Animaniacs "Minerva Mink" (unproduced animated shorts; early 1990s)


Animaniacs - unreleased Minerva Mink shorts
The Minerva Mink character. Note the erased cleavage.
The Minerva Mink character. Note the erased cleavage.
Status Non-existent

The Warner Bros. animated series/variety show Animaniacs was rumored to have had a number of Minerva Mink shorts aside from the two released (Meet Minerva and Moon Over Minerva) that never saw the light of day.

Background

The rumor of unaired shorts was assumed due to the excessively risqué content of the Minerva Mink shorts that were released, and that only two were ever made.

Additionally, the two shorts had already been edited in post-production by broadcasters such as Teletoon Retro, contributing to the rumors.

On airing Meet Minerva on their channel, the title card was different, but it was the same short as Moon Over Minerva. Notably, her cleavage was clumsily erased in close-up scenes.

Tom Ruegger's Response

Tom's response

The creator of Animaniacs, Tom Ruegger, participated in an "Ask Me Anything" topic on Reddit on April 18, 2016 where a user asked about the existence of any unaired Minerva Mink shorts. Tom replied by simply saying that there were no unreleased shorts.[1]


References

  1. Tom Ruegger "Ask Me Anything", Reddit

Comments


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Anonymous user #1

11 months ago
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the originals are not lost, they are on daily motion, that's all.
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Anonymous user #2

4 days ago
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I WANT TO BELIEVE
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