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The Animanicast- An Animaniacs Podcast

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. The show's pop cultural references are also discussed and explored in detail. (You might just learn some cool facts!) In the end, each episode receives a "Water Tower Rating" from the hosts. So cue up an episode of Animaniacs on Hulu or on DVD and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!
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May 19, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about another of Kelly's favorite episodes of Tiny Toon Adventures entitled "Tiny Toons Music Television."  The three talk about each segment in today's episode and then give the episode a water tower rating!

Tiny Toons Music Television

Throughout today's episode Buster and Babs introduce each segment as the resident VJs of Tiny Toons Music Television. They show us a wall of phones, we meet Julie Bruin, and we get to see the one and only Fuddonna!

Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

In the first segment of Tiny Toons Music Television, Plucky is sent on a mission to rescue a jade duck statue that looks a lot like Plucky himself. He sets out with Hamton to steal the statue back from Montana Max and his goons only to be chased back through the desert on camels. Unfortunately Plucky breaks the statue as soon as he gets his reward (or his reward gets him.)

This video is sung by the band They Might Be Giants but they weren't the first ones to sing it! The hosts discuss their favorite moments in the cartoon and in this song.

Particle Man

Plucky is Particle Man and he is in the wresting ring going up against Triangle Man, Universe Man and even the Crusher when he changes outfits from Particle Man to Person Man. Plucky tries to face off against the three foes but he doesn't stand a chance.

This second song from They Might Be Giants features some great action and animation. The hosts reflect on this cartoon and on their shared love of They Might Be Giants.

Respect

Babs is singing to Aretha Franklin's classic hit "Respect" in a library, a court room, a funeral and an operating room! The ones she bothers however get back at her so that they can be respected.

This cartoon has lots of writers and animators in the background! Plus a cameo from Batman (sorta.)

Money (That's What I Want)

Montana Max sings about money and how much he wants it. In the end though, he has nothing and Joey actually feels sorry for him. This video has lots of energy, great animation and Ralph the Guard?

Top Secret Apprentice

In this instrumental salute to "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," Bugs Bunny is working on the new computer animation wing of ACME Looniversity. While he's away, Buster jumps onto the controls but quickly falls asleep. Buster dreams of flying through space, swimming through the ocean, flying on flies and going into the past to the age of dinosaurs. Buster's imagination almost gets out of hand!

This instrumental segment of Tiny Toons Music Television features impressive animation, great action and an awkward ending that the hosts don't really like.

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t and @JSQUADBMP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why'd they change it? I can't say. People just liked it better that way.

May 12, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today Joey and Nathan talk about the comic series of Animaniacs issue 14. First, the Warners team up with James Bomb to cross the Berlin Wall in "A Spy on the Wall."  Then Slappy and Skippy face off against bank robbers in "What's the Holdup?" Will this comic live up to the standards of the television series? Listen to find out!

Animaniacs News

Joey and Nathan start off by going over some recent Animaniacs news, including the official release of the new Animaniacs keychains, mini-figures and enamel pins from kidrobot! Not only will these packs feature characters from Tiny Toons, but Freakazoid will be featured as well! The two talk about which packs they will be most interested in buying.

Animaniacs in Concert will be coming to San Diego Comic Con! Nathan, Joey and Kelly will be there to watch Rob Paulsen and Randy Rogel sing songs along with other special guests from Animaniacs. Get your tickets now to join the fun!

Part One: A Spy on the Wall

Yakko, Wakko and Dot are assigned to help get "A Spy on the Wall" when they are assigned to James Bomb with his next mission. James must get across the Berlin wall but fortunately it looks like it's guarded by one of Ralph the Guard. The Warners then decide to use some of their cartoon ingenuity to tear down that wall!

Part Two: What's the Holdup?

In "What's the Holdup" Slappy takes Skippy to the bank to deposit his coins. Unfortunately some raccoon robbers come into the bank too! Fortunately Slappy is there to save the day thanks to the use of her classic comedy cartoon props and gags!

What do you think?

