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A Pinky and the Brain Christmas

Episode Summary

Probably the closest the Brain ever got to taking over the world, if only his heart hadn’t grown 3 sizes. Guests: Joey Letson, Joey O. Find show notes at

Episode Notes

Tune in as we apply North Pole to Pinky and the Brain’s 1996 Christmas special, probably the closest the lab mouse duo ever got to actually taking over the world.  


🎙 Guests:  

Joey Letson (The Animanicast, @Animanicast).  

Joey O. (Y-Not Radio, Words with Nerds, @ImGonnaDJ24).  


💬 Topics & Tangents:  

1. This special won the 1996 Primetime Emmy award for outstanding animated program.  

2. Joey O.’s interviews with Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche.  

3. The Animanicast’s interview with Maurice LaMarche.  

4. Powerhouse: Warner Bros.’ go-to “assembly line” music.  

5. io9 ranked this episode dead last among the Brain’s plans to take over the world.  


“A Pinky and the Brain Christmas” © 1996 Warner Bros.  

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