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The following page is the episode guide for the original Animaniacs. It should be noted that this guide goes by the production order which is also present on the DVD collections and iTunes.

Episodes

Season 1

This season ran from 1993-1994.

Press Release Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs01.png Episode 1: De-Zanitized/The Monkey Song/Nighty-Night Toon September 13, 1993 1 TV-Y7
In this first installment of Animaniacs, we learn the origin story of the Warner siblings and why they were locked away via the cold open, "Newsreel of the Stars". Then in "De-Zanitized", Dr. Scratchansniff uses every known technique to "de-zanitize" the recently-escaped Warners, who are just too zany. Next, he sings "The Monkey Song", while the rest of the Animaniacs ensemble partakes. Finally, in "Nighty-Night Toon", the Warners spoof the famous bedtime story Goodnight Moon.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs02.png Episode 2: Yakko's World/Cookies for Einstein/Win Big September 14, 1993 2 TV-Y7
In "Yakko's World", Yakko sings the name of every country in the world circa-1992. The Warners help Albert Einstein with the theory of relativity in "Cookies for Einstein". In "Win Big", we are introduced to Pinky and The Brain, two mice who want to take over the world. To fund his latest scheme. The Brain competes on a game show. Finally, the Warners take a spin on the "Wheel of Morality" for the moral of today’s show: If at first you don’t succeed, blame it on your parents.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs03.png Episode 3: H.M.S. Yakko/Slappy Goes Walnuts/Yakko's Universe September 15, 1993 3 TV-Y7
In "H.M.S. Yakko", the Warners perform a musical tribute to Gilbert and Sullivan. Next in "Slappy Go Walnuts", we take a whirl with the squirrels Skippy and Slappy as they gather nuts from Doug the Dog's yard. Yakko leads a trip through "Yakko's Universe", as he sings about the galaxies.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs04.png Episode 4: Hooked on a Ceiling/Goodfeathers: The Beginning September 16, 1993 4 TV-Y7
In "Hooked on a Ceiling", the Warners help Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel. Later, the subject of "Goodfeathers: The Beginning" is explored. To become a Goodfeather, Squit must past the initiation test: find some food. Lastly, the Warners once again take a spin on the "Wheel of Morality" for today’s moral: Never ask what hot dogs are made out of.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs05.png Episode 5: Taming of the Screwy September 17, 1993 5 TV-Y7
When potential foreign investors want to meet the wacky Warner siblings, the WB CEO Thaddeus Plotz orders Dr. Scratchansniff to train the untameable trio.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs06.png Episode 6: Temporary Insanity/Operation: Lollipop/What are We? September 20, 1993 6 TV-Y7
In the cold open, the Warners sing the "Flipper Parody Song". Then, the siblings cause "Temporary Insanity" while filling in for Mr. Plotz's secretary who went home sick. In "Operation: Lollipop" we take a look into the hectic lives of Buttons and Mindy. The toddler leads the accident-prone canine on a frantic chase. Lastly, the Warners answer the musical question "What Are We?".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs07.png Episode 7: Piano Rag/When Rita Met Runt September 21, 1993 7 TV-Y7
The wild Warner siblings disrupt a piano concert in "Piano Rag". Then, a savvy cat named Rita naive pooch Runt join forces to escape the city pound in "When Rita Met Runt".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs08.png Episode 8: The Warner's Lot Song/The Big Candy Store/Bumbie's Mom September 22, 1993 8 TV-Y7
The daily activities of the Warners and the studio "inhabitants" are recounted in the cold open, "The Warner’s Lot Song". Colin presents two stories about his friend Randy Beaman throughout the show. At "The Big Candy Store", the Warners battle the meanest candy store owner: Ferman Flaxseed. Slappy Squirrel tries to convince Skippy that "Bumbie's Mom", Vina Walleen didn’t really die in the famous movie Bumbie: The Dearest Deer.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs09.png Episode 9: Wally Llama/Where Rodents Dare September 23, 1993 9 TV-Y7
The Warners trek to Tibet seeking answers for a mysterious question from the reluctant sage, "Wally Llama". Then travel "Where Rodents Dare" as Pinky and the Brain attempt to infiltrate a summit of world leaders in the Swiss Alps during their latest plan to take over the world. Lastly, the Warners venture to the "Wheel of Morality" for the moral of today’s show, but wind up with the grand prize of $5000.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs10.png Episode 10: King Yakko September 24, 1993 10 TV-Y7
A freak accident of lineage results in Yakko Warner becoming "King Yakko" of Anvilania. The Warners find their kingdom engaged in a war with the neighboring kingdom of Dunlikus and its’ pompous ruler, Dictator Umlatt (or "Mr. Tater" for short).
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs11.png Episode 11: No Pain, No Painting/Les Miseranimals September 27, 1993 11 TV-Y7
Modern art is born when the Warner siblings help Pablo Picasso discover his painting style in "No Pain, No Painting". In a musical parody of Victor Hugo’s novel Les Miserables, Runt break out of Le Pound to save Rita and the Miserable Cats.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs12.png Episode 12: Garage Sale of the Century/West Side Pigeons September 28, 1993 12 TV-Y7
At the "Garage Sale of the Century", the Warners attempt to buy the seller's garage. Then, in "West Side Pigeons", the Goodfeathers battle the Sparrows over the possession of a statue of Martin Scorsese in a musical spoof of "West Side Story".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs13.png Episode 13: Hello Nice Warners/La Behemoth/Little Old Slappy from Pasadena September 29, 1993 13 TV-Y7
In "Hello Nice Warners", the siblings are cast in the film of the unstable Mr. Director (self-professed "Comedy Genius"). The Hip Hippos cope without their maid in "La Behemoth", a parody of a tragic opera. "Little Old Slappy From Pasadena" takes her car for a drive, set to the tune of classic rock 'n' roll song.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs14.png Episode 14: La La Law/Cat on a Hot Steel Beam September 30, 1993 14 TV-Y7
First in "Mime Time", a safe drops on The Mime. In "La La Law"; Dr. Scratchansniff gets a parking ticket and is represented in court by the firm Warner, Warner, Warner, and Mime (the Mime is their silent partner). Then in another "Mime Time" segment, the mime gets tackled by a football team. In "Cat on a Hot Steel Beam", Mindy pursues a kitty into a dangerous construction site, and Buttons tries desperately to save her. To close the episode, another "Mime Time" segment is presented where a sandbag falls onto the Mime.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs15.png Episode 15: Space-Probed/Battle for the Planet October 1, 1993 15 TV-Y7
In "Space-Probed", the Warners are abducted by aliens and quickly turn the "invasion" tables on them. Then, inspired by Orson Welles’ famous 1938 radio broascast of H.G Wells' War of the Worlds, Pinky and the Brain "Battle for the Planet" as they stage a fake alien invasion.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs16.png Episode 16: Chalkboard Bungle/Hurray for Slappy/The Great Wakkorotti: The Master & His Music October 4, 1993 16 TV-Y7
