Animaniacs

Season 1 Episode 20

The Flame/Wakko's America/Davy Omelette/Four Score and Seven Migraines Ago

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Aired Weekdays 4:00 PM Oct 11, 1993 on FOX
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The Flame: The Flame lights the room as Thomas Jefferson writes the Declaration of Independence.

Wakko's America: In a Jeopardy!-game in the classroom, Wakko has to name the 50 states and their capitols.

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

Four Score and Seven Migraines Ago: On a train to Gettysburg, the Warners help Abraham Lincoln write the opening of the Gettysburg Address.

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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

    Peter Renaday

    Peter Renaday

    voice of Abe Lincoln

    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

    Recurring Role

    Maurice LaMarche

    Maurice LaMarche

    voice of The Brain

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Yakko: We've got some great openings: Friends, Romans, Gettysburgers, lend me your ears...
        Lincoln: Nah.
        Wakko: You are entering another dimension...
        Dot: A dimension of sight and of sound.
        Yakko: That signpost up ahead: Gettysburg.
        Lincoln: I don't think so.

      • Yakko: Four score and seven years ago (to audience) that's 87, for those of you keeping score!

      • Yakko: Just stick with us, pal!
        Dot: Yeah, and one day they'll name a tunnel after you!
        Wakko: And put your face on a penny!
        Yakko: Or take 40% off mattresses on your birthday!
        Lincoln: Just as long as they don't name a Savings & Loan after me...

      • (early idea for Gettysburg address)
        Lincoln: Hey, everybody! My name's Abe Lincoln, how 'bout them Yankees?

    • NOTES (1)

      • President Lincoln quotes two other famous US presidents while trying to come up with his Gettysburg address:
        JFK ("ask not what your country can do for you" and "ich biene ein Gettysburger")
        FDR ("We have nothing to fear but fear itself")

    • ALLUSIONS (4)

      • Dot: One day they'll name a tunnel after you!

        The Lincoln Tunnel is a tunnel that goes under the Hudson River to connect New Jersey and New York City.

      • Wakko: You are entering another dimension...

        This is the famous opening line to Rod Sterling's The Twilight Zone, which featured a different sci-fi story with a bizarre twist every episode.

      • Yakko: Friends, Romans, Gettysburgers...

        This is a parody of a famous line from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" play.

      • Person: Attila the Hun

        Attila the Hun was a ruthless bloodthirsty leader of the Mongolian people that terrorized ancient China.

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