The Itch

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The Itch is the twenty-first episode of Tom and Jerry Tales. It is directed by Douglas McCarthy, story by Joseph Barbera and Matt Wayne, teleplay by Matt Wayne and storyboard by Charles Visser.



  • This is the only Tom and Jerry Tales episode written by original co-creator Joseph Barbera.
  • The song "The Itch" is played in this episode.
  • This is the last Tom & Jerry cartoon Joseph Barbera was involved before his eventual death on December 18, 2006.
  • This is the second cartoon involved a rodent rock band. The first was Tom & Jerry Kids episode, The Vermin (episode) involved a punk rock band trio of mice of the same name. The members of the Medieval rat rock band themselves looks almost "punk". The rat band probably to be a Medieval equivalent of the morden-day rock and metal bands.