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Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999)

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The Warner Brothers (and the Warner Sister) go on a quest to find a fallen wishing star.

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Wakko Warner (voice)
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The Brain / Squit (voice)
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The Warner Brothers (and the Warner Sister) go on a quest to find a fallen wishing star to help Dot with her illness. Unfortunately the rest of the town, including an evil king, also hear about the star and want to get to it first to have their own wishes come true. It's a race against time and it's up to the three zany siblings to get there first.

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Trivia

When Pinky is explaining his love of the horse to Brain the horse's facial expressions exactly match those of Pinky. See more »

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During the Snow Chase Scene, a cannonball can be seen being shot through the front end and exiting through the back corner of Dr. Scratchensniff's buggy. However, Baron von Plotz and Ralph's buggy are chasing them from behind shooting cannons at them, making it impossible for the cannonball to enter the Dr.'s buggy from the front end. See more »

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Brain Mouse: Pinky, once again you've left the lens cap on your mind.
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Before the opening Warner Bros. Family Entertainment logo fades out, Wakko Warner, in tuxedo attire, walks out from behind the shield and takes a huge bite of it, much to Bugs' annoyance. See more »

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The Vidiot Reviews
5 December 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Wakko's Wish

When wishing on a falling star it is best to wish for the star to not crash into your house.

Luckily, for the orphan in this animated holiday special, his lucky star landed in the mountains.

Informed by a fairy that the first to touch the fallen star receives a wish, Wakko (Jess Harnell) informs his brother Yakko (Rob Paulsen) and ailing sister Dot (Tress MacNeille), who then blab to Acme Falls about it.

Needles to say, the race for the wishing star is on as the Warner siblings, the townsfolk and the King's (Paxton Whitehead) tax collector (Frank Welker) vie for their wish.

A cheeky jab at holiday gluttony courtesy of Steven Spielberg's Animaniacs, Wakko's Wish seamlessly applies the series' offbeat brand of lovable lunacy, shameless lampooning and catchy musical numbers to the beloved holiday season.

Regardless, whomever touches the star first will wish their body didn't just combust. Green Light

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