This guide lists each cartoon and its plot summary.
Compiled From Animaniacs
Brain finds a "Take Over The World" spell in Merlin's book, but discovers he needs a red dragon's toenail to complete the spell. Knowing where to find a red dragon, the mice set out to get his toenail.
- Win Big:
When Brain realizes his new plan requires a lot of money, he becomes a contestant on a game show to win the money he needs.
- Bubba Bo Bob Brain:
Brain becomes a successful country singer with a hit song thanks to a subliminal message.
- Meet John Brain:
Brain runs for President with Pinky is his running mate.
- The World Can Wait:
Brain sets aside planning world domination for a night to court Billie, a female mouse from another cage.
- The Helpinki Formula:
Brain uses an infomercial to market his people-shrinking formula.
- Battle for the Planet:
The mice adapt the famous The War of the Worlds radio hoax for television.
- Jockey For Position:
At the Kentucky Derby, Brain becomes a jockey to win the race and finance his plan to build a Reverse Geotropic Arrestor while Pinky and a horse fall in love.
- Pavlov's Mice:
The mice attempt to steal Russia's crown jewels during a lunar eclipse.
- Where Rodents Dare:
The mice travel to the Swiss Alps to freeze world leaders attending a peace summit.
- When Mice Ruled The Earth:
The mice borrow H.G. Wells' time machine to alter history so mice would be the dominant species instead of humans.
- Puppet Rulers:
The mice become children's TV stars so their fans will make Brain their leader when they grow up.
- Brain Meets Brawn:
Knowing the British are fanatical about tea time, Brain drinks the strength-inducing Dr. Jekyl formula to disable Big Ben at tea time so tea time never ends.
- Cranial Crusader:
The mice become caped crimefighters to show up the Cape Opposum by defeating his archvillian, Johnny Badnote.
- Opportunity Knox:
The mice attempt to steal the gold at Fort Knox and to control the money supply of the United States.
- Yes, Always:
Brain must replace some dialog at the Warner Brothers recording studio.
- Don't Tread On Us:
While Thomas Jefferson writes the Declaration Of Independance , Brain writes an alternate declaration that would make him leader, if he can switch it with the real declaration. But when Brain's declaration ends up instead at the end of Ben Franklin's kite, the mice must get it back before the delegates sign the real declaration.
- Hercules Unwound:
In ancient Greece, Brain plots to take over the world by stealing the magic lightning bolt of Zeus; the mice go to the Aegean stables to hitch a ride to Mount Olympus on the winged horse Pegasus.
- In The Garden Of Mindy:
Brain is charged with watching Mindy while he works on building a stink bomb.
- Das Mouse:
When Brain needs the meat of a rare white crab to make his hypnotic recipe effective, he takes a submarine and heads for the Titanic, where massive numbers of the crabs are located. However, the CIA misinterprets his intentions and orders the submarine's destruction.
- Of Mouse And Man:
When Brain needs money to create an endless voice mail system, he gets a job at a large corporation, stages an accident, and then sues the corporation for the money he needs.
- Tokyo Grows:
The mice terrorize Tokyo after an enlarging ray makes them 400 feet tall.
- That Smarts:
When Brain calculates his plans always fail because of Pinky's stupidity, he makes Pinky smart to help solve the problem.
The mice sing about the parts of the brain.
- Pinky & The Fog:
After developing the ability to befog men's minds with his voice, Brain plans to appear on a radio show as "The Fog" and befog everyone's minds. Once the mice reach the studio, they end up becoming part of the show in a way they didn't expect.
- Where No Mouse Has Gone Before:
When Brain discovers a probe is about to be sent containing evidence that man is the supreme race on the planet, he alters the evidence to make it look like he is the supreme being on Earth. Aliens receive the probe, and take the mice back to their home planet to be honored, just like they are on Earth.
- Cheese Roll Call:
Pinky sings about the variety of cheeses.
Brain needs $40,000,000.03 to build a gigantic clothes-dryer with which he can create "global static cling." The mice journey to the remote Island X, hoping to establish a fake country so as to obtain a gigantic foreign-aid loan from the U.S. state department.
- TV or Not TV:
When Brain creates a denture whose smile mesmirizes viewers not wearing sunglasses, he tries to expose it to a mass audience by getting his own sitcom. In order to get his sitcom; however, he must first become a celebrity.
