This is a list of episodes for the 1993-99 series, Animaniacs.

Season 1: 1993-1994

# Airdate: Title: Overview


S1, Ep1

Sept. 13, 1993

De-Zanitized Dr. Scratchansniff tells the story of how he met the Warners and once tried to make the Warners less zany with psychoanalysis.
The Monkey Song In the tune to Calypso music, the Warners and Dr. Scratchansniff sing about their tumultuous relationship.
Nighty-Night Toon In a slight parody of the children's book Goodnight Moon, each of the Animaniacs are wished a good night's sleep. Most of the major characters are present.


S1, Ep2

Sept. 14, 1993

Yakko's World Yakko sings a song to the tune of the Mexican Hat Dance about the nations of the world.
Cookies for Einstein As scouts in Switzerland, the Warners attempt to sell cookies to Albert Einstein and accidentally help him discover the mass-energy conversion formula (mistakenly referred to as the formula for his theory of relativity).
Win Big First Pinky and the Brain short. Brain competes on trivia game show "Gyp-Parody" to win money to buy a device in order to take over the world.


S1, Ep3

Sept. 15, 1993

H.M.S. Yakko The Warners trespass on Captain Mel's beach. He tries to get them to leave. This cartoon contains parodies of songs from the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas Pirates of Penzance and H.M.S. Pinafore.
Slappy Goes Walnuts First Slappy Squirrel cartoon. Slappy tries to get some walnuts in a yard guarded by a dog.
Yakko's Universe Yakko sings a song about the relative vastness of space from one person to the entire universe.


S1, Ep4

Sept. 16, 1993

Hooked on a Ceiling Michelangelo paints the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, nearly ruined and fixed by the Warners who were offended by all the naked people on it.
Goodfeathers: The Beginning First Goodfeathers cartoon. In order to become a Goodfeather, Squit must find the Godpigeon some food. Inspired by two movies, Goodfellas and The Godfather.


S1, Ep5

Sept. 17, 1993

Taming Of The Screwy Thaddeus Plotz has invited over some very important business people to a business dinner and it's Dr. Scratchansniff's job to train the Warners with manners so they can attend.


S1, Ep6

Sept. 20, 1993

Temporary Insanity When Plotz's secretary gets sick, he accidentally hires Yakko, Wakko, and Dot as replacements.
Operation: Lollipop First Buttons and Mindy short. After Mindy receives a lollipop, she gets into trouble when the lollipop sticks to the side of a mail truck and she and Buttons (protecting Mindy) pursue it.
What are We? The Warners are hypnotized by Dr. Scratchansniff in order to make them less zany. Dr. Scratchansniff fails and asks them what they are, leading the Warners to offer a number of suggestions.


S1, Ep7

Sept. 21, 1993

Piano Rag Dr. Scratchansniff, Ralph the Guard, and Hello Nurse all chase after the Warners, so they hide in a piano concert until the coast is clear.
When Rita Met Runt First Rita and Runt cartoon. An independent cat and a stupid dog meet in an animal shelter, where they decide to bust out and find a real home.


S1, Ep8

Sept. 22, 1993

The Big Candy Store After a nun is kicked out of a candy store, the Warners give the owner of the candy store a hard time.
Bumbie's Mom After Skippy gets traumatized with a death in Bumbie, the Dearest Deer, Slappy tries to teach him that "no one dies in cartoons" by visiting the actress who played the part.


S1, Ep9

Sept. 23 1993

Wally Llama Wally Llama (based on the Dalai Lama), the wisest creature in the world, vows to stop answering questions after being asked too many stupid ones. However, the Warners have a very pressing question that drives Wally Llama crazy.
Where Rodents Dare With one of his new inventions, Brain plans to freeze all the leaders of the world when they are at an international peace conference in the Alps.


S1, Ep10

Sept. 24 1993

King Yakko Yakko inherits the throne of Anvilania, a small kingdom best known as the world's largest producer of anvils. This episode was based on the Marx Brothers movie, Duck Soup.


# Airdate: Title: Overview


S1, EP11

Sep. 27 1993

No Pain, No Painting In 1905, the Warners arrive at the Paris home of the famous artist Pablo Picasso. They want to help him paint and annoy him so much that he will let them paint as he relaxes.
Les Miseranimals Runt, a rebellious dog in 1905 Paris, helps Rita and other captured cats get free from a future of being pies. Loosely based on the Broadway musical Les Miserables.


S1, Ep12

Sep. 28 1993

Garage Sale of the Century Papa Bear is having a garage sale, but runs into problems when the Warners take the expression too literally.
West Side Pigeons In an avian parody of West Side Story, the Goodfeathers are having a rivalry with a group of sparrows when Squit falls in love with Carloota, the sister of a rival sparrow.


S1, Ep13

Sep. 29 1993

Hello Nice Warners While running away from Ralph, the Warners get hired by a control-obsessed comedy director for his movie, leading to a clash of comedic styles.
La Behemoth First Hip Hippos short. When Flavio and Marita's giraffe maid quits over a misunderstanding, the Hip Hippos are forced to do their own housework with disastrous results. This is an opera episode in which the title was based on La bohème.
Little Old Slappy from Pasadena To the famous Jan & Dean song, Slappy drives her brand new car all over town in order to deliver a letter.


