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Sundays at 12:00 AM on Adult Swim
Genres Animation Comedy Mystery Science-Fiction Suspense
Hank and Dean Venture, with their father Doctor Venture and faithful bodyguard Brock Samson, go on wild adventures facing megalomaniacs, zombies, and suspicious ninjas, all for the glory of adventure. Or something like that.
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Season 1 Episode List

1x1 Dia de Los Dangerous! aired: Saturday Aug 7, 2004
When the Venture Family visits Tijuana for a lecture Dr. Venture is giving at the (community) University of Mexico, the dastardly Monarch weaves a cocoon of villainy that leaves the Venture brothers trapped in his clutches, Dr. Venture kidney-less and Brock...dead? If only Dr. Venture would return the Monarch's calls...
1x2 Careers in Science aired: Saturday Aug 14, 2004
The Venture family must travel to space to repair an orbiting space station that Dr. Venture's father built in the 1970s, but a mysterious space phantom could be haunting the station! Things get even more intense as Brock's presence adds heat to an already tense romantic relationship between the station's two officers.
1x3 Home Insecurity aired: Saturday Aug 21, 2004
To protect the Venture compound while Brock is on his yearly mountain survival sabbatical, Dr. Venture builds a panic room and a robotic bodyguard -which are soon put to the test when both the Monarch's and Baron Underbheit's henchmen choose the same night to launch attacks. While the supervillains bicker over who has dibs on Dr. Venture, Brock is busy befriending the strangest couple in the Cascadian mountains. Oh yeah, and H.E.L.P.eR. runs away in a fit of jealousy.
1x4 The Incredible Mr. Brisby aired: Saturday Aug 28, 2004
Dr. Venture is offered a job by theme park owner and cartoon magnate Roy Brisby, who won't take no for an answer in his quest for worldwide entertainment dominance. Meanwhile, the boys are given the Patty Hearst treatment by the Orange County Liberation Front, a group of militant suburbanites who want to take down Brisby's empire Brock enlists the aid of former lover and fellow superspy Molotov Cocktease to 'mount' a rescue, but she may have her own agenda.
1x5 Eeney, Meeney, Miney...Magic! aired: Saturday Sep 4, 2004
Dr. Venture's new experiment has the entire family interested -not to mention trapped inside! The Ventures' strange new neighbor, master of mysticism Dr. Orpheus, may be the only one who can help them escape. Meanwhile Dean falls for Dr. Orpheus's teen aged daughter and Brock falls for his old flame: Molotov Cocktease.
1x6 Ghosts of the Sargasso aired: Saturday Sep 11, 2004
On a scientific expedition in the Bermuda Triangle, Doc's experimental equipment awakens and possibly enrages the submerged ghost of Major Tom, a test pilot who crashed in an experimental aircraft designed by Doc's father. While there, the Ventures' hydrofoil is hijacked by a group of fake ghost pirates who've been stranded in the sargassum since Jesus Jones was popular.
1x7 Ice Station - Impossible! aired: Saturday Sep 18, 2004
Dr. Venture, Pete White and Master Billy Quizboy are invited to take part in a top secret government think tank run by supergenius Professor Impossible (coincidentally their former college professor), but Doc's life is in jeopardy once he learns the dark secrets of Impossible's sequestered family. Meanwhile, Hank has become a walking time bomb thanks to a stolen Cold War serum, and Brock and Dean must race the clock to save him.
1x8 Mid-Life Chrysalis aired: Saturday Sep 25, 2004
The Monarch sends Dr. Girlfriend undercover to seduce Dr. Venture in order to inject him with a body-altering serum. Meanwhile, Brock is deeply depressed to he learn his secret agent license to kill has expired, but the boys are hell-bent on helping him cram for his government exam.
1x9 Are You There, God? It's me, Dean. aired: Saturday Oct 2, 2004
The Monarch finally has the Venture family right where he wants them- hanging upside down above the Amazon river! But his victory is postponed when Dean suffers a strange but fairly common injury- acute testicular tortion. According to the bylaws of the Guild of Calamitous Intent, a temporary truce must be called in order to get Dean medical attention, so Brock and Hank are held as collateral. Doc calls on his friends, Master Billy Quizboy and Mr. White, to perform orchiopexy on Dean.
1x10 Tag Sale - You're It! aired: Saturday Oct 9, 2004
Always short on cash, Dr. Venture decides to unload some of his father's old scientific equipment in a huge yard sale that attracts fellow scientists and super-villains alike. Everyone is supposed to be on their best behavior, but The Monarch can't resist the temptation to wreak havoc once he finds himself inside the 'belly of the beast'...nor can he find a bathroom.
1x11 Past Tense aired: Saturday Oct 16, 2004
When Brock and Dr. Venture are kidnapped from the funeral of a college friend, the boys enlist the aid of the original Team Venture: a group of superscience adventurers who worked for their grandfather in the sixties. Meanwhile, the mysterious kidnapper reveals the secret of his twenty year old grudge through a series of flashbacks to when he, Brock, Doc, Baron Underbheit and Mr. White were all in college together.
1x12 The Trial of the Monarch aired: Saturday Oct 23, 2004
The Monarch is on trial for the one crime he may not have committed, under mysterious circumstances stemming from his bitter breakup with Dr. Girlfriend. The boys and Dr. Orpheus are forced to testify, but only Brock is aware that something far more sinister is afoot.
1x13 Return to Spider-Skull Island aired: Saturday Oct 30, 2004
Dr. Venture finally learns the secret of his recurring womb nightmares when a stomach tumor turns out to be something far more sinister. In a fit of jealousy over their mistaken belief their father is pregnant, the boys run away from home. But their newfound freedom is short lived once they run afoul of the law and land themselves in a 'Scared Straight'-style outreach program headed by none other than the recently incarcerated Monarch.

Season 2 Episode List

2x1 Powerless in the Face of Death aired: Sunday Jun 25, 2006
The premiere episode finds Team Venture and friends struggling to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives and move on in the wake of Hank and Dean's violent and untimely deaths. While Doc searches for his soul in the far corners of the globe, Dr. Orpheus wallows in guilt, and a mullet-less Brock repairs his beloved Charger, The Monarch plots a daring prison break with the help of his fellow supervillainous inmates.
2x2 Hate Floats aired: Sunday Jul 2, 2006
Aided by Henchman 21, 24, and a ragtag band of roughneck new recruits, the Monarch attempts to rebuild his villainous empire and rekindle his relationship with Dr. Girlfriend. A showdown at the local shopping mall forces his hand, and he struggles to choose between revenge and reconciliation amidst a sea of violence. Meanwhile a wounded Brock falls into the clutches of The Phantom Limb, Hank drives Brock's car, and Dr. Venture gets an eye full.
2x3 Assassinanny 911 aired: Sunday Jul 9, 2006
When Brock is reactivated by the Office of Secret Intelligence to track down a rogue agent, he subcontracts his ex-girlfriend, the malevolently mercenary Molotov Cocktease, to protect the Venture Compound from enemies within and without. Love is in the air! Or is it...murder?
2x4 Escape to the House of Mummies (Part II) aired: Sunday Jul 16, 2006
Team Venture find themselves trapped in the clutches of a bloodthirsty Egyptian cult and their time machine. Doc narrowly escapes and teams up with Master Billy Quizboy and Pete White, but promptly forgets to mount a rescue. So it's up to Brock and a pantheon of history's greatest men to find another way out.
2x5 20 Years to Midnight aired: Sunday Aug 6, 2006
In the middle of spring cleaning, Brock's discovery of a lost videotape from Jonas Venture Sr. sets Team Venture off on a global scavenger hunt for the hidden pieces of a fantastic and potentially deadly machine. But to save humanity from a terrible fate, they'll have to overcome death, drug addiction, Jonny Quest and Professor Impossible - all under the watchful eye of the mysterious Grand Galactic Inquisitor.
2x6 Victor. Echo. November. aired: Sunday Aug 13, 2006
The Phantom Limb and Dr. Girlfriend agree to a civil double date with The Monarch and some girl he met on the internet in order to discuss The Monarch's official re-entry into the Guild of Calamitous Intent. Doc and Brock become the unwitting pawns in a low-grade pissing contest when Phantom Limb's sics the Guild's commandos on the Venture compound to prove his dominance. Can Brock hold off an army? Can Doc escape death and finish watching the worst porno ever?
2x7 Love-Bheits aired: Sunday Aug 20, 2006
Baron Ünderbheit captures Team Venture when the X-1 crash lands in Ünderland while en route from a superscience costume party. Rather than execute them immediately, he inflicts an unspeakable torture upon them: they're forced to attend his wedding. Only the shadowy, disorganized Ünderground resistance group can help them escape.
2x8 Fallen Arches aired: Sunday Sep 3, 2006
When the Guild of Calamitous Intent finally approves Dr. Orpheus for his very own arch nemesis he calls upon old friends The Alchemist and Jefferson Twilight to resurrect their former super-team, The Order of the Triad. While they audition supervillain candidates at the Venture Compound, a jealous Doc isn't about to let Orpheus steal the show. Let loose the Walking Eye!
2x9 Guess Who's Coming to State Dinner? aired: Sunday Sep 10, 2006
When the Gargantua-1 Space Station breaks orbit and crashes into a wanted terrorist, Colonel Bud Manstrong becomes a national hero. But did it really happen or is Bud's mother, the indomitable Mrs. Manstrong, behind an insidious plot to assassinate the President? The mysterious blinking band aid on Bud's head might be the key to a mystery only the ghost of Abraham Lincoln and Team Venture can solve.
2x10 I Know Why the Caged Bird Kills aired: Sunday Sep 24, 2006
The Monarch continues to rebuild his villainous empire with the aid of his shadowy new Number 2, Dr. Henry Killinger, but Henchman 21 is suspicious of the deadly foreigner's unctuous charms. Meanwhile, as Dr. Orpheus attempts to exorcise a Japanese demon from Dr. Venture, a mysterious woman from Doc's past resurfaces. And she'd kill to find out where Hank and Dean are.
2x11 ¡Viva los Muertos! aired: Sunday Oct 1, 2006
When Dr. Venture finally succeeds in attaining the holy grail of superscience - the revivification of a human corpse for fun and profit - a washed up gang of wandering former teen sleuths is convinced that the Venture Compound is haunted. Their investigation uncovers something far creepier. Meanwhile, Orpheus shepherds Brock through a crisis of conscience with the help of a New Age shaman and a bizarre tea party.
2x12 Showdown at Cremation Creek (1) aired: Sunday Oct 8, 2006
Dr. Girlfriend finally accepts the Monarch's wedding proposal... if he calls off his grudge with Dr. Venture. He agrees, but things take a turn for the worse when his henchmen mistakenly capture Team Venture, while the Phantom Limb vows not to take his break-up lightly.
2x13 Showdown at Cremation Creek (2) aired: Sunday Oct 15, 2006
As Phantom Limb makes his stunning power play, only Brock can rally The Monarch's forces to mount a defense. The fate of almost everyone in the Venture universe hangs in the balance as The Sovereign reveals his true identity and guys and stuff explode all over the place.

