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Animaniacs Episode 30
Air date: October 28, 1993
Season: 1
Variable verse: Dot: Shirley MacLainey...
Gag credit(s): Circus Performer-Kathryn Page's
Closing tag: Wakko:
Wanna see me make bubbles with my spit?
Yakko: Uhhhhhhhhhhh, maybe later.
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The second Halloween episode of Animaniacs.

Good Idea, Bad Idea

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Good Idea: Dressing up for Halloween as a pirate.

Bad Idea: Dressing up for Halloween as a piñata.

Theme song

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Last line

Dot: Shirley MacLainey...

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Dot as a fortune teller performs divination as part of the intro song.

Hot, Bothered and Bedeviled (406-741)

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Story by Tom Ruegger
Written by John P. McCann
Directed by Rusty Mills

Animation by Tokyo Movie Shinsha, Ltd.

Synopsis

The Warners end up in the fiery realm of Hades, where they torment Satan.

Trivia

  • The opening song is a parody of "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by the Andrews Sisters.
  • The Warners' song is a parody of "California, Here I Come," which is unusual since the song is published by the Warner Music Library.
  • Ron Perlman reprises his role as Satan (or Mr. Scratch) from the Tiny Toon Adventures special "Night Ghoulery" segment "Daniel Webfoot."
  • Wakko gets a snowball and sees it melt. Afterward he says, "They were right, it didn't have a chance!" This is a play on the old phrase "a snowball's chance in Hell."
  • The clip of Yakko saying, "Come on! Do one! Do an impression!" is used in the opening of Rob Paulsen's podcast "Talking Toons".
  • This short was close to being banned because of its depiction of hell and the devil.
  • The hippie singing the 'whiney protest song' is a caricature of legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan.

Moon Over Minerva

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Written by Nicholas Hollander
Directed by Alfred Gimeno

Animation by Akom Film Production

Synopsis

Minerva Mink walks into the woods, attracting many male animals along the way, and finds a spot to write in her diary on her progress on finding her special someone. She writes that she finds it very unfair to not find someone to shrare life's tender moments with. Then, a nerdy wolf named Wilford B. Wolf approches and tries to win the heart of Minerva Mink, but fails with every attempt he makes. Later that night, Wilford howls in sarrow over his failure to attract Minerva, until the full moon comes out and transforms him into a hunky werewolf, attracting many female animals. Annoyed by Wilford's howling, Minerva decides to put a stop to it, only to witness Wilford's manly form, and falls head over heels in love with him. Minerva heads back to change into a red dress, and the clouds cover up the moon, reducing Wilford back to his nerdy form behind Minerva's back. When she returns, she shows off her red dress, and notices that Wilford's changed back to his nerdy form. Minerva tries to find out what happened to Wilford's manly form by searching for him, only to realize he's nowhere in sight, making her feel lonely. When the clouds move away to reveal the moon again, Minerva sighs "What a life" to herself, when she sees Wilford's turned back into a hunk, satisfying her. Wilford, using the same attractive pick up lines Minerva used on him earlier, makes Minerva excited. All the while, clouds move throughout the night, with Wilford slipping back and forth between both nerdy and manly forms. By sunrise, Wilford's back to being his nerdy form. Wanting an explination for what's going on, Minerva asks what kind of wolf Wilford is. Wilford says he's a werewolf, making Minerva curious as to when the next full moon is. To Wilford's calculations, a full moon comes around every 28 days. The episode then ends with Minerva saying "Some things are worth waiting for".

Trivia

  • This was actually the second Minerva cartoon, Thus making it the last Minerva Mink cartoon.
  • In the original version of this cartoon, Minerva's cleavage was a little too revealing in her close-up shots, so the animators painted out the cleavage line in the close-ups. However, if you look really close on the DVD, you can see where her cleavage was painted out.
  • Like Minvera, Wilford's manly werewolf form seems to attract all the female animals.
    • Made a girl rabbit dig a hole to china
    • Made a girl bird's neck spring out, and her eyes pop-out
    • Made a girl frog dance for him and accidently kick the boy frog away
  • The frog's dancing is a parody of Michigan J. Frog's "Hello my baby" dance from the Chuck Jones cartoon One Froggy Evening.
  • After Wilford attempts to serenade Minerva, Minerva yells, "Hit the road, Jack!", possibly being a reference to the Ray Charles song of the same name.

