The BEST Episodes of Animaniacs

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2022

Network: Fox Kids

The two Warner Brothers Yakko and Wakko and their Warner sister Dot had been created in the 1930's, but their cartoons were too screwy for the general public to handle. The three Warners were locked up in the studio water tower until they escaped in the 90's. There, they run wild, causing chaos everywhere!

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Hello Nurse

#1 - Hello Nurse

Season 3 - Episode 40 - Aired Feb 24, 1996

Wakko sings a song about Hello Nurse.

star 11.33
3 votes
Directors: Audu Paden
Writers: Randy Rogel
This Pun For Hire

#2 - This Pun For Hire

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 4, 1995

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 11.00
3 votes
Directors: Audu Paden
Writers: Charles M. Howell IV, Gordon Bressack, Peter Hastings, Tom Ruegger
Don't Tread On Us

#3 - Don't Tread On Us

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired Nov 11, 1995

Thomas Jefferson writes the Declaration Of Independance. Brain writes up a Declaration of Obedience and hopes to switch it with Jefferson's declaration.

star 11.00
3 votes
Directors: Al Zegler
Writers: Charles M. Howell IV, Gordon Bressack
What Is That?

#4 - What Is That?

Season 7 - Episode 26 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

The Warners don't know what something is.

star 10.83
6 votes
Mouse Madness

#5 - Mouse Madness

Season 7 - Episode 27 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

Brain rigs a college basketball tournament.

star 10.67
6 votes
Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise

#6 - Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise

Season 3 - Episode 36 - Aired Feb 3, 1996

The Warners wake up from suspended animation in a spaceship in a parody of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

star 10.33
3 votes
Directors: Charles Visser
Writers: Charles M. Howell IV, Gordon Bressack
Oh Say Can You See?

#7 - Oh Say Can You See?

Season 3 - Episode 29 - Aired Jan 27, 1996

The Flame watches Francis Scott Key write The Star Spangled Banner during the War of 1812.

star 10.25
4 votes
Directors: Charles Visser
Writers: Nicholas Hollander
Reichenbrain Falls

#8 - Reichenbrain Falls

Season 7 - Episode 31 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

Brain's plan to take over the ISS is foiled by an old adversary.

star 10.14
7 votes
The Longest Word

#9 - The Longest Word

Season 7 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

The Warners fight over who knows the longest word.

star 10.00
7 votes
Fake Medicines

#10 - Fake Medicines

Season 7 - Episode 29 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

The Warners review a prescription medication.

star 9.83
6 votes
Puppet Rulers

#11 - Puppet Rulers

Season 1 - Episode 98 - Aired Nov 12, 1993

In 1954, Pinky and the Brain are kept in the home of Albert Einstein. They watch television and see a puppet show named "The Meany and Treacle Show". When the show announces that it is looking for new puppets, the two mice mail themselves to the show. They pretend to be puppets and grow enormously popular. They freeze themselves in cryogenic capsules and emerge forty years later. They arrange a pirate broadcast asking all their no adult fans to send them gifts. Unfortunately all their fans felt abandoned by them when they disappeared the show. They send Pinky and the Brain their therapy bills instead.

star 9.78
37 votes
Writers: Tom Minton
Mindy in Wonderland

#12 - Mindy in Wonderland

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 16, 1996

Buttons tries to protect Mindy in a "Alice In Wonderland" world.

star 9.75
4 votes
Directors: Charles Visser
Writers: Nick Dubois
No Face Like Home

#13 - No Face Like Home

Season 1 - Episode 159 - Aired May 16, 1994

Skippy goes to a plastic surgery and country club to visit his Aunt Slappy who is getting plastic surgery so she can launch her cartoon comeback and compete with the younger cartoon stars. One of her old nemesis finds out she's there and attempts to botch up her surgery - with little success!

star 9.71
7 votes
Directors: Rusty Mills
Writers: John P. McCann
The Prisoner's Dilemma

#14 - The Prisoner's Dilemma

Season 7 - Episode 36 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

Pinky and Brain are mousenapped by another supervillain.

star 9.71
7 votes
Run Pinky Run

#15 - Run Pinky Run

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

Pinky needs to get money to save Brain, and fast.

star 9.70
10 votes

#16 - Testimonials

Season 1 - Episode 60 - Aired Oct 21, 1993

Several old-time movie stars talk about their encounters with the Warners and how Milton Berle never really liked them.

star 9.68
68 votes
Lookit the Fuzzy Heads

#17 - Lookit the Fuzzy Heads

Season 1 - Episode 158 - Aired May 16, 1994

Dr. Scratchansniff has a new patient, and to the Warners's horror, it's Elmyra! Luckily, they're eventually able to get rid of her... with a little help from Buttons and Mindy (mostly Mindy).

star 9.66
35 votes
Writers: Peter Hastings
80's Cats

#18 - 80's Cats

Season 7 - Episode 42 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

The Warners take on a Thundercats look.

star 9.63
8 votes
Targeted Ads

#19 - Targeted Ads

Season 7 - Episode 32 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

The Warners cue up some targeted ads.

star 9.57
7 votes
Starbox and Cindy

#20 - Starbox and Cindy

Season 7 - Episode 33 - Aired Nov 5, 2021

Starbox fails to escape Cindy during bath time.

star 9.57
7 votes
Star Truck

#21 - Star Truck

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 4, 1995

The Warners are beamed onto their favorite old sci-fi show, where they cause chaos to the crew and introduce the engineer to doughnuts.

star 9.56
9 votes
Little Drummer Warners

#22 - Little Drummer Warners

Season 1 - Episode 122 - Aired Dec 6, 1993

The Warner's travel to Bethlehem to witness the Nativity and sing a song.

star 9.53
38 votes
Directors: Lenord Robinson
Writers: Tom Ruegger
When Mice Ruled The Earth

#23 - When Mice Ruled The Earth

Season 1 - Episode 114 - Aired Nov 23, 1993

The year is 1895 and Pinky and the Brain are being kept in the laboratory of H.G. Wells. Brain builds a time machine because he wants to go back in time to keys moment in mouse evolution in order to change them and make mice the dominant form of life on Earth. When he returns to the present he hopes to be proclaimed the leader of the planet. Brain heads back in time and after a number of problems manages to teach mice how to make fire. When he returns to the present, he discovers that mice are the dominant form of life on the planet. Unfortunately, all the mice act like Pinky.

star 9.46
41 votes

#24 - Spellbound

Season 1 - Episode 94 - Aired Nov 10, 1993

In 1194, Pinky and the Brain are being kept in Merlin's laboratory in Camelot. When Merlin goes out for a snack. Brain tries to take over the world using a magic spell. Pinky gathers all the components but loses a dragon's toenail. Pinky and the Brain must go on a quest to get another toenail. Using a magic wand the recover the toenail, but the dragon chases them all the way back to Camelot. Brain uses the dragon's toenail in the spell but as he recites it Pinky distracts him. Brain's head is turned into cheese.

star 9.46
67 votes
Wakko's America

#25 - Wakko's America

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired Oct 11, 1993

In a Jeopardy style game in the teacher's classroom, Wakko has to name the 50 states and their capitals. He sings an enitre song with everything right but he forgets to answer in the form of a question.

star 9.44
82 votes