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Pinky and the Brain 

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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night.
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Series cast summary:
Rob Paulsen ...  Pinky / ... 65 episodes, 1995-1998
Maurice LaMarche ...  The Brain / ... 65 episodes, 1995-1998
Tress MacNeille ...  First Lady / ... 43 episodes, 1995-1998
Frank Welker ...  The President / ... 27 episodes, 1995-1998
Jeff Bennett ...  Baloney / ... 24 episodes, 1995-1998
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A genetically engineered mouse (who sounds like Orson Welles) and his insane cohort make nightly attempts to take over the world. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

The Brain: Are you pondering what I'm pondering?
Pinky: Well, I think so, Brain, but I can't memorize a whole opera in Yiddish.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

The 'Nickelodeon Network' adds the 'Nickelodeon' logo into the opening credits on various objects. See more »

Connections

Referenced in iZombie: The Exterminator (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Pinky and the Brain Theme - Original Version
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Outstanding!
31 July 2004 | by Stephen_TilsonSee all my reviews

Two genetically altered lab mice, Pinky, and The Brain, spend each night following Brain's latest plan to try and take over the world. Pinky seems an addle-headed moron who is nevertheless capable of brilliant inspiration, while Brain displays an Einsteinian IQ and an insatiable desire to rule the world. But The Brain has a fatal flaw...

The premise states one mouse is a genius and the other is insane. But which is which?

65 episodes of great multi-level writing, hilarious jokes for adults and kiddies alike, exceptionally expressive animation, top-notch voice talent: this series has it all. The quality of the shows often evoke Looney Toons at their best. This wonderful creation is begging for a box-set DVD treatment. Are your listening, WB? Mr. Spielberg? Anyone?


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Release Date:

9 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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