Tom & Jerry - The Zoot Cat (1944) - Tom in Suit
In the 1990's Tom & Jerry was reinvented, much like a lot of other kid shows. The new Tom and Jerry series acted as a sort of a series and focused on the early years.
Tom and Jerry began appearing in comic books in 1942, as one of the features in Our Gang Comics.
Tom & Jerry - Jerry Whistles
Did you know that in 1975 Tom and Jerry actually went on to become best friends? That's right! They even travelled the world together and competed in various sports, solved mysteries and did many more things. However, this didn't last forever and soon they were rivals again.
Tom & Jerry - The Zoot Cat (1944) - Tom's Leg Burn
Who Framed Roger Rabbit is infamous for including a number of cartoon characters and Tom & Jerry was supposed to star in the movie. However, due to legal issues, this didn't happen. Nevertheless, both characters have appearances in other live action films from the 1940's and 1950's.
Tom & Jerry - The Zoot Cat (1944) - Jerry Hooks Tom
As with pretty much anything else, Tom & Jerry spawned a number of knock-off series. One of the most infamous ones were the so-called Herman and Katnip, but as you expect the show didn't really catch on.