S1, Ep14

Sep. 30 1993

La La Law When Dr. Scratchansniff gets a parking ticket, he goes to court to fight it. The Warners act as his lawyers and frustrate the judge with their hijinks. The title was based on the live-action L.A. Law.
Cat on a Hot Steel Beam Mindy follows a kitten into a dangerous construction site.


S1, Ep15

Oct. 1 1993

Space Probed The Warners are abducted by aliens and taken aboard their spaceship where their hijinks begin to annoy the passengers.
Battle for the Planet Pinky and the Brain want to take over the world by tricking people into thinking that aliens are invading.


S1, Ep16

Oct. 1 1993

Chalkboard Bungle The studio hires a new teacher named Miss Flamiel to teach the Warners. Despite her best efforts, she meets only with frustration and is unable to teach them anything.
Hurray for Slappy Slappy goes to a banquet held in her honor in order to receive an award while three of her old nemesis plot revenge for years of torment.
The Great Wakkorotti: The Master and His Music Wakko belches The Blue Danube by Johann Strauss.


S1, Ep17

Oct. 5 1993

GOOD IDEA BAD IDEA Mr. Skullhead Good Idea: play a piccolo in a band.
Bad Idea: Play a piano in the band.
Roll Over, Beethoven Yakko, Wakko, and Dot help Beethoven compose his fifth symphony.
GOOD IDEA BAD IDEA Mr. Skullhead Good Idea: feeding stray kittens in the park.
Bad Idea: feeding stray kittens to a bear.
The Cat and the Fiddle In 1690's Italy, Stradivarius takes a stray Rita in hope to make violin strings out of her "catgut".


S1, Ep18

Oct. 6 1993

Pavlov's Mice In turn of the century Russia, Brain plans to take over the world by stealing the crown jewels of Russia, yet with one setback: he and Pinky have been conditioned by psychiatrist Pavlov.
Chicken Boo-Ryshnikov First Chicken Boo short. In New York, Chicken Boo is mistaken for a ballet dancer and dances in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.
Nothing But the Tooth Rasputin has a toothache preventing him from hypnotizing the tsar. Unfortunately, the Warners are his dentists.


S1, Ep19

Oct. 7 1993

Meatballs or Consequences During a visit to Sweden, the Warners run afoul of Death, who tries to take Wakko away after he eats one too many meatballs during a contest. To save him, Yakko and Dot challenge Death to a game of checkers.
Dot's Poetry Corner "Little Miss Muffett."
A Moving Experience Flavio and Marita head to New York in order to find a trendy new place to live. This episode was to be the first Flavio and Marita episode.


S1, Ep20

Oct. 11 1993

Four Score and Seven Migraines Ago On a train to Gettysburg, the Warners help Abraham Lincoln write the opening of the Gettysburg Address.
Wakko's America In a Jeopardy!-style game in the classroom, Wakko has to name the 50 states and their capitals.
Davy Omelette Chicken Boo is mistaken for Davy Omelette the frontiersman. He helps a number of pioneers who are being attacked by a bear.
The Flame The Flame lights the room as Thomas Jefferson writes the Declaration of Independence.


# Airdate: Title: Overview


S1, Ep21

Oct. 12, 1993

Hearts of Twilight A crazy film director (based on Jerry Lewis) is millions of dollars over budget, so Plotz sends the Warners out to stop him. It was partially inspired by Apocalypse Now but more so by the documentary on the making of the film Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse.
The Boids The Goodfeathers are hired as stunt birds for an Alfred Hitchcock horror movie. They try to keep their jobs, but the move shoot turns out to be harder than they expected.


S1, Ep22

Oct. 8, 1993

Guardin' the Garden Slappy protects Adam and Eve from eating an apple in the Garden of Eden, just as a snake tries to tempt them to do so. Features a cameo by Baby Plucky Duck from Tiny Toon Adventures.
Plane Pals Onboard a plane, the Warners annoy a tightwad who is forced to sit by them because of a computer error.


S1, Ep23

Oct. 15, 1993

Be Careful What You Eat The Warners sing about the ingredients of junk food.
Up the Crazy River When Mindy chases a butterfly into a rain forest that is being cut down for wood, Buttons follows and protects her.
Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump, Ta Da Dump Dump Dump The Goodfeathers must help Pesto when he gets his head caught in a plastic six-pack ring while rummaging through the garbage.


S1, Ep24

Oct. 18, 1993

Opportunity Knox Brain wants to steal all of the gold out of Fort Knox.
Good Idea, Bad Idea
With Mr. Skullhead
Good Idea: Stopping to smell the roses.
Bad Idea: Stopping to feel the roses.
Wings Take Heart When a male moth and a female butterfly fall in love they head to the city.


S1, Ep25

Oct.19, 1993

Hercule Yakko The detective Warners go in search of Marita's missing jewel on a cruise ship filled with "the unusual suspects". (Slappy, Minerva, Pinky and the Brain, Flavio and Marita). Based on the works of Agatha Christie's fictional detective Hercule Poirot. First appearance of Minerva Mink.
Home on De-Nile Rita gets adopted by Cleopatra. Runt saves her after he finds out that Rita is about to be sacrificed.
A Midsummer Night's Dream The Warners' unique interpretation of Shakespeare, complete with Batman and Robin.


