Director: Chuck Jones
Release Date: January 27, 1965
Stars: Tom & Jerry
The short contains elements from two of Chuck Jones’ earlier series: Road Runner and Pepe Le Pew. It’s fast, it’s well-animated, its music (by Eugene Poddany) is not bad, and yet, it never becomes really funny. It’s difficult to tell why not.
Watch ‘Tom-ic Energy’ yourself and tell me what you think: