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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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4   3   2   1  
1998   1997   1996   1995  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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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 / ... 44 episodes, 1995-1998
Frank Welker ...  The President / ... 27 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

In the opening credits, Brain is writing a complex formula about the Universe Explained (simplified), and the resulting answer is THX 1138 (1971), the title of the first film by George Lucas. See more »

Quotes

Pinky: Egad. You astound me, Brain.
The Brain: That's a simple task, Pinky.
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Crazy Credits

The title song is accompanied visually by the words being said superimposed on scenes with Pinky and the Brain in their Lab. See more »

Alternate Versions

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

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Star Wars-Themed TV Episodes (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Pinky and the Brain Theme - Original Version
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Good for kids and adults

This was a great cartoon, following the same tradition of the equally good "Animaniacs", using a clever style of humor that made it enjoyable for kids and adults as well. Like in "Animaniacs" segments about this same two characters, the show follows the frustrated attempts of two mouses to conquer all the world.

They are Brain, the genius,and his assistant,Pinky,who is a complete idiot, but adorable at the same time.

The voices were quite good, and the script was funny and clever.

I miss the time were it was still possible to see good cartoons for the whole family like this.

I don't like very much the kid's cartoons from the recent years (Well, some are good but most of them are pretty bad).

However, "Pinky and the Brain " remains as a timeless classic.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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