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Fit to Be Tied (1952)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 26 July 1952 (USA)
Jerry removes a tack from Spike's paw. In gratitude, Spike gives Jerry a bell to ring when he's in trouble. Soon, Tom is acting as Jerry's servant. But then the city passes a leash law, and... See full summary »

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Daws Butler
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Daws Butler ... Spike (uncredited)
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Storyline

Jerry removes a tack from Spike's paw. In gratitude, Spike gives Jerry a bell to ring when he's in trouble. Soon, Tom is acting as Jerry's servant. But then the city passes a leash law, and Spike can no longer help. Soon, Tom is taunting Spike (much like Foghorn Leghorn taunts the barnyard dog) and harassing Jerry, who becomes his servant until the leash law is repealed. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Einigkeit macht stark See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Touché, Pussy Cat! (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
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Music from German folk song
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Fit to be considered a fun cartoon!
8 August 2001 | by Antzy88See all my reviews

Jerry, after hearing Spike yell in pain after having stepped on a tack, pulls it out, and the grateful canine gives him a bell that he can ring to contact him if he needs assistance. Tom tries to catch Jerry, but rings the bell and is rescued by Spike. However, Jerry runs into problems when a law is passed stating that all dogs must be kept on leads (that's what we in the UK call leashes) at all times.

Great fun!


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