In "Chalkboard Bungle", it's the first day of school for the strict Miss Flamiel and the Warner siblings. In "Hooray for Slappy", an award banquet is held in Slappy's honor. Slappy's old foes Walter Wolf, Sid the Squid, and Beanie the Brain-Dead Bison plot to sabotage the banquet. "The Great Wakkorotti: The Master & His Music" features Wakko belching a classical waltz.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs17.png Episode 17: Roll Over Beethoven/The Cat and the Fiddle October 5, 1993 17 TV-Y7
The always-suffering Mr. Skullhead presents two "Good Idea, Bad Idea" segments throughout the episode instructing viewers on what they can and can't do. In "Roll Over Beethoven", the Warner siblings help Beethoven to write his famous Fifth Symphony. Then in "The Cat & the Fiddle", famous violin-maker Stradivarius wants to make Rita into violin strings, but Runt comes to her rescue.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs18.png Episode 18: Pavlov's Mice/Chicken Boo-Ryshnikov/Nothing But the Tooth October 6, 1993 18 TV-Y7
Pinky and the Brain try to steal the Russian crown jewels in "Pavlov's Mice". In his first cartoon of the series, Chicken Boo poses as the ballet dancer "Chicken Booryshnikov". And in Czarist Russia, dentists Yakko, Wakko and Dot treat Rasputin's toothache in "Nothing But the Tooth".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs19.png Episode 19: Meatballs or Consequences/A Moving Experience October 7, 1993 19 TV-Y7
In a parody of the films of director Ingmar Bergman, the Warners face Death itself in a life-or-death game of checkers. Dot recites her interpretation of Little Miss Muffet in "Dot's Poetry Corner". The Hip Hippos have a "Moving Experience" as they relocate from the jungle to the city chasing the latest fads.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs20.png Episode 20: Hitchcock Opening/Hearts of Twilight/The Boids October 11, 1993 20 TV-Y7
The Warners spoof Alfred Hitchcock Presents in the cold open. In "Hearts of Twilight", "genius" filmkaker Mr. Director goes mad and over-budget on his new film. The studio sends in the Warners to halt the project in their inimitable fashion. Later, the Goodfeathers are cast as stunt-doubles in the horror film "The Boids".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs21.png Episode 21: The Flame/Wakko's America/Davy Omelette/Four Score and Seven Migraines Ago October 12, 1993 21 TV-Y7
The Flame guides us through a special night in American history. Wakko names all fifty states and their capitols in "Wakko's America". Chicken Boo plays the frontiersman "Davey Omelette". The Warners help Abraham Lincoln write his Gettysburg Address.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs22.png Episode 22: Guardin' the Garden/Plane Pals October 13, 1993 22 TV-Y7
In the Garden of Eden, Slappy Squirrel is "Guardin' the Garden", protecting the tree of knowledge from the slimy Snake. Then, in "Plane Pals", an obnoxious businessman must cope with his seatmates, the Warner siblings, during a 14-hour flight.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs23.png Episode 23: Be Careful What You Eat/Up the Crazy River/Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump Dump Dump October 15, 1993 23 TV-Y7
The Warners sing "Be Careful What You Eat" and breakdown the ingredients of some food. Mindy goes "Up The Crazy River" with Buttons. Bobby, Pesto, and Squit go "Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump, Dump, Dump". The three birds miss dinner when Pesto is tangled in plastic six-pack rings. When the Warners seek out today’s moral in "Wheel of Morality", they learn that "The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind... except in New Jersey where what’s blowing in the wind smells funny.".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs24.png Episode 24: Yakko's World of Baldness/Opportunity Knox/Wings Take Heart October 18, 1993 24 TV-Y7
In an infomercial parody, Yakko Wanrer has the incredible offer of a lifetime: he and his siblings will shave you bald and spray paint your head for $29.95 free! In "Opportunity Knox", Pinky and the Brain travel to Fort Knox to steal the nation's gold supply. Later, moth's love for a beautiful butterfly sweeps him away on an incredible and comic journey in "Wings Take Heart".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs25.png Episode 25: Disasterpiece Theatre/Hercule Yakko/Home on De-Nile/A Midsummer Night's Dream October 21, 1993 25 TV-Y7
In a parody if "Masterpiece Theater", Yakko presents a series of disasters to make-way for an even bigger disaster: Animaniacs. Then in the Agatha Christie-inspired "Hercule Yakko", a Great Warner Caper takes place as the Warners set out to find Marita's missing diamond. Rita and Runt find a "Home on De-Nile" until learning Rita is Cleopatra's next sacrifice. Yakko performs a monologue from A Midsummer Night's Dream; Dot translates for the Shakespeare-impaired.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs26.png Episode 26: Testimonials/Babblin' Bijou/Potty Emergency/Sir Yaksalot October 22, 1993 26 TV-Y7
A series of Testimonial wrap-around are shown throughout the episode where each interviewee recounts their experiences with the Warners. The Warners wreak havoc in the 1930’s black-and-white cartoon "Babblin' Bijou". Wakko has a "Potty Emergency" as he races against time and nature to find a bathroom. In "Sir Yaksalot", the Warners visit Camelot and confront a fire-breathing dragon... a dragon... a dragon!
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs27.png Episode 27: You Risk Your Life/I Got Yer Can/Jockey for Position October 25, 1993 27 TV-Y7
At the beginning and end of the episode, Dot presents two poems from "Dot's Poetry Corner". Greek playwright Aristotle tries to win cash and prizes on Yakko's game show "You Risk Your Life". In "I Got Yer Can", Slappy Squirrel feuds with her neighbor. The Brain must "Jockey For Position" posing as a jockey to win the Kentucky Derby.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs28.png Episode 28: Moby or Not Moby/Mesozoic Mindy/The Good, the Boo, and the Ugly October 26, 1993 28 TV-Y7
Mr. Skullhead presents three installments of "Good Idea, Bad Idea" throughout the episode. In "Moby or Not Moby", the Warners save a whale from Captain Ahab. In "Mesozoic Mindy", Buttons rescues Mindy from prehistoric peril. As "The Man With No Personality", Chicken Boo stars in "The Good, The Boo & the Ugly", a parody of Sergio Leone's film.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs29.png Episode 29: Draculee, Draculaa/Phranken-Runt October 29, 1993 29 TV-Y7
In "Draculee, Draculaa", the wacky Warner siblings spend the night at Dracula's castle in Transylvania during a search for their parents. Then, while seeking refuge from a fierce storm, Rita and Runt are separated by Dr. Phrankenstein, who has big plans for Runt's tiny brain.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs30.png Episode 30: Hot, Bothered and Bedeviled/Moon Over Minerva/Skullhead Boneyhands October 28, 1993 30 TV-Y7
