Jonny Quest (1964–1965)

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The Quest family and their bodyguard investigate strange phenomena and battle villains around the world.

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Mike Road ...
 Roger T. 'Race' Bannon / ... (26 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Jonny Quest (26 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Bandit / ... (26 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Hadji (25 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Ship Captain / ... (15 episodes, 1964-1965)
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Dr. Benton Quest is a research scientist who is frequently called upon for missions that require his scientific and technical expertise. He is usually accompanied by his son Jonny, his tutor/bodyguard Race Bannon, their bulldog with the distinctive mask-like eye markings named Bandit, and Hadji, an Indian orphan who has special abilities of his own. Together, they investigate mysteries, perform rescues and battle nefarious villains around the world, most notably Dr. Zin. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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The name of the island where the Quests, Race and Hadji lived was called Palm Key. See more »

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Accept No Imitations! The Original is STILL the Best!
3 August 1999 | by (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

If you grew up in the '60's and early '70's, as I did, "Jonny Quest" was in many ways THE ultimate animated adventure show. And it's only gotten better over the years. The plotting and animation were certainly the most sophisticated Hanna-Barbera ever did. And the voice casting was perfect, as well. Sorry, fellow Cherry Hill-ite J.D. Roth, but, for me, Jonny will always be the young Tim Mathieson. Ditto Mike Road as Race Bannon and John Stephenson (earlier) and Don Messick (later) as Dr. Benton Quest. And Hoyt Curtin's jazzy score was just the icing on the cake.

With the so-called "Real Adventures of Jonny Quest" being such a pale imitation of the original, it's so good to see the original back on a series of four excellent DVDs. A later generation deserves a chance to enjoy the real thing, and nostalgic grown-ups deserve a chance to remember.


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