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Yakko (the oldest child) is a wise-cracking smart-aleck and usually acts as the leader of the trio; Wakko (the middle child) has a Liverpool accent, a huge appetite and a gag bag filled with tricks, and Dot (the youngest child) is cute, sassy and witty.
Wakko is the one with the hat and despite the name, he is not the most Wakko of the group. Animaniacs. The trio of red-nosed Warner siblings were considered to be the stars of the ensemble of characters on the show. They all appear in the antimaniyacks logo, and the show usually begins and ends with gags performed by them.
Whenever Yakko and Wakko introduce themselves by saying, “We’re the Warner Brothers!” she always follows with “And the Warner Sister!”
What are the characteristics of the Yakko trio?
Unique characteristics. Each of the trio has a different personality and role in the group, including purpose in a skit and separate obsessions with different celebrities, etc. Yakko is the “smart one” and the leader. Dot is the self proclaimed “cute one”. Wakko is the “other” one or, ” due to Middle Kid Syndrome ” as Yakko puts it, …
His idol is Michelle Pfeiffer. He is considered by many fans to be “the brains of the outfit”; the wittiest and most clever of the three Warner sibs.
Animaniacs logo, featuring Yakko, Wakko and Dot plus Pinky and the Brain asphalt loudest on the game room. Yakko, Wakko and Dot Warner, also known as “The WB Kids,” ” The Warner Brothers (and the Warner Sister) ” or ” The Warner Siblings “, or just simply ” The Warners “, are the three titular cartoon characters featured on the animated series.
The series’ other characters are cartoon representations of various animals such as mice, birds, monkeys, and squirrels, but the Warners are intentionally ambiguous.
Characters consisting of simple black drawings with white faces were very common in cartoons of the 1920s and 1930s, including Bosko and Honey, Felix the Cat, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Bimbo, Flip the Frog, Foxy and the early version of Mickey Mouse, Pete, Minnie Mouse, and Goofy .
Dot is the self proclaimed “cute one”. Wakko is the “other” one or, ” due to Middle Kid Syndrome ” as Yakko puts it, the most insane one. They all like to kiss people, usually to annoy them. Overall, they are friendly, energetic and lovable.
Yakko can sing the names of every country of the world that existed at the time, as well as every word in the English language (although he’s only shown singing words from the letters A, F (briefly), L and Z). He can even say Dot’s full name without error as seen in “Cutie and the Beast”.
Who were the Animaniacs?
One common answer was that they were, in fact, the Warner Brothers, along with an apparently unknown sister.
Whereas other characters have become synonymous with companies like Disney, the Animaniacs were literally intended as mascots. Their fourth-wall destroying origin story had them created as minor characters for 1920s/30s cartoons. When the time came to give them their own cartoons, though, said projects were seen as too crazy and inane for the general audience. For this reason, they were locked away into the iconic Warner Bros. water tower until they escaped in the ’90s.
Comment. Animaniacs was a classic ’90s cartoon birthed from Steven Spielberg ‘s Amblin Entertainment. Wacky, zany and utterly irreverent, the seemingly new age cartoon was in many ways a throwback to animated classics of the past. That show and its recent reboot on Hulu star a trio of amusing creatures named Yakko, Wakko & Dot, …
However, in actuality, the Animaniacs’ species has been public knowledge since the show began. Here’s the taxonomic designation for the Warner Siblings and how it ties into their cartoon’s jokes.
This idea is muddled, however, with their tails. Instead of the cotton ball tails of bunnies, they have long, furry tails like a cat or a dog. Nothing else about their anatomy is particularly canine or feline, however.
What does Yakko say to Wakko?
Whenever they spot her or another attractive woman (or Minerva Mink), they react exaggeratedly (for example, howling like wolves) and shouting “Hell-O -o, Nurse!” This is usually followed by them lunging into her arms and giving her a large smooch. They also add some kind of title to “Helloooo Nurse!” in some episodes. Like in “Cookies for Einstein,” when they see a Swiss girl selling chocolate, Wakko shouted “Hellooooo Swiss Nurse Miss!” (a play on the hot chocolate brand).
Yakko, as his name implies, is the most talkative and quick-witted of the Warner siblings. Like his siblings, Yakko is an ambiguous dog-like cartoon character. He is the tallest of the three, the same height as Bugs Bunny, and he wears khaki pants up to his waist with a large belt. Like his siblings, he also has short black fur covering most of his body and white fur over his face, cheeks, and eyebrows. His eyes are black, and he has a small red nose, black ears, as well as a tail that sticks out through his pants. He was also seen with an addition of a green scarf in the movie. He also (along with his other siblings) can be seen with different attire in specific episodes (like “Roll Over Beethoven”) such as top hats, sashes, suits, etc.
Dot is of the same species as her older brothers. She is the same height as Babs Bunny. She wears a pink knee-length skirt, frilly pink or white panties, has hair resembling that of Uran from Astro Boy, and a yellow flower tie in her ears. In Wakko’s Wish, she gets a beauty mark that she calls a “cutie mark” (“Cindy Crawford, eat your heart out!” she remarked). However, this “cutie mark” only appeared in the movie. Whenever Yakko and Wakko introduce themselves by saying, “We’re the Warner Brothers!” she always follows with “And the Warner Sister!” Her full name is ” Princess Angelina Contessa Louisa Francesca Banana Fanna Bo Besca III ” (a reference to Pippi Longstocking’s long real name, “Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking”), which is the reason why some fans call her “Princess Dot” for short, as revealed in Wakko’s Wish. (Her last name is Warner, but it is not added to her full name.)
Yakko is the oldest of his siblings, though his age is never revealed in the show (according to Tom Ruegger, Yakko is 14).
He follows in Yakko’s footsteps by singing all the fifty US states and their capitals in “Wakko’s America”. Wakko is usually the least talkative of the three unless he is the main character, and in some segments, he doesn’t say anything.
In Wakko’s Wish, she gets a beauty mark that she calls a “cutie mark” (“Cindy Crawford, eat your heart out !”. she remarked). However, this “cutie mark” only appeared in the movie. Whenever Yakko and Wakko introduce themselves by saying, “We’re the Warner Brothers!”. she always follows with “And the Warner Sister!”.
Voice. Yakko is voiced by Rob Paulsen, Wakko is voiced Jess Harnell and Dot is voiced by Tress MacNeille. These three voice actors reprise their roles in the 2020 reboot on Hulu.