Jonny Quest: Season 1, Episode 3

The Curse of Anubis (2 Oct. 1964)

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A plot to frame Dr. Quest for the theft of a national Egyptian treasure awakens an ancient mummy to dog the steps of the true culprits.

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Mike Road ...
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Jonny Quest (voice) (as Tim Matthieson)
John Stephenson ...
Dr. Benton C. Quest / Kidnapper 2 / Arab Rifleman in Tomb (voice)
Danny Bravo ...
Hadji (voice)
Vic Perrin ...
Dr. Hamid Kareem / Kidnapper 1 (voice)
Don Messick ...
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Dr. Kareem intends to unify Arab nations by stealing an artifact and putting the blame on westerners, but his theft inadvertently awakens a mummy which thereafter stalks him. Ignorant of his peril, Kareem enacts a plan to frame "old friend" Dr. Benton Quest as the thief, ultimately locking Benton, Race and the artifact together in an abandoned archaeological dig with poisonous adders for company. As Jonny and Hadji discover the plot and race to the rescue, the mummy closes in to administer justice of his own. Written by statmanjeff

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When the thieves show Dr. Kareem the statue, their instructions are to take it "...across the border to the ruins of Giza". However, the establishing shot shows that the temple of Anubis is near both the Great Sphinx and the pyramid of Khafre, which is in Giza. Therefore, they're taking the statue back where it came from, and no border crossings are involved. If the borders of the various governorates of Egypt are the ones under consideration, they would not be a barrier to travel. See more »

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Kidnapper 2: I wonder if Quest will be alive when the crypt is opened.
Kidnapper 1: I care not, nor does our master. It is enough that he and his friend be found with the god statue in the ruins.
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Anubis goes for a walk
1 December 2008 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

In this episode of Jonny Quest, Dr. Quest is summoned to Egypt by a supposed old friend, Dr. Ali Kareem, to take a look at his latest archaeological find. But Dr. Kareem has other plans in mind for Dr. Quest and family - and they don't include sightseeing. Dr. Kareem is behind the recent theft of the mask of Anubis. He hopes to pin the theft on Dr. Quest so that his plans might be fulfilled. Unknown to Dr. Kareem (or Dr. Quest for that matter), however, the mummy Anubis has come to life and is searching the countryside for his lost possession.

I can just imagine that someone smarter than me might take a look at "The Curse of Anubis" and write an essay about the unflattering portrayal of Middle Easterners by Westerners. Or they might write about the significance Dr. Ali Kareem's ramblings calling for a unified Arab state. But you won't get that from me. I've never watched an episode of Jonny Quest and come away with the un-PC notions some other viewers seem to. For me, it's all about the mummy Anubis as he makes his slow march across the desert. "The Curse of Anubis" features one of my absolute favorite moments from Jonny Quest. It might not sound like much, but the sight of Anubis standing on the dune with the moon in the background as his tattered bandages flap in the breeze – Wow! I loved it as a kid and still think it's a great sight. The biggest weakness I see in this episode is with the ambiguity of Dr. Kareem's plans. Don't ask me what those plans are because Dr. Kareem's thinking makes very little sense to me.


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