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Tom and Jerry is an American cartoon that was made by MGM. Tom and Jerry came out in 1940 and it ended in 1967. When it was released in the UK some episodes were censored in order to make it more family friendly.

CensorshipEdit

UK CensorshipEdit

  • Blue Cat Blues
  1. Cartoon Network UK, and Boomerang UK banned the episode
  • Casanova Cat
  1. The scene that shows Tom blowing cigar smoke into Jerry's face was cut. (This scene was censored on Cartoon Network UK.)
  2. The scene that shows Jerry doing a blackface dance was cut. (This scene was censored on Cartoon Network UK.)
  • Flirty Birdy
  1. The scene that shows the bird being tossed into Tom's laundry was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Tom looking like a Indian Chief was cut.
  • Fraidy Cat
  1. Any dialogue about cannibalism was removed.
  2. Any scene that shows Mammy Two-Shoes was cut.
  • His Mouse Friday
  1. Any dialogue from the black savages or about them were muted.
  • Jerry's Diary
  1. The scene that shows the exploding tea pot was shortened.
  • Kitty Foiled
  1. The scene that shows Jerry and the canary disguising themselves as Indians was cut.
  • Life With Tom
  1. The scene that shows the "Little Orphan scene" was shortened. As a result you can no longer see the blackface.
  • Little Runaway
  1. The scene that shows a baby seal throwing a trash can lid at Tom was cut.
  • Mouse Cleaning
  1. The scene that shows Tom with a blackface was cut.
  2. The scene where Tom says No ma'am, I ain't seen no cat!" was cut.
  3. This episode was removed from the UK release of the Spotlight collection.
  • Mouse in Manhattan
  1. The scene that shows Jerry head getting hit by a bottle of shoe polish was shortened. As a result you can no longer see Jerry’s blackface.
  • A Mouse in the House
  1. The scene that shows two cats looking in the oven was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry causing a explosion was cut.
  3. The scene that shows the two cats getting blackfaces was cut.
  • Mouse Trouble
  1. The scene that shows Tom hiding in a package was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry putting pins in the package and then saws it in half was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Jerry looking inside the package was cut.
  4. The scene where Jerry holds up a sign that says "Is there a doctor in the house? was cut.
  • Old Rockin' Chair Tom
  1. Any scene that shows the uncle in "poor old uncle Tom" was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Lighting putting shaving cream on Tom was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Lighting hitting Tom with a cane was cut.
  • Part-Time Pal
  1. The scene where Mammy says Well slap my face if this ain't a mess!" it was changed to "Well I'll be darned. This is such a mess!"
  2. The scene where Tom says "One for the money, two for the show..." was muted.
  • Professor Tom
  1. The scene that shows Tom smoking a cigar was cut. (This scene was censored on Boomerang UK.)
  2. The scene that shows Tom spanking topsy was cut.
  • Puss N' Toots
  1. The scene that shows a record landing on Tom's head which results in him looking like he was Chinese was cut.
  • Puss Gets the Boot
  1. The scene where Mammy says "O-W-T...Out!" it was changed to "O-U-T!"
  • Safety Second
  1. The scene that shows Jerry with a blackface was cut.
  • Texas Tom
  1. The scene that shows Tom smoking a cigar was cut. (This scene was censored on the Boomerang UK broadcast.)
  • Trap Happy
  1. The scene that shows a cat accidentally missing Jerry and chopping off Tom's tail with an ax was cut.
  • The Little Orphan
  1. The scene that shows a candle being thrown by Nibbles, which lands on Tom's tail was modified for the UK release. In the UK version Tom’s blackface was removed.
  • The Milky Waif
  1. The scene that shows Jerry and Nibbles disguising themselves with shoe polish to make themselves look black was cut. (This scene was censored on Cartoon Network UK and Boomerang UK.)
  • The Mouse Comes to Dinner
  1. The scene that shows Mammy singing was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry sneaking across the table pretending to be a Indian.
  • The Truce Hurts
  1. The scene that shows Tom, Jerry and Spike having blackfaces was cut. (This scene was censored on Cartoon Network UK and on iTunes.)
  • The Two Mouseketeers
  1. The scene that suggested that the king beheaded Tom off-screen was cut.
  • The Yankee Doodle Mouse
  1. The scene that shows Tom getting a blackface was cut.
  • Two Little Indians
  1. The scene that shows Jerry, the mice and Tom smoking the peace pipe was cut. (This scene was censored on Boomerang UK.)

