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The following page is an episode guide for the Pinky and the Brain spin-off series, which ran on The WB and its programming block Kids' WB! from 1995 to 1998. It should be noted that this guide goes by the standard order which is also present on the DVD collections and iTunes. Most descriptions are provided by Hulu.

Episodes

Season 1 (1995-1996)

Thumbnail Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhulupatb01.png Episode 1: Das Mouse September 9, 1995 1 TV-Y7
With the aid of a submarine, Pinky and The Brain go undersea to the RMS Titanic in order to find the key ingredient for a hypnotic pancake batter. Along the way, they get the unwanted attention of a bomber ship.
Thumbnailhulupatb02.png Episode 2: Of Mouse And Man September 10, 1995 2 TV-Y7
The Brain gets a job at a large corporation and schemes to collect workmen's compensation in order to fund another plan to take over the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb03.png Episode 3: Tokyo Grows/That Smarts/Brainstem September 17, 1995 3 TV-Y7
The Brain reverses a miniaturization ray, creating monsters to scare 1950s; The Brain decides to make Pinky as smart as he is; Pinky and The Brain sing about the parts of the brain.
Thumbnailhulupatb04.png Episode 4: Pinky and the Fog/Where No Mouse Has Gone Before/Cheese Roll Call November 4, 1995 4 TV-Y7
The Brain poses as The Fog to broadcast his hypnotic voice; The mice alter a space probe to appear as the dominant species; Pinky sings about cheeses.
Thumbnailhulupatb05.png Episode 5: Brainania November 12, 1995 5 TV-Y7
To fund their latest scheme, Pinky and The Brain establish a bogus country in order to receive massive foreign aid from the United States.
Thumbnailhulupatb06.png Episode 6: TV or Not TV November 19, 1995 6 TV-Y7
Brain creates a hypnotically-perfect pair of dentures that can make anyone adore him for no good reason. In order to give them proper worldwide attention, Brain must perfect his stand-up career to gain a television show of his own. Unfortunately, his dreams of fame and global dominance get shattered.
Thumbnailhulupatb07.png Episode 7: Napoleon Brainaparte November 26, 1995 7 TV-Y7
In 18th-century Paris, Pinky and The Brain plan to use the celebration of Napoleon's victories to cause a diversion, but they become the diversion themselves.
Thumbnailhulupatb08.png Episode 8: A Pinky and the Brain Christmas December 13, 1995 8 TV-Y7
The Brain designs a mesmerizing doll to command people through mind control, leading to him and Pinky to travel to the North Pole so they can get Santa Claus to deliver the dolls to every house around the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb09.png Episode 9: Snowball January 20, 1996 9 TV-Y7
Snowball, an evil hamster that also wants to take over the world, interrupts the Brain's chain-letter scheme. Ironically, The Brain must now save the world so that it will be available to conquer the following night.
Thumbnailhulupatb10.png Episode 10: Around the World in 80 Narfs February 3, 1996 10 TV-Y7
In 19th-century England, Pinky and The Brain accept a challenge to circle the globe in 79 days in order to gain a foothold in the British Empire and then conquer the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb11.png Episode 11: Fly February 11, 1996 11 TV-Y7
The Brain schemes to flood the planet and leave his holdings as the only dry land. He and Pinky bluff their way onto the space shuttle to carry out the scheme. However, The Brain has made a fatal error in his real estate dealings, which foils the plans.
Thumbnailhulupatb12.png Episode 12: Ambulatory Abe/Mouse of La Mancha February 25, 1996 12 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain mechanize the Lincoln Memorial and drive around as Lincoln reincarnated; The Brain tells the story of Don Cerebro de La Mancha, ending with the musical number "The Impossible Scheme."
Thumbnailhulupatb13.png Episode 13: The Third Mouse/The Visit May 12, 1996 13 TV-Y7
Pinky arrives in 1946 Vienna to search for The Brain, who is very "late"; When the Brain captures some ordinary field mice to clone their DNA code for night vision, he discovers something familiar about them.

