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Studio technicians are powerless in Battle For The Planet (Animaniacs, Episode 64, 1993)

Studio technicians are powerless in Battle For The Planet

Pinky And The Brain must be one of the most outlandish cartoons ever made and in one particularly memorable episode, dishes up a superbly wacky homage to The War Of The Worlds, though it's fair to say that Pinky And The Brain is really nothing less than one huge homage to Orson Welles. The voice of Brain, the super-intelligent mouse with designs on world domination was provided by Maurice LaMarche, an avowed fan of Welles who ... read more.

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Title to Pinky And The Brain episode Battle For The Planet Brain demonstrates the power of Television to Pinky Brain is ready for the broadcast

Title to Pinky And The Brain episode Battle For The Planet.

Brain demonstrates the power of Television to Pinky.

Brain is ready for the broadcast.

Brain begins with a News Flash The signal is beamed out from Acme labs Brains breaks into scheduled programs

Brain begins with a News Flash.

The signal is beamed out from Acme labs.

Brains breaks into scheduled programs.

Pinky handles special effects Alien spacecraft landing site The viewing public react

Pinky handles special effects.

Alien spacecraft landing site.

The viewing public react.

Brain reports from the landing site Brain reacts in horror when a Martian emerges Studio technicians are powerless

Brain reports from the landing site.

Brain reacts in horror when a Martian emerges.

Studio technicians are powerless.

Pinky goes on the rampage The face of an alien Brain reports on the rampage

Pinky goes on the rampage.

The face of an alien.

Brain reports on the rampage.

Brain is confronted by the alien The broadcast is over But the newspaper headlines are not what Brain hoped for

Brain is confronted by the alien.

The broadcast is over.

But the newspaper headlines are not what Brain hoped for.

People thought the broadcast was funny No one has believed it Brain returns to Acme labs to plan the next take over

People thought the broadcast was funny.

No one has believed it.

Brain returns to Acme labs to plan the next take over.

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The War Of The Worlds by Orson Welles. The infamous radio broadcast that panicked America on Halloween night.

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