The BEST Episodes of Pinky and the Brain
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021
Network: The WB
Pinky and the Brain are two genetically engineered lab mice living at Acme Labs. The Brain is a genius, while Pinky is somewhat insane. The two mice initiate creative and hilarious schemes for world domination, only to have them ultimately fail. However, with great persistence, they continue working each night to "try to take over the world!" Pinky and the Brain first appeared as supporting characters on Animaniacs, then becoming popular enough to get their own series. In the Fall of 1998, this series ended and a short lived spin off, Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain, was created.
#1 - Pinky's Turn
Season 3 - Episode 43 - Aired Feb 28, 1998
Pinky has his own plan for world domination and Brain goes along with it.
#2 - Brainwashed (3): Wash Harder
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 1998
The mice and Snowball search for the one who spliced their DNA, Dr. Mordough, thinking he's responsible for all this. But it turns out to be his cat, Precious, and time is running out.
#3 - This Old Mouse
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 18, 1997
After getting a glimpse of his future, Brain abandons his attempts to take over the world and gets a job as a ski instructor.
#4 - Hoop Schemes
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired May 17, 1997
Pinky and Brain put together a basketball team as part of their next plan, but the fame may be swelling Brain's head.
#5 - To Russia With Lab Mice
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 21, 1998
Pinky and Brain's plan to alter caviar with a mutating capsule is complicated by a Russian lab mouse.
#6 - The Visit
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 12, 1996
The Brain captures two mice for an experiment to aid in a plan for world domination. He discovers however that the two mice are his parents.
#7 - Brainwashed (2): I Am Not a Hat
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 7, 1998
Brain regains his memory and the mice escape. They believe Snowball is responsible for the Schmëerskåhøvên, but him imprisoned in a mental institution.
#8 - The Pinky And The Brain Reunion Special
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 21, 1998
A special of highlights of their career is on the air, but it's really all a ruse so Pinky and Brain can hypnotize the viewers.
#9 - Brain Storm
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 19, 1997
The mice are looking to control tornados, but a pest keeps getting in their way.
#10 - The Family That Poits Together, Narfs Together
Season 3 - Episode 42 - Aired Feb 21, 1998
Brain enters Pinky's family in a contest to win $25,000.
#11 - Brain's Bogie
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 15, 1997
Brain gets caught up in winning a golf tournament, even though it interferes with his new plan.
#12 - Brain of the Future
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 8, 1997
The mice's future selves arrive in the lab, sending them on a roller coaster ride through time to find a world domination kit.
#13 - Brain Food
Season 3 - Episode 51 - Aired May 16, 1998
Brain opens a restaurant and feeds the customers a drug to make them smarter.
#14 - Whatever Happened To Baby Brain
Season 3 - Episode 47 - Aired May 9, 1998
Pinky and Brain masquerade as a mother and child star respectively to get money needed for the next plan.
#15 - Brinky
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 22, 1997
Pinky and Brain's DNA get merged during a cloning experiment, creating a new mouse.
#16 - Brain Noir
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 13, 1997
It's 1946 and Brain's new plan gets interrupted when he and Pinky encounter Billie and Snowball.
#17 - My Feldmans, My Friends
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 16, 1997
Brain tries to get a package meant for him back from his neighbor.
#18 - Pinkasso
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 14, 1996
A successful modern artist is born and it's Pinky, trying to help fund Brain's new plan.
#19 - Inherit The Wheeze
Season 3 - Episode 39 - Aired Feb 14, 1998
Brain tries to become a national hero by taking down a tobacco company.
#20 - Plan Brain From Outer Space
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 28, 1996
Brain hopes his inter-galactic pen pal, Zalgar, will help him take over the world. But it turns out Zalgar likes to snack on brains.
#21 - Tokyo Grows
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 17, 1995
Brain uses an enlarging ray to make himself and Pinky four hundred feet tall. With Pinky dressed as a Gollyzilla, Brain stages a fight to make himself look like hero. But then the real Gollyzilla shows up.
#22 - Pinky And The Brainmaker
Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 29, 1997
Brain creates a cloning machine and plans to clone himself in order to create the best Celtic dance troupe the world has ever seen.
#23 - Around The World In 80 Narfs
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 3, 1996
In Victorian England, the Brain realizes that he can take over the world by becoming president of the "Pompous Explorers Club". since the position usually leads to the Prime Ministership of England. In order to become president of the club, he must make it around the world in seventy-nine days.
#24 - Brainwashed (1): Brain, Brain, Go Away
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 31, 1998
Pinky and Brain are kidnapped in Washington, DC by an unknown force. Brain loses his memory and the mice are then imprisoned in a town where everyone is forced to perform the Schëerskåhøvên, which is dumbing down the entire country.
#25 - The Pink Candidate
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 2, 1996
Pinky writes a letter to the newspaper criticizing the comic strip "The Family Circus". His letter, however, is misunderstood as a political statement that thrusts him to a spotlight that leads him to the Presidency of the United States. Pinky's administration, however, must deal with a scandal when the Brain's plans to take over the world are made public.