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Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999)

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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Slappy Squirrel (voice)
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Skippy Squirrel (voice)
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Pesto (voice)
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Rita (voice)
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King Salazar (voice)
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Captain of the Guard / Baloney (voice) (as Jeff Glen Bennett)
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Mr. Director (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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Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish  »

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Trivia

The song that the townspeople sing when Wakko's train returns is a parody of "The Wells Fargo Wagon" from 'Meredith Wilson''s The Music Man (1962). See more »

Goofs

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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Pinky: Narf!
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Crazy Credits

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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Spoofs Barney & Friends (1992) See more »

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I've Got A Ha'Penny
Lyrics by Tom Ruegger
Music by Julie Bernstein
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Very charming and witty
30 April 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

"Animaniacs" was a cartoon that always struck me as good but highly inconsistent. At any given time there were at least two dozen characters on the show. Each of them starred in their own segments. Some of them worked, some of them didn't. And some of them fell flat.

This problem is finally eliminated in "Wakko's Wish". All of the characters, good (the Warners, Pinky and the Brain), bad (the Goodfeathers, the Hip Hippos), and pointless (Chicken Boo) are involved in this one major story. The story is a tad sentimental for an "Animaniacs" movie but they have a lot of fun parodying the expected cliches as they go along. Check it out, it's a lot of fun. And it's got "Tiny Toons: Summer Vacation" beat by miles.


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