Originated as a series of segments on Animaniacs (1993) before being spun off to its own show. It was moved to the WB's prime time lineup where it won an Emmy. Then it was moved back to the Kids WB lineup where it was Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (1998) adding the familiar human character from Tiny Toon Adventures (1990). After a few episodes, it was canceled. See more »
Are you pondering what I'm pondering?
I think so, Brain, but how will we get a pair of Abe Vigoda's pants?
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Towards the end of the credits you'll find the definition for one of the polysyllabic words used by Brain in that week's episode. See more »
Absolute hysteria! A great show for kids AND adults!
Pinky and the Brain has got to be one of the funniest cartoon shows ever. Steven Spielberg himself co-produced this film, and once and a while actually would do a cameo on the show. If you want to see two lab mice, every week trying to take over the world, doing some of the most ridiculous, outrageous things ever see Pinky and the Brain. Just not the spin-off Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain. Yuck, talk about a bad show. The voice talents were great in the show and I loved both the characters. Especially Pinky, the stupid but of course humorous one. Then there's Brain, the brainy idea expert. Together, these two caged lab mice have a great time letting us have a good time. I was so sad when the show stopped airing after three years. I can't find it anywhere now and it makes me mad. I hope someday they do the re-runs on WB because this show is not just for kids, it's got great adult humor too. One of which like I said before, when the mice run into Steven Spielberg. But anyway, if you can find this show on your local listings, watch it. It's an instant classic. NARF!
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