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The Venture Bros. 

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The bizarre escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high-strung bodyguard, and his two overenthusiastic sons.
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Series cast summary:
Christopher McCulloch Christopher McCulloch ...  Hank Venture / ... 86 episodes, 2003-2018
James Urbaniak ...  Dr. Venture / ... 83 episodes, 2003-2018
Doc Hammer ...  Billy Quizboy / ... 77 episodes, 2004-2018
Michael Sinterniklaas ...  Dean Venture / ... 76 episodes, 2003-2018
Patrick Warburton ...  Brock Samson / ... 71 episodes, 2003-2018
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The warped misadventures of a former boy adventurer turned washed-up, middle-aged mad scientist Dr. Rusty Venture; his moronic teenage sons; their maniac bodyguard; and the Doctor's arch-nemeses, incompetent super villain The Monarch and his masculine sounding paramour, Dr. Girlfriend. Written by Jojo Mac

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The Venture and Orpheus families live at 1297 Venture Compound West. See more »

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Dr. Venture: Dean, you smell like a whore
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Rick Lacy is credited as Rick "Danger" Lacy. See more »

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Referenced in Tosh.0: Pee Lady (2016) See more »

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Tuff
Written and Performed by J.G. Thirlwell
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A Brilliant Blast From The Past!
21 November 2004 | by tzer0See all my reviews

If you grew up watching Johnny Quest get ready to bust a gut on this one, and it's hilarious even if you didn't. Every cliché is ripped through like bodyguard Brock Samson going through henchmen. There's even a scene in there of him painted purple like Aqizio, and watching him snap is always a highlight of the show. The Brothers, Dean and Hank, rather then being Wonder Boys, are the complete opposite of Johnny Quest, and are a couple of goobs, regular teens, who take all the Super Science in stride. Dr. Venture himself is something of a failure in life, and yet he is the envy of all the other Super Scientists, because he has so many Arch-Enemies. The show is outstanding, though there is room for improvement. Some of the gags in the first season are hit and miss, but when they hit, they hit you like like Brock Samson! So there is sure to be a second season. Now grab the handle and push the button. Go Team Venture!


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16 February 2003 (USA) See more »

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