S1, Ep26

Oct 21, 1993

Testimonials Several old-time movie stars talk about their encounters with the Warners and how Milton Berle never really liked them.
Babblin' Bijou An old black-and-white Warner cartoon where Dot goes into the movies (literally) to find the sheik of her dreams.
Potty Emergency In the midst of watching a scary sci-fi movie, Wakko drinks too much soda and scrambles to find an available bathroom. Even after he finds a potty in his "Gag Bag," his quest to relieve himself goes from bad to worse.
Sir Yaksalot The Warners are recruited by a medieval king to save his home from a dragon. Guest appearances by Pinky and the Brain.



Oct. 25, 1993

You Risk Your Life Yakko hosts a game show similar in style and feel to Groucho Marx's You Bet Your Life.
I Got Yer Can A discarded soda can sparks an escalating, one-sided battle of wits between Slappy and her neighbor, Candie Chipmunk.
Jockey for Position In order to win funds for his latest world-conquering scheme, Brain enters the Kentucky Derby as the worlds smallest, lightest jockey. But Pinky's meddling alters the outcome of the race in an unexpected manner.


S1, Ep28

Oct. 26, 1993

Moby or Not Moby The Warners protect the legendary Moby-Dick from the wrath of Captain Ahab.
Mesozoic Mindy In the Stone Age, cavegirl Mindy gets in trouble and Buttons rescues her.
The Good, the Boo, and the Ugly Chicken Boo finds himself in the midst of a spaghetti western.


S1, Ep29

Oct. 29, 1993

Draculee, Draculaa In an attempt to head towards their ancestral home of Pennsylvania (since their parents are pencils), the Warners end up at the estate of Count Dracula in Transylvania. Cameo by the Tasmanian Devil.
Phranken-Runt Rita and Runt end up being chased by a crazy female mad scientist who wants the idiot dog's brain for her own experiments.


S1, Ep30

Oct 28, 1993

Hot, Bothered and Bedeviled Lost once again, the Warners end up in the fiery realm of Hades, where they end up giving Satan his own eternal torment.
Moon Over Minerva A melancholic Minerva Mink avoids the come-ons of a geeky wolf male, until the full moon brings out the real wolf in both of them.
Skullhead Boneyhands In a parody of Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands, Mr. Skullhead (a character brought over from Tiny Toon Adventures) is adopted and finds acceptance in a suburban family.


# Airdate: Title: Overview


S1, Ep31

Nov 1, 1993

O Silly Mio After witnessing their stained-glass window get destroyed by a primadonna opera singer, the Warners torment her in their own variations on Carmen.
Puttin' on the Blitz In the midst of the Nazi invasion of Poland, Rita and Runt help a little girl reunited with her father while avoiding the enemy (and Newt).
The Great Wakkorotti: The Summer Concert Wakko belches Dance of the Hours.


S1, Ep32

Nov. 2, 1993

Chairman of the Bored The Warners are tortured going through the longest, most boring one-sided conversation of their lives courtesy of a drone-voice man (Ben Stein) they meet at a party.
Planets Song Yakko sings of the planets in our solar system (except Uranus).
Astro-Buttons Buttons and Mindy are part of a space colony.


S1, Ep33

Nov.3, 1993

Cartoons in Wakko's Body 1 In a running gag throughout the episode, Wakko has various medical maladies caused by cartoons inside of him.
Noah's Lark Noah (who looks and speaks like comedian Richard Lewis) is instructed by God to build an ark for the flood and to gather animals two-by-two, including the Hip Hippos. Cameos by Babs and Buster Bunny, and Pinky and the Brain.
Cartoons in Wakko's Body 2 In a running gag throughout the episode, Wakko has various medical maladies caused by cartoons inside of him.
The Big Kiss Chicken Boo is a leading actor who delivers the money-shot kiss in a movie without anyone knowing he's a giant chicken.
Hiccup Squit gets a case of the hiccups, forcing the other Goodfeathers to come up with different ways to get rid of them.
Cartoons in Wakko's Body Conclusion In a running gag throughout the episode, Wakko has various medical maladies caused by cartoons inside of him.


S1, Ep34

Nov 3, 1993

Clown and Out A clown (who looks and speaks like the Jerry Lewis-esque Mr. Director) is hired by Mr. Plotz for Wakko's birthday party, but Plotz learns from Dr. Scratchensniff that, like Mr. Plotz, Wakko has a fear of clowns. The episode has become somewhat of an internet meme.
Bubba Bo Bob Brain The Brain becomes a country-western star in order to plant hypnotic suggestions for world domination. But his main problems in his rise to fame: Pinky keeps screwing up his name.


S1, Ep35

Nov. 5, 1993

In the Garden of Mindy Brain tries to prepare a plan for world domination, all the while watching over Mindy's mischief.
No Place Like Homeless Runt and Pesto find a home with a kind old woman who doesn't like birds.
Katie Ka-Boo In Katie Ka-Boom's first appearance, she discovers the hard way that her latest boyfriend is a giant chicken (Chicken Boo to be exact).
Baghdad Cafe The Warner Brothers (and their sister Slappy in place of Dot) pay a visit to Saddam Hussein spoof, Sodarn Insane.


