Pinky and the Brain (1995–1998)

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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.

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 Pinky / ... (58 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 The Brain / ... (58 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 First Lady / ... (44 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 The President / ... (28 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 Baloney / ... (24 episodes, 1995-1998)
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A genetically engineered mouse (who sounds like Orson Welles) and his insane cohort make nightly attempts to take over the world. Written by Anonymous

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Pinky y Cerebro  »

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Trivia

A bootleg tape of a short-tempered (and foul-mouthed) Orson Welles arguing with a recording engineer during a voice-over session has been widely distributed. It was used as the basis for an episode of this show, with The Brain reading cleaned-up versions of Welles' rantings. The episode's title, "Yes, Always", is taken from one of Orson's complaints. See more »

Quotes

The Brain: This is the earth. And this is Pinky. You can tell the difference quite easily. One is a lump of inert matter hurtling blindly through the void. The other... is the earth.
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The title song is accompanied visually by the words being said superimposed on scenes with Pinky and the Brain in their Lab. See more »

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Spun-off from Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) See more »

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Pinky and the Brain theme song
Written by Richard Stone and Tom Ruegger
Performed by Jess Harnell, Dorian Harewood, Jim Cummings and Rob Paulsen
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Outstanding!
31 July 2004 | by (N CA) – See all my reviews

Two genetically altered lab mice, Pinky, and The Brain, spend each night following Brain's latest plan to try and take over the world. Pinky seems an addle-headed moron who is nevertheless capable of brilliant inspiration, while Brain displays an Einsteinian IQ and an insatiable desire to rule the world. But The Brain has a fatal flaw...

The premise states one mouse is a genius and the other is insane. But which is which?

65 episodes of great multi-level writing, hilarious jokes for adults and kiddies alike, exceptionally expressive animation, top-notch voice talent: this series has it all. The quality of the shows often evoke Looney Toons at their best. This wonderful creation is begging for a box-set DVD treatment. Are your listening, WB? Mr. Spielberg? Anyone?


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