Skullhead Boneyhands

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Written by Deanna Oliver
Directed by Michael Gerard

Animation by Akom

Synopsis

In a parody of the movie Edward Scissorhands, Mr. Skullhead is taken in by an average looking family to stay with them.

Trivia

  • The first and only standalone Mr. Skullhead segment. It opens and closes with the Warners singing the Mr. Skullhead theme song originally sung by Elmyra Duff in the "Take Elmyra, Please" episode of Tiny Toon Adventures.

Cast

Voice Actors: Character(s):
Rob Paulsen Yakko Warner
Jess Harnell Wakko Warner, Bill Boggs, Hippie
Tress MacNeille Dot Warner, Peg Boggs, Kim Boggs, Chorus Girl
Ron Perlman Satan
Julie Brown Minerva Mink
Peter Scolari Wilford B. Wolf
Frank Welker Frog, Dog, Additional Voices
Tom Bodett Announcer
Elizabeth Lamers Chorus Girl
Lisa Raggio Chorus Girl

Kathryn Page's Credit

Circus Performer

Stinger

Wakko: Wanna see me make bubbles with my spit?

Yakko: Uhhhhhhhhhhh, maybe later.

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List of Animaniacs Episodes
Season 1
De-Zanitized/The Monkey Song/Nighty-Night Toon; Yakko's World/Cookies for Einstein/Win Big; H.M.S. Yakko/Slappy Goes Walnuts/Yakko's Universe; Hooked on a Ceiling/Goodfeathers: The Beginning; Taming Of The Screwy; Temporary Insanity/Operation: Lollipop/What are We?; Piano Rag/When Rita Met Runt; The Big Candy Store/Bumbie's Mom; Wally Llama/Where Rodents Dare; King Yakko; No Pain, No Painting/Les Miseranimals; Garage Sale of the Century/West Side Pigeons; Hello Nice Warners/La Behemoth/Little Old Slappy from Pasadena; La La Law/Cat on a Hot Steel Beam; Space-Probed/Battle for the Planet; Chalkboard Bungle/Hurray for Slappy/The Great Wakkorotti: The Master and His Music; Roll Over, Beethoven/The Cat and the Fiddle; Pavlov's Mice/Chicken Boo-Ryshnikov/Nothing But the Tooth; Meatballs or Consequences/A Moving Experience; Hearts of Twilight/The Boids; The Flame/Wakko's America/Davy Omelette/Four Score and Seven Migraines Ago; Guardin' the Garden/Plane Pals; Be Careful What You Eat/Up the Crazy River/Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump Dump Dump; Opportunity Knox/Wings Take Heart; Hercule Yakko/Home on De-Nile/A Midsummer Night's Dream; Testimonials (Animaniacs)/Babblin' Bijou Potty Emergency/Sir Yaksalot; You Risk Your Life/I Got Yer Can/Jockey for Position; Moby or Not Moby Mesozoic Mindy The Good, the Boo, and the Ugly Draculee, Draculaa Phranken-Runt Hot, Bothered and Bedeviled Moon Over Minerva Skullhead Boneyhands O Silly Mio Puttin' on the Blitz The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer Concert Chairman of the Bored Planets Song Astro-Buttons Cartoons in Wakko's Body 1 Noah's Lark Cartoons in Wakko's Body 2 The Big Kiss Hiccup Cartoons in Wakko's Body Conclusion Clown and Out Bubba Bo Bob Brain In the Garden of Mindy No Place Like Homeless Katie Ka-Boo Baghdad Cafe Critical Condition The Three Muska-Warners Dough Dough Boys Boot Camping General Boo-Regard Spellbound Smitten with Kittens Alas Poor Skullhead White Gloves Fair Game The Slapper Puppet Rulers Buttermilk, It Makes a Body Bitter Broadcast Nuisance