- Napoleon Brainaparte:
As France prepares to celebrate Napoleon's return from Austria, Brain prepares to conquer France by altering the ingredients of crepe-suzettes, making them explosive by adding nutmeg. He teaches the recipe to a French cooking class, with disasterous results and then ends up being arrested. However, his luck changes when he's mistaken for Emporer Napoleon.
Brain matches wits with his archnemisis, Snowball.
- A Pinky And The Brain Christmas:
Brain uses Santa's workshop to distribute his hypnotic "Noddle Noggin" doll to the world.
- Around The World In 80 Narfs:
In Victorian England's "Pompous Explorers Club," anyone who can travel around the world in 80 days or less will become club president, a position that invariably leads to becoming Prime Minister of the British Empire. Pinky and the Brain offer to circumnavigate the globe in 79 days, armed only with Pinky's trusty foreign phrasebook.
Brain executes his plan to buy every piece of real estate above the 39th floor and alter the Hubble Space Telescope to melt the polar ice caps, potentially leaving him in control of the only usable real estate on Earth.
- Ambulatory Abe:
Brain modifies the statue of Abraham Lincoln for ventriliquism so people will believe Lincoln has been reincarnated.
- Mouse Of La Mancha:
In an effort to list the spirits of his fellow rodents, Brain tells the "Don Quixote"-based story of Don Cerebro, a mouse pursuing his dream of taking over the world.
- The Third Mouse:
When Pinky arrives at The Brain's address in post-World War II Vienna, he is told by several The Brain is dead. Misinterpreting what he's been told, Pinky keeps looking for his friend, eventually leading him in to mystery and adventure.
- The Visit:
After Brain captures two field mice for an experiment, he discovers they are his parents.
- It's Only A Paper World:
Brain creates "Chia Earth", an alternate Earth made from paper mache. After luring everyone over to "Chia Earth", a comet headed toward Earth complicates his plans.
- Collect 'Em All:
Brain prints collectable trading cards with Johannes Gutenberg's new printing press.
Pinky becomes a famous modern artist named Pinkasso to provide money for Brain's latest scheme.
- Plan Brain From Outer Space:
The mice are pursued by a brain-craving alien intent on eating Brain's brain.
- The Mummy:
Pinky and the Brain sneak into an Egyptian pyramid and pose as mummies. After being sealed in the pyramid by people who believed the ruse, the mice must then deal with a real mummy.
- Robin Brain:
In Robin Hood era England, Brain needs money for a massive hot water heater so the populace can take baths and improve their body odor. To get the money, he recruits men to take from the rich and give to him.
- The Pink Candidate:
When Pinky writes a letter to a newspaper complaining "The Family Circus" isn't funny anymore, it gets mistaken as a political statement, causing a series of events that end in Pinky becoming President of the United States. But then scandal erupts when Brain's plans for world domination are uncovered, forcing President Pinky to choose between his job or his friend.
- Brain's Song:
After realizing the power of tearjearker movies, Brain creates and broadcasts one to the entire world, making world leaders so depressed they willingly give up power to him.
- Welcome to the Jungle:
Animal rights activists, thinking the mice are actually monkeys, raid Acme Labs, take Pinky and The Brain, and release them into a jungle. While the mice are trying to find their way back to civilization, they meet an old enemy.
- Megalomaniacs Anonymous:
After Brain tires of trying to take over the world and seeks help from a support group, he decides world domination is no longer for him. With nothing else to do, Brian then dedicates himself to helping victims of his former passion and makes Pinky his first patient.
- Brain Of The Future:
The mice, using a time travel ship, go to 2 billion A.D. to retrieve a world domination kit.
The mice become "parents" to Romy after being created from the accidental merging of their DNA in Brain's cloning chamber.
- Two Mice And A Baby:
In a twist on the Superman origin story, the mice care for a baby boy with super powers, sent to Earth by his parents to escape his planet's destruction.
- The Maze:
When a chip critical to Brain's plan is used by the lab's scientists to control a virtual reality maze, he must navigate that maze, full of tricks and traps, to get the chip back.
- Hoop Schemes:
Brain achieves fame as a basketball player.
- A Little Off The Top:
Brain seeks the source of Sampson's strength.
- Leave It To Beavers:
Brain convinces a group of beavers to build him a series of dams in an effort to control waterways and flood cities.
The mice become silent film stars when their comedy films are a hit.
- This Old Mouse:
When Brain's virtual future program has him still trying to take over the world when he is an old mouse, he stops seeking world domination and becomes a ski instructor.