USA CensorshipEdit

Cartoon NetworkEdit

  • Casanova Cat
  1. The scene that shows Tom blowing cigar smoke into Jerry's face was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry doing a blackface dance was cut.
  • Dog Trouble
  1. Mammy's voice was redubbed to be less offensive.
  • Puss N' Toots
  1. The scene that shows a record landing on Tom's head which results in him looking like he was Chinese was cut.
  • The Milky Waif
  1. The scene that shows Jerry and Nibbles disguising themselves with shoe polish to make themselves look black was cut.
  • The Truce Hurts
  1. The scene that shows Tom, Jerry and Spike having blackfaces was cut.
  • Two Little Indians
  1. This episode was banned due to the episode referencing Native Americans.
  • Yankee Doodle Mouse
  1. The scene that shows Jerry forcing Tom to lick defense stamps and paste them in a book was cut.

DVD CensorshipEdit

  • Casanova Cat
  1. The scene that shows Tom blowing cigar smoke into Jerry's face was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry doing a blackface dance was cut.
  • Dog Trouble
  1. Mammy's voice was redubbed to be less offensive.
  • Flirty Birdy
  1. The scene that shows the bird being tossed into Tom's laundry was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Tom looking like a Indian Chief was cut.
  • Fraidy Cat
  1. Any scene that shows Mammy Two-Shoes was cut.
  • His Mouse Friday
  1. Any dialogue about cannibalism was removed.
  2. Any dialogue from the black savages or about them were muted.
  • Jerry's Diary
  1. The scene that shows the exploding tea pot was shortened.
  • Kitty Foiled
  1. The scene that shows Jerry and the canary disguising themselves as Indians was cut.
  • Life With Tom
  1. The scene that shows the "Little Orphan scene" was shortened. As a result you can no longer see the blackface.
  • Little Runaway
  1. The scene that shows a baby seal throwing a trash can lid at Tom was cut.
  • Mouse Cleaning
  1. The scene that shows Tom with a blackface was cut.
  2. The scene where Tom says No ma'am, I ain't seen no cat!" was cut.
  3. This episode was removed from the UK release of the Spotlight collection.
  • Mouse in Manhattan
  1. The scene that shows Jerry head getting hit by a bottle of shoe polish was shortened. As a result you can no longer see Jerry’s blackface.
  • A Mouse in the House
  1. The scene that shows two cats looking in the oven was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry causing a explosion was cut.
  3. The scene that shows the two cats getting blackfaces was cut.
  • Mouse Trouble
  1. The scene that shows Tom hiding in a package was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry putting pins in the package and then saws it in half was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Jerry looking inside the package was cut.
  4. The scene where Jerry holds up a sign that says "Is there a doctor in the house? was cut.
  • Old Rockin' Chair Tom
  1. Any scene that shows the uncle in "poor old uncle Tom" was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Lighting putting shaving cream on Tom was cut.
  3. The scene that shows Lighting hitting Tom with a cane was cut.
  • Part-Time Pal
  1. The scene where Mammy says Well slap my face if this ain't a mess!" it was changed to "Well I'll be darned. This is such a mess!"
  2. The scene where Tom says "One for the money, two for the show..." was muted.
  • Professor Tom
  1. The scene that shows Tom smoking a cigar was cut. (This scene was censored on Boomerang UK.)
  2. The scene that shows Tom spanking topsy was cut.
  • Puss N' Toots
  1. The scene that shows a record landing on Tom's head which results in him looking like he was Chinese was cut.
  • Puss Gets the Boot
  1. The scene where Mammy says "O-W-T...Out!" it was changed to "O-U-T!"
  • Safety Second
  1. The scene that shows Jerry with a blackface was cut.
  • Trap Happy
  1. The scene that shows a cat accidentally missing Jerry and chopping off Tom's tail with an ax was cut.
  • The Little Orphan
  1. The scene that shows a candle being thrown by Nibbles, which lands on Tom's tail was cut.
  • The Milky Waif
  1. The scene that shows Jerry and Nibbles disguising themselves with shoe polish to make themselves look black was cut.
  • The Mouse Comes to Dinner
  1. The scene that shows Mammy singing was cut.
  2. The scene that shows Jerry sneaking across the table pretending to be a Indian.
  • The Truce Hurts
  1. The scene that shows Tom, Jerry and Spike having blackfaces was cut.
  • The Two Mouseketeers
  1. The scene that suggested that the king beheaded Tom off-screen was cut.
  • The Yankee Doodle Mouse
  1. The scene that shows Tom getting a blackface was cut.

BoomerangEdit

  • The Milky Waif
  1. The scene that shows Jerry and Nibbles disguising themselves with shoe polish to make themselves look black was cut.
  • Two Little Indians
  1. This episode was banned due to the episode referencing Native Americans.

iTunesEdit

  • The Truce Hurts
  1. The scene that shows Tom, Jerry and Spike having blackfaces was cut.

Middle East CensorshipEdit

  • Buddies Thicker Than Water
  1. The scene that shows Tom and Jerry drinking was cut.
  • The Milky Waif
  1. This episode is banned in most of the Middle East

Where to find it uncensoredEdit

Certain DVD releases are uncensored.