In this Halloween episode, the Warners visit Hades and torment Satan in "Hot, Bothered and Bedeviled". Next, in "Moon Over Minerva", nerdy Wilford Wolf courts the beautiful, selfish Minerva Mink. Lastly, "Skullhead Boneyhands" presents Mr. Skullhead in a parody of Edward Scissorhands.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs31.png Episode 31: O Silly Mio/Puttin' on the Blitz/The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer Concert November 1, 1993 31 TV-Y7
Two "Mime Time" cartoons are presented throughout the episode. A pompous opera diva tangles with the Warners. Then, Rita and Runt help a young child escape the Nazis in war-torn Poland. Finally, "The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer Concert" features Wakko Warner's rendition of a classic summer camp song.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs32.png Episode 32: Chairman of the Bored/Planets Song/Astro-Buttons November 2, 1993 32 TV-Y7
At a Hollywood party, the Warner siblings meet the world's most boring man Pip, who tells the world's most boring story in "Chairman of the Bored." Later, Mindy leads "Astro-Buttons" on a wild chase
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs33.png Episode 33: Cartoons in Wakko's Body/Noah's Lark/The Big Kiss/Hiccup November 3, 1993 33 TV-Y7
Wakko's checkup serves as the wrap-around for this episode: he has cartoons stuck in different parts of his body! In his ear is "Noah's Lark"; where The Hip Hippos board Noah's ark, much to Noah's chagrin. Then in Wakko's eye is "The Big Kiss"; where Chicken Boo disguises himself as one of Hollywood's leading men. In Wakko's mouth is "Hiccup"; which shows what Bobby and Pesto do to help Squit recover from a bad case of the hiccups. Finally, Yakko and Dot present the curious case of Wakko Warner to the press.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs34.png Episode 34: Clown and Out/Bubba Bo Bob Brain November 4, 1993 34 TV-Y7
On his birthday, a clown visits Wakko, who is terrified of clowns ("Clown & Out"). Then, in another ploy to take over the world, The Brain seeks adoration by becoming "Bubba Bo Bob Brain," a country music star. Finally, in "Wheel of Morality", the Warners learn the moral of today's show: Elvis lives on in our hearts, in his music, and... in a trailer park outside Milwaukee.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs35.png Episode 35: Very Special Opening/In the Garden of Mindy/No Place Like Homeless/Katie Ka-Boo/Baghdad Café November 5, 1993 35 TV-Y7
The stars of the show join each other's segments! The Brain enlists Mindy's help to take over the world. Pesto and Runt join forces to find a home. Katie Ka-Boom becomes upset that her new beau is Chicken Boo. Yakko, Wakko and Slappy visit with Saddam Hussein. Lastly, the moral of today's show according to "Wheel of Morality" is that you can teach an old dog new tricks, but you can't teach Madonna to act (Ouch).
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs36.png Episode 36: Critical Condition/The Three Muska-Warners November 8, 1993 36 TV-Y7
When Slappy Squirrel's cartoons are reviewed negatively by a couple of critics, Slappy puts them in "Critical Condition." Then, in "The Three Muska-Warners," Yakko, Wakko and Dot defend the king and his castle in a parody of the famed Dumas tale.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs37.png Episode 37: Dough Dough Boys/Boot Camping/General Boo-Regard November 9, 1993 37 TV-Y7
The Goodfeathers are messenger pigeons on a mission during World War I. Next, the Warners leave for summer camp and mistakenly arrive at a military camp instead. During the Civil War, Chicken Boo disguises himself as a famous Southern general.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs38.png Episode 38: Spell-Bound November 10, 1993 38 TV-Y7
Pinky and The Brain become "Spellbound" when they attempt to use Merlin's book of magic to take over the world.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs39.png Episode 39: Smitten with Kittens/Alas, Poor Skullhead/White Gloves November 11, 1993 39 TV-Y7
Rita and Runt are "Smitten With Kittens" when they befriend three lost cats. Then, "Alas Poor Skullhead" features the Warners performing a scene from Shakespeare's "Hamlet." Afterward, Wakko's "White Gloves" step out for a musical night on the town. Dot hosts two installments of "Dot's Poetry Corner" and Mr. Skullhead presents two segments of "Good Idea, Bad Idea". Lastly, the Warners learn an important lesson about today's show in "Wheel of Morality": Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy, but socially dead.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs40.png Episode 40: Casablanca Opening/Fair Game/The Slapper/Puppet Rulers November 12, 1993 40 TV-Y7
First, Dot stars in a spoof of "Casablanca" in the cold open. Then in "Fair Game," the Warners become contestants on their favorite game show, "Quiz Me Quick." Afterwards, Slappy and Walter star in an advertisement for "The Slapper". Next, Pinky and The Brain hope to become "Puppet Rulers" as the stars of a 1950s children's television show. Lastly, it is revealed in "Wheel of Morality" that the moral of today's show is to vote early and vote often.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs41.png Episode 41: Buttermilk, It Makes a Body Bitter/Broadcast Nuisance/Raging Bird November 15, 1993 41 TV-Y7
Slappy stars in an advertisement for "Buttermilk". The wild Warner siblings become a "Broadcast Nuisance" when they confront an egotistical network news anchor. Later, the Goodfeathers enter the boxing ring in "Raging Bird." Bobby tries to impress his girlfriend Lana by fighting the champ, Pretty Boy Robin. Mr. Skullhead presents two installments of "Good Idea, Bad Idea".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs42.png Episode 42: Animator's Alley/Can't Buy a Thrill/Hollywoodchuck November 16, 1993 42 TV-Y7
Yakko, Wakko, and Dot sit through a boring interview with an animator during "Animator's Alleyn". In "Can't Buy A Thrill," Flavio and Marita decide to seek thrilling adventures, much to the horror of Gina Embryo. Then, a naive Kansas woodchuck Baynarts Charlton Woodchucks who desires to become a "Hollywoodchuck" travels to Hollywood to seek fame and fortune.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs43.png Episode 43: Of Nice and Men/What a Dump!/Survey Ladies November 17, 1993 43 TV-Y7
At the mall, the kids are pestered by two "Survey Ladies" who ask inane questions. Rita and Runt lead a daring escape from a farm where rabbits are being raised for their pelts. Mindy leads Buttons on a chase through the city's recycling center.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs44.png Episode 44: Useless Facts/The Senses Song/The World Can Wait/Kiki's Kitten November 18, 1993 44 TV-Y7
Yakko presents four "Useless Facts" throughout the episode. The Warners sing a ditty delving into the six senses and beyond. Dot recites a poem in another installment of "Dot's Poetry Corner". "The World Can Wait" when The Brain falls in love and enlists Pinky's help. Finally, to pacify the world's angriest gorilla, a zookeeper gives it Rita the cat.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs45.png Episode 45: Mary Tyler Dot Song/Windsor Hassle/...And Justice for Slappy November 19, 1993 45 TV-Y7