What are your thoughts on "A Spy in the Wall" or "What's the Holdup?" let us know by emailing animanicast@retrozap.com

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you'd like to see them, buy your passes now!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

May 5, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about Freakazoid Episode two which can be found on DVD as well as streaming on VRV! The three talk about each segment as well as discuss their favorite jokes and cultural references.

Candle Jack

Freakazoid and Steph are camp counselors at "Camp Wenamigunnagohome." The kids all tell each other scary stories, but the scariest story is about a boogie man named Candle Jack! He takes you away if you say his name. Unfortunately, as soon as each member of the camp sees Candle Jack, they immediately scream his name! Luckily Freakazoid is there to help everyone! He develops a plan involving steel and mortar and bricks and pie. What will the hosts of the Animanicast think about this scary tale? Listen to find out!

Toby Danger: Doomsday Bet

In this parody of Johnny Quest, Toby Danger and his family are on the search for a runaway semiconductor! Toby however wants to go into a casino for some reason. What follows is an epic battle involving horrible casino bets, lasers, barrels and lots of explosions!

The Lobe

In this short segment, the Lobe wants to perform a lobotomy on Freakazoid but he discovers an explosive surprise! (It's a bomb.)

Animaniacs Live!

Joey, Nathan and Kelly are all going to Animaniacs in Concert on July 18th in San Diego! Join us! Get your tickets today before they sell out HERE.

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you'd like to see them, buy your passes now!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

 

 

 

 

 

Are you still reading this? You're good!

Apr 28, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about the second episode of Pinky and the Brain- Of Mouse and Man.

Of Mouse and Man

The Brain has a new plan to take over the world using voicemail. In order to get the funds to create this system however he must first get a job and then sue his employer for damages after faking an on the job work accident. The Brain gets a job using his robot suit, avoids a sexual harassment lawsuit, and then accuses the company of turning him into a mouse due to a dangerous combination of their microwave and some non-dairy creamer. This all leads to the third act where the Brain takes the company to court! Will the Brain prove that he has been turned into a mouse or will it be determined that he's just a strange looking little man?

Phoenix Fan Fusion

Joey and Nathan are scheduled to have an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th at 10:30 AM. Get your tickets at PhoenixFanFusion.com and join the fun in the sun!

Animaniacs Live!

Joey, Nathan and Kelly are all going to Animaniacs in Concert on July 18th in San Diego, CA and we want you to be there too! Buy your tickets HERE, and use the code YAKKOPINKY to get your tickets before May 1st!

Next Week!

Next week will be talking about the second episode of Freakazoid! Freakazoid can be found on DVD as well as streaming on VRV. Check out the second episode and come back next week to see what we thought!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Apr 21, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts skip ahead in the Tiny Toons timeline to talk about one of Kelly's favorite episodes featuring a segment with Steven Spielberg, "Phone Call from the 405"  The three talk about each segment in today's episode and then give the episode a water tower rating!

Fox Trot

Since Tiny Toons was on Fox Kids at this point, Buster and Babs are continually being chased by the the Fox censors. These interstitial segments will eventually lead to the segment "Phone Call from the 405."

My Brilliant Revenge

Hamton is trying to watch Swine Search but Plucky won't stop playing his awful bagpipe music! When Hamton ends up missing the end of the show, he rips up Plucky's bagpipes and storms away. Plucky then decides to have revenge! How will the two remain friends at the end of this cartoon?

Can't Buy Me Love

Elmyra has a new neighbor named Rhoda Queen and Elmyra couldn't be happier to have a new friend! Unfortunately, "Queenie" forces Elmyra to give her things in order to be her friend. Will Elmyra learn that friends don't have to do that, or will she steal her mother's car and drive to Utah? Find out in our discussion!

Phone Call from the 405

It's one of Kelly's favorite segments! Steven Spielberg calls Buster and Babs to tell them what they should improve in today's episode. Steven suggests new camera angles, better gags, and more shadows! This segment was actually based upon a real conversation Tom Ruegger had with Steven Spielberg. A clip from episode 63a of our show is shared so that we can hear Tom share the story once again.