S1, Ep36

Nov. 8, 1993

Critical Condition After two movie critics blast her cartoons on a review show, Slappy decides to get revenge: first by blowing their home up, then by sabotaging their latest film viewing. Includes clips from the Looney Tunes shorts What's Opera, Doc?, Duck Amuck, and Porky in Wackyland, and a cameo by Shirley the Loon (from Tiny Toon Adventures).
The Three Muska-Warners The Warners, as The Three Musketeers, protect their king from the threat of "The Viper".


S1, Ep37

Nov 9, 1993

Dough Dough Boys The carrier pigeon Goodfeathers are forced to deliver an important message through a World War I battlefield.
Boot Camping The Warners head for summer camp but wind up in basic training instead, leading to chaos, confusion and an angry drill sergeant.
General Boo-Regard The Southern Rebels of the Civil War are led by Chicken Boo.


S1, Ep38

Nov 10, 1993

Spell-Bound Pinky and the Brain go on a quest to get the last ingredient for a spell needed to help them conquer the world. Cameos by Witch Hazel, Hansel and Gretel from the short Bewitched Bunny, Slappy Squirrel, the Goodfeathers, and Rita and Runt.


S1, Ep39

Nov. 11, 1993

Smitten With Kittens Rita and Runt find a litter of "puppies" that cling to the stray cat as their mother.
Alas Poor Skullhead Yakko recites the famed Hamlet soliloquy while Wakko digs and Dot translates.
White Gloves As Wakko plays piano in the water tower, his gloves run away and have an adventure on their own.


S1, Ep40

Nov. 12, 1993

Fair Game The Warners compete on the game show "Quiz Me Quick" where they drive the host bonkers.
The Slapper An advertisement about a device that slaps people.
Puppet Rulers In the 1950s, Pinky and the Brain join the cast of a kids puppet show to influence the baby-boom generation to follow them in the future. Cameo by Rita and Runt.


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S1, Ep41

Nov. 15, 1993

Buttermilk, It Makes a Body Bitter A short milk ad parody about why Slappy drinks buttermilk.
Broadcast Nuisance A TV news anchor refuses to tip the Warners for his lunch, leading to one on-air humiliation after another.

Note: This segment had a second "censored" version that was altered and redubbed due to the excessive violence and controversial elements in the first version.

Raging Bird Bobby trains to fight a tough bird in order to impress a female in his fighting ability. This movie was inspired by the movies Raging Bull and Rocky.


S1, Ep42

Nov. 16, 1993

Animator's Alley The Warners are stuck on a forum show with an old animator, who keeps falling asleep as he reminisces about his time at the studio.
Can't Buy a Thrill The Hip Hippos try to improve their bored lives by going on a dangerous vacation.
Hollywoodchuck An arrogant forest creature gets a job in Hollywood on a TV show while getting angry at everyone in the process.


S1, Ep43

Nov. 17, 1993

Of Nice and Men Runt gets adopted and finds himself taking care of a rabbit farm, while Rita is relegated to rat hunting. Cameo by the Brain.
What a Dump Buttons chases Mindy through a landfill and recycling center when she tries to retrieve her favorite old doll, which has been thrown out with the trash.
Survey Ladies While trying to find a birthday present at the mall, the Warners keep running into two relentless survey ladies asking about beans and George Wendt. Cameos by Fifi La Fume and Baby Plucky Duck.


S1, Ep44

Nov. 18, 1993

Useless Fact 1 Bridging segments: Yakko reveals pieces of completely useless information.

Termites can live to be 50 years old.

The Senses The Warners sing about the senses - the usual five, plus several others.
Useless Fact 2 Eskimos have more than 100 words for "ice", and no words for "hello".

Dot's Poetry Corner

Dot recites her own version of "Humpty Dumpty."
The World Can Wait Brain gives up his world domination plans for the night so he can woo a new female lab mouse who is more attracted to Pinky.
Useless Fact 3 A shrimp's heart is in its head.
Kiki's Kitten Rita finds herself unexpectedly adopted by a research gorilla, while Runt sleeps through the whole thing.
Useless Fact 4 Starfish have no brain.


S1, Ep45

Nov. 19, 1993

Windsor Hassle The Warners work with the queen of England to restore Windsor Castle after a fire.
...And Justice for Slappy Slappy is put on trial for assaulting Walter Wolf.


S1, Ep46

Nov. 22, 1993

Turkey Jerky Native American Warners protect their pet turkey from a Pilgrim who wants him for dinner. Cameos by Slappy and Skippy, and Elmer Fudd.
Wild Blue Yonder A newly hatched bird tries to find its mother and ends up following an air military fleet.


S1, Ep47

Nov. 23, 1993

Video Revue The Warners have fun at a video store where the movie covers come to life. Cameos by Baby Plucky Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Daffy Duck.
When Mice Ruled the Earth Pinky and the Brain go back to the dawn of man to influence mice and give them evolutionary advantages to rule the world.


