Animaniacs is coming back and these people can't deal

Joann Johnston
January 13, 2018

The wacky variety show pulled in millions of viewers during its heyday, birthing some of the most iconic cartoon characters in history.

In addition to announcing the new series, Hulu and Warner Bros. Hulu also added that as of today, subscribers to Hulu can watch all 99 episodes of Animaniacs along with Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain and the spin-off Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain.

Reboots and revivals continue to remain in high demand as broadcasters and streaming platforms alike look for proven titles with an ability to cut through a crowded landscape that is approaching 500 scripted originals.

"We can not wait to work with Steven Spielberg and the entire Amblin and Warner Bros. teams to bring more sketches, catchphrases, songs and laughs from the Animaniacs to kids and adults everywhere", said Craig Erwich, SVP of Content for Hulu in an official Press Release from Hulu.

United States streaming platform Hulu has teamed up with Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros.to make two brand new seasons.

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Animaniacs follows the Warner siblings and their escape from the Warner Bros. tower after being locked inside for a long time.

Fan-favorites, Pinky and Brain, are also expected to appear in every episode. Animation Sam Register and Amblin Television presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank.

While we have very little information on the new seasons, chances are high most if not all of the voice actors will be able to reprise their roles.

Steven Spielberg, who produced the original show, will return to executive produce the revival, which Hulu is billing as its first original scripted series aimed directly at family audiences.

"I am so pleased and proud that Animaniacs will have a home at Hulu", said Spielberg in the press release. The trio - Wakko, Yakko, Dot - wreaks havoc and mayhem to the city and the lives of the people they come across. Plus, he will be joined by the president of Warner Bros.

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