In cartoons, a goof is a mistake in animation or continuity that is sometimes difficult to notice unless it is pointed out. Listed here are the goofs uncovered so far.
Compiled From Animaniacs
- Win Big:
In the first shot of the outdoor area just before Brain ties the shoes on his mechanical suit, the Acme Labs sign is on. However, when Brain goes outdoors to hail a taxi, the sign is flashing on and off. And then as Brain is hails a taxi, the sign is off. (Jason Shifferd)
- Bubba Bo Bob Brain:
In the shot of the applauding audience at the awards show, the seats all have an armrest between them. But in the closeup of the Pinky and the Brain, the armrest between the two is missing. (Jason Shifferd)
- Battle for the Planet:
During the brief scene where Brain realizes his hoax was misunderstood by the public after checking the morning paper, his eyes are colored blue like Pinky's. (J. Sweet)
- Puppet Rulers:
Brain tells Pinky that as part of his plan they will reawaken 40 years later, but the caption says "30 years later" just before the clock reawakens them. (Jason Shifferd)
- Brain Meets Brawn:
When Brain transforms on the clothesline, his eyes are purple while the clothesline is in the process of breaking. (Jason Shifferd)
Near the end after the mice fall out of the tower, Brain is shrunk 4 times but is grown only 3 times. (Jason Shifferd)
At their "Punchline" appearance, the mice magically switch seats between their introduction and when they climb up on to the desk.
- TV or Not TV:
Those mouse-size dentures Brain discards somehow becomes big enough to snugly fit into that guy's mouth.
- Napoleon Brainaparte:
Brain's eyes are miscolored in the scene just before he & Pinky are arrested where he says, "We must be off, Pinky."
- Around The World In 80 Narfs:
The size of Pinky's book keeps changing throughout the episode. (Fottifoh)
Pinky's eyes are miscolored in the brief scene in Italy where they react to a shotgun being pointed at them.
- Plan Brain From Outer Space:
When Zalgar is pursuing the mice in the eyeball spacecraft, at one point he drops the monitor and, as he picks it up, sees that he is about to crash directly into the Devil's Doughnut. But the sky on the monitor is the same shade of green as the walls of his spacecraft, rather than the shade of blue used for the sky. (J. Sweet)
At the beginning, Pinky turns the TV off, but a few seconds later the TV is on again. (Jason Shifferd)
- Welcome to the Jungle:
In the first close up of Pinky & the Brain tied up at the top of the water slide, Pinky's legs are brown. (diogo)
Snowball's crown disappears between when he and Brain fall through the hole at the bottom of the slide and when they land. (diogo)
- Megalomaniacs Anonymous:
On Brain's notebook, the drop shadow for the slashed zero appears prematurely as Brain writes the period on the previous line.
As a desperate Brain is working with a string of Christmas three lights, his eyes are colored like Pinky's. (Jason Shifferd)
- This Old Mouse:
Brain's eyes are miscolored briefly while he says, "Don't you understand?" during the scene where Pinky comes to rescue him.
- Pinky & The Brain And... Larry:
When Brain is writing on the chalkboard early in the episode he ends his equation with " = PLAN " but, from the side angle that we see the equal sign is on top of the word "PLAN" making the "L" look like an "E" so that the word looks more like "PEAN." Then, after the AYPWIP, we see Brain with the chalkboard behind him and "PLAN" instead reads "PALN." (Chris Brown)
- My Feldmans, My Friends:
In the first shot with Brain's computer screen, the storm moves from left to right across the display. But in all later shots where the display is visible, the storm has back at the left of the screen and still moving right. (Andrew Zink)
- The Real Life:
I found a "goof" in the PATB episode "The Real Life". In the scene where they are at the club where Murray is playing, when Spike says Brain is diving into the mosh pit, he has four rings on his left ear. But when Heidi says, "The people are liking Brain so much," Spike has two rings on his left ear. (diogo)
- Calvin Brain:
When the mice are guests on "House of Fads", they come out of the floor on top of a lava lamp. Between the mice is a bottle of Subjugation, which disappears and then reappears. (Jason Shifferd)
When Brain is showing Pinky the list of T.H.E.Y. members in a book, in one shot a member's name is "Sonrise Sorise," in the next shot that same member's name is "Soirise Sorse," then in the next shot the name is back to "Sonrise Sorise." (Chris Brown)
In that same book, the spacing between the 'n' in Queen and the first 'e' in Elizabeth disappears between the first and last shot.
- Big in Japan:
During the entire time Brain is wearing a purple robe over his sumo suit, many of the sumo suit closeups incorrectly show a robeless sumo suit. (Andy Amiri)
- You'll Never Eat Food Pellets In This Town, Again!:
At the beginning when the columns fall like dominoes, the cracks in the column that crush the mice disappear when the column starts to crumble.
In the scene near the end where Brain reacts negatively to the revamped show, Pinky's eyes are red except for the few seconds when he speaks.
- Brainie The Poo:
While Brain and Pinky are performing the "Are you pondering what I'm pondering", Brain's eyes change momentarily from pink to white, then back to pink again. (Danielle)
- Beach Blanket Brain:
Notice that people have five fingers in this cartoon while in other cartoons people have four fingers.
When Brain talks about how tape kept him from falling off his surfboard, that tape is seen on the surfboard. But the next time the surfboard is shown a few shots later, the tape is missing.
Brain puts suntan lotion on Chicky using his bare hands, but neither get stuck in place. (Jason Shifferd)
- Dangerous Brains:
The principle is given a toon hand with four fingers, but in the scene where he briefly takes away Brain's check he has five fingers.
- Whatever Happened To Baby Brain:
In the scene in where Brain shows off his props, the contacts are first shown as opaque, and then become clear. Then, even after Brain takes them from their holders, in subsequent shots you can still see them. (Eric Costello)
In the closeup of Irving Thyroid's hands when he's negotiating the movie deal with Brain, Irving has five fingers. But in every other shot, he has the standard four fingers.
- To Russia With Lab Mice:
In the first shot of the Acmenov Labs Russia building, the sign is not on. In the second much later shot, the sign is flashing.
- Brainwashed Part 1: Brain, Brain, Go Away:
When Brain enters the elevator on the top floor of the Washington Monument to catch that clown, the door is partially open. But in the shot of the mice looking for the clown, the door is completely open.
- Brainwashed Part 2: I Am Not A Hat:
In the scene where Brain recovers somewhat from his brainwashing, watch Pinky's hat as it changes positions several times before they are captured. (Chris Brown)
he spacing between the letters on the Schmëerskåhøvên tape changes as the cassette back is shown from different angles. (J. Sweet)
- Brainwashed Part 3: Wash Harder:
The "P" in Dr. Mordough's "I LOVE PAULY SHORE" apron is white rather than red for a few seconds as he turns around and dances the schmëerskåhøvên. (J. Sweet)