S1, Ep48

Nov.24, 1993

Mobster Mash The Warners get into a battle of wits with a Mafia boss (based on Vito Corleone) at his favorite Italian restaurant.
Lake Titicaca The Warners sing about a South American lake.
Icebreakers Rita and Runt stow away to Florida, but they end up in the Arctic, where they encounter Ross Perot. Cameo by Buttons and Mindy.


S1, Ep49

Dec. 6, 1993

A Christmas Plotz A Warner version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
Little Drummer Warners A retelling of the birth of Jesus, set to several familiar carols. The Warners (as shepherds) deliver their own spin on "We Three Kings" and jazz up "The Little Drummer Boy."


S1, Ep50

Dec. 6, 1993

'Twas the Day Before Christmas Slappy tells Skippy a story about the studio's plans to deliver Christmas presents to the Warners, with Ralph standing in for Santa Claus. Cameos and guest appearances by every major Animaniacs character, including the Mime.
Jingle Boo Chicken Boo diguises himself as a department store Santa Claus.
The Great Wakkorotti: The Holiday Concert Wakko belches "Jingle Bells."
Toy Shop Terror The Warners run amok at a toy store. Only use of Raymond Scott's song (and classic WB cartoon soundtrack cue) Powerhouse in Animaniacs.
Yakko's Universe (reairing) Yakko sings a song about the relative vastness of space from one person to the entire universe.


S1, Ep51

Feb. 10, 1994

The Warners & the Beanstalk The Warners climb up the beanstalk where they face a hungry giant. To get him to eat something other than them, the Warners pester him to eat gold eggs and meat in a style similar to Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham.
Frontier Slappy Slappy finds herself facing pioneer Daniel Boone, who wants to cut down her tree to build his house. Cameos by Tom, Dick, and Larry, the protagonists of the Merrie Melodies short The Dover Boys.


S1, Ep52

Feb. 11, 1994

Ups and Downs

Wakko and Dr. Scratchansniff are stuck in an elevator for several hours. Wakko does a Randy Beaman story.

Notes: (This Episode can be seen as a skit on the Kids for Character with Tom Selleck VHS)

The Brave Little Trailer A small trailer has to defend his home against tornadoes while avoiding the grasp of a hungry steam shovel.
Yes, Always A study on voice-acting shows Brain re-enacting an infamous Orson Welles commercial meltdown.


S1, Ep53

Feb. 14, 1994

Drive-Insane Dr. Scratchansniff's date at a drive-in gets out of hand when the Warners join him.
Girlfeathers The "girlfriends" of the Goodfeathers take in some alone time by flying to the Grand Canyon, but the boys keep chasing them the whole way.
I'm Cute Dot sings a song about how cute she is while her brothers slowly get sick of the whole spectacle.


S1, Ep54

Feb. 15, 1994

Brain Meets Brawn In the late 1800s, Brain steals Dr. Jekyll's formula as part of a scheme to take over the British Empire.
Meet Minerva A frustrated and lovelorn Minerva avoids a hunting dog named Newt, who either wants to capture her or have her! This was to be the first Minerva short.


S1, Ep55

Feb. 16, 1994

Gold Rush The Warners take revenge on a prospector who steals their entire wealth during the 1840s gold rush in California.
A Gift of Gold The trials and tribulations of a piece of gold wrapping paper. Cameos by Buttons and Mindy.
Dot's Quiet Time Dot sings while trying to find a peaceful place to read.


(theme sung in French)

S1, Ep56

Feb. 16, 1994

Schnitzelbank The Warners sing the "International Friendship Song."
The Helpinki Formula Brain concocts a mystery formula and sells it through infomercials as part of a world-conquering scheme.
Le Boutons et le Ballon (Buttons and the Balloon) Buttons chases Mindy across Paris as she tries to catch a balloon. All spoken lines are in French. Cameo by Baby Plucky Duck.
Kung Boo A parody of The Karate Kid where Chicken Boo goes for a martial-arts championship.


S1, Ep57

Feb. 17, 1994

Of Course You Know, This Means Warners The Warners show off their assistance on the homefront during World War II.
Up a Tree Rita finds herself stuck up a giant tree in the middle of Nebraska with a case of acrophobia and Runt barking below her.
Wakko's Gizmo Wakko shows off a bizarre Rube Goldberg device.


S1, Ep58

Feb. 18, 1994

Meet John Brain Brain throws his hat into the ring to run for President of the United States.
Smell Ya Later Slappy faces off against a smelly old rival to get her nuts.


S1, Ep59

Mar.1, 1994

Ragamuffins An old Warner cartoon where the trio get jobs in a bakery and try to eat everything in sight.
Woodstock Slappy In 1969, Slappy and Skippy head for their summer cottage on Woodstock, New York, but find themselves in the middle of a famous music festival.


S1, Ep60

Mar. 2, 1994

Karaoke Dokie The Warners are forced to put up with the horrible singing of Willie Slakmer at a karaoke bar.
Cranial Crusader The Brain and Pinky become Batman-styled superheroes in an attempt to gain recognition.
The Chicken Who Loved Me Chicken Boo stars in a James Bond parody.


