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Brain Clipart
Occupation N / A
Gender Male
Race Dog
Status Alive
Family Inspector Gadget
Penny Brown (owners)
Location Metro City
Riverton, Ohio (in the live-action films)
Portrayed By Frank Welker(Voice)
Don Adams(Voice)(1999 film)
Jeff Bennett(Voice) (2003 sequel)

Brain is the tritagonist of Inspector Gadget, a minor character in Gadget and the Gadgetinis, and the secondary tritagonist of Inspector Gadget and Inspector Gadget 2. He is Gadget and Penny's intelligent dog who is the only one that knows Penny is the one who solves Gadget's missions.



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Brain always stays close to Gadget to keep him safe during his missions and usually saves him from being eliminated by M.A.D. agents. Brain is a master of disguise and disguises himself to keep being recognized by Gadget. Gadget often mistakes Brain as a M.A.D. agent, often chasing him and trying to arrest Brain. Despite Brain's quick wits and last-minute rescues, he would have also failed to solve the mission assigned to Gadget if Penny wasn't secretly separated to help solve the case as well. This is the story line for nearly all the episodes. However, all of M.A.D. agents' attempts to kill Gadget were not all entirely foiled by Brain; in every episode, Gadget managed to escape death by pure luck a few times.


Brain has yellow hair, white patches on the tips of his ears, and a red nose. He wears a red collar that contains a microphone and speaker to keep in contact with Penny. Penny quickly understands what Brain says, even though he only makes dog-like sounds and never actually speaks.


Inspector Gadget

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Inspector Gadget

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Inspector Gadget: Gadget's Greatest Gadgets

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Gadget and the Gadgetinis

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Inspector Gadget's Last Case

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Inspector Gadget 2

Inspector Gadget: "Wowsers, it's quiet. Too quiet. And when it's this quiet... you know what that means, Brain?"
Brain: "(Whimpers)"
Inspector Gadget: "(Wildly turns his head around with dramatic music playing) ...Evil's afoot."
—Gadget, upon noticing Riverton is extremely quiet

Inspector Gadget's Biggest Caper Ever: The Case of the Giant Flying Lizard

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  • He is mostly absent in Gadget and the Gadgetinis. He only appears in "No Brainer," but it turns out he has developed a strong fear and dislike of gadgets due to his hatred of the times when he was forced to rescue Gadget at every turn. He was relieved to never have to defend Gadget again and he even put up signs around his home that says he doesn't want Gadget around. Before Penny went to find Brain, he was seen fishing. Brain still loves Penny as they were close friends in the original cartoon.
  • In the live-action film, he is portrayed as a beagle and shows no personification, despite being a yellow dog in the cartoon who can walk on his hind legs, had fingers, and often dressed up in disguises. At the end of the film, he has a line of dialogue spoken by Don Adams, the voice actor for Inspector Gadget in the original cartoon. In Inspector Gadget 2, he plays a slightly larger role when Gadget uses Baxter's bark translator to enable Brain to tell him the whereabouts of Penny after she is kidnapped by Dr. Claw. Here, Brain was voiced by Jeff Bennett.

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