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Animaniacs 

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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Mainly staring the Warner Siblings Wakko, Yakko, and Dot, who were created by the WB Studios ... See full summary »

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Tom Ruegger
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5   4   3   2   1  
1998   1997   1996   1995   1994   1993  
11 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rob Paulsen ...  Yakko Warner / ... 99 episodes, 1993-1998
Tress MacNeille ...  Dot Warner / ... 99 episodes, 1993-1998
Jess Harnell ...  Wakko Warner / ... 99 episodes, 1993-1998
Frank Welker ...  Ralph the Guard / ... 90 episodes, 1993-1998
Maurice LaMarche ...  The Brain / ... 65 episodes, 1993-1998
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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Mainly staring the Warner Siblings Wakko, Yakko, and Dot, who were created by the WB Studios but found they were just too "zany" to be of any use to the studio. Other popular characters in the series include: Pinky and the Brain, two lab mice bent on world domination. Rita and Runt, a cat and dog team who get into perilous situations every episode but always seem to find time to sing a song, Bobby, Pesto, and Squit, the Goodfeathers, part of a New York City mob of pigeons, who take orders from The Godpigeon and worship Martin Scorsese. Slappy the Squirrel is a late middle-age squirrel. She starred in a series of popular cartoons in the Golden Age but is now retired and looking after her nephew, Skippy Squirrel. Buttons is a watch-dog, charged with watching the mischievous toddler, Mindy. Chicken Boo is a giant chicken trying to integrate into human society. Flavio and Marita are two urbane ... Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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Trivia

Wakko's quieter nature, gaggy bag, and "gookies" are derived from Harpo Marx. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Director: Hoyl! How'd you... with the going... you were there... but here now... you are... for me to see... how'd you do...
Yakko: You understand any of that?
Wakko: I think he said: "Hoyl! How'd you... with the going... you were there... but here now... you are... for me to see... how'd you do...
Yakko: Thanks for clearing that up.
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Crazy Credits

Game Over- Insert Coin See more »

Alternate Versions

When the show reran on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons almost all references to Warner Bros. were removed from the opening. Allowing a very unusual transition involving the Nickelodeon logo bursting and the opening cut right to the WB water tower open. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Writers Flipped, They Have No Script (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Animaniacs Theme - Dutch Version
Performed by Rolf Koster (as Yakko), Monique van der Ster (as Dot) and Florus van Rooijen (Wakko)
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This is one funny show
5 April 2005 | by FrankBooth_DeLargeSee all my reviews

I used to love Animaniacs when I was younger. The animation, voice work, and music are all great. The humor is very funny in a smart way, it isn't a stupid show like many other kids shows that are released today. There are plenty of adult jokes that will entertain the adults who are watching the show with their kids.

The characters in this show are all very unique and make the show worth watching. Two very famous characters, Pinky and the Brain, had their own spin off show after-wards. Pinky and the Brain are two lab rats who are always trying to take over the world.

This was a great show, it's a shame that many adults thought it was only for kids, because there really were plenty of jokes for the adults.

If you ever get to see this show, watch it all the way to the end. It is very funny.


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Country:

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Release Date:

13 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs See more »

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