S1, Ep61

May 2, 1994

Baloney and Kids The Warners are stuck on a kids show with a big, dumb orange dinosaur {parody of Barney & Friends) that gleefully takes all their abuse.
Super Buttons Mindy and Buttons are seen as superheroes.
Katie Ka-Boom: The Driving Lesson Katie's dad makes a big mistake when he allows Katie to drive the family car home.


S1, Ep62

May 3, 1994

Scare Happy Slappy Slappy takes Skippy out trick-or-treating along a block that includes all her old enemies. Cameo by Tweety; Skippy dresses up as Buster Bunny.
Witch One In colonial Salem, Rita and Runt are chased by an over-zealous judge who thinks Rita is a witch. Cameo by Witch Hazel.
MacBeth Dot, Hello Nurse, and Slappy act out the Three Witches' scene from Act IV of the Scottish play, with Yakko translating, and cook up a sinister brew with unexpected results. Cameos by Newt (from Meet Minerva), Buttons, Michigan J. Frog, and Mr. Director.


S1, Ep63

May 9, 1994

With Three You Get Eggroll Pesto has to watch his sister's egg, but it starts rolling all over town.
Mermaid Mindy Mindy and Buttons are mer-people.
Katie Ka-Boom: Call Waiting Katie's dad forgets to take a message from one of her friends.


S1, Ep64

May 16, 1994

Lookit the Fuzzy Heads Dr. Scratchansniff holds a group therapy session with the Warners and Elmyra Duff, but Elmyra's behavior drives the trio crazy. Guest appearances by Buttons and Mindy.
No Face Like Home Slappy goes to get plastic sugery, but Walter tries to fiddle with her face.


(no opening theme)

S1, Ep65

May 23, 1994

The Warners 65th Anniversary Special A "live" special that highlights the anniversary of the Warners' creation, from their original roles as sidekicks to the early Looney Tunes character Buddy through their golden age and their occasional breakouts prior to recent times. Behind the scenes, though, a mysterious adversary is plotting their demise. Guest appearances by Slappy and Skippy Squirrel, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, Yosemite Sam and Tweety Bird.

Season 2: 1994

# Airdate: Title: Overview


S2, Ep1

Sep. 10 1994

Take My Siblings, Please In a take on Three Billy Goats Gruff, the Warners attempt to cross over a "troll bridge" between them and a nearby meadow.
The Mindy 500 Mindy follows a clown-painted race car onto the track at the Indianapolis 500.
Morning Malaise The Warners annoy rude radio show host "Howie Tern" (a parody of Howard Stern) and challenge him to out-joke them.


S2, Ep2

Nov. 5 1994

Miami Mama-Mia The Goodfeathers fly to Miami to visit Pesto's mother and her fiancé, but Pesto tries to put him out of commission in order to stop the wedding. Cameo by Buttons and Mindy (as mer-people).
Pigeon on the Roof In a musical parody of Fiddler on the Roof, the Goodfeathers try to determine their relationship with the Girlfeathers, who want to settle down, while the male pigeons just want to hang around their Martin Scorsese statue and Pesto dreams of becoming Godpigeon.


S2, Ep3

Sep. 17 1994

We're No Pigeons The Goodfeathers trick a hungry young owl into believing that they are not pigeons. Cameo by Pepé Le Pew.
Whistle Stop Mindy Mindy follows a train to blow its whistle.
Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken Date Katie's date doesn't arrive on time.


S2, Ep4

Nov. 12 1994

I'm Mad The Warners bicker constantly as Dr. Scratchansniff gets them ready for a car trip. First used as a theatrical short.
Bad Mood Bobby Pesto and Squit try to get Bobby out of his bad mood.
Katie Ka-Boom: The Blemish Katie freaks out when she gets a pimple before her study group.
Fake The Warners try to prove Dr. Scratchansniff that wrestling is fake.

Season 3: 1995-1996

# Airdate: Title: Overview


S3, Ep1

Sep. 9, 1995

Super Strong Warner Siblings In a parody of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the Warners fight against evil monsters and the threat of a giant bug.
Nutcracker Slappy Slappy and Skippy resort to extreme measures in order to crack the last nut in the kitchen. Guest appearance by Charlton Woodchuck (from Hollywoodchuck).
Wakko's New Gookie Wakko tries to come up with a new "gookie," or bizarre facial expression.
A Quake, a Quake! A song about the 1994 Northridge earthquake.


S2, Ep2

Sept. 16, 1995

Variety Speak A song about how to read the headlines in Variety Magazine.
Three Tenors and You're Out Slappy's plans to take Skippy to a baseball game at Dodger Stadium go wrong when an opera performance is scheduled for that night instead. The singers (a parody of the Three Tenors) return at the end of the show to perform a shortened version of the Animaniacs theme.
Bingo Dr. Scratchansniff has only one player for his weekly bingo game - Wakko.


S3, Ep3

Sept. 9, 1995

Deduces Wild The Warners bother Sherlock Holmes for help with their scavenger hunt.
Rest in Pieces Slappy is asked to attend Walter's funeral, which is really a ruse planned by Walter to blow Slappy sky-high.
U.N. Me The Warners sing about the United Nations to the tune of "Down by the Riverside."


