Tom and Jerry in New York
Tom and Jerry in New York.jpg
Genre
Based on
Developed byDarrell Van Citters
Directed byDarrell Van Citters
Voices of
Theme music composerScott Bradley
Composers
  • Keith Baxter
  • Greg Sims
  • Dan Blessinger
  • Jim Covell
  • Itamar Ben Zimra
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes13 (52 segments)
Production
Executive producerSam Register
Producers
Running time20–21 minutes (2–5 minutes per segment)
Production companies
DistributorWarner Bros. Discovery Global Streaming & Interactive Entertainment
Release
Original networkHBO Max
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original releaseJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01) –
present
Chronology
Preceded byThe Tom and Jerry Show (2014–21)
Tom and Jerry Special Shorts (2021)

Tom and Jerry in New York is an American animated television series that premiered on HBO Max on July 1, 2021.[1][2] It is based on the Tom and Jerry characters and theatrical cartoon series created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera and serves as a follow-up series to the film, Tom & Jerry, which was released in cinemas and HBO Max on February 26, 2021.[3][4]

With episodes directed by Darrell Van Citters, the show has the same art style as The Tom and Jerry Show (2014) with the original crew returning along with William Hanna (via archive recordings) as the voices of Tom and Jerry.

Each episode is usually 21 minutes long: the first, second and fourth segments are 5 minutes long and the third segment runs 2 minutes.

It features the cast of William Hanna (archived recordings), Kath Soucie, Joey D'Auria, Rick Zieff and Sam Kwasman.[5][6]

Plot

Set after the events of the live-action/computer animated hybrid film, the series follows Tom and Jerry having new adventures in the Royal Gate Hotel and all over New York City.[5]

Voice cast

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonSegmentsEpisodesOriginally released
1287July 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
2246November 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)

Season 1 (2021)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byStory byStoryboard byOriginal release date
1a1a"Put a Ring On It"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnKevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
In New York City, Jerry receives a ring, prompting Tom to accidentally lead them both to a department store after it closes for the night.
1b1b"Come Fly with Me"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnSean BishopJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Jerry helps a female pigeon while Tom tries to eat them.
1c1c"Bubble Gum Crisis"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnTod CarterJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom and Jerry want bubblegum, but accidentally get into sticky situations.
1d1d"Mousequerade"Darrell Van CittersMichael Dan BermanJenny KangJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom tries to get a baby panda back to the zoo.
2a2a"Museum Peace"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnKevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Jerry helps a sleepwalking elephant escape from a museum.
2b2b"Here Kite-y Kite-y"Darrell Van CittersMichael Dan BermanKevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Jerry and Tuffy get their revenge on Tom when he destroyed their sand castle while flying a kite.
2c2c"Street Wise Guys"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnTod CarterJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom and Jerry disrupt street performers throughout the city.
2d2d"Chameleon Story"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Jordan KochJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Jerry meets a friendly chameleon named Leon who has broken out of the hotel.
3a3a"Telepathic Tabby"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Kevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
In an attempt to trick Tom out of food, Butch predicts the future.
3b3b"Shoe-In"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnKevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Jerry helps save a shoe repair shop.
3c3c"It's a Gift"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnSlaven ReeseJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom is on a mission to keep Jerry away from the gift shop snack aisle.
3d3d"Stormin' the Doorman"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnTJ HouseJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
The hotel's energetic new doorman mistakes Tom for a stray cat.
4a4a"The Great Doughnut Robbery"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnJordan KochJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom and Jerry mistake a burglar's loot for doughnuts.
4b4b"Torpedon't"Darrell Van CittersMichael Dan BermanSean BishopJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Aquatic mayhem ensues at the park.
4c4c"Billboard Jumble"Darrell Van CittersAmanda JarosTod CarterJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom and Jerry chase through a series of surreal billboards.
4d4d"Horticulture Clash"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Kevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Spike goes overboard trying to make up for manhandling Tom.
5a5a"Room Service Robots"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Mark SonntagJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
A troop of robot bellhops cause trouble.
5b5b"Coney Island Adventure"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnDirk Erik SchulzJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Nightmares come true at a seaside amusement park after dark.
5c5c"Scents and Sensibility"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Jared BeckstrandJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
After Jerry spritzes him with fetching perfume, Tom becomes canine catnip.
5d5d"Wrecking Ball"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnTJ HouseJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom and Jerry chase into a building marked for demolition.
6a6a"Cat Hair"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnTod CarterJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
A hotel VIP wants Tom groomed before babysitting her prized pet.
6b6b"Shhh!"Darrell Van CittersSteven DarancetteJordan KochJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom chases after Jerry into a library after he hides in a little girl's backpack.
6c6c"Torched Song"Darrell Van CittersKeith BaxterKeith BaxterJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Jerry helps Tom rival Butch in a snazzy musical fantasy.
6d6d"Quacker's Lucky Penny"Darrell Van CittersSam KwasmanMark SonntagJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom tries to steal Quacker's penny for himself, but ends up finding himself with bad luck for taking it.
7a7a"Ready Teddy"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Kevin HarkeyJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Spike's teddy is accidentally ruined while Tom and Jerry are fighting and try to fix him.
7b7b"Swiss Cuckoo"Darrell Van CittersRob JanasDirk Erik SchulzJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
While the hotel manager is on vacation to relieve himself of stress, Tom and Jerry stowaway in his luggage.
7c7c"Dream Team"Darrell Van CittersMimi HessRichard Gaines
Mark Pudleiner
July 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom dreams of a basketball championship assisted by Jerry.
7d7d"Private Tom"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Patrick ReyntensJuly 1, 2021 (2021-07-01)
Tom's military uncle is determined to help him permanently defeat Jerry.

