Animanicast: Discussing Animaniacs Episode 94 “Magic Time” and “The Brain’s Apprentice”

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It’s time for the Animanicast! Here’s a discussion of Animaniacs Episode 94 “Magic Time” and “The Brain’s Apprentice”

Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly in the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to the classic 90’s cartoon show Animaniacs! Today Nathan,  Kelly, and Joey discuss Animaniacs episode 94 where the Warners take on a pair of abusive magicians in “Magic Time” and Pinky musically attempts to be “The Brain’s Apprentice.”

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. They discuss their favorite jokes, gags, and discuss all the cultural references they can find. Today, Joey, Nathan, and Kelly discuss episode 94 of Animaniacs which features the last time Startoons animated for the show and was also the last time Pinky and the Brain appeared on the show.

Magic Time

The Warners visit Las Vegas and see a pair of magicians who look very similar to Siegfried and Roy named Schnitzel and Floyd. These two magicians abuse their animals and make fun of the audience so the Warners step in to knock the two down a peg and end up shipping the two off to Africa so the animals in the jungle can have revenge. The hosts discuss their favorite moments in this very funny cartoon.

The Brain’s Apprentice

Pinky takes on the role of Mickey Mouse in this parody of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” from Fantasia. Instead of walking brooms however small robots run amok and reek havoc throughout the country. Unfortunately just before they help the Brain take over the world, the Brain shuts down the whole operation when he sees Pinky’s mess. This cartoon is a musical treat and the hosts discuss their favorite moments in this very funny and often beautiful piece of animation.

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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!

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