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Dr. Venture / Dr. Jonas Venture Jr. / Young Rusty (voice)
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Brock Samson (voice)
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Dean Venture (voice)
Christopher McCulloch ...
Hank Venture / Pirate Captain / The Grand Inquisitor / Ned / Colonel Gentleman (voice) (as Chris McCulloch)
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Sally Impossible / Jonas Jr.'s Ibezan Houseguest (voice)
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Dr. Jonas Venture Sr. / Subway Bum / Taxi Driver / Impossible Computer (voice)
Brendon Small ...
Jonny Quest (voice)
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Impossible Security Guard (voice)
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While a mysterious extra-terrestrial Inquisitor evaluates human culture, Dr. Venture discovers an old video recording from his father informing him he must, before tomorrow night, locate and assemble the hidden pieces to a device that will save the Earth from certain doom. Written by Leo L. Schwab {ewhac@best.com}

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6 August 2006 (USA)  »

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Professor Impossible cites "Of Mice and Men" as a reason for not wanting the mentally challenged Ned to babysit Rocket. This was a classic novel about a mentally challenged man who does not realize his own strength, often injuring or killing objects of his affection. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Venture: Where are you going?
Dr. Jonas Venture: Where you can't follow, Rusty.
Dr. Venture: Don't go. There's so much I want to ask you, so many unanswered questions.
Dean Venture: Like, what's that big yellow thing in Pop's lab do?
Hank Venture: Yeah, and if you drop a penny from the Empire State Building does it go through your whole body or...
Dr. Venture: Boys, quiet! I'm trying to have a family moment here!
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End credits include "Title Sequences & Smiles for Everybody by Astro-base Go" See more »

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An episode "impossible" to not enjoy...maybe...or you could just IGNORE ME!
3 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While I won't go so far to say this is the best episode, it can certainly be considered the prototypical one in which to convert those who haven't heard about this most excellent series.

The plot? Well...

(deep breath) An "extra-galactic" Observer drops in on the Ventures as they discover an old tape of their father informing them of a special device he created and separated into four parts. In finding the parts, the Ventures run across some old friends, some old foes, & one deranged, drugged out Jonny Quest living in a bathysphere.

This is very funny stuff, particularly the "Observer" who stands 20ft tall and keeps screaming with his amplified voice, "IGNORE ME!!". Also, it appears that Doctor Venture's brother is doing quite well for himself judging from the first time we see him pop his head up.

I would recommend showing this one to your friends if they've never seen it before (though it does not have series regulars "The Monarch" or the husky-voiced Dr. Girlfriend).

Ken


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