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The Best Episodes of Animaniacs

Every episode of Animaniacs ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Animaniacs!

The two Warner Brothers Yakko and Wakko and their Warner sister Dot had been (supposedly) created in the 1930's, but their cartoons were too screwy for the general public to handle. The three Warners were locked up in the studio water tower until they escaped in the 90's. There, they run wild, causing chaos everywhere!

Genres:AnimationKidsComedyFamily

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Animaniacs" is "Davy Omelette", rated 8.7/10 from 175 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Davy Omelette" aired on 10/11/1993 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Back In Style".

  • Davy Omelette
    8.7/10 175 votes

    #1 - Davy Omelette

    Season 1 Episode 47 - Aired 1993-10-11

    Chicken Boo is mistaken for the frontiersman Davy Omelette. He helps a number of pioneers who are being attacked by a bear

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Back In Style
    8.7/10 137 votes

    #2 - Back In Style

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 1997-09-08

    After the closing of Termite Terrace in 1962, Plotz loans the Warners out to other cartoon studios in order to help Warner Bros. stay profitable.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Please Please Please Get a Life Foundation
    8.6/10 132 votes

    #3 - Please Please Please Get a Life Foundation

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 1995-09-23

    The Warners try to tell people in a TV commercial to "get a life" instead of going over every little reference in their show.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bones In The Body
    8.6/10 136 votes

    #4 - Bones In The Body

    Season 5 Episode 3 - Aired 1997-09-08

    The Warners sing about all the bones in the body, using Mr. Skullhead to demonstrate.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bully For Skippy
    8.6/10 134 votes

    #5 - Bully For Skippy

    Season 5 Episode 6 - Aired 1997-09-13

    Skippy is forced to deal with the school bully, Duke, while Slappy faces an advocate against cartoon violence.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Monkey Song
    8.5/10 304 votes

    #6 - The Monkey Song

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 1993-09-13

    In a parody of Harry Belafonte's "Monkey," the Warners and Dr. Scratchansniff sing about their tumultuous relationship.

    Director: Rusty Mills, Dave Marshall, Alfred Gimeno

    Writer: Paul Rugg, Randy Rogel, Peter Hastings

  • Message In A Bottle
    8.5/10 133 votes

    #7 - Message In A Bottle

    Season 5 Episode 1 - Aired 1997-09-08

    The Warners are lost in sea and found a message in a bottle floating on the surface.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Variety Speak
    8.4/10 147 votes

    #8 - Variety Speak

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 1995-09-16

    Yakko and Dot explain to Wakko through song about how to read the headlines in Variety Magazine.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Three Tenors and You're Out
    8.4/10 125 votes

    #9 - Three Tenors and You're Out

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 1995-09-16

    Slappy's plans to take Skippy to a baseball game at Dodger Stadium go wrong when an opera performance by the famed Domino, Pepperoni, and Carumba is scheduled for that night instead. The singers (a parody of the Three Tenors) return at the end of the show to perform a shortened version of the Animaniacs theme. This episode also features parodies of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Simon.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gimme A Break
    8.4/10 133 votes

    #10 - Gimme A Break

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 1995-09-23

    Slappy tries to get away from the filming of a blockbuster action movie on her vacation day.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Cutie And The Beast
    8.4/10 142 votes

    #11 - Cutie And The Beast

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 1996-09-07

    Parody of Disney's Beauty and the Beast with Dot as the heroine, taken in by a beast played by the Tasmanian Devil. The fourth wall was broken almost constantly in this episode and also got away with using censor bleeps.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hooked On a Ceiling
    8.3/10 231 votes

    #12 - Hooked On a Ceiling

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 1993-09-16

    The Warners help Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel.

    Director: Dave Marshall, Alfred Gimeno

    Writer: Peter Hastings

  • Hurray for Slappy
    8.3/10 167 votes

    #13 - Hurray for Slappy

    Season 1 Episode 35 - Aired 1993-10-04

    Slappy goes to a banquet held in her honor in order to receive an award while three of her old nemeses (Walter Wolf, Sid the Squid, and Beanie the Brain-Dead Bison) plot revenge for years of torment by her.

    Director: Rusty Mills

    Writer: John P. McCann

  • The Great Wakkorotti: The Master and His Music
    8.3/10 154 votes

    #14 - The Great Wakkorotti: The Master and His Music

    Season 1 Episode 36 - Aired 1993-10-04

    Wakko belches The Blue Danube by Johann Strauss.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Boids
    8.3/10 179 votes

    #15 - The Boids

    Season 1 Episode 49 - Aired 1993-10-12

    The Goodfeathers are hired as stunt birds for The Boids. They try to keep their jobs, but the movie shoot turns out to be harder than they expected.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Wakko's New Gookie
    8.3/10 137 votes

    #16 - Wakko's New Gookie

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 1995-09-09

    Wakko tries to come up with a new "gookie", or bizarre facial expression.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bingo
    8.3/10 133 votes

    #17 - Bingo

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 1995-09-16

    Dr. Scratchansniff has only one player for his weekly bingo game – Wakko.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A Hard Day's Warners
    8.3/10 135 votes

    #18 - A Hard Day's Warners

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 1995-09-23

    In a parody of The Beatles in A Hard Day's Night, the Warners run from their fans as they try to reach a cartoon convention. Guest appearances by Pinky and the Brain; Elmyra Duff is among the crowd of fans.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • It
    8.3/10 125 votes

    #19 - It

    Season 5 Episode 4 - Aired 1997-09-13

    Wakko is being chased by something terrifying behind the camera (Dot, who is playing tag with him).

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Dot - The Macadamia Nut
    8.3/10 137 votes

    #20 - Dot - The Macadamia Nut

    Season 5 Episode 5 - Aired 1997-09-13

    A parody of the "Macarena" music video with a song sung by and about Dot, a.k.a. "Macadamia".

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Acquaintances
    8.3/10 132 votes

    #21 - Acquaintances

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 1997-10-11

    The Warners come to the United States as immigrants, and invade the home of the Friends cast.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Slappy Goes Walnuts
    8.2/10 231 votes

    #22 - Slappy Goes Walnuts

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 1993-09-15

    Slappy and Skippy Squirrel gather nuts from Doug the Dog’s yard.

    Director: Barry Caldwell, Jon McClenahan

    Writer: Paul Rugg, Sherri Stoner

  • What Are We?
    8.2/10 192 votes

    #23 - What Are We?

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 1993-09-20

    The Warners are hypnotized by Dr. Scratchansniff in order to make them less zany. Dr. Scratchansniff fails and asks them what they are, leading the Warners to offer a number of suggestions.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Wally Llama
    8.2/10 182 votes

    #24 - Wally Llama

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 1993-09-23

    The Warners trek to Tibet seeking answers to the mysteries of life from a famous sage.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Where Rodents Dare
    8.2/10 179 votes

    #25 - Where Rodents Dare

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 1993-09-23

    Pinky and The Brain infiltrate a summit of world leaders in the Swiss Alps in an attempt to take over the world.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A