A genetically engineered mouse (who sounds like Orson Welles) and his insane cohort make nightly attempts to take over the world. Written by
Did You Know?
Series producer Peter Hastings
described the show as "a $250,000 inside joke on Orson Welles
". The Brain was inspired by Welles, and frequently slips in tributes to Welles' work into his schemes. See more
Are you pondering what I'm pondering?
Yes Brain, but if our knees bent the other way, how would we ride a bicycle?
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
Pinky and the Brain theme song
Written by Richard Stone
and Tom Ruegger
Performed by Jess Harnell
, Dorian Harewood
, Jim Cummings
and Rob Paulsen See more