Season 2 (1996-1997)

Thumbnail Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhulupatb14.png Episode 14: It's Only A Paper World September 7, 1996 1 TV-Y7
With Pinky's help, The Brain builds an enormous papier-mâché replica of Earth called "Chia Earth". He hopes to lure admirers, worshipers and fans from all over the globe so he could reclaim the empty original Earth as "Brainus."
Thumbnailhulupatb15.png Episode 15: Collect 'em All/Pinkasso September 14, 1996 2 TV-Y7
The Brain's latest attempt at world domination involves making "The Brain" trading cards to create "buzz" about himself; Pinky poses as the great artist "Pinkasso," and The Brain has a scheme to increase sales of Pinkasso's paintings.
Thumbnailhulupatb16.png Episode 16: Plan Brain From Outer Space September 28, 1996 3 TV-Y7
The evil alien, Zalgar, the Brain Eater, desires The Brain's cranium for dinner. An extended chase ensues, with Pinky and The Brain finally escaping in the downed space probe. Little do they know that an eager Air Force pilot may be their worst enemy.
Thumbnailhulupatb17.png Episode 17: The Pink Candidate November 2, 1996 4 TV-Y7
Pinky runs for president and The Brain runs as his vice president. The plan works until The Brain's instruction book on world domination is stolen and the two become the face of a political-controversy.
Thumbnailhulupatb18.png Episode 18: Brain's Song November 9, 1996 5 TV-Y7
The Brain plots to star in an emotional film about football hero and make the world fall in love with him. His plan is to devastate his fans by injuring himself, gaining their unbridled sympathy and support, and then become ruler of the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb19.png Episode 19: Welcome to the Jungle November 16, 1996 6 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain are "saved" by animal rights activists and released in the jungle, where Brain struggles to adjust as Pinky thrives. Pinky and The Brain soon meet an old foe, who captures them and plots their demise.
Thumbnailhulupatb20.png Episode 20: A Little Off the Top/Megalomaniacs Anonymous November 23, 1996 7 TV-Y7
The Brain tries to gain control of Samson's strength but can't figure out the source; Then The Brain joins a self-help group, to overcome his addiction to power.
Thumbnailhulupatb21.png Episode 21: The Mummy/Robin Brain December 28, 1996 8 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain pose as pharaohs to be "discovered" by explorers in the Egyptian pyramids. Then Pinky and The Brain pose as "Robin Brain" and his Mallard Men. They steal from the rich and keep all the money for themselves.
Thumbnailhulupatb22.png Episode 22: Two Mice and a Baby/The Maze February 1, 1997 9 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain find a superbaby and decide to raise him in the lab. Then The Brain plots to take over the world by sending all humans a subliminal message of total subjugation with his subsonic transmitter; which he and Pinky must retreive from a maze.
Thumbnailhulupatb23.png Episode 23: Brain of the Future February 8, 1997 10 TV-Y7
The Pinky and The Brain who live in the future travel back in time to give their present-dwelling counterparts information about a kit to help take over the world. The present pair travel to the future to retrieve it and find a world where cockroaches are ruling the planet.
Thumbnailhulupatb24.png Episode 24: Brinky February 22, 1997 11 TV-Y7
The Brain tries to clone himself, but his plan is foiled when one of Pinky's toenails is inadvertently dropped into the mixture. Their clone child, called Romy, has traits from both Pinky and the Brain.
Thumbnailhulupatb25.png Episode 25: Hoop Schemes May 17, 1997 12 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain team up with basketball coach Bobby Nacht and a crew of has-been TV actors to create the best squad in the NBA. With the aid of a mechanical arm and 3-foot-high shoes, The Brain achieves the kind of celebrity he always dreamed about.

Season 3 (1997-1998)

