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Ghosts of the Sargasso 

Dr. Venture and family encounter Ghost Pirates while trying to recover an old crashed aircraft made by Dr. Jonas Venture decades earlier.


Christopher McCulloch (as Jackson Publick), Ki-Yong Bai


Christopher McCulloch (created by) (as Jackson Publick), Doc Hammer | 2 more credits »




Episode complete credited cast:
James Urbaniak ... Dr. Venture / Major Tom / Rusty (voice)
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Dean Venture (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Brock Samson (voice)
Christopher McCulloch Christopher McCulloch ... Hank Venture / Pirate Captain / Pirates 1, 3 / The Action Man / Major Tom's Ghost (voice) (as Chris McCulloch)
Steven Rattazzi Steven Rattazzi ... Dr. Orpheus (voice)
Paul Boocock ... Dr. Jonas Venture (voice)
Doc Hammer ... Mass. Pirate (voice) (as 'Doc')
Lisa Hammer ... Jeanie (Mrs. Tom) (voice)
Soul-Bot Soul-Bot ... H.E.L.P.eR. (voice) (as the vocal stylings of Soul-Bot)


Dr. Venture and family encounter Ghost Pirates while trying to recover an old crashed aircraft made by Dr. Jonas Venture decades earlier.

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Nearly all the dialogue in first scene is taken verbatim from the David Bowie songs "TVC15", "Ashes to Ashes" and "Space Oddity". See more »


Pirate Captain: You're not very good liar are you Dean?
Dean Venture: Maybe.
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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 »


Spoofs Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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A Classic
22 May 2006 | by need4newsSee all my reviews

What would happen if the perfect cartoon were produced? It has been--by the Venture Bros. team.

Ghosts of the Sargasso pushes all the right culturally relevant buttons: Pop music, cartoon, science, mystery and just plain goofy references abound.

Where else could you find Bowie lyrics, hints of Scooby Doo, and Rainbow Brite tattoos in the same place? For the true sadist/fetishist, the obligatory urine and anal probing are included.

Like most great entertainment, this multi-layered onion reveals more with each viewing.

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Release Date:

11 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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