The Venture Bros.: Season 1, Episode 12

The Trial of the Monarch (23 Oct. 2004)

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The Monarch finds himself on trial for a murder, but it soon becomes clear that the "Guild of Calamitous Intent" may be behind the whole thing.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Dr. Venture / The Phantom Limb / Judge (voice)
Michael Sinterniklaas ...
Dean Venture (voice)
Brock Samson (voice)
Christopher McCulloch ...
Hank Venture / The Monarch / Tiny Attorney / MOnarch Henchman 2 / Security Guards 1 & 2 / Watch / Bailiff (voice) (as Chris McCulloch)
Steven Rattazzi ...
Dr. Orpheus (voice)
Doc Hammer ...
Dr. Girlfriend / Monarch Henchman 1 / Stranger / Ward (voice)
Woman in court


The Monarch finds himself on trial for a murder, but it soon becomes clear that the "Guild of Calamitous Intent" may be behind the whole thing.

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The members of the jury are caricatures of people who work on the show, including show creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, who can be seen in a close-up when the Monarch is talking to the jury. See more »


Brock Samson: Something big is going down, this place is crawling with Strangers.
Hank Venture: Well, you can't expect to know everybody!
Brock Samson: No, Hank... Strangers are undercover Guild operatives.
Dean Venture: We gotta warn Pop!
Brock Samson: No, Dean. This is guild business, your father isn't in any harm. Guild works clean, professional, and surgical. In a way, they're the only organization I still respect.
Hank Venture: [dramatically] And they kill clean! Don't let dames get in the way!
Brock Samson: [turning to Hank] Honestly, Hank, where do you pick that stuff up? I never see ...
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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 »


References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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