S3, Ep4

Sept. 23, 1995

A Hard Day's Warners In a parody of The Beatles in A Hard Day's Night, the Warners run from their fans.
Gimme a Break Slappy tries to get away from the filming of an epic movie on her vacation day.
Please Please Please Get a Life Foundation The Warners try to tell people to "get a life" instead of going over every little reference in their show.


S3, Ep5

Sept. 30, 1995

The Tiger Prince A parody of the opening of The Lion King
All The Words in the English Language Throughout the episode, Yakko tries to sing the entire dictionary to the tune of the Mexican Hat Dance
The Kid in the Lid The Warners visit two children in the style of The Cat In The Hat
Method to Her Madness In the 1950's, Slappy and Skippy attend a method acting class, which Slappy turns into a comical class.


S3, Ep6

Nov. 11, 1995

The Presidents To the William Tell Overture, the Warners sing about all presidents from George Washington to Bill Clinton
Don't Tread on Us Pinky And The Brain plot to replace the Declaration Of Independence with Brain's Declaration of Obedience.
The Flame Returns The Flame reads the story of Paul Reveere. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow guest stars.


S3, Ep7

Oct. 21, 1995

Gimme the Works Tired of their episode's latest plot, The Warners go out of the cartoon.
Buttons in Ows Mindy and Buttons Parody The Wizard of Oz.
Hercules Unwound Pinky and the Brain plan to steal Zeus's lightning bolt.


S3, Ep8

Nov. 4, 1995

This Pun for Hire In a parody of The Maltese Falcon and film-noir, the Warners (as detectives) search and protect a mysterious statue from several suspicious characters.
Star Truck The Warners are beamed onto their favorite old sci-fi show, where they cause chaos to the crew and introduce the engineer to doughnuts.
Go Fish Wakko plays Go Fish with himself, but becomes a sore loser when he accuses himself of cheating.
Multiplication Song Yakko sings a song about multipling 47 time 83


S3, Ep9

Nov. 18, 1995

The Sound of Warners Mr. Plotz hires Prunella Flundergust, a nanny who unknowingly gives the Warners a hard time with her singing and motherly personality. Since they can't do anything to her (they don't attack people who're nice to them), they get Slappy to take care of her.
Yabba Dabba Boo Chicken Boo plays a script doctor for the Flintstones movie.


S3, Ep10

Jan. 27, 1996

My Mother the Squirrel The little bird from Wild Blue Yonder returns and is adopted by Slappy.
The Party The Warners invite several people to their water tower in expectation of a surprise guest.
Oh! Say Can You See The Flame assists Francis Scott Key write The Star Spangled Banner during the War of 1812.
The Twelve Days of Christmas Song The bird (accompanied by the Animaniacs orchestra) sings The Twelve Days of Christmas.


S3, Ep11

Feb. 3, 1996

Dot's Entertainment Dot and her brothers essentially turn the Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals upside-down.
The Girl with the Googily Goop The Warners appear in a parody of old Betty Boop cartoons.
Gunga Dot Dot is the only one with water in the village and every one wants it, because it's hot out.


S3, Ep12

Feb.3, 1996

Soccer Coach Slappy Slappy is the coach of a Soccer team. Skippy keeps getting hit in the face by the ball, causing him to cry and Slappy deciding to put him out of the game. But at the final game, the last hit by the ball in Skippy's face gives the team the win.
Belly Button Blues Katie Kaboom gets furious when her parents won't let her wear clothes that are "in-style" at her school which makes her belly button visible.
Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise The Warners wake up from suspended animation in a spaceship. When the computer of the ship orders them to return to their sleeping pods, the Warners refuse to and things get out of hand.
Valuable Lesson The Warners are visited by the network censors after harassing atilla the hun.


S3, Ep13

Feb. 24, 1996

Wakko's 2-Note Song Wakko proves to Schratchnsniff that his song made of two-notes is actual music.
Panama Canal A song on the Latin American waterway to the tune of Low Bridge
Hello Nurse The Warner brothers sing an ode to their favorite femme.
The Ballad of Magellan The Warners sing a song about Magellan to the tune of Git Along, Little Dogies.
The Return of the Great Wakkorotti Wakko, using fart sounds from his hands, performs the Chinese Dance from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite.
The Big Wrap Party Tonight The Warners sing about who's at their wrap party.

Season 4: 1996

# Airdate: Title: Overview


S4, Ep1

Sept. 7, 1996

One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock After being made to believe that his aunt Slappy is going insane, Skippy places her in a retirement home for cartoon characters. A parody of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest


S4, Ep2

Sept. 7, 1996

Cutie and the Beast Parody of Disney's Beauty and the Beast with Dot as the heroine taken in by a beast played by the Tasmanian Devil. The Forth Wall was broken almost constantly in this episode.
Boo Happens Chicken Boo reinacts Forrest Gump
Noel The Warners sing Noel in some very strange ways. early cameo appearance by Lucky Bob from Histeria!.