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t and @JSQUADBMP

Apr 14, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your Nathan and Joey talk about another issue of the classic Animaniacs comic book series. The Warners visit Japan in issue 13 of the comic book and parody the Seven Samurai and Godzilla!

Newsreel of the Stars: MangaManiacs

It has returned! Newsreel of the Stars returns, but with a Japanese twist! Find out what the Warners would go through if they had been locked into a Warner Bros pagoda instead of a water tower!

The Three Samurai

Yakko, Wakko and Dot are three samurai in Ancient Japan on the search for a giant bonzai tree. Unfortunately they run into a bunch of bandits and soon must protect a village from the dangerous hoard. How will the trio defend the villagers when they're only half the size of the bandits? Through strategic sword slicing of course!

Gigantasaurus Versus the Dot

The Warners are having a nice trip through Tokyo and visit a karaoke bar so Dot can sing her heart out. Soon however Gigantasaurus starts attacking the city so Dot inflates herself to take on the monster. How will she defeat him? Through the power of karaoke!

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you'd like to see them, buy your passes now!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Apr 7, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about the premiere episode of Freakazoid which can be found on DVD as well as streaming on VRV! The three reflect talk briefly about the background of Freakazoid and their memories of watching it on Kids' WB. Then they summarize and review each freaky segment!

Five Day Forecast

Our episode starts off with one word: Terror. But don't worry! Freakazoid shows us that gray skies are gonna clear up!

The Dance of Doom

Students at Dexter Douglass' high school are celebrating Daylight Savings Time but their good time is ruined when Cave Guy comes in and turns the event into a Dance of Doom! It's up to Freakazoid to save the day and through some singing, fawning over girls, and slapstick! But what about the mysterious stranger who turns beavers into gold? What will he have to do with our narrative? Not much! This first main segment is bound to amuse and possibly confuse you!

Handman

Freakazoid has a new sidekick: Handman! Or is it just his hand? This hilarious segment starts off with some action and adventure and ends with an intimate love scene! There's something for everyone with this cartoon, including multiple times where the cartoon could end... but decides to keep going anyway.

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you'd like to see them, buy your passes now!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Mar 24, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about the premiere episode of Pinky and the Brain- Das Mouse. The three reflect upon watching the Pinky and the Brain series on the WB and whether or not this first episode was as good as previous Pinky and the Brain cartoons seen on Animaniacs.

Das Mouse

The Brain has a mind controlling substance that can control humans if they ingest it. Pinky suggests a throwing a pancake jamboree and the Brain actually likes the idea! The only problem is that they have to go to the Titanic to collect a massive amount of white crabs from the ship's hull. The two mice soon find themselves facing off against CIA operatives who think that the sub the mice borrowed is actually a nuclear threat! Will the mice be able to throw a jamboree with mind controlling crab pancakes? Listen to find out!

Rob Paulsen Stories

Additional stories are shared from about Rob Paulsen from our listeners. We will read additional stories in the next few weeks. Got a story to share? Send it to animanicast@retrozap.com.

Next Week!

Next week will be talking about the first episode of Freakazoid! Freakazoid can be found on DVD as well as streaming on VRV. Check out the first episode and come back next week to see what we thought!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Mar 17, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about the premiere episode of Tiny Toon Adventures- The Looney Beginning. The three reflect upon their first exposure to Tiny Toons, talk about the premiere episode, and then share some more stories about Rob Paulsen from our listeners!

The Looney Beginning

An animator is having trouble coming up with a new cartoon show. He creates Buster and Babs, but as soon as they jump off the page he realizes that he must be working too hard, and leaves. It's then up to Buster and Babs to hire the actors, write the scripts, and find some villains. One villain, Montana Max, steals the scripts and decides to make the show all about him! It's up to Buster and Babs to save the day with some help from classic Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny!

Rob Paulsen Stories

Additional stories are shared from about Rob Paulsen from our listeners. We will read additional stories in the next few weeks. Got a story to share? Send it to animanicast@retrozap.com.

