Pinky and the Brain

Season 2 Episode 4

The Pink Candidate

Aired Saturday Nov 02, 1996 on The WB



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • This cartoon was first aired as part of episode 17. The gag credit for this episode is: Morology - The study of foolish and nonsensical talking.

  • Allusions

    • Mr. Smith Goes To Washington:

      When Pinky is at the Lincoln Memorial seeking advice on his moral crisis, it mirrors a similar scene from the film Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.

    • The Bridges of Madison County:

      When a woman says "I must be the luckiest woman in the world" while staring out the window at Clint Eastwood, this is a reference to the film The Bridges of Madison County.

    • The title of this episode The Pink Candidate is an allusion to The Manchurian Candidate a novel written by Richard Condon in 1959.