Thumbnail Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhulupatb26.png Episode 26: Leave it to Beavers/Cinebrainia September 8, 1997 1 TV-Y7
The Brain enlists the beavers in his plan to take over the world by flooding it in; Pinky and The Brain try to capture the adoration of the 1920's world by becoming movie stars. The world considers them comic geniuses. Brain being Brain, ruins it.
Thumbnailhulupatb27.png Episode 27: Brain Noir September 12, 1997 2 TV-Y7
In the 1940s, The Brain tries to acquire water rights to burgeoning Los Angeles, but the plan gets put on-hold as Brain's old flame, Billie, is kidnapped by Snowball. Pinky and the Brain set-out to save her while Snowball also schemes to steal Brain's plan for himself.
Thumbnailhulupatb28.png Episode 28: Pinky and the Brain... And Larry/ Where the Deer and the Mousealopes Play September 13, 1997 3 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain's plans are hindered by a new, uninvited sidekick, Larry. Then, in order to gain control of the Pittsburgh steel mills, The Brain claims that he and Pinky are among the last of the nearly extinct Mousealope species to "reclaim" their natural habitat by birthright— which just happens to be Pittsburgh.
Thumbnailhulupatb29.png Episode 29: Brain's Bogie/Say What, Earth September 15, 1997 4 TV-Y7
The Brain disguises as actress-singer Cher, enters a celebrity golf tournament and attempts to steal Chico Gonzales' putter; The Brain invents a machine that brings the Earth to life.
Thumbnailhulupatb30.png Episode 30: My Feldmans, My Friends September 16, 1997 5 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain are forced to befriend their eccentric neighbor, Sultana, to retrieve an important package he has accepted on their behalf. Posing as Mr. and Mrs. Feldman, the two lab mice visit Sultana's home and slowly win his confidence.
Thumbnailhulupatb31.png Episode 31: All You Need Is Narf/Pinky's Plan September 17, 1997 6 TV-Y7
In the 1960s, Pinky's idiosyncratic observations are mistaken for wisdom, leading to a run-in with popular band The Feebles; Pinky plans a surprise birthday party for The Brain, making Brain suspect that Pinky is trying to take over the world without him.
Thumbnailhulupatb32.png Episode 32: This Old Mouse September 18, 1997 7 TV-Y7
When The Brain gets a glimpse into the future and sees that he will continue to fail, he realizes, after some soul searching, that he must change his destiny.
Thumbnailhulupatb33.png Episode 33: Brain Storm September 19, 1997 8 TV-Y7
The Brain develops a way to harness the energy of tornadoes in his latest bid to take over the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb34.png Episode 34: A Meticulous Analysis of History/Funny, You Don't Look Rhennish September 20, 1997 9 TV-Y7
The Brain leads Pinky on a whirlwind tour of history, in this musical cartoon; Pinky and The Brain go undercover among the Minnesota Rhennish, a strict rural community.
Thumbnailhulupatb35.png Episode 35: The Pinky Protocol September 22, 1997 10 TV-Y7
Famous Hollywood director Gulliver Sloane has a new conspiracy theory: two laboratory mice are attempting to take over the world! The Brain decides to use the publicity to his advantage and invents his own conspiracy theory.
Thumbnailhulupatb36.png Episode 36: Mice Don’t Dance/Brain Drained September 26, 1997 11 TV-Y7
In the 1930s, The Brain creates steam-powered legs to send a subtle Morse code message of world domination; Bereft of ideas to take over the world, The Brain goes to Hollywood to get plots from screenwriters.
Thumbnailhulupatb37.png Episode 37: Brain Acres September 27, 1997 12 TV-Y7
The Brain and Pinky move to a rural farm, where The Brain plans to raise and train giant vegetables to take over the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb38.png Episode 38: Pinky and the Brainmaker/Calvin Brain September 29, 1997 13 TV-Y7
The Brain uses a dance to demonstrate the poetic majesty of world domination; Then Brain becomes a fashion designer, with Pinky as his supermodel to promote a mind-controlling fragrance.
Thumbnailhulupatb39.png Episode 39: Pinky Suavo/T.H.E.Y October 4, 1997 14 TV-Y7
In a horrible lab mishap, Pinky becomes the really suave guy, "Pinky... Suavo." (yeeeees).; The Brain and Pinky infiltrate the secret organization of world leaders where they endure humiliating initiation rites to succeed in their latest scheme.
Thumbnailhulupatb40.png Episode 40: The Real Life October 10, 1997 15 TV-Y7
In this spoof of MTV's show, The Real World, The Brain must get along with a houseful of 20-year-olds to carry out his latest scheme.
Thumbnailhulupatb41.png Episode 41: Brain's Way October 11, 1997 16 TV-Y7
In the 1960s, The Brain opens a resort in Las Vegas to finance a plan and poses as a singing star to draw patrons. In the process, he becomes an ultra-cool icon and the leader of the celebrated Mouse Pack.
