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Animaniacs
Genre
Created by Tom Ruegger
Voices of
Theme music composer Richard Stone
Composer(s)
  • Richard Stone
  • Steven Bernstein
  • Julie Bernstein
  • Gordon Goodwin
  • Carl Johnson
  • J. Eric Schmidt
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 99 (274 segments) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Steven Spielberg
Producer(s)
  • Tom Ruegger
  • Rich Arons
  • Sherri Stoner
  • Rusty Mills
  • Peter Hastings
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Warner Bros. Animation
  • Amblin Entertainment
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original network
Picture format NTSC
Audio format
  • Stereo (1993–1995)
  • Dolby Surround (1996–1998)
Original release September 13, 1993 (1993-09-13) – November 14, 1998 (1998-11-14)
Chronology
Followed by Animaniacs (2020–present)
Related shows

Animaniacs is an American animated television series created by Tom Ruegger. It is the second animated series produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment alongside Warner Bros. Animation.

The show first aired on the Fox Network as part of its Fox Kids block from 1993 to 1995 before moving to The WB in 1995 until the series ended in 1998. It initially ran a total of 99 episodes and one movie being Wakko's Wish.

Animaniacs is a variety show, with short skits with a large cast of characters.

Episodes

Season Episodes First episode Last episode
1 65 September 13, 1993 May 23, 1994
2 4 September 10, 1994 November 12, 1994
3 13 September 9, 1995 February 24, 1996
4 8 September 7, 1996 November 16, 1996
5 9 September 8, 1997 November 14, 1998

Movies

Title Directed by Running Time Release date
Wakko's Wish Liz Holzman, Rusty Mills, Tom Ruegger 1h, 20m July 16, 1999 (theaterical), January 25, 2000 (Century 2000 Collection)

Characters

Yakko Warner is one of the five main characters of Animaniacs. He is tallest and the oldest siblings of the Warner Brothers.

Wakko Warner is one of the five main characters of Animaniacs. He is the middle sibling of the Warner Brothers.

Dot Warner is one of the five main characters of Animaniacs. She is the youngest sibling of the Warner Brothers.

Pinky is one of the five main characters of Animaniacs. He and the Brain are trying to take over the world.

Brain is one of the five main characters of Animaniacs. He and Pinky are trying to take over the world.

Sequel

A reboot of the series was announced by Hulu in January 2018 and expected to air starting in 2020 called Animaniacs (2020 TV series).

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