Season 3 Episode List

3x1 Shadowman 9: In the Cradle of Destiny aired: Sunday Jun 1, 2008
The truths and half-truths about Dr. Venture's past arch nemesis, Dr. Girlfriend and The Monarch, are revealed.
3x2 The Doctor is Sin aired: Sunday Jun 8, 2008
Dr. Venture learns that a life without an arch enemy is not fulfilling.
3x3 The Invisible Hand of Fate aired: Sunday Jun 15, 2008
Billy Quizboy recovers the memories of his former life as a failed TV Quizboy, the loss of his hand and eye in a dogfight, his recruitment into the OSI, and his first mission as a spy.
3x4 Home is Where the Hate Is aired: Sunday Jun 22, 2008
With the Monarch busy settling into his new home with his wife, a new villain arises to arch Dr. Venture.
3x5 The Buddy System aired: Sunday Jun 29, 2008
Dr. Venture decides to raise money by running a Day Camp for Boy Adventurers. Things don't go quite as planned when a giant ape gets loose, Action Johnny loses it, Sgt. Hatred arrives for an unscheduled bush burning, Hank gets a new friend who pushes Brock's buttons, and the Monarch sends the Moppets in to spy.
3x6 Dr. Quymn, Medicine Woman aired: Sunday Jul 6, 2008
Team Venture meets Team Quymn, led by Dr. Tara Quymn, Dr. Venture's childhood sweetheart. Her two twin daughters and manly bodyguard seem oddly familiar, but the two teams must join forces to battle a dreaded were-o-dile: half man, half crocodile.
3x7 What Goes Down, Must Come Up aired: Sunday Jul 13, 2008
Brock and Dr. Venture stumble into a hidden state-of-the-art fallout shelter beneath the Venture compound, while Hank and Dean call in Dr. Orpheus to summon the Order of the Triad and help them out.
3x8 Tears of a Sea Cow aired: Sunday Jul 20, 2008
The Monarch gets word that Dr. Venture and Brock are at a science conference, and decides to launch an attack on the Venture compound.
3x9 Now Museum, Now You Don't aired: Sunday Jul 27, 2008
Dr. Jonas Venture Jr. builds a museum in honor of his "father," and invites all of Jonas Sr.'s old friends and enemies to the grand opening.
3x10 The Lepidopterists aired: Sunday Aug 3, 2008
The Monarch leads an attack on his new arch-nemesis, Dr. Jonas Venture Jr., at his base on Spider Skull Island.
3x11 ORB aired: Sunday Aug 10, 2008
Billy Quizboy has spent thirty years trying to decipher a series of cryptic clues hidden in Rusty Venture Cartoon Show episodes. Finally the solution to the mystery is at hand, but the answer forces Brock to discover what his true orders are.
3x12 The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together (1) aired: Sunday Aug 17, 2008
The OSI has put a termination contract on Brock's head, and three top assassins plan to collect. Meanwhile, the Monarch and Sgt. Hatred battle to see who will be Dr. Venture's arch.
3x13 The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together (2) aired: Sunday Aug 24, 2008
Continuing after the prior episode, General Traceter (alluded to in Season 1 during Brock's License exam in Mid-Life Chrysalis) heads a OSI assault team to go after Samson and the Venture Family after the original three assassins fail to do their job. Using ingenuity to save the Venture Family once more, Brock Samson hatched a plan to force OSI and Monarch's Henchmen to fight each other instead of pursuing the family. In the aftermath of the fight, OSI gains victory after one of Monarch's Flight Suits malfunctions and ends up shooting his own minions in friendly fire. After revealing himself being on neither side of the fight, Brock makes a shocking announcement to Thaddeus and General Traceter that would affect the rest of their lives.

