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This is, without a doubt, one of the worst Tom & Jerry cartoons EVER. I mean is this funny to show a kids; a fat sadist gleefully torturing a cat by burning him on the grill? I don't even think it's okay for adults! Stay the heck away from this one!
One of my favorite Droopy cartoons. I just love the methods the outlaws use to run outside and make noises and not wake up the sheriff. I also like how Ed Benedict's stylized designs show up before he established the Hanna-Barbera style after MGM. Overall, this is just hilarious.
This is one of my favorite classic Disney shorts. I praise it not only for its humor, but also the animation that makes it work, especially the climactic chase sequence that contains shades of Avery.
Tomorrow We Diet
This is my favorite of Goofy's "everyman" shorts. I can relate to his compulsive desire to eat, and the satire of the situation is hilarious. And I can't stop laughing at those voices going "EAT".
Alice's Egg Plant
Watching this cartoon, it seems eerily predictive of the Disney studio's own 1941 strike, which Walt would end up blaming on Communists.
Ain't We Got Fun
Forgive me for saying so, bit I think this is one of Avery's dullest. When I saw this, I believed this to be a Freleng outing.
I was watching this short expecting some kind of problem or twist, like Krazy running late, or a villain barging in on the wedding. But no. No dilemmas, no villains. The whole thing is just two cats getting married with a jazzy score and run-of-the-mill gags.
The Barnyard Concert
An enjoyable short, with funny sight gags and a lively, hilarious score. This, along with "Fiddling Around", looks like it was a bridge between the simpler 1929 efforts and the early-1930s growth, and it shows off the differing styles of Disney's artists from the immediate post-Iwerks period. What I find odd is that there is Clarabelle Cow and a more cow-like cow on the farm.
Mad as a Mars Hare
I think this is one of Chuck Jones' weakest cartoons, as well as Bugs Bunny's. The animation isn't interesting, many of the jokes fall flat, and there's WAY too much dialogue (and this is from a guy who said he was against "illustrated radio"). Overall, a very boring and lackluster cartoon.
Ren Seeks Help
Especially knowing what we know now, this tale of the twisted life of Ren really says a lot about the workings and outlook of his creator.
Claws in the Lease
I saw this once on a plane, and I have to say it's not a good one. The plot and animation are weak, Sylvester is more of a punching bag than usual, and I just couldn't stand the lady's ear-splitting rendition of "Home on the Range".
This short was hilarious, especially the scenes with Goofy's mural, the greaser house, and by far some of the most off-the-wall expressions I've ever seen on Mickey!
I really like the scene where Sylvester, after cuffing himself to the radiator, begins to relapse and almost gives into his temptation to eat Tweety ("I think you're... DELICIOUS!"). The timing, posing and expressions, aided by the music and Blanc's vocals, really create a performance that is at once both terrifying and hilarious.
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