Animanicast Episode 13: Hello Nice Warners/La Behemoth/Little Old Slappy from Pasadena

by The Animanicast

It’s time once again for the Animanicast! Here’s episode thirteen with “Hello Nice Warners” “La Behemoth” and “Little Old Slappy from Pasadena”

Join Joey, Nathan, and Kelly for the twelfth episode of the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to the classic 90s cartoon show Animaniacs! Today is episode 13 with Hello Nice Warners, La Behemoth, and Little Old Slappy from Pasadena

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Animaniacs S01E13 Hello Nice Warners/La Behemoth/Little Old Slappy from Pasadena


Each and every week, your hosts revisit an episode of the series in the order in which they first premiered. They discuss their favorite jokes, gags, and discuss all the cultural references they can find! Each episode is given a “Water Tower Rating” by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This thirteenth episode features the Warners meeting Mr. Director for the first time, the Hip Hippos try to sing and clean at the same time, and Slappy races her car through Pasadena to a familiar song.

Hello Nice Warners

  • In the first cartoon the Warners meet Mr. Director who is a parody of the legendary comedian, Jerry Lewis. Mr. Director has to have the Warners in his next movie but the group can’t see eye to eye when it comes to the vision of the film. First the director tries to direct the Warners in a scene similar to one found in the Jerry Lewis comedy, “Who’s Minding the Store.” When that doesn’t work, the Warners take over and direct Mr. Director in “Old Screamer” (Old Yeller) and “Illinois Smith” (Indiana Jones). In the end, Mr. Director runs away and Yakko admits that, “That man, is a genius.”

La Behemoth

  • The second segment features the Hip Hippos in their first full segment. When their maid quits, the two hippos try to clean and cook for themselves all while singing operatically. It’s a segment that has some Salvador Dali references hidden within it and has some similarities to “What’s Opera Doc?” Note: Joey still can’t remember the hippos’ names so there’s some not-so-subtle audio corrections in post.

Little Old Slappy from Pasadena

  • Slappy is taking the mail to the mailbox in her hot rod all to the tune of “Little Old Lady from Pasadena.” It’s basically a music video with some zaniness thrown in. There does appear to be a reference to American Graffiti however.

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Cover art by @jedishua | Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

About The Animanicast

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The Animanicast is a podcast dedicated to the classic animated television series Animaniacs. Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly as they revisit each episode in the order in which they were released. They’ll discuss their favorite moments, jokes, characters as well as their memories of first watching the episode. Pop cultural references are also discussed in detail. (You might just learn some cool facts!) In the end, each episode receives a “Water Tower Rating” from the hosts. Cue up an episode of Animaniacs on Netflix or on DVD and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!

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