Jonny Quest: Season 1, Episode 22

The Quetong Missile Mystery (11 Feb. 1965)

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Someone goes to great lengths to keep activities in the Quetong swamp lake area private. Dr. Quest gets involved when asked to determine why local fish are suddenly starting to make area fishermen sick.

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Mike Road ...
Roger T. 'Race' Bannon / Sentry Post 1 / Sentry Post 5 (voice)
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Jonny Quest (voice) (as Tim Matthieson)
Don Messick ...
Dr. Benton C. Quest / Bandit / Intercom Voice (voice)
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General Fong / Panel Truck Driver / Sentry Post 3 (voice)
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Fish - a local staple for centuries - has lately been making fishermen sick. Four investigators have disappeared looking into the Swamp Lake area for answers. Commissioner Wah asks Dr. Quest to look into the matter for them. Soon after agreeing to this, an assassination attempt on the Quest party is made and narrowly averted. The Doctor finds the fish heavily contaminated by a lethal toxin obtained from rocket fuel. While he and Race begin an airborne survey of the swamp area, Jonny, Hadji and Bandit are kidnapped. A traitor at Police Headquarter is found responsible. Now, Race and Benton must venture determinedly but silently into the swamps where "the trees have eyes" in order to rescue the boys and Bandit. Written by statmanjeff

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Lt. Singh's clothes are sullied from his car wreck, but while Dr. Quest questions him and bandages his arm, the dirt and grime on Lt. Singh's clothes disappear. The grime returns when Benton is done questioning him. See more »

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Dr. Benton C. Quest: [as the Quests' swamp boat is fired upon] How 'bout a little more speed, Race.
Roger T. 'Race' Bannon: Sorry, Doctor. This electric job's built for silence, not speed.
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I can't believe it - an episode I've never seen!
5 March 2010 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

While visiting some unnamed Southeast Asian country, Dr. Quest is asked by the local authorities to look into the strange happenings in the nearby Swamp Lake. None of the police patrols that have gone into the swamp have returned. What lurks in these murky waters? How about a band of ninja types guarding a secret missile installation. Things could get quite tricky for the Quest Team.

A few random things about The Quetong Missile Mystery:

  • To my utter surprise and delight, I realized almost immediately that


I had never seen The Quetong Missile Mystery. I'm not sure how I missed it either when I was younger or when I went through the episodes when I bought the DVDs. But how cool – a new episode!

  • The bad guys in The Quetong Missile Mystery are great. The black clad


ninja-types in the trees, the traitor Lt. Singh, and the head baddie General Fong are an impressive cast of villains. One of my favorite bits comes near the end when Gen. Fong barks the orders to catch and kill the Quest Team. You wouldn't see anything like that in today's overly PC cartoons. Fong is just awesome.

  • I knew I recognized the voice of Commissioner Wah and was delighted


to discover Keye Luke's name in the credits. How cool is it that Keye Luke provides some of the voices for this episode? To me, it's just about the coolest thing I've run across in a Jonny Quest episode. I know he did a lot of things, but as a huge fan of Charlie Chan, Keye Luke will always be #1 son Lee.

Overall, The Quetong Missile Mystery is another great installment in the Jonny Quest series. I'll give it an 8/10.


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