- Pinky & The Brain And... Larry:
The mice attempt to take over the world with their new cagemate, Larry.
- Where The Deer And The Mousealopes Play:
Brain pretends to be an endangered species done an injustice by humanity to gain control of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and its steel mills so he can build a series of billboards designed to confound its viewers.
- My Feldmans, My Friends:
When a package Brain has been waiting for is delivered to a next door neighbor's house, he must convince the neighbor to let him have the package.
- Brain Noir:
Snowball and Billie return to lead Brain on an adventure in 1946 Los Angeles.
- A Meticulous Analysis Of History:
Brain analyzes the shortcomings of famous past and present world leaders in song.
- Funny, You Don't Look Rhennish:
The mice pretend to be members of a group of people wary of technology to gain access to a mine containing large amounts of a mineral that gives people a sneezing fit.
- Mice Don't Dance:
Brain uses tap shoes to tap out in Morse code out a subliminal world domination message.
- Brain Drained:
When Brain is unable to come up with an original plan for world domination, he solicits ideas from screenwriters in the hope he can use some as his own.
- Brain's Bogie:
Brain becomes obsessed with winning a golf tournment after entering it to steal a golf club needed for his latest plan.
- Say What, Earth?:
When Brain accidently gives the Earth the ability to speak, he uses that ability to force the people of Earth into submission.
- All You Need Is Narf:
In 1967, the height of the flower power era, Pinky is mistaken for a wise guru.
- Pinky's Plan:
Pinky plans a suprise party to celebrate Brain's birthday, while Brain tries to ease his anxiety about getting older by excecising.
- Brain Acres:
Brain buys a farm to grow huge living vegetables to terrorize the populace into submission.
- The Pinky Protocol:
Brain invents a conspiracy theory to make the public believe some mysterious force is keeping him from power.
- Brain Storm:
The mice become storm chasers in an effort to find and take control of a tornado. However, an unfriendly rival makes their task difficult by sabotaging their efforts at every turn.
- The Real Life:
The mice become part of a television show that chronicles the relationship between its participants.
- Pinky And The Brainmaker:
The mice and the clones they have dreamed up put on a dance revue.
- Calvin Brain:
When Brain achieves fame as a fashion designer, he uses his fame to push his new perfume, Subjigation.
- Pinky Suavo:
A machine that changes personalities gives Pinky a charisma no one can resist.
The mice attempt to join an ultra secret society of world leaders to gain access to their vault and its closely guarded secrets.
- Brain's Way:
Brain becomes a lounge singer in an effort to save his newly built Las Vegas casino from foreclosure.
- Briany Jack:
Brain pretends to be a hippie leader in order to form a peace chain.
- A Pinky And The Brain Halloween:
In this take on The Devil and Daniel Webster, Pinky sells his soul so Brain can become ruler of the world and it's up to Brain to get it back.
- Broadway Malady:
As Brain struggles to find success with his musical "Angst", Pinky receives fame and fortune with his musical "Mice".
- But, That's Not All Folks!:
Brain uses a pirated military satellite to broadcast an infomercial designed so no one can resist making a purchase. Meanwhile, the military is searching for the source of the signal so they can shut it down and capture those responsible.
- Leggo My Ego:
In 1912 Vienna, Brain makes an appointment with the famed psychiatrist Dr. Sigmund Freud so he can hypnotize him and use him to gain control over Emporer Franz Josef, who Dr. Freud is treating for depression. Instead, Brain ends up talking about his childhood and why he really wants to take over the world.
- Big in Japan:
In Japan, Brain poses as a sumo wrestler in an attempt to gain access to a rare fish, only available to elite sumo wrestlers, whose tail causes temporary paralysis when eaten.
- Operation Sea Lion:
Brain forms an army of aquatic mammals to help him take control of the world's oil supply, while Pinky pursues his crush on a female sea lion.
- You Said A Mouseful:
Brain studies the operation of a factory that makes a popular brand of inflatable shoes so he can then replace the air with helium, allowing him to implement his plan to shift the tilt of the Earth.
- Bah, Wilderness:
Brain becomes a counselour at a camp for the children of world leaders in order to have them make pencil holders in which he will plant electronic listening devices.
- Pinky At The Bat:
The mice join a baseball team whose home stadium just happends to be in the optimum location for Brain to release his newly developed leather repellant.
