Tom & Jerry: Puss Gets The Boot (1940)

Puss Gets The Boot was the first ever Tom and Jerry episode to be aired. Originally under the names of Jasper (now Tom) and Jinx (now Jerry), it features the slapstick comedy that we have come to know and love from these cartoons as the two main characters try to outwit each other. On the…

Porky’s Hare Hunt (1938)

The other day I wrote a bit about Bugs Bunny in Big Top Bunny. Big Top Bunny came out in 1951 and the rabbit remains an iconic figure to both adults and children. But Bugs had to start somewhere. The first Bugs Bunny prototype appeared on screens in 1938 as a secondary character in Porky’s…