Season 2 (2021)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byStory byStoryboard byOriginal release date
8a1a"Top of the Heap"Darrell Van CittersAnalisa Labianco
Jeff Spencer
Alfredo CassanoNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom and Jerry compete against tricky rats on a trash barge.
8b1b"Stunt Double Trouble"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Jose Pepe MansuyNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
A "stage cat" stunt double replaces Tom.
8c1c"Surfer Supreme"Darrell Van CittersKeith BaxterKeith BaxterNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom and Jerry have a musical surf-off at the Jersey Shore.
8d1d"Kabuki Cat"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnKevin HarkeyNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Upon his return to Japan, a Kabuki actor finds Tom and Jerry in his luggage.
9a2a"Too Much Monkey Business"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Jordan KochNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom keeps a VIP chimp from the hotel's bananas.
9b2b"Doggie Championship"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Marc CamelbekeNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Jerry is the secret weapon in a dog contest, while Tom takes Spike's place.
9c2c"Snow Day"Darrell Van CittersRobert F. HughesRobert F. HughesNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
A musical snow frolic on a City winter's day.
9d2d"Toots the Terrible"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Kevin HarkeyNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Toots wants to catch Jerry to spend more time with Tom.
10a3a"The Spa's the Limit"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
TJ HouseNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Jerry and Tuffy ruin Tom and Spike’s spa day.
10b3b"The Hair Dignitary"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Alec MegibbenNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom trades places with a diplomat's cat.
10c3c"Year of the Mouse"Darrell Van CittersRobert F. HughesRobert F. HughesNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
A musical visit to Chinatown spells romance for Jerry – and fireworks for Tom.
10d3d"Relativity"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Alfredo CassanoNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom stalks Jerry’s jolly Bavarian cousins during their stay at the Hotel.
11a4a"Cat and Mouse Burglars"Darrell Van CittersJonathan RosenthalDave AlvarezNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
A perky – and thieving – pop star checks into the Hotel!
11b4b"Caterpillar and Mouse"Darrell Van CittersMichael Dan BermanRichard GainesNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom’s coveted flower has a secret stowaway.
11c4c"The Pied Piper of Harlem"Darrell Van CittersKeith BaxterKeith BaxterNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
A jazzy song punctuates Tom and Jerry’s waiter rivalry.
11d4d"Lazy Jerry"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Kevin HarkeyNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
An R.C. toy mouse distracts Tom – but makes for a dangerously lazy Jerry.
12a5a"To Your Health"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Dirk Erik SchulzNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom and Jerry keep the hotel clean for the health inspector.
12b5b"Golf Brawl"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnDave AlvarezNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom and Jerry go wild in an indoor mini-golf park.
12c5c"Tom's Swan Song"Darrell Van CittersRobert F. HughesRobert F. HughesNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
A protective swan befriends Jerry.
12d5d"King Spike the First and Last"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Patrick Reytens
Hank Tucker
November 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Spike fancies himself a Canine King, holding court until Tom and Jerry revolt!
13a6a"Planet of Mice"Darrell Van CittersKevin Fleming
Rob Janas
Kevin HarkeyNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Tom has a nightmare about a super-intelligent mouse takeover.
13b6b"Ball of Fun"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnJordan KochNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
Jerry inherits a hamster ball.
13c6c"Big Apple"Darrell Van CittersWill FinnKevin HarkeyNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
An epic chase through NYC turns into a musical tribute to the city.
13d6d"Flamingo A-Go-Go"Darrell Van CittersSam KwasmanRichard GainesNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
At the zoo, a flock of flamingoes protects Jerry and Tuffy from Tom.

