Pinky and the Brain is an American animated television series. It was the first animated television series to be presented in Dolby Surround and the fourth collaboration of Steven Spielberg, With his Production Company, Amblin Entertainment and Produced by Warner Bros. Animation. The characters first appeared in 1993 as a recurring segment on Animaniacs and then from 1995 to 1998, they were spun off into their own show on Kids WB, Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky and the Brain, with 65 episodes produced. Later, they appeared in the award winning series, Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain.