Animanicast 162: Discussing “A Pinky and the Brain Halloween”

by The Animanicast

It’s time for the Animanicast with a discussion of Pinky and the Brain

Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly in the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to Animaniacs! Today your hosts discuss a another episode of Pinky and the Brain entitled “A Pinky and the Brain Halloween.”

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today the hosts discuss another episode Pinky and the Brain entitled “A Pinky and the Brain Halloween.” It’s an episode that features exploding pumpkins, devils, lawyers and… the Brain actually takes over the world! How many water towers will this episode receive?

A Pinky and the Brain Halloween

The Brain tries to take over the world at Halloween and is so frustrated that he can’t take over the world that he would sell his soul for it! Suddenly Mr. Itch, a proprietor of lost souls, enters and offers the world in exchange for Brain’s soul. The Brain isn’t impressed and refuses. Pinky however wants to help Brain so gives Mr. Itch his soul so that Brain can rule the world.

The Brain then gets to rule the world but Pinky must go down to Hades. The Brain quickly realizes that he must go down to rescue Pinky! (Who else will show him where the food pellets are?)

This story features the late Garry Marshall as the voice of Mr. Itch and a lot of references that might go right over your head!  The hosts also share some behind the scenes information from Kirk Tingblad and Charles M. Howell IV. How many water towers will this episode get? Listen to find out!

Episode Artwork

Kirk Tingblad, who directed today’s episode, recently shared some character designs on Facebook. He was generous enough to give us permission to share them below!

Mr. ItchMr. Itch Gymnastic

Mr. Itch Monster Expression Sheet

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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 DVD or Hulu and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

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