Season 4 Episode List

4x1 Blood of the Father, Heart of Steel aired: Sunday Oct 18, 2009
Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And Dean must kill Hitler.
4x2 Handsome Ransom aired: Sunday Oct 25, 2009
The Monarch decides to settle for cash as the best revenge on Dr. Venture and takes Hank and Dean hostage. However, Hank is rescued by Captain Sunshine, who wants a new boy sidekick to replace his fallen comrade Wonder Boy.
4x3 Perchance to Dean aired: Sunday Nov 1, 2009
Rusty begins to indoctrinate Dean into his career as a super scientist, not knowing that a deformed and believed aborted Dean clone stalks the compound. The deformed clone's attempt to kill Dean leads to a mix up with Hank thinking that he's killed his brother, while local police prepare to raid the Compound after a UPS delivery man suspects illegal activities going on.
4x4 Return to Malice aired: Sunday Nov 8, 2009
Henchman 21 kidnaps the Venture brothers without The Monarch's knowledge or consent, resulting in Sgt. Hatred having to storm his former hometown of Malice to rescue his charges. We also learn of the recent activities of 21 since the death of 24.
4x5 The Revenge Society aired: Sunday Nov 15, 2009
The Guild of Calamitous Intent comes under attack by an insane Phantom Limb, who now goes by the name "Revenge". Meanwhile, Hank and Sergeant Hatred must protect the compound from the Guild's agents. We also learn something very interesting about Dean's birthright.
4x6 Self-Medication aired: Sunday Nov 22, 2009
While Dr. Venture goes into therapy with other boy adventurers, Sgt. Hatred takes Dean and Hank to the movies, only to have a relapse.
4x7 The Better Man aired: Sunday Dec 6, 2009
After seeing the OutRider, the man who stole his wife, pass through the Second World, Dr. Orpheus is determined to do the same. Meanwhile, Hank takes Dean to the mall to teach him how to talk to girls, and Triana has a life-altering discussion with The Master.
4x8 Pinstripes & Poltergeists aired: Sunday Dec 13, 2009
While the Monarch schemes to dispose of Dr. Venture once and for all, Henchman 21 seeks revenge on Brock for the death of 24.
4x9 The Diving Bell vs. The Butterglider aired: Sunday Sep 12, 2010
Brock, Hank, and Dean must go on a fantastic voyage into Rusty's brain to find out why he's in a coma. Meanwhile, Henchman 21 demands new henchsuits, but the Monarch is too busy obsessing with his latest purchase, a butter-glider.
4x10 Pomp & Circuitry aired: Sunday Sep 19, 2010
Hank and Dean graduate from their education beds, and look into college. Hank rebels and tries to join Sphinx. Meanwhile, Phantom Limb breaks out of the Guild's dungeons and seeks revenge once more.
4x11 Any Which Way But Zeus aired: Sunday Sep 26, 2010
Someone is capturing heroes and villains and taking them to a super death camp. The forces of good and evil must join forces to stop their mysterious captor.
4x12 Everybody Comes to Hank's aired: Sunday Oct 3, 2010
Hank opens a detective agency and enters a dark world of sinister crime and shady women.
4x13 Bright Lights, Dean City aired: Sunday Oct 10, 2010
Dean ends up interning with Professor Impossible, and discovers that his new employer is a member of the Revenge Society.
4x14 Assisted Suicide aired: Sunday Oct 17, 2010
Dr. Venture is possessed by an entity that attempts to make him commit suicide, and Dr. Orpheus tries to save him.
4x15 The Silent Partners aired: Sunday Oct 24, 2010
Conjectural Technologies' newfound success hits a snag when Billy is kidnapped by the same mysterious benefactors who invested in their company, and SPHINX launches an investigation aimed at determining who is behind these dubious financiers.
4x16 Operation P.R.O.M. aired: Sunday Nov 21, 2010
Team Venture, Conjectural Technologies and the Order of the Triad come together as Dean and Hank prepare to face an obstacle that is more intimidating then anything they have confronted before: a prom to celebrate their "graduating" high school, while Dr. Venture throws out all the stops to bring the twins the best dance $500 can buy. But when things go awry, the greatest battle in Venture history looms as two old enemies - the OSI and SPHINX - clash once again.

