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The Pinky P.O.V./The Really Great Dictator/Brain Food is the 33rd episode of the 3rd season of the Pinky and the Brain spin-off series and the 58th episode overall. It is the season finale of the 3rd season, and originally aired on May 16, 1998. All three cartoons in this episode are animated by Rough Draft.

The Pinky P.O.V.[]

Pinky pov title


A typical day in the lives of Pinky and the Brain unfold from Pinky's own first-person perspective. The viewer gets to endure all of his thoughts and actions directly, as if they themselves were Pinky.



  • The whole episode is presented through Pinky's eyes.
  • The ending chorus replaces the word "Brain" with "Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah!".
  • Pinky and the Brain's band "Frog the Dry Widget" is a parody of the alternative rock band Toad the Wet Sprocket.

The Really Great Dictator[]

Really great dictator title


Pinky and the Brain perform a song about Brain's ambitions for world domination, and what makes him a "really great" dictator.




  • The title of this cartoon is presumably a spoof of the 1940 film The Great Dictator.
  • The tune of the titular song is performed to the "Can-Can".
  • Past plans from "Das Mouse" (crab meat) and "My Feldmans, My Friends" (giant signal tower to telecast Brain's message) are referenced in the lyrics.
  • A head resembling that of Mr. Skullhead's can be seen on Brain's chalkboard.


Brain Food[]

Brain food title


The Brain engineers the perfect formula that can make any individual smarter if they consume it. In order to get it to more people, Brain puts it on a pizza, which he markets as "Wolfgang Brain's Pizzas of the World". With the help of celebrity endorsements, Brain opens a trendy Hollywood pizza Restaurant; "Planet Brain", so the formula can spread.


  • Written by Bill Braunstein and Gordon Bressack
  • Directed by Mike Milo


  • Actor Bruce Willis and his negatively-received singing career are spoofed in this cartoon through "Bryce Wallace". He performs a jazz version of the ending chorus at the very end of the episode.
  • During the "Wolfgang Brain's Pizzas of the World" commercial, Luigi Denza's 1880 song "Funiculì, Funiculà" plays in the background. The song has since been the subject of "retroactive recognition" due to its inclusion in the video-game adaptation of the 2004 film Spider-Man 2, where it serves as a theme for the game's pizza delivery missions.
  • Brain's restaurant "Planet Brain" is a parody of the Planet Hollywood chain of restaurants.


Voice Actors: Character(s):
Rob Paulsen Pinky, Additional Voices
Maurice LaMarche The Brain, Additional Voices
Townsend Coleman Bryce Wallace
Tress MacNeille Julie Green, Additional Voices

List of Pinky and the Brain episodes
Season 1
Das MouseOf Mouse And ManTokyo Grows / That Smarts / BrainstemPinky and the Fog / Where No Mouse Has Gone Before / Cheese Roll CallBrainaniaTV or Not TVNapoleon BrainaparteA Pinky and the Brain ChristmasSnowballAround the World in 80 NarfsFlyAmbulatory Abe / Mouse of La ManchaThe Third Mouse / The Visit
Season 2
It's Only A Paper WorldCollect 'em All / PinkassoPlan Brain From Outer SpaceThe Pink CandidateBrain's SongWelcome to the JungleA Little Off the Top / Megalomaniacs AnonymousThe Mummy / Robin BrainTwo Mice and a Baby / The MazeBrain of the FutureBrinkyHoop Schemes
Season 3
Leave it to Beavers / CinebrainiaBrain NoirPinky and the Brain... And Larry / Where the Deer and the Mousealopes PlayBrain's Bogie / Say What, EarthMy Feldmans, My FriendsAll You Need Is Narf / Pinky's PlanCold Open- A New Direction / This Old MouseBrain StormA Meticulous Analysis of History / Funny, You Don't Look RhennishThe Pinky ProtocolMice Don't Dance / Brain DrainedBrain AcresPinky and the Brainmaker / Calvin BrainPinky Suavo / T.H.E.YThe Real LifeBrain's WayA Pinky and the Brain HalloweenBrainy JackLeggo My Ego / Big in JapanBut That's Not All, Folks!Operation Sea Lion / You Said a MousefulThe Tailor and the Mice / Bah, WildernessPinky at the Bat / Schpiel-borg 2000Broadway MaladyThe Megalomaniacal Adventures of Brainie the Poo / The Melancholy BrainInherit the WheezeBrain's Night Off / Beach Blanket BrainThe Family That Poits Together, Narfs TogetherPinky's Turn / Your Friend: Global DominationYou'll Never Eat Food Pellets In This Town AgainDangerous BrainsWhat Ever Happened to Baby Brain / Just Say NarfThe Pinky P.O.V. / The Really Great Dictator / Brain Food
Season 4

(Part 1 - Brain, Brain, Go AwayPart 2 - I Am Not a HatPart 3 - Wash Harder)
To Russia With Lab Mice / Hickory Dickory BonkThe Pinky and the Brain Reunion SpecialA Legendary Tail / Project B.R.A.I.N.
The Ultimate Animaniacs Super Special: (Star Warners)