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t and @JSQUADBMP

Mar 10, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss some new Animaniacs merch that should be hitting online retailers and store shelves very soon! They also share some listener stories about Rob Paulsen and why they think that he is "one of the nicest people on Earth."

Animaniacs Merchandise

It has begun! With the Animaniacs Reboot about a year away, new Animaniacs merchandise will be hitting store shelves soon. Kid Robot will be releasing mini figures, key chains, and vinyl figures of Animaniacs and Tiny Toons figures. Nathan and Joey also talk about a secret Freakazoid figure that might be coming out!

Rob Paulsen Stories

Last year, we asked if our listeners had any stories to share about Rob Paulsen and why we consider him to be one of the nicest people on Earth. For his birthday this year we asked the question again and got even more stories! So many in fact, that we will once again only be able to read just a few of them this episode. We will read additional stories in the next few weeks. Got a story to share? Send it to animanicast@retrozap.com.

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Mar 3, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss their top five Animaniacs segments from episodes 51-99. Which segments will be their favorite? Listen to find out!

Top Five Animaniacs Segments Episodes 51-99

Joey, Nathan and Kelly share their favorite segments of Animaniacs episodes 51-99. These segments were found on Animaniacs episodes shown on Fox Kids and Kids' WB! There's a lot of fantastic content to discuss and some honorable mentions as well. With so many hilarious cartoons, what segments will be number one? Listen to find out!

What is your favorite Animaniacs segment from episodes 51-99? Let us know by sending your thoughts to animanicast@retrozap.com!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

If you like this episode, check out the top five segments from episodes 1-50 here!

 

Feb 24, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss part two of Wakko's Wish! With so many songs, jokes and character cameos, there's too much for just one Animanicast episode! Make sure to listen to the discussion of the first part, and then listen to this discussion to find out our water tower rating!

Wakko's Wish Part Two

The Warners are on their way to the Wishing Star, along with the evil King Salazar and the rest of the town of Warnerstock. Unfortunately right before they reach the star, King Salazar captures them all and takes the Warners to his ice castle. The siblings drive the king crazy, escape some of their biggest fears on a mine car, and then escape a firing squad thanks to Dot's cuteness!

Wakko eventually gets to the Wishing Star and makes a wish that will help not just his sister, but all of the townspeople as well. Two hay pennies!

The hosts share some of their favorite scenes in the second part of Wakko's Wish and after they give their water tower ratings, some thoughts from listeners are shared as well! Feel free to share your own thoughts on Wakko's Wish by emailing them to animanicast@retrozap.com.

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Feb 17, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss part one of Wakko's Wish! With so many songs, jokes and character cameos, there's too much for just one Animanicast episode!

Wakko's Wish Part One

The Warners are orphans in the town of Warnerstock, a town that has been taxed to the extreme by the evil King Salazar. To make things worse, Dot needs an operation and the siblings have no money! Luckily, Wakko calls upon the Wishing Star for some help. The star lands far away from the village and so the Warners must set out to touch the Wishing Star. Before they leave however, they tell the townsfolk, and a mad rush to be the first to touch the Wishing Star ensues. Unfortunately the evil King Salazar finds out as well and seeks to eliminate the Warners before they get to the star.

There's lots of jokes, songs and character cameos to cover in this movie. So many, in fact,  that this podcast episode will only cover the first half of the movie!

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Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Feb 10, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today the creator of Animaniacs, Tom Ruegger, joins the show once again to talk about the show and its transition to the Kids WB. Tom discusses some of the memorable episodes in the later seasons of Animaniacs and talks about some of the challenges of moving the show to the Kids' WB.

Moving to the Kids' WB

Tom talks about the challenges switching from Fox Kids to Kids WB. Animaniacs went from a show that was incredibly popular and easily accessible on Fox to a network that was only accessible to those lucky enough to have the Kids WB in their area. Tom talks about his frustrations with WB executives, how Pinky and the Brain were encouraged to be more like a sitcom, and how the executives attempted to change Animaniacs. He also shares his thoughts on some selected episodes of Animaniacs' later seasons and how it all came to a close.

