Animaniacs, c. 1993
Amblin / WB
2 cel key-master setup from opening credits
Acrylic on acetate and gouache on paper
Collection of Trent Claus
Produced by Steven Spielberg, Animaniacs ran from 1993-1998 and had spinoffs including “Pinky and the Brain.” This 2-cel setup features the 3 Warner siblings Yakko, Wakko, and Dot and Pinky and the Brain. The background, entirely painted on the cel, is from the intro of the first “Pinky and the Brain” segment. It was used in 10 out of 18 segments during the run of Animaniacs. Its final use was in the last “Pinky and the Brain” segment.