Thumbnailhulupatb42.png Episode 42: A Pinky and the Brain Halloween October 19, 1997 17 TV-Y7
In a special Halloween episode, Pinky sells his soul so that The Brain can take over the world. The Brain challenges the devil to get Pinky's soul back.
Thumbnailhulupatb43.png Episode 43: Brainy Jack November 1, 1997 18 TV-Y7
Discovering that the best way to take over the world is through pacifism, Pinky and The Brain travel to the Southwest on horseback and create a colony to teach the world the value of peace, love and improvisation.
Thumbnailhulupatb44.png Episode 44: Leggo My Ego/Big in Japan November 7, 1997 19 TV-Y7
The Brain goes to Vienna to get Sigmund Freud to condition his patients for mouse worship, but Freud analyzes him instead; The Brain becomes a Sumo wrestler in order to gain access to the rare Mugu fish.
Thumbnailhulupatb45.png Episode 45: But That's Not All, Folks! November 8, 1997 20 TV-Y7
The Brain launches his latest plan on a live infomercial in this real-time episode.
Thumbnailhulupatb46.png Episode 46: Operation Sea Lion/You Said a Mouseful November 14, 1997 21 TV-Y7
The Brain commands dolphins and sea lions in his latest attempt to take over the world; The Brain must infiltrate the Hackensack Kicky-Sack Sack Kicker factory to carry out his latest plan.
Thumbnailhulupatb47.png Episode 47: The Tailor and the Mice/Bah, Wilderness November 15, 1997 22 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain are the pets of a crazy tailor; The lab is closed for summer vacation and The Brain travels to Camp Davey, the lodge for children of dignitaries visiting Camp David.
Thumbnailhulupatb48.png Episode 48: Pinky at the Bat/Schpiel-borg 2000 November 22, 1997 23 TV-Y7
The Brain coaches a last-place baseball club to the pennant race; Pinky unwittingly hits a button on The Brain's robot duplicate of Steven Spielberg, and the robot acts out scenes from Spielberg movies.
Thumbnailhulupatb49.png Episode 49: Broadway Malady January 3, 1998 24 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain stage their own Broadway musical as part of Brain's latest scheme.
Thumbnailhulupatb50.png Episode 50: The Megalomaniacal Adventures of Brainie the Poo/The Melancholy Brain February 7, 1998 25 TV-Y7
"Brainie" and "Pinklet" attempt to take control of Acme Woods in a parody of A.A. Milne's classic "Winnie the Pooh" stories; Pinky and The Brain bring their inimitable style to a classic Shakespeare play.
Thumbnailhulupatb51.png Episode 51: Inherit the Wheeze February 14, 1998 26 TV-Y7
Lab scientists subject The Brain to experiments testing the addictive properties of cigarettes, an experience that endangers his latest plan for world domination.
Thumbnailhulupatb52.png Episode 52: Brain's Night Off/Beach Blanket Brain February 21, 1998 27 TV-Y7
The Brain gets wild and crazy on a night when he and Pinky don't try to take over the world. The Brain tries to infiltrate a group of surfing teenagers in this spoof of beach party movies.
Thumbnailhulupatb53.png Episode 53: The Family That Poits Together, Narfs Together February 21, 1998 28 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain must bring together Pinky's far-flung family to win money on a TV game show.
Thumbnailhulupatb54.png Episode 54: Pinky's Turn/Your Friend: Global Domination February 28, 1998 29 TV-Y7
The Brain follows Pinky's plan to take over the world--with surprisingly successful results; Brain being Brain, botches the plan. Then, The Brain describes what things would be like if he ruled the world in an "educational" PSA.
Thumbnailhulupatb55.png Episode 55: You'll Never Eat Food Pellets In This Town Again April 25, 1998 30 TV-Y7
In this change-of-pace episode, when network executive Sandy Dreckman presses them for higher ratings, Pinky and the Brain quit the show over creative differences and attempt to find new jobs. Things continue to change for the worse as the mice struggle with lousy fallback jobs and the decline of their careers. During all this, Brain also has trouble with his behind-the-scenes marriage with Sheila (Billie).
Thumbnailhulupatb56.png Episode 56: Dangerous Brains May 2, 1998 31 TV-Y7
In order to carry out his latest world domination scheme, The Brain must take a teaching job at a dangerous inner city school.
Thumbnailhulupatb57.png Episode 57 (PATB): What Ever Happened to Baby Brain/Just Say Narf May 9, 1998 32 TV-Y7
The Brain becomes a child star in 1930s Hollywood; Pinky attempts to cheer up The Brain with a musical number.
Thumbnailhulupatb58.png Episode 58: The Pinky P.O.V./The Really Great Dictator/Brain Food May 16, 1998 33 TV-Y7
An episode seen through Pinky's eyes, and the view is interesting, to say the least; Pinky and the Brain sing about their schemes for world domination; The Brain opens a restaurant.

