Animaniacs

Season 4 Episode 1

One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock

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Aired Weekdays 4:00 PM Sep 07, 1996 on FOX
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(Slappy and Skippy Episode) After endless talk shows Slappy the Squirel goes nuts and has to be taken to a place to get help. Skippy refuses to accept this and takes on the responsiblity of getting his aunt back to normal.

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Nancy Cartwright

Nancy Cartwright

voice of Mindy

Tony Pope

Tony Pope

Additional Voices

Chick Vennera

Chick Vennera

voice of Pesto Pigeon

Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters

voice of Rita

John Mariano

John Mariano

voice of Bobby Pigeon

Avery Schreiber

Avery Schreiber

voice of Beanie the Bison / Additional Voices

Jess Harnell

Jess Harnell

voice of Walter Wolf

Guest Star

Vernee Watson-Johnson

Vernee Watson-Johnson

voice of Mrs. Jenny

Guest Star

Gail Matthius

Gail Matthius

voice of Rena Rat

Guest Star

Tress MacNeille

Tress MacNeille

voice of Dot Warner / Marita Hippo / Hello Nurse

Recurring Role

Frank Welker

Frank Welker

voice of Buttons / Ralph / Runt / Flavio Hippo / Chicken Boo/voice of Quacky Duck

Recurring Role

Rob Paulsen

Rob Paulsen

voice of Yakko Warner / Dr. Scratchansniff / Pinky/voice of Dr. George

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • When the firefighters lead Slappy out of the smoking house, her cuckoo clock says three o'clock, but the bird only chirps twice.

  • QUOTES (0)

  • NOTES (2)

    • Show creator Tom Ruegger based this episode off of memories he had of visiting his aunt in a nursing home.

    • This episode was allegedly made to be a test pilot for a Slappy The Squirrel spin-off series, but was just molded into an Animaniacs episode after it was canned.

  • ALLUSIONS (1)

    • Episode Title: One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock.

      This is a reference to the 1975 Miloš Forman film based on the novel by Ken Kesey One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
      It starred Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher.
      The film received five academy awards including Best Actor and Best Actress to Nicholson and Fletcher respectively, Best direction to Forman, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Movie. Also Nurse Ratched, played by Fletcher was ranked as the fifth Greatest Villain of all Time by the American Film Institute (AFI) and the film itself is considered as the 20th best film of all time by the AFI.

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