Literally, I am feeling little bit emotional while writing this. Tom and Jerry was an incredible part of my childhood. Not only me, millions of people have a heart to heart connection with this show. Let’s travel together in the amazing world of the Tom and Jerry and I promise you one thing, on the journey, I will let you know some fun, emotional and obviously unknown facts about Tom and Jerry.
In 1940, during the first outing of the show, Tom was actually called Jasper and Jerry was called Jinx.
Creators Of Tom and Jerry
The creators of the Tom and Jerry, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera have also created Scooby-Doo, Top Cat, Yogi Bear, The Smurfs and The Flintstones.
Tom and Jerry won seven animation Oscars.
Greatest Television Show
Tom and Jerry was named one of the greatest television shows of all time by Time magazine in 2000.
Tom and Jerry became the highest grossing animated short film series of that time.
An Arab state of Sharjah issued a set of Tom and Jerry postage stamps in 1972.
The original run of the series comprised 114 cartoons between 1940 and 1958.