Dog Trouble

1942 film by Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

Dog Trouble was the 1942 American animated short movie, and also became the 5th Tom & Jerry's short theratical movie. This movie including for the first time Spike (also known as Bull Dog). First released in 1942 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Dog Trouble
Directed by
Produced byFred Quimby (uncredited on original issued)
Rudolf Ising (uncredited on re-issued)
Music byScott Bradley (uncredited)
Animation by
Color processTechnicolor
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
April 18, 1942
April 18, 1952 (re-release)
Running time
8 minutes
CountryUnited States

Tom's chasing Jerry when he runs, literally, right into the sleeping (and quite nasty), and the unnamed bulldog later named Spike. Spike chases Tom up a lamp; and Jerry's quite amused, until Spike turns on him and traps him into a cockoo clock. Spike trades off between the two of them, until Tom climbs down the lamp, then finds himself dependings on Jerry to help Tom climb the cockoo clock. They're both trapped, and Jerry's got an idea. As Tom keeps Spike distracted, Jerry uses a ball to yarn to tie everything to the next room. And Jerry kicks him, while Mammy Two Shoes comes with her wrath's to take Spike get out of the house. And to the end, the truce of Tom and Jerry ends while the Tom's tail into a mousetrap.

Fun fact

  • Crazy Credits in the original issue: The End America Needs Your Money. Buy Defend Bonds and Stamps Every Pay Day.
  • The first appearance of Spike (also known as unnamed "Bull Dog".

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