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The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons.
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 Hank Venture / ... (71 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Dr. Venture / ... (68 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Dean Venture / ... (65 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Henchman 21 / ... (63 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Brock Samson / ... (58 episodes, 2003-2016)
Steven Rattazzi ...
 Dr. Orpheus / ... (31 episodes, 2004-2016)
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The warped misadventures of a former boy genius turned washed-up, middle-aged mad scientist Dr. Rusty Venture; his moronic teenage sons; their maniac bodyguard; and the Doctor's arch-nemeses, incompetent super villain The Monarch and his masculine paramour, Dr. Girlfriend. Written by Jojo Mac

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Brock Samson's devotion to Led Zeppelin surfaces in several episodes. Some references are subtle - when driving the Charger, Brock almost always is listening to facsimile Led Zeppelin songs - while others are more overt, such as Hank rifling through Brock's collection of "Zep" cassette tapes, or Brock drawing the logo of the band's label instead of completing the essay portion of a written exam. He even has a (currently incomplete) tattoo of the label on his arm. See more »

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[Brock Samson has torn off an animated statue's arm and is now beating him with it]
Hank Venture: Stop hitting yourself! Stop hitting yourself!
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Rick Lacy is credited as Rick "Danger" Lacy. See more »

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Featured in Anime Abandon: Project A-Ko (2013) See more »

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Written and Performed by J.G. Thirlwell
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A Brilliant Blast From The Past!
21 November 2004 | by (The World Of Tomorrow) – See all my reviews

If you grew up watching Johnny Quest get ready to bust a gut on this one, and it's hilarious even if you didn't. Every cliché is ripped through like bodyguard Brock Samson going through henchmen. There's even a scene in there of him painted purple like Aqizio, and watching him snap is always a highlight of the show. The Brothers, Dean and Hank, rather then being Wonder Boys, are the complete opposite of Johnny Quest, and are a couple of goobs, regular teens, who take all the Super Science in stride. Dr. Venture himself is something of a failure in life, and yet he is the envy of all the other Super Scientists, because he has so many Arch-Enemies. The show is outstanding, though there is room for improvement. Some of the gags in the first season are hit and miss, but when they hit, they hit you like like Brock Samson! So there is sure to be a second season. Now grab the handle and push the button. Go Team Venture!


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