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Schnitzelbank/The Helpinki Formula/Le Bouton et le Ballon/Kung Boo is the 56th episode of the original Animaniacs. It originally aired on February 17, 1994. Each of the cartoons in this episode have international themes.


Chanson du générique

French

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La chanson du générique est joué en français.

Dernière ligne

Dot: Qui ont des drôles des manies...

Trivialidades

  • Ceci est une liste de tous les acteurs de la voix et membres d'équipage pour chaque personnage dans la chanson du générique.
    • Hervé Rey : Yakko Warner
    • Michel Mella : Wakko Warner
    • Barbara Tissier : Dot Warner
    • Vincent Violette : Minus
    • Pierre Hatet : Cortex
    • Ginette Pigeon : Rififi
    • Sauvane Delanoë : Noisette
    • Patrick Préjean : Dr Gratésnif
    • Yves Barsacq : Thaddeus Plotz
    • Michel Modo : Ralph
    • Philippe Peythieu : Pesto
    • Richard Darbois : Squit et Flavio
    • Vincent Grass : Bobby
    • Marie-Laure Beneston : Mindy
    • Nadja Nguyen (Jade) : Rita
    • Michel Papineschi : Spot
    • Marion Game : Marita
      • Direction : Guy Pedersen
      • Adaptation : Nadine Delanoë
      • Société de doublage : L'Européenne du Doublage
  • Dans le doublage espagnol latino-américain, la chanson du générique est jouée en espagnol plutôt qu'en français.

English

Theme Song

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The theme song is played in French.

Last line

Dot: Here's the show's namey...

Trivia
  • This is a list of all of the voice actors and crew members for each character and translations in the theme song.
    • Hervé Rey: Yakko Warner
    • Michel Mella: Wakko Warner
    • Barbara Tissier: Dot Warner
    • Vincent Violette: Pinky
    • Pierre Hatet: The Brain
    • Ginette Pigeon: Slappy
    • Sauvane Delanoë: Skippy
    • Patrick Préjean: Dr. Scratchansniff
    • Yves Barsacq: Thaddeus Plotz
    • Michel Modo: Ralph
    • Philippe Peythieu: Pesto
    • Richard Darbois: Squit and Flavio
    • Vincent Grass: Bobby
    • Marie-Laure Beneston: Mindy
    • Nadja Nguyen (Jade): Rita
    • Michel Papineschi: Runt
    • Marion Game: Marita
      • Direction: Guy Pedersen
      • Adaptation: Nadine Delanoë
      • Dubbing studio: L'Européenne du Doublage
  • In the Castilian Spanish and Latin Spanish dub, the theme song is played in Spanish rather than French.
  • This version of the theme song was also played during the end credits of Animaniacs Sing-Along: Mostly In Toon.

Schnitzelbank

Animation by Tokyo Movie Shinsha, Ltd.

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Plot

The Warners travel to Germany to learn the "international friendship song".

Crew

Songs

Trivia

The Helpinki Formula

Animation by Wang Film Production

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Plot

Brain concocts a mystery formula in Finland and sells it through infomercials as part of a world-conquering scheme.

Crew

Songs

  • Yodel Song

Trivia

  • The title of the episode is a parody of The Helsinki Formula, a hair growth restoration product.
  • This is the first episode to revolve around infomercials. The Pinky and The Brain spin-off episode "But That's Not All Folks" would later feature the mice advertising their mystery product in real-time.
  • Amazingly Fantastic Stuff is a parody of the infomercial program Amazing Discoveries.
  • Brain's line of "Not only am I the President of Small Club for Men" is a riff on the tagline for the Hair Club for Men commercials.
  • The shot of Brain holding a microphone has been used for promotional posters for the Pinky and the Brain spin-off series.
  • This is the first episode in which Pinky asks an additional question to "what are we gonna do tomorrow night?", which would be a running gag in the Pinky and The Brain spin-off. In this cartoon, he asks "a slumber party?"
  • The episode ends with a variation of the Pinky and The Brain theme with the chorus adding "yodel-ay-hee-hoo".

