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 / ... (55 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 The Brain / ... (55 episodes, 1995-1998)
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 First Lady / ... (43 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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The Brain's voice is based upon that of Orson Welles. The voice actor portraying Brain is Maurice LaMarche, who also portrayed Orson Welles by dubbing Vincent D'Onofrio's role as Orson Welles in the movie Ed Wood (1994). See more »

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The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering?
Pinky: Well, I think so, Brain, but I can't memorize a whole opera in Yiddish.
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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 Animaniacs (1993) 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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Great Fun!!Brill!!
3 December 2004 | by (Belfast, N.Ireland) – See all my reviews

A spin off from the wonderful 'Animaniacs', 'Pinky and the Brain' was one of the funniest and best cartoons of the 90s.

The show followed the exploits of two laboratory mice on a mission to take over the world. The Brain was a super-intelligent megalomaniac, and was assisted by Pinky, an idiot. Each night, The Brain would come up with a highly elaborate plan to overthrow the worlds leaders and assume control, but was always foiled at the last minute and sent back to the drawing board.

Even though the plot was the same every episode, 'Pinky and the Brain' managed to be consistently fresh and funny. The great writing was backed up by superb voice performances, particularly by Rob Paulson (Pinky) and Maurice LaMarche (Brain). The humour works on enough levels to appeal to kids and grown-ups alike, and if you've never seen an episode of this, I suggest you seek it out!


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