Tom and Jerry, the famous animated cat-and-mouse duo, turned 80 this week, celebrating their anniversary on 10 February.
These notorious enemies first appeared in a nine-minute short film in 1940, title Puss gets the Boot, and have appeared in more than 150 cartoons overall.
It was made by animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, the pair behind Hanna-Barbera Productions which created the likes of The Flintstones, Scooby Doo, Huckleberry Hound and Yogi Bear.
This original film was even nominated for an Best Animated Short award at the Oscars.
But while Tom and Jerry are still very popular today, some of the older cartoons (like many from that era) are criticised for showing certain characters being treated unfairly because of the colour of their skin.
This PDF resource includes this article, as well as accompanying activity ideas:
Discuss whether you think cartoons like Tom & Jerry, which show a lot of violence, should be allowed? Studies show children who watch them are more likely to be violent in real life, but should those sensible enough to not copy the actions be punished just because some do?
Help Tom get his own back on Jerry by writing a set of instructions on how he could play a good trick on him, rather than getting outwitted again.
Write a persuasive letter as Tom or Jerry to the other, saying that you want to make peace. Make sure to apologise for your past behaviour.
Survey your family and friends to see who their favourite cartoon characters of all time are, then present your findings.