Special Announcement

Soon we will be discussing "Wakko's Wish" which many (including Tom Ruegger) consider to be the 100th episode of Animaniacs. What will Joey, Nathan and Kelly discuss afterwards? Listen to find out!

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Feb 3, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today Joey and Nathan get together once again to talk about an Animaniacs comic book! Its issue 12 features the Warners driving beatniks insane and Pinky and the Brain meeting the "Fab Four."

Special Giveaway!

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A Pinky and the Brain Movie?

Thanks to an Instagram post from George Evangelista, there's been a lot of talk (and some confusion) about a possible Pinky and the Brain movie.

The fan art by is not official and is not part of any upcoming movie. However, this post did bring up some interesting revelations from Kirk Tingblad and Russell Calabrese who directed many episodes of the Pinky and the Brain series. The two revealed on Facebook that they had pitched a live action Pinky and the Brain movie to Jean MacCurdy in the 90s. The movie would involve the two mice turning into humans (played by Maurice LaMarche and Rob Paulsen.) Nathan and Joey discuss this concept and whether or not they think it would have worked.

A Blast From Hipsville

The Warners are in San Francisco in the 1960s. The trio decides to visit a beatnik club so that Dot can recite some of her poetry. Unfortunately the beaniks find her poetry so square that they boo her off the stage. After finding out a way to make her poetry more miserable, the Warners go back so that Dot can talk about how awful life is! Yakko and Wakko soon realize that they've got to save Dot from spreading misery, after all, their contract forbids it!

The Mod Couple

The Brain comes up with a way to take over the world once again! This time, he will collect all the rubber from the world's go-go boots and create a humongous slingshot.  He will then threaten to throw the Earth into the sun if the world does not submit to his rule. The two lab mice go off to a concert with the "Fab Four" so that they can steal as many go-go boots from the women dancing. Unfortunately their machine goes haywire and the two are unable to accomplish anything other than giving the "Fab Four" inspirational lyrics for music. If you're a Beatles fan, there's lots of references to their music!

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Jan 27, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss episode 99 of Animaniacs which features the segments "The Scoring Session" and "The Animaniacs Suite"

Special Giveaway and Announcement!

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We will also be welcoming Tom Ruegger back to our show next week! Have any questions about the Kids WB years? Send them to animanicast@retrozap.com ASAP!

Birds on a Wire

The Goodfeathers sit on a wire and can't come to a consensus on which direction the wind is blowing. Is it the North? The West? Nathan shares his own opinion which may prove that the Goodfeathers really had no idea what they were talking about.

The Scoring Session

Animaniacs composer Richard Stone is unavailable, so a new conductor is called in. Neivel Nosenest tries to conduct the Warner Bros. orchestra but Yakko, Wakko and Dot keep finding ways to annoy him! What follows is a fun cartoon that showcases the importance of music in animated cartoons.

The Animaniacs Suite

A montage of Animaniacs' greatest hits is shown along with a marvelous score by Richard Stone. It's a beautiful piece of music that shows what made Animaniacs such an amazing cartoon. The hosts share their favorite moments and sections of music.

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Jan 20, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today Joey and Nathan get together once again to talk about an Animaniacs comic book! Its issue 11 featuring the Brain using a duplication machine and the Warners traveling to Austria to visit Castle Frankenstein!

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Brain for Brain

The Brain is tired of Pinky messing up his plans to take over the world so he kicks Pinky out of the lab and uses a duplication ray to create a clone! But "Brain #2" doesn't want to be an assistant and steals the ray. Brain realizes he made a mistake in firing Pinky and begs him to return. Before you know it, there are hundreds of Brains in the lab and they all want Pinky for their assistant! How will Pinky and the Brain get rid of all the duplicates?

Nathan and Joey discuss their favorite moments in this very funny comic. The quality of the art and writing is quite good and the story could have even been good enough to be on TV!

