The Animaniacs Invade Atlantic City

A voice actor is always a fun person to interview, especially when they slip into a funny voice or two as they talk. Two voice actors are even better because they can bounce off each other both as colleagues and characters. But when you get four together, all bets are off.

Voice actors Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, and Maurice LaMarche are some of the most prolific talents in the business, each with hundreds of credits to their name and a handful of Emmy’s between them. At the inaugural Atlantic City Boardwalk Con, this legendary quartet, better known to many as Yakko, Wakko, Dot, and The Brain of Animaniacs, gathered together for a rare group appearance, and I had the unbelievable honor of getting them on the mic to talk about cartoons, characters, and everything in between.

Click below to experience the wackiness.


You can follow Rob, Jess, and Maurice on Twitter at @yakkopinky, @JessHarnell, and @MAURICELAMARCHE, and be sure to subscribe to Rob’s podcast, Talkin’ Toons, where he sits down with his Animaniacs brethren, as well as countless other voice actors.

Also be sure to check out some of our past interviews, featuring Rob and Maurice, in case you missed them.

Written by: Rob "T3K" Piontek

Rob is excited to be contributing to The Fridge. With one finger on the pulse of Marvel/DC and another on that of Hollywood's superhero franchises, no multi-issue arc or casting rumor is too small to report. When Rob opens The Fridge, the light inside shines green!

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