Raging Bird Animator's Alley Can't Buy a Thrill Hollywoodchuck Of Nice and Men What a Dump! Survey Ladies Useless Fact 1 The Senses Song Useless Fact 2 Dot's Poetry Corner The World Can Wait Useless Fact 3 Kiki's Kitten Useless Fact 4 Windsor Hassle ...And Justice for Slappy Turkey Jerky Wild Blue Yonder Video Revue When Mice Ruled the Earth Mobster Mash Lake Titicaca Icebreakers A Christmas Plotz Little Drummer Warners Twas the Day Before Christmas Jingle Boo The Great Wakkorotti: The Holiday Concert Toy Shop Terror Yakko's Universe The Warners and the Beanstalk Frontier Slappy Ups and Downs The Brave Little Trailer Yes, Always Drive-Insane Girlfeathers I'm Cute Brain Meets Brawn Meet Minerva Gold Rush A Gift of Gold Dot's Quiet Time Schnitzelbank The Helpinki Formula Le Bouton et le Ballon Kung Boo Of Course You Know, This Means Warners Up a Tree Wakko's Gizmo Meet John Brain Smell Ya Later Ragamuffins Woodstock Slappy Karaoke-Dokie Cranial Crusader The Chicken Who Loved Me Baloney and Kids Super Buttons Katie Ka-Boom: The Driving Lesson Scare Happy Slappy Witch One MacBeth With Three, You Get Eggroll Mermaid Mindy Katie Ka-Boom: Call Waiting Lookit the Fuzzy Heads No Face Like Home The Warners 65th Anniversary Special
Season 2
Take My Siblings, Please The Mindy 500 Morning Malaise Miami Mama-Mia Pigeon on the Roof We're No Pigeons Whistle-Stop Mindy Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken Date I'm Mad Bad Mood Bobby Katie Ka-Boom: The Blemish Fake
Season 3
Super Strong Warner Siblings Nutcracker Slappy Wakko's New Gookie A Quake, a Quake! Variety Speak Three Tenors and You're Out Bingo Deduces Wild Rest in Pieces U.N. Me A Hard Day's Warners Gimme a Break Buttons in Ows Hercules Unwound This Pun for Hire Star Truck Go Fish Multiplication (song) The Sound of Warners Yabba Dabba Boo My Mother the Squirrel The Party Oh Say Can You See The Twelve Days of Christmas Dot's Entertainment The Girl with the Googily Goop Gunga Dot Soccer Coach Slappy Belly Button Blues Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise Valuable Lesson Wakko's 2-Note Song Panama Canal Hello Nurse The Ballad of Magellan The Return of the Great Wakkorotti The Big Wrap Party Tonight
Season 4
One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock Cutie and the Beast Boo Happens Noel Jokahontas Boids on the Hood Mighty Wakko at the Bat A Very Very Very Very Special Show Night of the Living Buttons Soda Jerk From Burbank with Love Anchors A-Warners When You're Traveling Papers for Pappa Amazing Gladiators Pinky and the Ralph Ten Short Films About Wakko Warner No Time for Love The Boo Network Pitter Patter of Little Feet Mindy in Wonderland Ralph's Wedding
Season 5
Back in Style Bones in the Body It Dot- The Macadamia Nut Bully for Skippy Cute First (Ask Questions Later) Acquaintances Here Comes Atilla Boo Wonder Magic Time The Brain's Apprentice Hooray for North Hollywood (Part I) Hooray for North Hollywood (Part II) The Carpool The Sunshine Squirrels The Christmas Tree Punchline (Part I) Prom Night Punchline (Part II) Birds on a Wire The Scoring Session The Animaniacs Suite
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