Tom and Jerry shiver me whiskers – Pirates, treasure, mystery and mayhem in this great DVD special
The other day I was browsing through the children’s cartoon section looking for tom and jerry shiver me whiskers a decent animated short to give to my son; I was a little amazed by some of the obscure characters that had made it to DVD these days, including talking fast food hero’s and animal robots that save the environment. I started to wonder where all the classic slapstick cartoons filled with elastic violence had gone, The Flintstones, Yogi bear or my all time favorite Tom and Jerry.
Anyone growing up in the 70’s or 80’s will be familiar with the creative styling’s of William Hannah and Joseph Barbara, they created eye candy for 2 generations of cartoon hungry children who ran home just to watch the after school specials. In particular Tom and Jerry made its mark on millions of young minds and even today can be found on TV screens all over the world.
Tom and Jerry Shiver Me Whiskers endless of fun comedy
No one really knows what it is that makes this zany cat and mouse so popular, but it could be the easy to follow plot lines and hilarious slapstick humor that breaks down language barriers and is watchable by all ages. These days you don’t have to wait for the show to air on TV, just go online and order from an endless range of Tom and Jerry DVD box sets delivered straight to your front door.
Created all the way back in the 1940’s Tom and Jerry animated films have won a total of 7 Oscars for best cartoon of the year, making it the most famous and longest running cartoon ever made, it’s a classic that everyone should have at least one Tom and Jerry DVD in their home collection. One great title from this lovable duo, which I found while searching through the store is the Tom and Jerry shiver me whiskersfeature film released back in 2006. Whether you’re new to these cartoons or an enthusiast, this title makes for perfect viewing; it was directed by the two original creators William and Hanna, so you get the full flavor of what Tom and Jerry are about.
So what do our favorite characters get up to in Tom and Jerry shiver me whiskers ? It starts with both of them working on a pirate ship searching for gold. As usual Tom is pushing Jerry around making him swab the deck and cook his meals; suddenly a bottle with a treasure map washes aboard pointing to untold treasures. Unfortunately the map comes with a wicked cure and if they don’t locate the treasure in a few days bad luck will befall them both, on that note the pair team up begrudgingly to seek the treasure.
Here are some product details about the Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry shiver me whiskers
Actors: Wallace Shawn, Kevin Michael Richardson, Kathy Najimy, Charles Nelson Reilly, Mark Hamill
Directors: Scott Jeralds
Format: Animated, Color, DVD, Subtitled, NTSC
Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Studio: Turner Home Ent
DVD Release Date: August 22, 2006
Run Time: 74 minutes
The film follows their mad cap adventures through countless backdrops, as they are chased by their pirate ship mates who also want a piece of the pie. This is an excellent Tom and Jerry DVD pick for a lazy weekend with the kids at home, its 75 minutes of fun packed adventure.