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Tom and Jerry Kids Show



Kid-friendly alternative to the original series.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Lots of fighting betwen characters, but most of it is played for cartoon humor.

Violence & scariness

All characters use weapons such as space guns and swords.

Sexy stuff
Not applicable

Words like "bozo" pop up in dialogue.

Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this animated series is a kid-friendly alternative to the original Tom and Jerry. Overall, it's pretty tame, but watch out for occasional loose language and minor violence (cat-and-mouse chases, hero-villain face-offs, etc.).

What's the story?

TOM AND JERRY KIDS SHOW, a 1990s spin-off of the original MGM Tom and Jerry series, explores the earlier life and antics of the popular cat-and-mouse duo. With a few added characters -- such as father-son dog duo Droopy and Dripple -- this offshoot provides a calmer approach to the mad chases everyone remembers from the first series.

Is it any good?


Although Tom and Jerry Kids Show isn't educational in the slightest, it's extremely entertaining, and kids in the K-3 age bracket will probably enjoy it. Even though there's minor violence and innuendo, it's extremely slight compared to the original series.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about how to make friends, rather than foes. What are some alternatives to fighting with someone? How can people work through their differences? What should you do if someone tries to start a fight with you?

TV details

Premiere date:September 23, 1990
Cast:Charles Adler, Pat Fraley, Teresa Ganzel
Genre:Kids' Animation
TV rating:TV-G
Available on:DVD

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Adult Written byshravana April 9, 2008
Kid, 11 years old March 3, 2011

perfect for kids tweens

this is a great show
What other families should know
Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Teen, 17 years old Written byBigbillyboy September 22, 2012

All in honesty,it's a great show.

A whole lot better than Tom & Jerry Tales (that show is just MEDICORE).It's funny,more kid friendly (I LOVE the original though),great acting,it has better animation that T&JT and WAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY better art than T&JT!


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