- Schpiel-borg 2000:
A cybernetic clone of Steven Spielberg hosts a look back at moments from past adventures.
- You'll Never Eat Food Pellets In This Town, Again!:
In Brain's nightmare fantasy, the mice sink into obscurity after they quit their show when it is retooled by network executives looking to increase the show's ratings.
- Brainie The Poo:
In a spoof of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories, Brain searches for a way to reach a bee hive at the top of a tree so he can steal the hive's honey.
- Melancholy Brain:
In a twist on Shakespeare's Hamlet, Brain attempts to create discord within Hamlet's royal family so he can rise to power in the chaos.
- Brain's Night Off:
Brain takes a night off to do other things besides try to take over the world.
- Beach Blanket Brain:
In 1963 Malibu, Brain hits it off with a group of teenage surfers so he persuade them to try his hypnotic suntan lotion.
- The Family That Poits Together, Narfs Together:
Brain reunites Pinky's family so he can enter them in a "most perfect family" cantest and win its $25,000 prize.
- Inherit The Wheeze:
Brain becomes a spokesman for a tobacco company so he can find and expose the company's secrets in an effort to become a national hero.
- The Pinky P.O.V.:
We see one of Brain's attempts at world domination from Pinky's point of view.
- The Really Great Dictator:
The mice sing about Brain's mission in life.
- Brain Food:
Brain builds a celebrity-friendly restaurant to help popularize his special brand of pizza containing an intelligence boosting drug.
- Pinky's Turn:
After yet another one of Brain's plans fail, he lets Pinky come up with and execute a plan. When Pinky's plan is on the verge of succeeding, Brain steps in to finish the job.
- Your Friend: Global Domination:
Through an educational film, Brain extolls the benefits of life under his leadership.
- Dangerous Brains:
A series of events leads to Brain becoming a teacher to a group of rebellious students.
- Whatever Happened To Baby Brain:
In Depression-era Hollywood, Brain decides to finance his latest plan by becoming an adorable child movie star.
- Just Say Narf:
To help Brain get out of the duldrums, Pinky sings about the joys of saying 'narf'.
- To Russia With Lab Mice:
Brain gets himself and Pinky sent to Russia so he can genetically alter caviar with a fish mutating capsule. However, a Russian lab mouse complicates his plans when she takes off with the car containing the capsule forcing Brain to chase after her.
- Hickory Dickory Bonk:
Based on the "Hickory Dickory Dock" nursery rhyme, Brain perfects a device that causes all of the world's clocks to continuosly chime and drive everyone crazy.
- A Legendary Tail:
Brain uses a computer to generate a legend that portrays him as a great American hero.
- Project B.R.A.I.N.:
One version of how the mice came to be at Acme Labs.
- The Pinky And The Brain Reunion Special:
Brain puts on a fake reunion special to gain a large audience so he then use a hypnobeam on them.
- Brainwashed Part 1: Brain, Brain, Go Away:
In part one of three, a new dance craze called the Schmëerskåhøvên is sweeping America while also dumbing down its participants. To combat the rapid dumbing down of America, a White House conference is called to find solutions to this problem. The mice attend this conference after Brain was accidently invited, but are kicked out after the First Lady realizes the mistake. The mice then pursue a clown that stole the speech Brain was planning to give into the Washington Monument where they are sedated and captured. After Brain's mind is erased, the mice are imprisoned in strange and mysterious place where everyone is identified by the hat they wear and where everyone must perform the Schëerskåhøvên. To be continued...
- Brainwashed Part 2: I Am Not A Hat:
In part two of three, the mice manage to escape "the land of hats" and Brain regains his memory, but not before finding out that the Schmëerskåhøvên is responsible for the stupification of the world. Concluding Snowball must be the culprit, the mice track him down, only to discover he is an inmate in his own mental institution. The mice attempt to get Snowball out, only to end up joining him as inmates. To be continued...
- Brainwashed Part 3: Wash Harder:
The mice and Snowball manage to escape from the mental institution, and head off to confront the next prime suspect, Dr. Mordough, the one responsible for splicing their genes. But to their suprise, it turns out Dr. Mordough has been stupified, and the culprit is really his cat Precious. They must stop her and her planned world-wide group Schmëerskåhøvên, before the world's population is permanently stupified.
- Star Warners:
In the series finale, the mice plus the rest of the Animaniacs characters spoof the Star Wars trilogy.