleeping too close to the edge of the car he's in, and tumbles out, rolls down the hill, into a house, and ...more
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Trap Happy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 25, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jun 29 1946

When Tom loses his patience with chasing Jerry constantly, he hires a mouse exterminator (Butch) to get rid of Jerry once and for all. Once Butch arrives, everything goes according to plan... ...more
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Old Rockin' Chair Tom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 36, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Sep 18 1948

Old Rockin' Chair Tom is a 1948 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 36th Tom and Jerry short directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and produced by Fred Quimby. It was animated ...more
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Mouse in Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Guips added Episode: 19, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1940

Original Airing: Jul 07 1945

Jerry decides to move out of the country, and into the big city. He writes a note for Tom, telling him about his departure. He arrives in the city to have bad luck everywhere. He is chased by ...more
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Jerry and the Lion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tom And Jerry Episodes of All Time
Episode: 4, Season: Tom and Jerry - Season 1950

Original Airing: Apr 08 1950

On the radio, Tom and Jerry hear that a lion is loose in their area. Frightened, Tom gets on his hunting outfit and gets out a rifle. A bit later, Jerry finds the lion in their house, and learns ...more