Frankly Frankenstein

The Warners hitch a ride in a crate traveling to Austria and make their way to Castle Frankenstein. The only problem is, Doctor Frankenstein is actually Dr. Frankensniff and he looks a lot like an evil Dr. Scratchansniff. To make things even more confusing Igor looks like Hello Nurse and the Monster looks like Mr. Plotz!

This comic has a surprise ending that is slightly amusing, but doesn't have the gags that one would expect from a Warners cartoon.

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Jan 13, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss episode 98 of Animaniacs which features the segments "The Christmas Tree" and "The Prom" and "Punchline."

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The Christmas Tree

It's the last cartoon featuring Slappy Squirrel on Animaniacs! In this final outing, Slappy finds out that her tree has been cut down and erected in Rocky Fellow Center in New York! How will she get her tree back to the forest? There are a lot of other questions in this final Slappy cartoon. Her behavior is different than usual and her tree house is completely different! The hosts share their theories on why this might be and discuss their favorite moments in this final Slappy cartoon.

Punchline (Part One and Two)

Chicken Boo is on Punchline as a guest commentator. The question to the panel is "Why did the chicken cross the road?" Luckily there are other Animaniacs characters who have theories including Pinky and the Brain and the Goodfeathers. The Brain has some pretty far out theories while Pinky can see that Chicken Boo is a chicken in disguise. Does this prove the theory that Pinky is the genius and the Brain is insane?

The Prom

It's the final Katie Ka-Boom cartoon and the first and last time that her father stands up to her monster alter-ego. Was this Katie Ka-Boom cartoon funnier than previous episodes, or a dud?

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Jan 6, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today your hosts discuss episode 97 of Animaniacs which features the segments "The Carpool" and "The Sunshine Squirrels."

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The Carpool

The Warners get picked up from their water tower and join a carpool of employees on their way to work. The trio of siblings proceed to annoy the adults in the car, especially the grumpy character named Ed. This cartoon has it all! Insane seat belt use, distracted drivers, annoyed passengers, and even a carsick Wakko!

The Sunshine Squirrels

In a parody of Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys," Slappy finds herself reunited with Suzy Squirrel voiced by Phyllis Diller! The two are invited to perform their restaurant sketch in front of a live audience. Unfortunately the two hate each other and Suzy like to make changes to their script. But there's no problem Slappy can't solve as long as she has explosives on hand!

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Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Dec 30, 2018

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today we have an incredibly special episode with a reunion of the voice actors behind the Goodfeathers! Maurice LaMarche, John Mariano and Chick Vennera sit down with Tom Ruegger for the first time in over 20 years!

Goodfeathers Reunion

Maurice, John, Chick and Tom discuss some of the things that made the Goodfeathers cartoons so special. Learn about their influences and some little known facts about the characters, (for example, Chick Vennera voiced the Godpigeon, not Maurice LaMarche as many online sources have stated.) You'll also get to hear Pesto, Squit, Bobby, and the Godpigeon answer some questions! It's an exclusive event that you'll only hear on the Animanicast!

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Do you want a Goodfeathers QFig signed by Maurice LaMarche, John Mariano, Chick Vennera, and Tom Ruegger? Then just leave a positive 5 star rating and review on Apple Podcasts or iTunes! We will select a one listener review at random at the end of January! Leave your review today and listen later in January to see if you're the winner!

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Dec 23, 2018

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 your hosts discuss an Animaniacs hip-hop musical originally released in 1995 as a read-along book based upon "A Christmas Plotz."

Preview for Next Week

Before getting into the discussion of today’s album the hosts take some time to discuss next week's episode! Last week Joey drove to Los Angeles to reunite the cast of the Goodfeathers at Tom Ruegger’s house! That's right, next week you'll get to hear Chick Vennera, John Mariano and Maurice LaMarche along with Animaniacs creator, Tom Ruegger! This was the first time they had all been together in over 20 years! It's going to be an episode you won't want to miss, so subscribe to our podcast so you don't miss it!