Season 4 (1998)

Thumbnail Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhulupatb59.png Episode 59: Brainwashed Part 1 - Brain, Brain, Go Away September 14, 1998 1 TV-Y7
During a White House conference on the topic "the brain," one of the president's assistants mistakenly invites The Brain. After he becomes trapped in a web of conspiracy and deception, The Brain gets brainwashed and Pinky must save him.
Thumbnailhulupatb60.png Episode 60: Brainwashed Part 2 - I Am Not a Hat September 15, 1998 2 TV-Y7
The Brain and Pinky escape from the Land of Hats, but find someone is still after them as they try to save the world from an evil dance, the Schmeerskahoven.
Thumbnailhulupatb61.png Episode 61: Brainwashed Part 3 - Wash Harder September 16, 1998 3 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain unmask the culprit behind that evil, mind-numbing dance, the Schmeerskahoven, and try to save the world before it's too late.
Thumbnailhulupatb62.png Episode 62: To Russia with Lab Mice/Hickory Dickory Bonk September 21, 1998 4 TV-Y7
The Brain and Pinky ship themselves to Russia, where they become involved in a James Bond-style adventure; Pinky and The Brain find themselves trapped in the familiar nursery rhyme.
Thumbnailhulupatb63.png Episode 63: The Pinky and the Brain Reunion Special September 25, 1998 5 TV-Y7
A fictitious retrospective celebrating Pinky and The Brain is actually another of Brain's schemes!
Thumbnailhulupatb64.png Episode 64: A Legendary Tail/Project B.R.A.I.N. September 28, 1998 6 TV-Y7
The Brain concocts a legend about himself to increase his fame among schools around the nation; Brain reflects on what he remembers to be the day he and Pinky met; as well as how he became motivated to take over the world.
Thumbnailhulupatb65.png Episode 65: Star Warners November 14, 1998 7 TV-Y7
In the series finale, Pinky and the Brain reunite with the Animaniacs ensemble to star in a parody of "Star Wars". Brain-2-Me-2 schemes to hijack the Mega Star in order to take over the galaxy.

Trivia

  • To differentiate from episode articles for the other shows on this wiki, episode articles for this series follow this labeling format: "Episode # (PATB)"
  • Most of the thumbnail images are sourced directly from the DVDs. Some other thumbnails come from promotional outlets, Hulu, and iTunes.
  • On Hulu, season 4's episodes are listed under season 3.
    • Episodes 8 and 9 in season 1 are swapped in the Hulu episode listing.
  • The Brainwashed three-parter is speculated to be the intended series-finale for the standard setting of Pinky and the Brain (not counting "Star Warners"; which is outside the show's standard setting). A post on Tom Ruegger's old alt.tv.animaniacs account "Trtoonswba" confirms that the Brainwashed episodes did in fact- initially represent episodes 62-64 of the series production run (just before episode 65- "Star Warners").[1] When the three-parter finally aired, it was shown as the first three episodes of the final season (and episodes produced before it ended up airing afterwards. This change in the episode order remains in effect 24 years later for the series episode listings in digital and streaming outlets, and the DVDs.
  • One scrapped episode of this series was "He's Mr. Pinky, He's Mr. Brain," a parody of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks. [2]

See Also

References

  1. Tom Ruegger's post on alt.tv.animaniacs. Published July 31, 1997. Retrieved June 27, 2022.
  2. Pinky And The Brain - Rob Paulsen & Maurice LaMarche Interview. VO Buzz Weekly. (See 17:38) Published February 2, 2020. Retrieved July 4, 2022.
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