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The Venture Bros. 

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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The Guild of Calamitous Intent sets a trap for Blue Morpho with a notorious villain as the bait. Meanwhile, two battered men struggle to escape from their mysterious imprisonment.


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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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[Baron Ünderbheit offers a "parting gift" to his traitorous minions]
Catclops: Tiger balm. I don't get it.
Girl Hitler: Oh, maybe he's saying he's sore at us, and so he's giving us balm to soothe.
Catclops: That's retarded. Sir, what exactl...?
[Baron Ünderbheit is nowhere to be seen. ]
Catclops: Where'd he go? I knew it, I knew it! He's gonna kill us, isn't he?
[Tigers emerge from the walls and attack the minions]
Catclops: Aw, crap!
Manservant: [outside in the hall] Shall I have the maintenance crew clean the room, my master?
Baron Ünderbheit: No, not yet, Manservant.
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The closing credits feature the episode title, and then a scene follows afterwards. See more »

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Referenced in CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night III (2009) See more »

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Tuff
Written and Performed by J.G. Thirlwell
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A Brilliant Blast From The Past!
21 November 2004 | by 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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