The Venture Bros.: Season 2, Episode 2

Hate Floats (2 Jul. 2006)

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The Monarch has escaped from prison, and the Henchmen re-assemble to serve him. Dr. Venture takes Dean to a shopping mall and the family gets ambushed by the Monarch who was there attempting to win back Dr. Girlfriend.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Brock Samson (voice)
Christopher McCulloch ...
Hank Venture / The Monarch / Henchman 24 / Thug Henchman / Saleslady (voice) (as Chris McCulloch)
Michael Sinterniklaas ...
Dean Venture (voice)
Doc Hammer ...
Dr. Girlfriend / Henchman 21 / Wailing Thugs (voice)


Freshly escaped from prison, The Monarch returns to his lair and reassembles his minions. But a botched attempt to reunite with Dr. Girlfriend ends with him kidnapping Dr. Venture, leaving Brock to join forces with Phantom Limb to attempt a rescue. Written by Leo L. Schwab {}

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2 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The song that Henchmen 21 and 24 start humming as they get back with The Monarch is "Mars, The Bringer of War" from Gustav Holst's symphony "The Planets". See more »


During the scene in the Venture brothers' bedroom, Brock's hair switches back and forth between his old mullet and the short haircut he wears for the rest of the episode. See more »


Dean Venture: Don't say it.
Hank Venture: You look like the mayor of Candyland!
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References The X-Files (1993) See more »

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Didn't Hank get shot?
3 July 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I think Hank got shot on the escalator when he threw the nerf ball at the henchman. He appears to be fine when he wakes up. Whats the deal with that?

Otherwise this episode is great. The violence is back!!!! Brock is my hero. Did anyone else notice that the little bit with the Monarch flying and holding dr.Girlfriend was a parode of the first superman movie but the monarch was playing the part of Lois Lane ? The bit with phantom limb tricking the henchmen was awesome.

I wonder if dr.venture is gonna have that eye patch for the rest of the series.


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