Wreck It Gandalph / The Big Bird Theory is the third episode of MAD Season 4, and the 81st overall episode of MAD.

Point is I'm sick of holding my staff and yelling at monsters, I'm sick of being a wizard, and I want to be in other movies!

— Gandalf the Grey from Wreck It Gandalph

There she is

— CIA Agent from Nickita Minaj

Big Bang Theory plus Sesame Street divided by MAD, carry the one-- Oh, you've gotta be kidding me!

— Leonard Hofstadter, Ph.D from The Big Bird Theory

Episode Summary

Wreck It Gandalph: Gandalf the Grey is sick of being a wizard and escapes to other movies.

Nickita Minaj: Nickita Minaj is on the run from being found by the CIA. Now she is back to destroy them.

The Big Bird Theory: Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper are tired of their show and teleport to Sesame Street.


  1. MADvent Calendar - Been avoiding April Fools' tricks all month? Here are some MAD moments you may have missed:
    • Friday, 8:00 PM: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are snubbed for the best kiss at the MTV Movie Awards, but win best snub at the Annual Snubby Awards.
    • Monday, 1:00 PM: Star Wars fans express concern over how old the original cast will look in Episode VII, specifically Yoda.
    • Wednesday, 8:00 PM: Your parents have to suffer through Tax Season, but you have to suffer through this!
  2. Opening Scene
  3. Wreck It Gandalph (Movie Parody of Disney's Wreck-It Ralph / Spoof on Gandalf the Grey from the Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)
  4. Animated Marginals segment
  5. Undercover Wolf at the Shear Delite Salon (Live-action Cartoon segment)
  6. Training Car (Animated by Mark Marek) (Ad Parodies segment)
  7. Other Guardians Ruining Rise of the Guardians (Movie Parody of Rise of the Guardians, Legend of the Guardians: the Owls of Ga'Hoole, Green Lantern, and Guardians of the Galaxy) (Cartoon)
  8. Nickita Minaj (TV Parody of Nikita / Spoof on Nicki Minaj
  9. Pinball Hates His Commune (Cartoon)
  10. Spy vs. Spy - Easter Egg Hunt (Spy vs. Spy segment) (Stop-motion Cartoon)
  11. Animated Marginals segment
  12. Wall Scientists (Animated by Mike Wartella)
  13. The Big Bird Theory (TV Parody of the Big Bang Theory / Spoof on Big Bird from Sesame Street)
  14. Credits
  15. 5-second Cartoon - (from Training Car) The car instructor is still getting hurt in the car. (5-second Cartoon segment)


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