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Animaniacs Episode 55
Air date: January 7, 1994
Season: 1
Variable verse: YW&D How urbane-y
Gag credit(s): Pile Driver- Kathryn Page's
Closing tag: Yakko: (o.s.) Goodnight, Wakko. Wakko: (o.s.) Goodnight, Yakko. Goodnight, Dot. Dot: (o.s.) Goodnight, Wakko. Goodnight, Yakko. Yakko: (o.s.) Goodnight, Dot. Goodnight, John Boy. John Boy: (o.s.) LET ME OUTTA THIS TOWER!!!!
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Theme song

Open1

Last line

Yakko, Wakko, and Dot: (spoken) How urbane-y.


Gold Rush

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Written by Randy Rogel
Directed by Michael Gerard and Dave Marshall

Synopsis

The Warners take revenge on a prospector who steals their entire wealth during the 1840s gold rush in California.

Chase Transition

The Warners, followed by Ralph, run past the psychiatry and approach a mailbox. The Warners get inside it, and when Ralph opens it, an elephant comes out of it.

Trivia

For unknown reasons, this segment is cut on the DVD.

A Gift of Gold

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Story by Steven Spielberg (uncredited on DVD title card) Written by Nicholas Hollander Directed by Michael Gerard

Synopsis

A heartwarming tale about a gold wrapping paper. Contains cameos by Mindy, Buttons, and Mindy's Father.

Trivia

  • The man who spits gum into the gold wrapping paper is wearing a shirt with the words "Local 839" on it. This is the animators union. Also amazingly, the episode number is 406-839. This is referenced in the "Please Please Please Get a Life Foundation" cartoon.
  • The homeless man at the end of the cartoon is the same man from the Chuck Jones cartoon One Froggy Evening.

Dot's Quiet Time

55-3-DofsQuietTime

Written by Nicholas Hollander Directed by Michael Gerard

Synopsis

Dot attempts to find someplace quiet where she can read her book.

Trivia

  • The Scotsman playing the bagpipes is MacRory from the Bugs Bunny cartoon My Bunny Lies Over the Sea.
  • Even though this is the only cartoon in the episode without any references to the color gold, the theme of the cartoon, as well as the song accompanying it, is "golden silence".

Cast

Voice Actors: Character(s):
Rob Paulsen Yakko Warner, Cowboy #3, John Boy
Jess Harnell Wakko Warner, Cowboy #2
Tress MacNeille Dot Warner
Michael McKean Jake, Cowboy #1
Jim Cummings Sterling Holloway, Homeless Father
Nancy Cartwright Mindy
Frank Welker Mindy's Father, Buttons

Kathryn Page's Credit

Pile Driver

Stinger

Yakko: (o.s.) Goodnight, Wakko.

Wakko: (o.s.) Goodnight, Yakko. Goodnight, Dot.

Dot: (o.s.) Goodnight, Wakko. Goodnight, Yakko.

Yakko: (o.s.) Goodnight, Dot. Goodnight, John Boy.

John Boy: (o.s.) LET ME OUTTA THIS TOWER!!!!

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