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Runaway Brain (1995)

In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn't forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as... See full summary »

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Chris Bailey

Writer:

Tim Hauser (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Wayne Allwine ... Mickey Mouse (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Minnie Mouse (voice)
Kelsey Grammer ... Dr. Frankenollie (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Julius (voice)
Bill Farmer ... Pluto (voice)
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Storyline

In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn't forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as lab assistant to the sinister Dr. Frankenollie, who happens to be searching for a donor to provide his monstrous creation with a brain... Written by Ross Horsley <ics6rh@leeds.ac.uk>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Runaway Brain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The character name 'Dr. Frankenollie', besides the obvious Frankenstein reference, is also a reference to legendary Disney animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston. He was originally going to be named Dr. X, Dr. XX, or Dr. XXX (like the villain from The Mad Doctor (1933), but were forced to avoid doing so. See more »

Quotes

Mickey Mouse: Oh, I don't feel like myself. I...
[Pull back; Mickey is now Julius]
Mickey Mouse: Oh, my gosh! I'm not myself. That crazy gizmo really worked.
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References Steamboat Willie (1928) See more »

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15 October 2004 | by IMarriedBritneySpearsSee all my reviews

I remember seeing this cartoon attached to, I believe, George of the Jungle. I was in my very early teens at the time, and had been a big fan of the old Mickey cartoons since I had owned several on video as a child. But this frightened me. I was 13, and frightened. The old Mickey cartoons had charm, this new thing was fast paced, way too off the wall for a Mickey cartoon, and didn't have any of the Disney Cartoon vibe you would imagine one should have if you are a fan of the old stuff. They were trying so hard to reinvent Mickey, be funny, have the kids of gags that were not typically Disney, and going for more of an adult audience and I do not think it worked AT ALL. I might watch this again one day since it is out on one of the Disney Treasures DVD sets, but it will probably frighten me again even though I'm in my 20's.


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