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Series: Pinky and the Brain
Season: 1
Episode No. 9
Directed By: {{{directed by}}}
Written By: Wendell Morris
Tom Sheppard
Peter Hastings
Released: January 20, 1996
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Snowball is an episode of Pinky and the Brain, originally broadcast 20 January 1996.


As Brain is preparing for his latest scheme to take over the world, he is interrupted by the arrival of his old friend from before he become smart, a genetically altered hamster named Snowball. However those days are long gone, as Snowball has also became a genius, and the two have a race to see who can conquer the world first, but Snowball proves to be a better match than The Brain.

Additional Credits


The Brain: While I developed my plans for world domination, Snowball had only evil in mind.

Pinky: Brain...

Pinky: Troz!

Pinky: it's Zort in the mirror! Troz!

Snowball: What do you want?

The Brain: My friend, and my world.


  • First appearance of Snowball.
  • The Brain being covered with snow followed by Pinky sleeping in his bed, whispering Brain's name and dropping a snowglobe is in reference to Citizen Kane.


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