A genetically engineered mouse (who sounds like Orson Welles) and his insane cohort make nightly attempts to take over the world. Written by
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Originated as a series of segments on Animaniacs
(1993) before being spun-off to its own show. It was moved to the WB's primetime line-up, where it won an Emmy. Then it was moved back to the Kids WB line-up, where it was Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain
(1998) adding the familiar human character from Tiny Toon Adventures
(1990). After a few episodes, it was cancelled. See more
And they say them UFO things are just pie plates... well, they ARE pie plates. ALIEN pie plates...
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
Referenced in iZombie: The Exterminator
Pinky and the Brain Theme - Original Version See more