Animaniacs (1993–1998)

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 Yakko Warner / ... (99 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Dot Warner / ... (99 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Wakko Warner / ... (99 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 Ralph the Guard / ... (91 episodes, 1993-1998)
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 The Brain / ... (65 episodes, 1993-1998)
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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Wakko, Yakko, and Dot Warner, are WB Studio creations who were just too "zany" to be of any use to the studio. Pinky and the Brain are two mice bent on world domination. Rita and Runt are a cat and dog team, who get into perilous situations every episode, put always seem to find time to sing a song. Bobby, Pesto, and Squit are the Goodfeathers, part of a New York mob of pigeons, who worship Martin Scorsese. Slappy the Squirrel is a late middle-age squirrel; she starred in a series of popular cartoons in the Golden Age. Buttons is a watch-dog, charged with watching the mischievous toddler, Mindy. Chicken Boo is a giant chicken trying to integrate into human society. Flavio and Marita are two urbane hippopotami. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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In the opening of the Pinky and The Brain segments, Brain writes "THX=1138" on the blackboard. This is a reference to THX 1138 (1971), written and directed by George Lucas. Lucas is good friends with Steven Spielberg, Executive Producer for Animaniacs. See more »

Quotes

Girth Plotz: [after Wakko eats his paperweight] Give me back my paperweight!
Wakko: Okay, but you'll have to wait a while.
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The show is over - Go do your homework! See more »

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Great cartoon!
17 November 2006 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

Growing up in the 90s, I watched these cartoons a lot and liked them. Even when I was young I realised that the Animaniacs were a bit different from most other cartoons. Like the episode where they make fun of Barney. At that age I wasn't used to seeing such blatant parodies, so I just remember thinking: "Wow! Are they allowed to do that?"

Recently I decided to check this show out again, for nostalgia's sake. This is when I discovered that it's even better than I remembered it to be. It's not just a silly kids' show, but it's full of clever humour that people of any age can appreciate. There are some scenes that I can watch again and again without getting tired of them. Like when Yakko sings about the nations of the world. Or when they sing about the ingredients of ice cream and candy bars (scary). Brilliant! I recommend watching this show with your kids, if you have any. If you don't, watch it on your own.


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