Season 5 Episode List

5x1 What Color is Your Cleansuit? aired: Sunday Jun 2, 2013
A three-month period in the lives of our heroes and villains is chronicled. Dr. Venture recruits college interns to help him complete a project for J.J. in time, but things go awry. Dean makes a life-changing decision after Triana rejects him, and Billy Quizboy acquires a new archenemy.
5x2 Venture Libre aired: Sunday Jun 9, 2013
The Ventures travel into the jungles of Central America to find an invention that has developed a mind of its own.
5x3 SPHINX Rising aired: Sunday Jun 16, 2013
While the Monarch and his wife attempt to destroy the Venture compound once and for all, the Monarch learns a startling secret about his past. Meanwhile, Twenty-One tries to create a new SPHINX... and inadvertently recruits the members of the old SPHINX.
5x4 Spanakopita aired: Sunday Jun 23, 2013
A figure from Dr. Venture's past haunts him during his annual vacation to Spanikos.
5x5 O.S.I. Love You aired: Sunday Jun 30, 2013
The OSI manage to capture Monstroso and Molotov. But things go horribly wrong and afterward Internal Affairs tries to work out what really happened.
5x6 Momma's Boys aired: Sunday Jul 7, 2013
Dean pays a visit to the mystery woman in his life, while Hank and Dermott play a prank on Dr. Venture which leads him on a quest to find his mystery friend and rescue him.
5x7 Bot Seeks Bot aired: Sunday Jul 14, 2013
Brock goes undercover to rescue a volunteer undercover operative helping the OSI track down the Council of 13, and ends up in a night club... of doom!
5x8 The Devil's Grip aired: Sunday Jul 21, 2013
When Rusty is apparently killed by the Monarch, Hatred sends the boys off to live with their godparents, and then turns to Twenty-One for help to infiltrate the Flying Cocoon and recover Rusty's body.

Season 6 Episode List

6x1 Hostile Makeover aired: Monday Feb 1, 2016
The Ventures are back! And they're movin' on up to a deluxe apartment in the sky. But will mo' money bring mo' problems? And can The Monarch handle the commute?
6x2 Maybe No Go aired: Monday Feb 8, 2016
White and Billy grapple with their archenemy in their old neighborhood; Doc realizes he cannot face his responsibilities alone.
6x3 Faking Miracles aired: Monday Feb 15, 2016
Doc uncovers a mysterious invention that could make or break Dean's college aspirations and The Monarch makes a bad first impression on Dr. Mrs. The Monarch's co-workers.
6x4 Rapacity In Blue aired: Monday Feb 22, 2016
A supervillain attacks the Ventures.
6x5 Tanks for Nuthin' aired: Monday Feb 29, 2016
A super-widow surfaces and makes Dr. Mrs. The Monarch's job difficult while a criminal genius tries to arch Dr. Venture.
6x6 It Happening One Night aired: Monday Mar 7, 2016
Avant-garde supervillains try to arch Dr. Venture while Hank searches for love in a den of ninjas.
6x7 A Party for Tarzan aired: Monday Mar 14, 2016
The Guild targets Dr. Venture, but do they have the right man?
6x8 Red Means Stop aired: Monday Mar 21, 2016
The Guild decide to team up with O.S.I. and eliminate a common threat using Dr. Venture as bait.

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