Release

The series premiered in the United States on July 1, 2021 on HBO Max.[5][7] In Canada, the series was premiered on September 18, 2021 on Teletoon.[8][9] The second season premiered on November 18.[10]

Internationally, the show is broadcast on Boomerang channels.

The series premiered on December 17, 2021 on HBO Max in Brazil and Latin America and later premiered on January 6, 2022 on Cartoon Network and January 10, 2022 on Cartoonito. It came in India also on March 19, 2022 on Cartoon Network.

Production

Development

On October 29, 2019, Tom and Jerry in New York was first shown during WarnerMedia's HBO Max conference demo live-stream event, where it was originally known as Tom and Jerry in the Big City and hidden away under Max Originals, fourth in a row alongside Craftopia, The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo, and The Fungies!.[11]

On May 28, 2020, on the official WarnerMedia Twitter, the day after the streaming service's launch date, posted a video of current and upcoming content heading to and/or on the site, among the end portion of the video listing next-year Max Originals and squeezed in-between Tig n' Seek and Circe, was Tom and Jerry under a new title of in the Big City.[12]

On June 10, 2021, WarnerMedia officially announced the series with its original title of Tom and Jerry in New York, which premiered on HBO Max starting July 1, 2021.

Renegade Animation's Darrell Van Citters and Ashley Postelwaite who produced The Tom and Jerry Show during the last decade have returned in the same roles, with Van Citters also directing again.

See also

References

  1. ^ Tom and Jerry in New York: Season 1, retrieved 2021-07-04
  2. ^ "Tom & Jerry In New York Show Announced, First Look Poster Released". ScreenRant. 2021-06-11. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  3. ^ "Tom and Jerry in New York to hit digital platforms on July 1". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  4. ^ "Tom & Jerry In New York Trailer Brings Back Classic Characters". ScreenRant. 2021-06-17. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  5. ^ a b c Tom & Jerry Movie [@TomAndJerry] (June 10, 2021). "Tom and Jerry are moving their big chase to the Big Apple! See what mayhem is unleashed across the city that never sleeps. Debuting next month on @HBOMax" (Tweet). Retrieved June 10, 2021 – via Twitter.
  6. ^ Hemmert, Kylie (June 17, 2021). "Tom and Jerry in New York Trailer Previews HBO Max's New Animated Series". Comingsoon.net. Retrieved June 27, 2021.
  7. ^ Hemmert, Kylie (June 17, 2021). "Tom and Jerry in New York Trailer Previews HBO Max's New Animated Series". Comingsoon.net. Retrieved June 27, 2021.
  8. ^ Corus Entertainment (June 8, 2021). "Corus Entertainment Debuts Its Biggest Slate of Specialty Series Ever". Corusent. Retrieved June 10, 2021.
  9. ^ "Ytv, Teletoon, and Treehouse Deliver Non-Stop Fun This Fall".
  10. ^ "'King Richard,' 'The Sex Lives Of College Girls,' 'South Side,' 'Black and Missing,' '8-Bit Christmas' And More Arrive On HBO Max This November | Pressroom". pressroom.warnermedia.com.
  11. ^ WarnerMedia Day Live Stream Event | HBO MAX
  12. ^ WanrerMedia. May 28, 2021

Notes

  1. ^ As with Tom and Jerry Special Shorts (2021) and other Tom and Jerry television series, Hanna's voice is archived following his death. He and Danhakl also aren't credited for their performances.