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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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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

9 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The characters of Pinky and the Brain were unintentionally created by Bruce Timm, when creating caricatures of Producers Eddie Fitzgerald and Tom Minton. See more »

Quotes

The Brain: We must head to a place where overweight, middle-aged people go to party and throw away money.
Pinky: Capitol Hill?
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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

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Characters in Cartoons (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Pinky and the Brain Theme - Original Version
Written by Richard Stone and Tom Ruegger
Performed by Jess Harnell, Dorian Harewood, Jim Cummings and Rob Paulsen
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Great Fun!!Brill!!
3 December 2004 | by janey_smileSee all my reviews

A spin off from the wonderful 'Animaniacs', 'Pinky and the Brain' was one of the funniest and best cartoons of the 90s.

The show followed the exploits of two laboratory mice on a mission to take over the world. The Brain was a super-intelligent megalomaniac, and was assisted by Pinky, an idiot. Each night, The Brain would come up with a highly elaborate plan to overthrow the worlds leaders and assume control, but was always foiled at the last minute and sent back to the drawing board.

Even though the plot was the same every episode, 'Pinky and the Brain' managed to be consistently fresh and funny. The great writing was backed up by superb voice performances, particularly by Rob Paulson (Pinky) and Maurice LaMarche (Brain). The humour works on enough levels to appeal to kids and grown-ups alike, and if you've never seen an episode of this, I suggest you seek it out!


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