Gallery

Les Boutons et le Ballon

French

Animation par Freelance Animators, Ltd.

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l' intrigue

Boutons, Mindy et sa famille vivent à Paris, en France. Mindy perd son ballon rouge et le poursuit à travers Paris, tandis que Boutons tente de la protéger.

Équipage

Trivialidades

  • Tout dialogue, à l'exception du caméo des Warners, est en français.
(Any dialogue, with the exception of the Warners' caméo, is in French)
(Tiny Toon Adventures Plucky Baby Makes an Appearance in the Eiffel Tower Elevator)
  • Ce court rend hommage au classique du film français Le Ballon Rouge, de 1956.
(This short pays tribute to the classic French film Le Ballon Rouge, from 1956)
  • À un certain moment, une petite fille est vue menant douze religieuses en deux lignes droites. Il s'agit d'une parodie de la série de livres classiques "Madeline".
(At one point, a little girl is seen leading twelve nuns in two straight lines. This is a parody of the series of classic books 'Madeline')
  • Le Mime fait sa seule apparition parlante dans cet extrait, en lâchant un gémissement
(The Mime makes its only speaking appearance in this excerpt, releasing a groan)
  • Les Warners parodient Quasimodo du roman de Victor Hugo Notre-Dame de Paris en disant : "Sanctuary! Sanctuary!"
(The Warners parody Quasimodo of Victor Hugo's novel Notre-Dame de Paris by saying: 'Sanctuary! Sanctuary!')
  • Lorsque traduite en anglais, la conversation entre Mindy et le peintre se présente comme suit:
(When translated into English, the conversation between Mindy and the painter is as follows:)
Mindy: Hi, Mr. Man, whacha doin'?
Peintre: I am painting the scenery.
Mindy: Why?
Peintre: Because I am an artist.
Mindy: Why?
Peintre: Because it's easier than doing real work.
Mindy: Okay, I love you, buh-bye!
  • Dans certaines versions du dessin animé, quand Mindy dit, "Boutons il fait boom !", un sous-titre en anglais apparaît à l'écran en disant "Buttons go boom!" D'autres versions, comme celle du DVD, ne disposent pas de ce sous-titre.
(In some versions of the cartoon, when Mindy says, 'Buttons it makes boom!', An English subtitle appears on the screen saying 'Buttons go boom!' Other versions, such as the DVD, do not have this subtitle.)
  • La version Netflix et Hulu de ce dessin animé inclus des sous-titres anglais.
(The version that aired on Netflix and Hulu included English subtitles.)
  • Certaines traductions de noms de personnages sont inexactes pour le doublage français. Par exemple, le nom de Buttons dans la doublage français est Toubeau. Dans cet épisode, cependant, il est renommé Boutons.

English

Animation by Freelance Animators, Ltd.

English Title: "Buttons and the Balloon"

Plot

Buttons, Mindy and her family live in Paris, France. Mindy loses her red balloon and chases it throughout Paris, while Buttons protects her.

Crew

  • Written by Sherri Stoner
  • Directed by Nicholas Hollander

Trivia

  • All dialogue, with the exception of the Warners' cameo, is in French.
  • Baby Plucky from Tiny Toon Adventures made ​​an appearance in the elevator of the Eiffel Tower and his dialogue was the episode segment "Going Up" in French.
  • This cartoon tribute to the classic 1956 French film Le Ballon Rouge (The Red Balloon).
  • At some point, a girl is seen leading twelve nuns in two straight lines. This is a parody of the classic book series "Madeline."
  • The Mime made his only speaking appearance in the cartoon. He said: "Le ow!"
  • The Warners parody Quasimodo of Victor Hugo's novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame by saying "Sanctuary! Sanctuary!"
  • The version seen on Netflix and Hulu includes English subtitles.
  • Some of the characters' name translations are inaccurate to the French dub. For example, Buttons' name in the French dub is Toubeau. In this episode, however, he is renamed to Boutons.
  • The DVD version didn’t have the English subtitles.

