The Venture Bros.: Season 1, Episode 11

Past Tense (16 Oct. 2004)

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Hank and Dean learn about Brock and Dr. Venture's early days as they attend a funeral for Mike Sorayama, an old college buddy they used to tease. But the funeral proves to be a ruse by Sorayama to exact revenge for their torment.

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Dr. Venture (voice)
Michael Sinterniklaas ...
Dean Venture (voice)
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Brock Samson (voice)
Christopher McCulloch ...
Hank Venture / Col. Gentleman / The Action Man / Mr. White / The Monarch (voice) (as Chris McCulloch)
Steven Rattazzi ...
Dr. Orpheus (voice)
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Mike Sorayama (voice)
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Priest 1 / Jonas Venture (voice)
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Baron Ünterbheit / Otto Aquarius (voice)
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Jeanie / Leslie Cohen / Lesliebots (voice)
Richard Liebmann-Smith ...
Priest 2 (voice)
Steffen Vala ...
College Student (voice)
Soul-Bot ...
H.E.L.P.eR. (voice)
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Hank and Dean learn about Brock and Dr. Venture's early days as they attend a funeral for Mike Sorayama, an old college buddy they used to tease. But the funeral proves to be a ruse by Sorayama to exact revenge for their torment.

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Trivia

The episode "Past Tense" was taken off the air for nearly a year due to a legal concern. When it returned, a "thank you" credit was added for Hajime Sorayama. See more »

Goofs

When Brock kicks the door in, Mr. White and Dr. Venture can be seen in the back of the room behind the original Team Venture. This should've been Hank and Dean, as Mr. White and Dr. Venture are still in the dungeon. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Venture: [a drunk Brock barges into the dorm room] Who the hell are you?
Pete White: I think that's your roommate, Rust.
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Crazy Credits

One of the animation directors (Kimson Albert) gets to have a "nickname" inserted into his credits. The nickname is an unusual line or word from the preceding episode. This is included in all Season One episodes except the pilot (where Mr. Albert is credited only as a "Computer Animator". Dia De Los Dangerous! Kimson "Don Alberto" Careers In Science Kimson "Peligro" Albert Mid-Life Chrysalis Kimson "all out of condom" Albert Eeeney, Meeney, Miney... MAGIC! Kimson "In Twain" Albert The Incredible Mr. Brisby Kimson "Companda" Albert Tag Sale - You're IT! Kimson "Little Water Baby" Albert Home Insecurity Kimson "Shaved Bigfoot" Albert Ghosts of the Sargasso Kimson "Re-bort" Albert Ice Station - IMPOSSIBLE! Kimson "Ba-Hey!" Albert Are You There, God? It's Me, Dean Kimson "Dreaded Candiru" Albert Past Tense Kimson "25 Charisma Points" Albert Trial of the Monarch Kimson "Mecha-Shiva" Albert Return To Spider-Skull Island Kimson "King Gorilla" Albert A Very Venture Christmas Kimson "Tiny Joseph" Albert See more »

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