Dot Warner parodies the classic opening theme from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Next, the wild Warners help the Queen refurbish Windsor Castle. Later, Slappy Squirrel and Walter Wolf bring their ongoing battle before a court. According to "Wheel of Morality", the moral of today's show is that possums have pouches like kangaroos.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs46.png Episode 46: Turkey Jerky/Wild Blue Yonder November 22, 1993 46 TV-Y7
A Thanksgiving cartoon features the Warners protecting their pet turkey from hunter Miles Standish. Later, when a baby bird mistakes a stealth bomber for its mother, the youngster soars into the "Wild Blue Yonder" after the jet. In "Wheel of Morality", the moral of today's show is: Don't eat with your mouthful.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs47.png Episode 47: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth November 23, 1993 47 TV-Y7
First, in "Video Revue," the Warners run amok in a video store late at night. Then, in another effort to overthrow the world, Pinky and The Brain use H.G. Wells' time machine to create an era "When Mice Ruled The Earth.". Lastly, Wakko and Dot protest the "Wheel of Morality" until Yakko tells them it was the network's idea, leading to them praising it. It turns out their protesting was for naught, as there is no moral after all, but rather A FREE TRIP TO TAHITI! (it's a magical place!) After this, the Warners sing "The Goodbye Song" as they torment Ralph.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs48.png Episode 48: Mobster Mash/Lake Titicaca/Icebreakers November 24, 1993 48 TV-Y7
An extended version of "Newsreel of the Stars" begins the show. In "Mobster Mash," the Warners tangle with the head of the Mob while dining at a pasta restaurant. Next, the three zany siblings sing about the beautiful "Lake Titicaca." In "Icebreakers," Runt becomes a sled dog in the Yukon. Dot, the Mime, Colin, and Mr. Skullhead each present one cartoon from their respective segments: "Dot's Poetry Corner", "Mime Time", "Randy Beaman", and "Good Idea Bad Idea".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs49.png Episode 49: Very Special Opening/A Christmas Plotz/Little Drummer Warners December 6, 1993 49 TV-Y7
On Christmas Eve, the Warner Bros. chief, Thaddeus Plotz, is subjected to a Dickensian nightmare provided by the Warners in "A Christmas Plotz." Later, the three Warners star in "Little Drummer Warners," a musical version of the nativity.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs50.png Episode 50: 'Twas the Day Before Christmas/Jingle Boo/The Great Wakkorotti: The Holiday Concert/Toy Shop Terror/Yakko's Universe November 29, 1993 50 TV-Y7
The Warners sing the "Slippin' On The Ice Song." Slappy Squirrel reads a classic Christmas poem to Skippy, " 'Twas the Day Before Christmas". Mr. Skullhead presents two festive "Good Idea, Bad Idea" cartoons. In "Jingle Boo", Chicken Boo dresses up as Santa Claus. Wakko performs a holiday concert in "The Great Wakkorotti: The Holiday Concert". The Warners make mischief in "Toy Shop Terror" to the tune of Raymond Scott's Powerhouse; then reprise "Yakko's Universe" from Episode 3.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs51.png Episode 51: Branimaniacs/The Warners and the Beanstalk/Frontier Slappy February 10, 1994 51 TV-Y7
Skippy and Slappy star in an advertisement for "Branimaniacs"- the cereal that makes you get up and go. The Warner siblings confront Ralph the Giant in "The Warners and the Beanstalk," their own version of the fairy tale classic. Another disastrous confrontation occurs when legendary trailblazer Daniel Boone meets "Frontier Slappy" Squirrel.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs52.png Episode 52: Ups and Downs/The Brave Little Trailer/Yes, Always February 11, 1994 52 TV-Y7
Wakko and Dr. Scratchansniff get trapped in an elevator together. Then, will a "Brave Little Trailer" survive when a fierce tornado tears through his trailer park? Later, Pinky and The Brain demonstrate how voices are recorded for cartoons in "Yes Always": a spoof of an infamous Orson Welles recording session.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs53.png Episode 53: Drive-Insane/Girlfeathers/I'm Cute February 14, 1994 53 TV-Y7
The Warners disrupt Dr. Scratchansniff's date in "Drive Insane." Then, the Goodfeathers chase their girlfriends, the "Girlfeathers," who are playing "hard-to-get." Later, Dot's sweet personality is analyzed in a musical number, "I'm Cute."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs54.png Episode 54: Brain Meets Brawn/Meet Minerva February 15, 1994 54 TV-Y7
The episode begins with another one of Colin's tales about his pal, "Randy Beaman". Then in their latest attempt to take over the world, "Brain Meets Brawn" when Pinky and The Brain meet Dr. Jekyll. Another meeting ends in disaster when Newt, a goofy dachshund is instructed to bring back the pelt of beautiful Minerva Mink in "Meet Minerva." Colin brings the episode to a close with another tale of his friend "Randy Beaman".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs55.png Episode 55: Gold Rush/A Gift of Gold/Dot's Quiet Time February 16, 1994 55 TV-Y7
This half-hour chronicles three gold-themed cartoons. During the California "Gold Rush", the Warners confront Claimjump Jake. A heartwarming story by Steven Spielberg follows the trials and tribulations of a piece of gold wrapping paper in "A Gift Of Gold". In "Dot's Quiet Time," Dot seeks some peace and quiet.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs56.png Episode 56: Schnitzelbank/The Helpinki Formula/Le Bouton et le Ballon/Kung Boo February 17, 1994 56 TV-Y7
In today's show, the theme song is a little... different. After the theme song, The Warners sing about international friendship in "Schnitzelbank" with Prof. Otto von Schnitzelpusskrankengescheitmeyer. Pinky and The Brain create their own infomercial in their latest scheme to conquer the world. Mindy and Buttons create havoc in beautiful Paris. Chicken Boo disguises himself as karate champion "Kung Boo."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs57.png Episode 57: Of Course, You Know This Means Warners/Up a Tree/Wakko's Gizmo February 18, 1994 57 TV-Y7
The Warner siblings star in a parody of patriotic propaganda films of the 1940s. Next, when Rita is frightened "Up a Tree," she's too scared to climb back down. Then Wakko creates "Wakko's Gizmo," the ultimate Rube Goldberg device. The episode comes to a close with one of Mr. Skullhead's "Good Idea, Bad Idea" installments.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs58.png Episode 58: Meet John Brain/Smell Ya Later February 28, 1994 58 TV-Y7
The episode opens with Slappy Squirrel's rendition of the silly song, "Oh Oh Ethel." Next, The Brain runs for President of the United States. Later, Slappy confronts her old foe, Stinkbomb D. Basset, the world's smelliest dog, in "Smell Ya Later." Chicken Boo stars in an advertisement for "Spike": Just Boo It. Lastly, the Warners appear to present today's moral in "Wheel of Morality": Do not back up, severe tire damage. Wakko and Dot wonder if the wheel is broken.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs59.png Episode 59: Ragamuffins/Woodstock Slappy March 1, 1994 59 TV-Y7
In "Ragamuffins," a black-and-white, 1930s-style cartoon, the Warners go to work, and create havoc, at a bakery. Then, Slappy and Skippy Squirrel attend the landmark rock concert of 1969 in "Woodstock Slappy."


Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs60.png Episode 60: Karaoke Dokie/Cranial Crusader/The Chicken Who Loved Me March 2, 1994 60 TV-Y7
In "Karaoke-Dokie," the Warners compete for the microphone with Willie Slackmer at a karaoke song festival on the studio lot. Pinky and The Brain become nocturnal superheroes. Finally, Chicken Boo dresses up as secret agent "Boo, James Boo" in "The Chicken Who Loved Me."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs61.png Episode 61: Baloney and Kids/Super Buttons/Katie Ka-Boom: The Driving Lesson May 2, 1994 61 TV-Y7
The episode opens and closes with an installment of "Dot's Poetry Corner". The Warners meet a big, fat, orange dinosaur from "Baloney and Kids". Next, "Super Buttons" soars over the metropolis to rescue Super Mindy. And in "Katie Ka-Boom: The Driving Lesson," Dad gives Katie Ka-Boom a driving lesson with the usual calamitous results.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs62.png Episode 62: Scare Happy Slappy/Witch One/MacBeth May 3, 1994 62 TV-Y7
A Halloween episode! It's not Halloween without a visit from our friend Mr. Skullhead, who presents a festive installment of "Good Idea, Bad Idea". Slappy and Skippy Squirrel go trick-or-treating at the homes of Slappy's former cartoon foes: Walter Wolf, Sid the Squid, and Beanie the Cerebally-Challenged Bison. Afterwards, Rita is accused of being a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Colin presents three stories about his friend "Randy Beaman". Finally, the Warners perform in a scene from Shakespeare's "Macbeth."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs63.png Episode 63: With Three You Get Eggroll/Mermaid Mindy/Katie Ka-Boom: Call Waiting May 9, 1994 63 TV-Y7
Pesto baby-sits an egg for his sister Sasha that escapes and rolls through the city, with the other Goodfeathers in frantic pursuit. Then, "Mermaid Mindy" leads Mer-dog Buttons on a wild oceanic chase. Finally, tensions mount when Katie Ka-Boom uses the family telephone too long.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs64.png Episode 64: Lookit the Fuzzy Heads/No Face Like Home May 6, 1994 64 TV-Y7
Colin presents two stories about "Randy Beaman". Tiny Toon Adventures star Elmyra Duff visits Animaniacs. Elmyra loves the Warner siblings in her own overbearing, and sometimes painful, fashion. Slappy Squirrel undergoes plastic surgery and discovers that her old nemesis, Walter Wolf, has usurped her doctor's place. Dot recites "An Ode To A Veggie" in "Dot's Poetry Corner". In the best moral that the Warners could provide on such short notice in "Wheel of Morality", we learn the moral of today's show is: Lather, rinse, repeat.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs65.png Episode 65: The Warners' 65th Anniversary Special May 23, 1994 65 TV-Y7
In "The Warners 65th Anniversary Special," the biggest stars in Hollywood celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Warner Brothers and their sister, Dot. Unknown to them, someone is plotting in the shadows to destroy the Warners.