Kung Boo

Animation by Akom Film Production

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Plot

Chicken Boo is in a kung-fu tournament.

Crew

Trivia

Cast

Voice Actors: Character(s):
Rob Paulsen Yakko Warner, Pinky, Kwai Yan Kee, Student #2
Jess Harnell Wakko Warner, The Mime, Student #1, Student #3
Tress MacNeille Dot Warner, Mindy Mère, Cher
Jim Cummings Prof. Otto von Schnitzelpusskrankengescheitmeyer
Maurice LaMarche The Brain, Jim
Nancy Cartwright Mindy
Frank Welker Boutons, Chicken Boo, Sensei, Announcer
Nathan Ruegger Bébé Plucky

Transcript

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List of Animaniacs Episodes
Season 1
De-Zanitized / The Monkey Song / Nighty-Night ToonYakko's World / Cookies for Einstein / Win BigH.M.S. Yakko / Slappy Goes Walnuts / Yakko's UniverseHooked on a Ceiling / Film Projector Transition / Goodfeathers: The BeginningTaming of the ScrewyFlipper Parody / Temporary Insanity / Operation: Lollipop / What are We?Piano Rag / When Rita Met RuntThe Warners' Lot Song / The Big Candy Store / Bumbie's MomWally Llama / Where Rodents DareKing YakkoNo Pain, No Painting / Les MiseranimalsGarage Sale of the Century / Fortunes / West Side PigeonsHello Nice Warners / La Behemoth / Little Old Slappy From PasadenaLa La Law / Cat on a Hot Steel BeamSpace-Probed / Battle for the PlanetChalkboard Bungle / Hurray for Slappy / The Great Wakkorotti: The Master & His MusicRoll Over, Beethoven / The Cat and the FiddlePavlov's Mice / Chicken Boo-Ryshnikov / Nothing But the ToothMeatballs or Consequences / A Moving ExperienceHearts of Twilight / The BoidsThe Flame / Wakko's America / Davy Omelette / Four Score and Seven Migraines AgoGuardin' the Garden / Plane PalsBe Careful What You Eat / Session 1 / Up the Crazy River / Session 2 / Ta Da DumpYakko's World of Baldness / Opportunity Knox / Wings Take HeartHercule Yakko / Home on De-Nile / A Midsummer Night's DreamTestimonials / Babblin' Bijou / Potty Emergency / Sir YaksalotYou Risk Your Life / I Got Yer Can / Jockey for PositionMoby or Not Moby / Mesozoic Mindy / The Good, the Boo, and the UglyDraculee, Draculaa / Phranken-RuntHot, Bothered and Bedeviled / Moon Over Minerva / Skullhead BoneyhandsO Silly Mio / Puttin' on the Blitz / The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer ConcertChairman of the Bored / Planets Song / Astro-ButtonsCartoons in Wakko's Body 1 / Noah's Lark / Cartoons in Wakko's Body 2 / The Big Kiss / Cartoons in Wakko's Body 3 / Hiccup / Cartoons in Wakko's Body ConclusionClown and Out / Bubba Bo Bob BrainVery Special Opening / Animaniacs Stew / In the Garden of Mindy / Pinky and the Cat / We've Been Mixing Up the Scripts / No Place Like Homeless / Katie Ka-Boo / We Found This Old Computer / Dottie the Squirrel / Baghdad CaféCritical Condition / The Three Muska-WarnersDough Dough Boys / Boot Camping / General Boo-RegardSpellboundSmitten with Kittens / Alas Poor Skullhead / White GlovesCasablanca Opening / Fair Game / The Slapper / Puppet RulersButtermilk, It Makes a Body Bitter / Broadcast Nuisance / Raging BirdAnimator's Alley / HollywoodchuckOf Nice and Men / What a Dump! / Survey LadiesUseless Facts / The Senses Song / The World Can Wait / Kiki's Kitten / • Mary Tyler Dot Song / Windsor Hassle / ...And Justice for SlappyTurkey Jerky / Wild Blue YonderVideo Review / When Mice Ruled the EarthMobster Mash / Lake Titicaca / IcebreakersVery Special Opening / A Christmas Plotz / Little Drummer WarnersSlippin' on the Ice / 'Twas the Day Before Christmas / Jingle Boo / The Great Wakkorotti: The Holiday Concert / Toy Shop Terror / Yakko's UniverseBranimaniacs / The Warners and the Beanstalk / Frontier SlappyUps and Downs / The Brave Little Trailer / Yes, AlwaysDrive-Insane / Girlfeathers / I'm CuteBrain Meets Brawn / Meet MinervaGold Rush / A Gift of Gold / Dot's Quiet TimeSchnitzelbank / The Helpinki Formula / Le Bouton et le Ballon / Kung BooOf Course You Know, This Means Warners / Up a Tree / Wakko's GizmoOh, Oh, Ethel / Inkblot Test / Meet John Brain / Smell Ya LaterRagamuffins / Woodstock SlappyKaraoke Dokie / Cranial Crusader / The Chicken Who Loved MeBaloney & Kids / Super Buttons / Katie Ka-Boom: The Driving LessonScare Happy Slappy / Witch One / MacBethWith Three, You Get Eggroll / Mermaid Mindy / Katie Ka-Boom: Call WaitingLookit the Fuzzy Heads / No Face Like HomeMy Father the Tuna / The Warners' 65th Anniversary Special
Season 2
Take My Siblings, Please / The Mindy 500 / Morning MalaiseWe're No Pigeons / Whistle-Stop Mindy / Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken DateMiami Mama-Mia / Pigeon on the Roof / CooI'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 / BingoPreviously on Animaniacs / Deduces Wild / Rest in Pieces / U.N. MeA Hard Day's Warners / Gimme a Break / Please Please Please Get a Life FoundationThe Tiger Prince / All The Words in the English Language: Part 1 / The Kid in the Lid / All the Words in the English Language: Part 2 / Method to Her Madness / All the Words in the English Language: Part 3The Presidents Song / Don't Tread on Us / The Flame ReturnsGimme the Works / Buttons in Ows / Hercules UnwoundThis Pun for Hire / Star Truck / Go Fish / Multiplication (song)The Sound of Warners / Yabba Dabba BooMy Mother the Squirrel / The Party / Oh! Say Can You See / The Twelve Days of ChristmasDot's Entertainment / The Girl with the Googily Goop / Gunga DotSoccer Coach Slappy / Belly Button Blues / Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise / Valuable LessonWakko'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 ClockCutie and the Beast / Boo Happens / Noel / Cold EndingAnimani-rats /• Jokahontas / Boids on the Hood / Mighty Wakko at the BatA Very Very Very Very Special Show / Night of the Living Buttons / Soda JerkFrom Burbank with Love / Anchors A-Warners / When You're TravelingParody Commercials / Papers for Pappa / Amazing Gladiators / Pinky and the RalphTen Short Films About Wakko Warner / No Time for Love / The Boo NetworkPitter Patter of Little Feet / Mindy in Wonderland / Ralph's Wedding
Season 5
Message in a Bottle / Back in Style / Bones in the BodyIt / Dot - The Macadamia Nut / Bully for SkippyCute First (Ask Questions Later) / Acquaintances / Here Comes Atilla / Boo WonderMagic Time / The Brain's Apprentice
Hooray for North Hollywood: (Part IPart II)
The Carpool / The Sunshine SquirrelsThe Christmas Tree / Punchline (Part 1) / Prom Night / Punchline (Part 2)
The Ultimate Animaniacs Super Special:
(Birds on a Wire / The Scoring Session / The Animaniacs Suite)
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