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Jonny Quest 

The Quest family and their bodyguard investigate strange phenomena and battle villains around the world.

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Doug Wildey
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Series cast summary:
Mike Road ...  Roger T. 'Race' Bannon / ... 26 episodes, 1964-1965
Tim Matheson ...  Jonny Quest 26 episodes, 1964-1965
Don Messick ...  Bandit / ... 26 episodes, 1964-1965
Danny Bravo Danny Bravo ...  Hadji 26 episodes, 1964-1965
Henry Corden ...  Ship Captain / ... 15 episodes, 1964-1965
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Storyline

Dr. Benton Quest is a research scientist who is frequently called upon for missions that require his scientific and technical expertise. He is usually accompanied by his son Jonny, his tutor/bodyguard Race Bannon, their bulldog with the distinctive mask-like eye markings named Bandit, and Hadji, an Indian orphan who has special abilities of his own. Together, they investigate mysteries, perform rescues and battle nefarious villains around the world, most notably Dr. Zin. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quest File O-37 See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It was the first adventure and SF cartoon for television that wasn't taking place in a fictional world. Each one of 26 episodes had its story happening in some real place in planet Earth. See more »

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Followed by Jonny Quest Versus the Cyber Insects (1995) See more »

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Man, this cartoon is cool!
27 July 2005 | by Travis_MoranSee all my reviews

One of my friends popped several episodes of this on a disc for me. Man I didn't even know this existed till now! It rocks hard.

Jonny is a cool little dude with his Hindu friend and little dog. And I love the spy-like adventures they have (my favourite eps are the ones with the villain Dr. Zinn in em); and all the dated scientific gadgets his dad comes up with is awesome. It's also nice how the eps are so varied in both story and location. I gotta get some more of these eh.

My girlfriend has some old books called Rick Brent's Electronic Adventures (or something like that). I read one and it's like Jonny Quest (even has the Hindu buddy, a laserbeam to the moon, little dog, etc). Maybe that's where they got the JQ idea. Anyhow it's a really cool idea. Too bad they don't show these cartoons now. I like this type of stuff a lot more than what's played these days. If IMDb had a rating for this, I'd be laying out a 9 on this one.

Good stuff here. If you haven't seen Jonny Quest, you should do yourself a favour and have a go at it. It's safe for all ages BTW.


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