Season 2

This season ran in 1994.

Press Release Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs66.png Episode 66: Take My Siblings Please/The Mindy 500/Morning Malaise September 10, 1994 1 TV-Y7
The Warners confront a troll who won't let them cross his bridge. Next, Mindy's pursuit of a brightly painted "clown car" leads her to the Indianapolis 500 Speedway. The Warners upstage controversial radio talk show host Howard Tern. Dot provides three segments of "Dot's Poetry Corner" throughout the show, the last of which is despised by her audience and the collective American public. Today's moral in "The Wheel of Morality" is: Don't be a fool, stay in school! (That's the best they could come up with).
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs67.png Episode 67: We're No Pigeons/Whistle Stop Mindy/Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken Date September 17, 1994 2 TV-Y7
The Goodfeathers try to outwit a hungry young owl. Then, Mindy narrowly escapes danger with the help of her dog, Buttons, in the railroad adventure. Finally, Katie Ka-Boom thinks her boyfriend isn't going to arrive for their planned evening out. The Mime presents four "Mime Time" cartoons throughout the episode. Finally, today's moral in "Wheel of Morality" is: Don't spit in public.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs68.png Episode 68: Miami Mama-Mia/Pigeon on the Roof November 5, 1994 3 TV-Y7
In the ultimate filler-episode, multiple cartoons are presented, two of which are of the Goodfeathers variety. In "Miami Mama-Mia", Pesto tries to stop his widowed mother from marrying Steven Seagull. Then, the Goodfeathers star in "Pigeon on the Roof," a spoof of Fiddler on the Roof targeting marriage and musicals. Four "Good Idea, Bad Idea" cartoons and two "Randy Beaman" cartoons pad-out the show. Lastly, the Warners appear to present today's moral in 'Wheel of Morality": People who live in glass houses should get dressed with the lights out.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs69.png Episode 69: I'm Mad/Bad Mood Bobby/Katie Ka-Boom: The Blemish/Fake November 12, 1994 4 TV-Y7
Mr. Skullhead does the bulk of the heavy-lifting in today's show with seven "Good Idea, Bad Idea" cartoons. The Warners sing about sibling rivalry in "I'm Mad". Then, The Goodfeathers try to cheer up "Bad Mood Bobby." Katie Ka-Boom goes berserk when she discovers a pimple on her face. Colin presents two stories about his pal "Randy Beaman" throughout the show while the Mime hosts an installment of "Mime Time". And finally, the Warner siblings cry "Fake" when they attend a wrestling match with Dr. Scratchansniff.

Season 3

This season ran from 1995-1996.

