This Tom and Jerry t-shirt shows the comedy cat and mouse duo being friendly for a change. Tom and Jerry is an American animated franchise and series of comedy short films created in 1940 by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. Best known for its 161 theatrical short films by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the series centers on the rivalry between the titular characters of a cat named Tom and a mouse named Jerry. Many shorts also feature several recurring characters like Thin Lady, Spike, and Butch. Tom and Jerry have appeared together in some of the most hilarious animated shorts of all time. Everyone will know you are a fan when you wear this Retro Tom and Jerry T-Shirt!