“Tom & Jerry where a defining part of my childhood. I could spend hours watching T&J shorts on Cartoon Network back in the day, and to be honest, this is my favouite, was then, and still is now.
Mouse in Manhattan is not a traditional Tom & Jerry short at all, no carnage, no chases. It begins with Jerry leaving his life in the country in favor of the bright and broadway of New York city (Tom only appears in the short at the beginning and end). The rest of the cartoon involves Jerry's escapades in the Big Apple.
What makes Mouse in Manhattan perfection however is the music. The orchestrated version of "Manhattan Serenade" is timed perfectly with Jerry's actions, it's impossible not to develop nostalgic sentimental feelings of a simpler time. Mouse in Manhattan will foreve” read more
Michael M added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
"Plot: Jerry decides to move out of the country and into the big city. He writes a note for Tom, telling him about his departure. He arrives in the city to have bad luck everywhere he goes. Jerry sees that the city is just not for him, so he goes back to the country, tearing the note he wrote for Tom to shreds. He then gives Tom a nice big kiss before happily walking into his mouse hole."