Runaway Brain

Chris Bailey (1995)

Featuring animation by animator Andreas Deja. It was first released in 1995 and played along with A Kid in King Arthur’s Court and A Goofy Movie in 1996. It would be the final original Mickey Mouse theatrical animated short until Get a Horse! in 2013.

Runaway Brain is a 1995 animated comedy-horror short film produced by Walt Disney. Featuring Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, the short centers on Mickey attempting to earn enough money to pay for an anniversary gift for Minnie. 

Although receiving a controversial reception among audiences, the short was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 68th Academy Awards.

In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn’t forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as lab assistant to the sinister Dr. Frankenollie, who happens to be searching for a donor to provide his monstrous creation with a brain.

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