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Because of this--along with the ''very'' heavy implications that the iconic duo ends up '''''committing suicide''''' at the end--this short (which did air a few times in the late 1980s into the 1990s, back when TBS and TNT aired animated shorts, older movies, and general audience programming) rarely airs on television (American and otherwise). [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes Good luck trying to find it]].

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Because of this--along with the ''very'' heavy implications that the iconic duo ends up '''''committing suicide''''' at the end--this short (which did air a few times in the late 1980s into the 1990s, back when TBS and TNT aired animated shorts, older movies, and general audience programming) rarely rarely, if ever, airs on television (American and otherwise). [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes Good luck trying to find it]].


* SympathyForTheDevil: Jerry very clearly feels bad for the sorry state his old friend is left in.

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* SympathyForTheDevil: Jerry very clearly feels bad for the sorry state his old friend FriendlyEnemy is left in.


Because of this--along with the ''very'' heavy implications that the iconic duo ends up '''''committing suicide''''' at the end--this short has rarely ever been aired on American television (and television in general for that matter).

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Because of this--along with the ''very'' heavy implications that the iconic duo ends up '''''committing suicide''''' at the end--this short has (which did air a few times in the late 1980s into the 1990s, back when TBS and TNT aired animated shorts, older movies, and general audience programming) rarely ever been aired airs on American television (and television in general for that matter).
(American and otherwise). [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes Good luck trying to find it]].


* WhamShot: When Jerry's girlfriend, Toots, drives by with another mouse, [[TemptingFate after Jerry started talking about how his own girlfriend has seemingly remained faithful to him]]. Unlike Tom though, Jerry knows better than to spend vastly to win her over--but sadly like Tom, Jerry knows he has no hopes of winning her heart and decides to commit suicide.

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* WhamShot: When Jerry's girlfriend, Toots, drives by with another mouse, [[TemptingFate after Jerry started talking about how his own girlfriend has seemingly remained faithful to him]]. Unlike Tom though, Jerry knows better than to spend vastly to win her over--but back -- but sadly like Tom, Jerry knows he has no hopes of winning her heart and decides to commit suicide.


* MadLove: Tom does everything... '''everything''' to win the white cat back. He spends everything, and willingly sells himself off to slavery to win her over. The episode makes clear that the white cat was never really interested in him, and he learns this the hard way when she marries a richer guy.

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* MadLove: Tom does everything... '''everything''' to win the white cat back. He spends everything, and willingly sells himself off to slavery to win her over. The episode makes it clear that the white cat was never really interested in him, and he learns this the hard way when she marries a richer guy.


* MoodWhiplash: The already melancholy story takes a really dark twist when Jerry discovers his gal has been cheating on him too.
** In a meta-sense, watching this short alongside pretty much any other short in the Tom & Jerry canon can provoke this in spades.
* OddballInTheSeries: Jerry narrates the short through an internal monologue voice-over (though neither he nor Tom are shown physically speaking). There's also little slapstick to be found, and far more plot than is usual.
** And this short is probably the only T&J-cartoon to have a genuinely sad storyline and a truly tragic ending.

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* MoodWhiplash: The already melancholy story takes a really dark twist when Jerry discovers his gal has been cheating on him too. \n** In a meta-sense, watching this short alongside pretty much any other short in the Tom & Jerry canon can provoke this in spades.
* OddballInTheSeries: Jerry narrates the short through an internal monologue voice-over (though neither he nor Tom are shown physically speaking). There's also little slapstick to be found, and far more plot than is usual.
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usual. And this short is probably the only T&J-cartoon to have a genuinely sad storyline and a truly tragic ending.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Probably the darkest ''Tom & Jerry'' short ever, considering it literally ends with the duo completely depressed and waiting for a train to run them over.


* OddballInTheSeries: Jerry narrates the short through an internal monologue voice-over (though neither he nor Tom are shown physically speaking).

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* OddballInTheSeries: Jerry narrates the short through an internal monologue voice-over (though neither he nor Tom are shown physically speaking). There's also little slapstick to be found, and far more plot than is usual.


* FriendVersusLover: In the beginning, the cat and mouse were friends (sharing a glass of lemonade together and Tom allowing Jerry to have more after accidentally sucking him into his mouth as an apology), that is until Tom falls madly in love with the white cat and ignores Jerry throughout the cartoon. Even when Tom given up hope trying to win over the cat, he still pushes Jerry away, despite his pleas and saving him from his suicide attempt.



* SympathyForTheDevil: Jerry very clearly feels bad for the sorry state his old enemy is left in.

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* SympathyForTheDevil: Jerry very clearly feels bad for the sorry state his old enemy friend is left in.

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* BolivianArmyEnding: The cartoon ends with the duo sitting depressed on the train track awaiting their fate. The train whistle blows in the distance just as the cartoon fades out.

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* SympathyForTheDevil: Jerry very clearly feels bad for the sorry state his old enemy is left in.

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* PerpetualExpression: The female cat has a completely still face the entire short.

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* MadLove: Tom does everything... '''everything''' to win the white cat back. He spends everything, and willingly sells himself off to slavery to win her over. The episode makes clear that the white cat was never really interested in him, and he learns this the hard way when she marries a richer guy.

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* MoodWhiplash: The already melancholy story takes a really dark twist when Jerry discovers his gal has been cheating on him too.
** In a meta-sense, watching this short alongside pretty much any other short in the Tom & Jerry canon can provoke this in spades.


* DownerEnding: No kidding.

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* DownerEnding: No kidding.In the words of Website/{{Cracked}}: "Tom & Jerry Get Depressed, Kill Themselves."

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