Press Release Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs70.png Episode 70: Super Strong Warner Siblings/Nutcracker Slappy/Wakko's New Gookie/A Quake, a Quake! September 9, 1995 1 TV-Y7
The Warners star in a spoof of "Power Rangers." Then, Slappy and Skippy try to open a walnut shell. Wakko tries to make people laugh with a new funny face.  In the rousing musical finale, ""A Quake! A Quake!", the Warners sing about the January 1994 earthquake in Los Angeles.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs71.png Episode 71: Variety Speak/Three Tenors and You're Out/Bingo/Finale September 16, 1995 2 TV-Y7
Yakko and Dot explain the headlines of "Variety" to Wakko through the song "Variety Speak". Slappy takes Skippy to see a baseball game to find she is actually attending a "Three Tenors" concert. Wakko plays his own version of bingo. Finally, the Three Tenors sing the Animaniacs theme song.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs72.png Episode 72: Deduces Wild/Rest in Pieces/U.N. Me September 9, 1995 3 TV-Y7
The Warners, Mr. Plotz, and Dr. Scratchansniff star in a parody of dramatic recaps in "Previously on Animaniacs". In "Deduces Wild", in order complete a scavenger hunt, the Warners arrive at detective Sherlock Holmes' flat.  Next, Walter Wolf fakes his own death to trap Slappy at a booby-trapped funeral in "Rest in Pieces".  Later, in another musical finale, the Warners sing a ditty about the United Nations, "U.N. Me".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs73.png Episode 73: A Hard Day's Warners/Gimme a Break/Please Please Please Get a Life Foundation September 23, 1995 4 TV-Y7
The Warners attend a cartoon convention in a musical spoof of "A Hard Day's Night." Then, Slappy Squirrel becomes entangled in the filming of an action movie. Mr. Skullhead presents two "Good Idea, Bad Idea" cartoons. The last segment is a commercial advertising help for overly fanatical viewers, the "Please Please Pleese Get A Life Foundation".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs74.png Episode 74: The Tiger Prince/All The Words in the English Language/The Kid in the Lid/Method to Her Madness September 30, 1995 5 TV-Y7
Yakko presents his own version of a song from The Lion King, "Surprises in Life" (a.k.a. "The Tiger Prince). Then Yakko attempts to sing "All The Words in the English Language". The Warners parody the popular children's book "The Cat in the Hat". Slappy Squirrel attends a method acting class.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs75.png Episode 75: The Presidents Song/Don't Tread on Us/The Flame Returns November 11, 1995 6 TV-Y7
A salute to U.S. history! The Warners sing "The Presidents Song", then Pinky and The Brain try to switch their own document with the Declaration of Independence. Finally, "The Flame Returns" to help Longfellow write about the midnight ride of Paul Revere.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs76.png Episode 76: Gimme the Works/Buttons in Ows/Hercules Unwound October 21, 1995 7 TV-Y7
First, in "Gimme the Works", the Warners ask for a day off. Next, Mindy and Buttons travel through the enchanted land of "Ows" a few days before Dorothy arrives. Then after the Warners skip out on another cartoon, a Pinky and the Brain cartoon takes their place as The Brain hatches a plan to harness the lightning power of Zeus to take over the world! Lastly, the Warners return to present today's moral in "Wheel of Morality": 2B, or not 2B, that is the pencil.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs77.png Episode 77: This Pun for Hire/Star Truck/Go Fish/Multiplication Song November 4, 1995 8 TV-Y7
In a film noir spoof, the Warners follow a man carrying a black pigeon statue. Then they board a starship as fans of the "Star Truck" television series. Later, Wakko faces a formidable foe in "Go Fish", and Colin returns to tell another story about "Randy Beaman". Yakko teaches math in the "Multiplication Song".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs78.png Episode 78: The Sound of Warners/Yabba Dabba Boo November 18, 1995 9 TV-Y7
The Warner siblings are confounded by an ever-so-cheerful governess in "The Sound of Warners", a musical parody of "The Sound of Music." Later, in "Yabba Dabba Boo", Chicken Boo poses as famous screenwriter Larry "Gelboo", who rewrites a script for a movie adaptation of The Flintstones.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs79.png Episode 79: My Mother the Squirrel/The Party/Oh Say Can You See?/The Twelve Days of Christmas Song January 27, 1996 10 TV-Y7
The Bluebird thinks Slappy Squirrel is his mother.  The Warners host "The Party" in the water tower.  The Flame helps Francis Scott Key write our nation's anthem, and the Bluebird returns to sing his version of "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs80.png Episode 80: Dot's Entertainment/The Girl with the Googily Goop/Gunga Dot February 3, 1996 [1] [2] 11 TV-Y7
An episode showcasing Dot Warner! Dot substitutes for the leading lady in a Broadway musical, then the Warners are cast in a 1930 Betty Boop-type cartoon. Colin returns briefly for another "Randy Beaman" story. Finally, "Gunga Dot" tells the Gunga Din story with Dot in the title role.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs81.png Episode 81: Soccer Coach Slappy/Belly Button Blues/Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise/Valuable Lesson February 3, 1996 [1] 12 TV-Y7
Slappy Squirrel becomes "Soccer Coach Slappy". Katie Ka-Boom's parents won't let her go out in clothes that reveal her navel. After several space-themed wrap-around cartoons, The Warners confront the AL 9000 computer. Later, the Warners teach the network censors a "Valuable Lesson."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs82.png Episode 82: Wakko's 2-Note Song/Panama Canal/Hello Nurse/The Ballad of Magellan/The Return of the Great Wakkorotti/The Big Wrap Party Tonight February 24, 1996 [1] 13 TV-Y7
An all-musical episode! Wakko's toy accordion plays "Wakko's Two-Note Song". Next, Yakko sings about "The Panama Canal". After that, Wakko sings about his favorite nurse, Hello Nurse, in "Hello Nurse". Later, the Warners sing "The Ballad of Magellan", The Great Wakkorotti returns despite a vocal ailment, and the Warners close the episode off with other Animaniacs and Warner Bros. stars with the song "At the Big Wrap Party Tonight".

Season 4

This season ran in 1996.

Press Release Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs83.png Episode 83: One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock September 7, 1996 1 TV-Y7
Slappy watches one too many television talk shows and undergoes a surreal experience.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs84.png Episode 84: Cutie and the Beast/Boo Happens/Noel September 7, 1996 2 TV-Y7
The Warners bicker throughout "Cutie and the Beast", where the Tazmanian Devil plays "the Beast" to Dot's "Cutie" in a musical parody of "Beauty and the Beast." Chicken Boo relives the life of "Forrest Gump." Later, the Warners have fun with puns in a musical number to the tune of the Christmas carol, "Noel." The episode ends with the Warners insulting the entire crew of Animaniacs as the credits roll.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs85.png Episode 85: Jokahontas/Boids on the Hood/Mighty Wakko at the Bat September 14, 1996 3 TV-Y7
The Warners introduce John Smith to ice cream in a parody of Pocahontas. Later, the Goodfeathers challenge Ralph the Guard as he tries to protect Plotz's car in "The Boids". Then, it's "Mighty Wakko at the Bat" in the Warners' version of the famous baseball poem.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs86.png Episode 86: A Very Very Very Very Special Show/Night of the Living Buttons/Soda Jerk September 21, 1996 4 TV-Y7
The Warners try to teach as many "lessons" as possible in "A Very Very Very Very Special Show". Then, Buttons saves Mindy from a horde of graveyard zombies in "Night of the Living Buttons". In "Soda Jerk," Yakko and Dot attempt to cure Wakko of a bad case of the hiccups.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs87.png Episode 87: From Burbank with Love/Anchors A-Warners/When You're Traveling September 28, 1996 5 TV-Y7
In a James Bond spoof, the Warners help secret agent 0007, Municipal Bond. Later, Dr. Scratchansniff goes on a cruise to get some much needed rest and relaxation; which the Warners gleefully sabotage. Then, Yakko explains the relativity of time zones in "When You're Traveling From Nantucket."
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs88.png Episode 88: Papers for Papa/Amazing Gladiators/Pinky and the Ralph October 19, 1996 6 TV-Y7
To cure Ernest Hemingway of his writer's block, the Warners, chase him around the globe. Next, the beloved Hip Hippos make their long-awaited return to compete on America's most violent game show, "Amazing Gladiators." Flavio also stars in ads for "Choco-Dot", "Soak Soda", and "Working Out". Then, Pinky and Ralph the Guard try in vain to make plans for the evening.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs89.png Episode 89: Ten Short Films About Wakko Warner/No Time for Love/The Boo Network November 2, 1996 7 TV-Y7
The French documentarian Pomme de Terre provides glimpses of Wakko's personal life in "Ten Short Films". Later, a cuckoo bird learns the trials and tribulations of love. Then in "The Boo Network", when Chicken Boo becomes Director of Programming at the WB Network, the ratings soar.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs90.png Episode 90: Pitter Patter of Little Feet/Mindy in Wonderland/Ralph's Wedding November 16, 1996 8 TV-Y7
In "The Pitter Patter of Little Feet", The Brain schemes to become sole heir to the Rockefeller fortune. However, he is dropped off at Flavio and Marita's residence instead, where he has an awful time. Then, Buttons chases after "Mindy in Wonderland" in this parody of Alice in Wonderland. In "Ralph's Wedding," Ralph the Guard has a nightmare that he is marrying Chicken Boo.

