Charming Homage or Blasphemous Desecration?

Scene from Tom and Jerry in the Wizard of Oz

With this weekend's release of Oz, the Great and Powerful, I started thinking about the most bizarre Oz tie-in, I've ever experienced.

If the idea of the cartoon characters Tom and Jerry cutting capers while Dorothy Gale croons out "Over the Rainbow" gives you pause, you should definitely avoid this 2011 direct to video mash up of the creations of L. Frank Baum, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

If you are intrigued to see how the Oscar winning cartoon duo from 1940 would be integrated into the classic 1939 musical, you should definitely check out