“Tom & Jerry: Tricks and Treats” DVD Review

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
October 9, 2012
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Halloween is just around the corner and Tom & Jerry are ready to celebrate!  It’s chills and thrills this Halloween with everyone’s favorite animated cat and mouse duo in Tom and Jerry: Tricks & Treats.  This seasonal collection features 20 high-spirited animated cartoons, plus two bonus cartoons.  Warner Home Video released this fun DVD on September 4, 2012 and it is available for purchase online or in stores, retailing for $19.97 SRP.

SYNOPSIS:

Tom and Jerry are in for spooks galore in this monster collection.  With 20 eerie cartoons plus two bonus cartoons, every0ne’s goodie-bag will overflow with fun!  Tricks and treats are at every turn, from Ancient Egypt to Transylvania, from creepy houses to haunted forests, the hair-raising hilarity is non-stop!  Our favorite Cat and Mouse mingle with ghosts, mummies werewolves and witches in these terrific tales.  Of course Tom and Jerry have a bounty of tricks up their own sleeves as well!  Fear not, the chase is on!  It’s a “scare-iffic” good time for the whole family!

In Over the River and Boo! The Woods, Tom and Jerry find themselves lost in a haunted forest. Tom leaves home to become a witch’s companion in The Flying Sorceress. In Haunted Mouse, Tom is put under a spell by Jerry’s magician uncle. Jerry meets a bat who looks just like him and together, they trick Tom into believing the bat is Jerry’s flying ghost in Bats What I Like About the South. Legendary monster hunter, Van Helsing, chases after Tom when he’s transformed into a werewolf in Monster Con. In Which Witch, Tom is a servant to a witch who needs a mouse to complete her magic potion. Jerry discovers the secret tomb of an ancient Egyptian cat in Tomb it May Concern. In Spook House Mouse, Tom and Jerry find themselves in an abandoned fun house where they embark on a rickety ride featuring lots of spooky attractions. These and several other “fang-stastic” shorts are featured in the collection.

FEATURED EPISODES:

More Powers to You
Over the River and Boo! The Woods
Fire Breathing Tom Cat
Touché, Pussy Cat!
The Flying Sorceress
Tiger Cat
Robin Hoodwinked
Jerry’s Cousin
Invasion of the Body Slammers
Haunted Mouse
Trap Happy
Spook House Mouse
Bats What I Like About the South
Fraidy Cat Scat
Which Witch
Monster Con
Tomb It May Concern
Power Tom
The Itch
Hi, Robot

BONUS CARTOONS:

Ho Ho Horrors
Doggone Hill Hog

“With over two hours of hilarious cartoons, Tom & Jerry: Tricks and Treats is the perfect seasonal DVD title to inspire the spirit of Halloween in the whole family,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President of Family and Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. She added, “Tom and Jerry cartoons are timeless and appeal to a broad audience, especially to kids. This collection consists of Halloween-inspired themes and celebrates everything that is fun, playful and whimsical about the holiday. It’s a great mix of classic theatrical shorts and newer cartoons too and a must-have for Tom and Jerry fans.”

THE CREDITS

About Warner Bros. Animation

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, with an innovative and talent-rich roster boasting some of the most accomplished writers, producers and artists working today. The studio is on the cutting edge of animation technology and has both CG and traditionally animated projects in current production and development. For TV, WBA produces series such asGreen Lantern: The Animated SeriesThe Looney Tunes Show, MAD, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated,ThunderCats and Young Justice, for Cartoon Network. WBA will also produce series and additional original content for Cartoon Network’s multiplatform branded DC Nation programming block, which debuts in 2012. In addition to TV series, WBA produces theatrically released CG cartoon shorts featuring iconic Looney Tunes characters, rendered in stereoscopic 3D. The first three shorts premiered in 2010, the most recent short — I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat — was released in November 2011, and two additional cartoons will debut in 2012. WBA also creates the highly successful series of DC Universe Original Animated Movies for DVD. Producing for multiple platforms including TV, digital and home entertainment both domestically and internationally, WBA is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as for maintaining the Studio’s rich cartoon heritage. It is also the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has been honored with six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

About Warner Home Video

With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., commands the largest home entertainment distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Video and New Line Cinema.

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.

MY THOUGHTS

My boys were so excited when we received Tom and Jerry: Tricks and Tricks on DVD from Warner Home Video.  There were so many fun episodes included on this DVD and all of them generated excitement for the upcoming Halloween season!  Our favorite episodes were Over the River and Boo! the Woods and Robin Hoodwinked.  Tom and Jerry is always a welcome addition to our family’s movie collection.  A big thanks goes to Warner Home Video for this review opportunity!

I received a copy of “Tom and Jerry: Tricks and Treats” on DVD from Warner Home Video to facilitate this review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Shannon Gosney is the author of The Mommy-Files, a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. With 3 active boys, Shannon loves living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

3 Responses to ““Tom & Jerry: Tricks and Treats” DVD Review”

  1. nannypanpan says:

    loved tom and jerry when i was a kid home sick from school
    nannypanpan@gmail.com

  2. Austin Baroudi says:

    Huge Tom and Jerry fan! My dad used to put this on for me and my brother all the time. This and Bugs Bunny were my absolute favorites!

  3. Christian Alejandro N. says:

    This was one of my favorite cartoons growing up. I’m glad your boys loved it. i like that tom and jerry has endured!

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