Jewel heists around the city of London befuddle Scotland Yard and the beautiful singer Red is framed for the crook. Only the legendary Sherlock Holmes can find the real thief with the help of his assistant Dr. Watson–and of course, Tom and Jerry. But finding clues and cracking the case will be elementary compared to keeping the peace between these raucous rivals as they scamper, scurry, scoot and speed along the streets, alleys and rooftops in the name of justice. Familiar friends Tuffy, Butch, Droopy and many more cleverly round out the motley crew of characters and possible suspects in this brilliant fusion of classic detection and energetic animation!
Love that Tom and Jerry. I mean who wouldn’t, they are a classic duo. I have always thought that in modern times though, that they have been underutilized. Now I am conflicted about that. Part of me likes that a lot of their best work is purely retro, but part of me is sad that a great many kids do not get their proper exposure to Tom and Jerry. So when I saw that a new T&J product was coming out, I would pick it up and check it out. But I wanted to make sure I would not be completely retro in my watching. So I enlisted the help of a nephew who happens to be a big classic Tom and Jerry fan and we watched Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes together. He loved it. He was at all addled by the personality changes of the pair and we both howled in delight when we saw Droopy for the first time.
Tom and Jerry have never been the top of the heap when it comes to animated characters. They always seem to be one step behind the Disney and Looney Tune characters, but I am glad to see them being utilized once again. While I would rather watch some more classic antics, I can’t argue with the fact that the target audience of the movie wanted to watch it again and again. Plus, I gotta admit, I found myself smiling more then a few times.
Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes on DVD [@] Amazon
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