When did the original Tom and Jerry start?

Tom and Jerry made their debut in the theatrical short Puss Gets the Boot (1940) and were a hit with audiences.

Did Tom and Jerry come out in 1940?

Tom and Jerry is an American animated media 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.

Where can I watch Tom and Jerry 1940?

Tom and Jerry Season 1940 Overview Season 1940 of Tom and Jerry has 46 episodes that are available to stream on HBO MAX and for Rent or Purchase on 4 Services.