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Tue, May. 27th, 2008, 09:00 am
Natty Dreadlocks and The Bear #144

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Tue, May. 27th, 2008 04:24 pm (UTC)
markl54: Tom and Jerry

I've seen that Tom and Jerry cartoon, I think it was the first one. Not sure about the mammy question.

Tue, May. 27th, 2008 04:48 pm (UTC)
zinccomics

In "Puss Gets The Boot" the cat is clearly named "Jasper" but in other cartoons his name is with out a doubt "Thomas." As to my "Mammy" question, I've seen her referred to as both a maid and as Tom's owner. I assume this is correct because in the years the cartoons were created they wouldn't have portrayed a black woman as anything but a maid. However, since when were maids allowed to have pets? In later years "Mammy' was repainted as a white woman and her voice was re-dubbed as well.

Tue, May. 27th, 2008 05:35 pm (UTC)
markl54: Tom and Jerry

I used to have "the art of Tom and Jerry vol. 1" on laserdisc. I love the old cartoons. I ended up selling my laserdisc collection and player on ebay a few years ago, kinda wish I still had them.

Tue, May. 27th, 2008 06:35 pm (UTC)
zinccomics

Growing up I watched "Bugs Bunny," "Popeye," and "The Flintstone's." "Tom and Jerry" is a newly acquired taste. Although, I now watch them everyday like a babysitter watches her soaps.