The Brain Pods are the scientists of Planet Z and supporting characters of the television series, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. The Cybernetic brains, modeled in mobile jars, the Brain Pods serve Emperor Zurg in his evil schemes to take over the universe. The Brain Pods are secondary players in the villains tournaments.
Disney Vs Non Disney Villains War
The unemployed scientists in space, finally meet their real master, as Emperor Zurg shows himself, after his transportation from the CGI Universe to the Animated Universe, although not in the better circumstances, as Zurg bullies his minions, from the start of the war.
When Zurg comes in a meeting with the Drej, he rallies on his Brain Pods to keep in charge his tower. However, the evil virus, Thrax, invades Zurg's Tower and knocks out a Brain Pod, before he would sabotage the whole planet's system. Later, Mok Swagger takes control of Zurg's empire, much to Zurg's dismay of losing his home.
Reclaiming Planet Z
However, Zurg manages to reclaim his planet, from Professor Screweyes, Mok's right hand, as he uses the Unimind, to turn Screweyes' minions against him, who kill the psycopath instantly, as the Brain Pods look horrified.
The Battle of Space
During the final events of the war, the Drej Queen and her army start a war, against Zurg's forces. When the Drej Queen approaches Planet Z, Zurg orders his Brain Pods to activate his deadliest weapon, a unimind ray that wipes out both the Drej Queen and her army, leaving Zurg victorious.