A Christmas Plotz Hip-Hopera Musical

Produced in part by rapper Kool Moe Dee, this is an album that was originally released on a cassette tape with a read-along book. Later, it was re-released on CD with the CD booklet taking the place of the book. The short album features the original Animaniacs cast “rapping” the storyline of “A Christmas Plotz.” The catchy songs by Randy Rogel are gone. In their place are some moody rap songs that don't always fit the Christmas spirit. The hosts discuss some of the main songs and some samples are played. Overall it's a pretty bad album. But how bad is it? Well, you'll just have to listen to find out!

What do you think? Was this album as bad as we thought or did you like what you head? Let us know by emailing us at animanicast@gmail.com.

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Dec 9, 2018

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 and Nathan discuss another issue of the classic "Animaniacs" comic series. Will the two actually learn some things from reading this comic?

Special Announcement!

We will be interviewing voice actors Maurice LaMarche, John Mariano, Chick Venerra, and Animaniacs creator Tom Ruegger for a Goodfeathers reunion! Have a question to ask? Make sure to send it to us via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Discord ASAP!

A Comic Book is Born

Dr. Scratchansniff is interrupted by the Warners when he wants to read his favorite comic book. It turns out that the siblings have no idea what a comic book is or how it is made. Dr. S takes the trio through the whole process from the comic's inception to when it's finally published. It's a very informative and funny segment!

The Ice Cream Man Cometh

An ice cream man is overcharging kids for their ice cream outside of the Warner Bros. lot so Yakko, Wakko, and Dot decide to make things right by tormenting this small business owner. Eventually they all go into the ice cream truck which is certainly "bigger on the inside." The trio eventually get the ice cream man arrested. But did the punishment fit the crime? Joey and Nathan discuss it all in this silly story.

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Dec 2, 2018

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 the hosts discuss "Hooray for North Hollywood" Part Two. The Warners are successful! They make their own movie but unfortunately for Thaddeus Plotz, it's not with Warner Bros. Plotz gets fired and it's up to the Warners to save him.

L.A. Dot

We are given a preview of the Warner's film and get to see the big musical number! Dot mistakes a bus with LADOT written on it as a salute to her being in Los Angeles and the cutest celebrity in Hollywood. A sample of the original draft of the song is played from Animaniacs in Concert. You can see the full video here or by going to the Animanicast YouTube page.

You Gotta Do the Schmooze

While waiting to see Mr Plotz, the Warners teach Wakko the art of schmoozing people in Hollywood to get what you want. Wakko doesn’t quite get it, which leads to some funny lyrics and explanations.

It's New Years Eve

The Warners save Mr. Plotz from homelessness and celebrate the New Year with a fun song. Kelly and Joey discuss some of the celebrity cameos while Nathan proposes that the entire second act might be some sort of inception scenario!

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Nov 25, 2018

We’re On Our Way to Go See Mr Plotz.

The Warners have finished writing their screenplay, so they sing a song about Plotz as they take the screenplay to him. During the song almost half the cast of the Animaniacs is shown, and even features a cameo from Steven Spielberg! Unsurprisingly, this makes Kelly very happy.

You Gotta Do the Schmooze

While waiting to see Mr Plotz, the Warners teach Wakko the art of schmoozing people in Hollywood to get what you want. Wakko doesn’t quite get it, which leads to some funny lyrics and explanations.

There's Only One of You

Once in the meeting with Mr Plotz, the Warners are told it would be bad if they sang, which of course leads them to sing.  This song has nothing to do with the episode, but it's so good that the hosts love it anyway. Joey mentions that the premise is very similar to "Singin' in the Rain" where a pitch meeting turns into an unrelated song and dance number.

"Variety Speak" (2nd version)

Once Plotz kicks the Warners out of the office, they decide they need to make the movie themselves.  All they need is some money. Cue the "Variety Speak" song with new lyrics and animation. Once the song is done, the Warners find out there will be a Hollywood gala, which is bound to have people to star in the movie, or even produce it.

And that’s how the episode leaves off!  Join us next week for the exciting conclusion to "Hooray for North Hollywood."

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Nov 4, 2018

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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