Pinky arrives in Vienna circa 1946 to search for his friend, The Brain. Several people tell him that The Brain was killed in a chemical explosion. It is later revealed that The Brain is alive, but faked his death in the hopes of starting a new life. Written by
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At the beginning of the episode, we see a telegram that Pinky has received. This telegram mentions a fictional place in Vienna: "Rueggerstrasse", which is a play-on of the name of Tom Ruegger
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In Italy under the Borgias, they had 30 years of murder, bloodshed and warfare. And they produced indigestible noodles, boring operas and the FIAT. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The Swiss bank account, the best cheese in the world and "Heidi"!
Spoofs The Third Man