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Party Night/The Mask of Braino" are the two segments of the 13th and final episode of Pinky, Elmyra and The Brain.

"The Party Night" segment aired on April 3, 1999, while 'The Mask of Braino" aired on April 10, 1999; both on The Cat & Birdy Warneroonie Pinky Brainy Big Cartoonie Show. Both cartoons in this episode were animated by Wang.


Party Night[]

Party Night title

Plot[]

After learning that Rudy won't attend Vanity's big party, Elmyra begins sobbing uncontrollably. To stop her crying, Pinky and The Brain use the Patty Ann suit to lure revolting slob Rudy to the event.

Songs[]

  • "Party Night" by the Way Cool Girls

Crew[]

Trivia[]

  • Just like "At the Hop", the Way Cool girls sing the ending remix at the very end of the episode. Similarly, when it gets to the word "Brain", they sing it the usual five times with the last Brain held out.

The Mask of Braino[]

The Mask of Braino gif title

Plot[]

The Brain becomes "Braino", a masked crime fighter. Unfortunately, nobody in the town is responding positively to him. Elmyra also attempts to pose as a crime fighter— "Underwear Head."

Crew[]

Songs[]

  • "Braino"
  • "Underwear Head"

Trivia[]

  • This segment, along with "How I Spent My Weekend," are the two segments of Pinky, Elmyra and The Brain to feature an animated title card where a character interacts with it (in this case- "Braino")
  • This segment uses similar concepts to the Animaniacs cartoon "Cranial Crusader."
  • Braino and his theme parodies the character of Zorro, as well as the 1957 action-adventure western series starring the character.
  • Recurring Animaniacs franchise guest-star Michael McKean makes his only appearance for this series in this episode as a grocer, a robber, and a policeman.
  • Janet Waldo of The Jetsons fame guest-stars in this episode as an old lady.
  • In the ending remix, just as Pinky sings Braino's theme, the male chorus sings "They're Pinky, the Brain, and Underwear Head, Head, Head, Head, Head." followed by Elmyra shouting "Underwear Head!".

Title Card Stills[]

Production Notes[]

  • This is:
    • the final Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain episode.
    • the final Animaniacs-related production from Wang Film Productions Co., Ltd.
    • the final Animaniacs-related production to use hand-painted cel animation. Future productions in the franchise would use digital animation.
    • the final television episode collaboration between Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Animation, until the Animaniacs reboot in 2020.
      • Counting dates between the premiere of the series finale of Pinky, Elmyra and The Brain and the premiere for the Animaniacs reboot, there would not be another new episode in the Animaniacs franchise for 21 years, 7 months and 10 days.
  • On Hulu, the title of the episode mistakenly labeled The Mask of Braino as the Mask of Braino.

Cast[]

Voice Actors: Character(s):
Rob Paulsen Pinky, Additional Voices
Maurice LaMarche The Brain, Additional Voices
Cree Summer Elmyra Duff, Way Cool Girl #1
Nancy Cartwright Rudy Mookich
Jane Wiedlin Vanity White
Lisa Jenio Way Cool Girl #2
Charlotte Caffey Way Cool Girl #3
Frank Welker Additional Voices
Jim Cummings Manager
Michael McKean Grocer, Robber, Policeman
Janet Waldo Old Lady
Goodbye, Nurse!


List of Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain episodes
Season 1
Patty Ann / Gee, Your Hair Spells TerrificCute Little Alienhead / Better Living Through CheeseMy Fair Brainy! / The Cat Who Cried Woof!The Girl With Nothing Extra / Narfily Ever AfterThe Icky Mouse Club / The Man From WashingtonAt the Hop! / Pinky's Dream HouseYule Be Sorry / How I Spent My WeekendWag the Mouse / A Walk in the ParkThe Ravin! / Elmyra's Music Video / Squeeze PlayTeleport a FriendMr. Doctor / That's Edutainment!Fun, Time and Space / Hooray for MeatParty Night / The Mask of Braino
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