Day 17: We apply North Pole to the 1996 TV special, A Pinky and the Brain Christmas, probably the closest the lab mouse duo ever got to taking over the world, if only Brain’s heart hadn’t grown 3 sizes.
On this episode
- Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), the surly pilot ex-girlfriend of a propane tank.
- Joey Letson (@Animanicast), host of The Animanicast.
- Joey O. (@ImGonnaDJ24), from Y-Not Radio and Words with Nerds.
Topics and tangents
- This special won the 1996 Primetime Emmy award for outstanding animated program, sandwiched between 2 Simpsons episodes.
- Listen to Joey O.’s interview with Maurice LaMarche at the 2018 Keystone Comic Con.
- Powerhouse: Warner Bros.’ go-to “assembly line” music.
- io9 ranked this episode dead last among the Brain’s plans to take over the world.
After this episode
- Listen to Joey O.’s interview with Rob Paulsen at Retrocon 2017!
- Listen to the Animanicast’s interview with Maurice LaMarche at Phoenix Comic Con 2016!