Season 5

This season ran from 1997-1998.

Press Release Image Title Original airdate Season Episode TV rating
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs91.png Episode 91: Message in a Bottle/Back in Style/Bones in the Body September 8, 1997 1 TV-Y7
Adrift at sea, the Warners find a message, or rather, a "Moosage in a Bottle." Next in "Back In Style", Plotz loans the Warners to other cartoon studios, where they wreak havoc. In "Bones in the Body," Yakko teaches the bones of the human skeleton.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs92.png Episode 92: It/Dot - The Macadamia Nut/Bully for Skippy September 13, 1997 2 TV-Y7
First, a mysterious "It" chases Wakko through the house. In "Dot - The Macadamia Nut," the Animaniacs parody MTV's "The Macarena" video. In "Bully For Skippy," Slappy becomes the target of a Congressional hearing on TV violence as Skippy deals with a bully.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs93.png Episode 93: Cute First (Ask Questions Later)/Acquaintances/Here Comes Attila/Boo Wonder October 11, 1997 3 TV-Y7
Snow White discovers that Dot is the cutest in the land. The Warners arrive in New York in the Friends parody "Acquaintances," then take on Attila the Hun in the song "Here Comes Attila." Lastly, Chicken Boo is disguised as the "Boo Wonder," the Caped Crusader's young sidekick.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs94.png Episode 94: Magic Time/The Brain's Apprentice May 9, 1998 [3] [4] 4 TV-Y7
It's "Magic Time" when Yakko, Wakko and Dot visit Las Vegas and attend a Schnitzel and Floyd magic show. Next, in "The Brain's Apprentice," The Brain creates little robots to hypnotize the U.S. President and force him to resign, which Pinky inadvertently sabotages.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs95.png Episode 95: Hooray for North Hollywood (Part 1) January 3, 1998 5 TV-Y7
In "Hooray For North Hollywood" - Part I, Yakko, Wakko and Dot are determined to sell their 800-page script. Meanwhile, the Goodfeathers bicker over some topics such as clouds and the stars in the sky.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs96.png Episode 96: Hooray for North Hollywood (Part 2) January 3, 1998 6 TV-Y7
In "Hooray For North Hollywood" - Part II, Yakko, Wakko and Dot sneak into a big Hollywood fundraiser, still focused on finding a buyer for their 800-page script.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs97.png Episode 97: The Carpool/The Sunshine Squirrels February 21, 1998 7 TV-Y7
The regular morning commute becomes chaotic when the three Warner siblings join "The Carpool." Later, in "The Sunshine Squirrels", Slappy Squirrel reunites with her old acting partner, Suzy Squirrel, for a reunion network television. Skippy tries to control the fighting between the two elder squirrels.
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs98.png Episode 98: The Christmas Tree/Punchline (Part I)/Prom Night/Punchline (Part II) April 25, 1998 [3] 8 TV-Y7
Slappy Squirrel awakens to find that her tree house is now the Christmas tree at "Rockyfellow" Center. In "Punchline," much of the Animaniacs cast appears on a television news program to discuss which came first: The Chicken or the Egg?. A certain "Doctor Henry Peckaboo" is consulted in particular on the question. Meanwhile, Katie Ka-Boom "negotiates" an acceptable curfew for "Prom Night".
Thumbnailhuluanimaniacs99.png Episode 99: Birds on a Wire/The Scoring Session/The Animaniacs Suite November 14, 1998 9 TV-Y7
The Goodfeathers bicker over a sunrise in "Birds on a Wire". In "The Scoring Session" the regular musical director is off for the day, so Neivel Nosenest, a pompous guest conductor, attempts to lead the "Animaniacs" cast in "The Scoring Session." Then, the Warners present "The Animaniacs Suite," a merry montage of clips from the past 98 shows.

Notes

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Although these cartoons are considered part of season 3, they were all originally aired as full one-hour episodes (made by combining new shorts with old ones), with their original half-hour format not airing until season 4.
  2. https://animesuperhero.com/shows/episodes/animaniacs.html
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Brain’s Apprentice" first aired on November 1, 1997; with "Hercule Yakko" and both parts of "Punchline".
  4. https://kidsblockblog.wordpress.com/2011/09/27/animaniacs-schedule-archive-1997-1998/