S4, Ep3

Sept. 14, 1996

Jokahontas Parody of Disney animated films concentrating on Pocahontas, with Dot as the eponymous Native princess.
Boids on the Hood The Goodfeathers take revenge on Mr. Plotz to the music of Ride of the Valkyries.
Mighty Wakko at the Bat A parody of the poem Casey at the Bat, with the Animaniacs crew as the Mudville Nine and Wakko as Casey.


S4, Ep4

Sept. 21, 1996

A Very Very Very Very Special Show In a blatant attempt to win a humanitarian animation award, the Warners make an extremely politically correct cartoon.
Night of the Living Buttons Mindy chases a frog through a graveyard, while Buttons tries to keep waking zombies at bay.
Soda Jerk After Wakko gets the hiccups from having too much ice cream soda, Yakko and Dot attempt to cure him.


S4, Ep5

Sept. 28, 1996

From Burbank with Love The Warners are partnered with James Bond on a mission.
Anchors A-Warners Dr. Scratchansniff goes on a vacation. Unfortunately for him, the Warners tag along with him.
When You're Traveling from Nantucket Yakko explains in song the different time zones.


S4, Ep6

Oct. 19, 1996

Papers for Pappa The Warners chase Ernest Hemingway around the world when he refuses to sign for his office supply delivery.
Amazing Gladiators The Hippos compete on a parody of American Gladiators.
Pinky and the Ralph A promo for a fake spin-off starring Pinky and Ralph T. Guard is shown.


S4, Ep7

Nov. 2, 1996

Ten Short Films About Wakko Warner 10 short films with Wakko being his zany self.
No Time for Love A cuckoo clock bird falls for a real female bird and tries to win her love on the hour.
The Boo Network Chicken Boo diguises himself and create a TV schedule that everybody likes, yet all have chicken-themed programs.


S4, Ep8

Nov. 16, 1996

Pitter Patter of Little Feet The Hip-Hippos are delivered a new baby in the form of The Brain.
Mindy in Wonderland Buttons tries to protect Mindy in a "Alice In Wonderland" world.
Ralph's Wedding Ralph unexpectedly gets married to Chicken Boo.

Season 5: 1997–1998

# Airdate: Title: Overview


S5, Ep1

Sept. 8, 1997

Back in Style After the closing of the animation department in the early 1960s, the Warners are loaned out to other cartoon studios to help their own studio keep making profit.
Bones in the Body The Warners sing about all the bones in the body while referring to Dem Bones.


S5, Ep2

Sept. 13, 1997

It Wakko is being chased by something terrifying behind the camera. It turns out to be Dot, who just tagged him in a game of tag.
Dot- The Macadamia Nut A parody of the Macarena music video with a song sung by and about Dot, a.k.a. "Macadamia". Nearly the whole cast of Animaniacs star in this.
Bully for Skippy Skippy is forced to deal with a bully at school at the same time as Slappy faces an advocate against cartoon violence.


S5, Ep3

Oct. 11, 1997

Cute First (Ask Questions Later) Snow White asks the mirror on the wall "who's the cutest of them all" and its answer is Dot. Now she's trying to make Dot uncute so she will be the cutest.
Acquaintances A parody of the TV series Friends.
Here Comes Atilla The Warners sing a song about Attila the hun.
Boo Wonder Chicken Boo plays the sidekick of the Caped Crusader.


S5, Ep4

May 9, 1998

Magic Time Two magicians are hosting a magic show where the Warners are volunteers. Contained somewhat one of the funniest quotations of Yakko according to the fans ("Hi, I'm a pretty girl, how's it going?")
The Brain's Apprentice The last ever "Pinky and the Brain" segment in the cartoon, also the only short where its silent, a parody on The Sorcerer's Apprentice from Fantasia. Ironically, one of the darkest of Pinky and the Brain as well.


S5, Ep5

Jan. 3, 1998

Hooray for North Hollywood (Part I) The Warners write a script for a movie, which is turned down by Mr. Plotz.


S5, Ep6

Jan. 3, 1998

Hooray for North Hollywood (Part II) After the Warners' movie becomes a huge hit, Mr. Plotz finds himself sinking deeper and deeper after being let go by his studio.


S5, Ep7

Feb. 21, 1998

The Carpool The Warners join in a carpool where they drive the rest of the passengers crazy.
The Sunshine Squirrels Slappy and an old partner reunite to perform a sketch on a TV show


S5, Ep8

Apr 25, 1998

The Christmas Tree Slappy ends up pestering everyone when her tree becomes the Christmas tree for New York City's Rockefeller Center.
Punchline (Part I) Chicken Boo is asked about the eternal question: "Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?"
Prom Night Katie Kaboom is asked to the prom.
Punchline (Part II) Another question asked to Chicken Boo: "Which Came First: The Chicken or the Egg?"


S5, Ep9

Nov. 14, 1998

Birds on a Wire The Goodfeathers look out and comment on a sunrise.
The Scoring Session The Warners drive a conductor crazy for the scoring of their shows. (featuring nearly the entire cast as the studio orchestra)
The Animaniacs Suite A clip show segment of "the first ninety-nine episodes" of Animaniacs intended to fill out remaining time in the show's final episode, set to an orchestral arrangement of the show theme and various character themes.
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