The Venture Bros.
From the Ladle to the Grave: The Shallow Gravy Story
A scientist, his dim-witted children and their security guard battle enemies.
The Terrible Secret of Turtle Bay
Dr Venture, his teen sons hank and Dean and their bodyguard Brock head to New York City to unveil Dr Venture's new technology. Along the way they'll have to deal with stowaway mummies and crocodiles, a mysterious ninja who's after the Doc's technology and the evil Monarch who's hot on their trail.
EP 1 Dia de Los Dangerous!
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...
EP 2 Careers in Science
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.
EP 4 The Incredible Mr. Brisby
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.
EP 5 Eeney Meeney Miney Magic!
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 teenaged daughter and Brock falls for his old flame: Molotov Cocktease.
EP 6 Ghosts of the Sargasso
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.
EP 8 Mid Life Chrysalis
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.
EP 9 Are You There God? It's Me, Dean
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 bi-laws 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.
EP 10 Tag Sale, You're It!
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.
EP 1 Powerless in the Face of Death
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.
EP 2 Hate Floats
Aided by Henchmen 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 as he struggles to choose between revenge and reconciliation amidst a sea of violence, a wounded Brock falls into the clutches of The Phantom Limb.
EP 6 Victor Echo November
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?
EP 8 Fallen Arches
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!
EP 11 Viva los Muertos!
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.
EP 12 Showdown at Cremation Creek Part 1
If you see only one episode of The Venture Bros. this season, make it this one and the one after it. The Monarch finally (for like the fourth time) has Team Venture in his clutches, the one time he doesn't want them--smack dab in the middle of the social event of the supervillain season. The stage is set for a deadly, ultimate showdown between The Monarch and Phantom Limb for the hand of Dr. Girlfriend.
EP 13 Showdown at Cremation Creek Part 2
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.
EP 1 Shadowman 9: In the Cradle of Destiny
The wait is over. The truths and half-truths about Dr. Venture's former arch nemeses, Dr. Girlfriend and The Monarch, are finally revealed (albeit obliquely) in an episode spanning twenty years... and oceans of love. See how they first met, their first kiss, their first trembling gropes... at supervillainy--and what The Guild of Calamitous Intent has to say about it all.
EP 2 The Doctor Is Sin
Dr. Venture learns that a life with no arch enemy is not nearly so sweet when he finds himself besieged by C-list pretenders to the Monarch's throne, and his super-science business once again on the rocks. Despite the best efforts of family and friends, it will take the help of a dark and mysterious stranger to get Doc's life back on track--but could it cost him his soul?
EP 3 The Invisible Hand of Fate
At long last, The Venture Bros. peels away the onion-like shrouds of time for a look back into the troubled past of America's most beloved hydrocephalic former boy genius, to reveal dark secrets that even he didn't know about. What could Pete White have been hiding from him for all these years? And why is Brock in on the cover-up?
EP 4 Home Is Where the Hate Is
As The Monarch and Dr. Mrs. The Monarch settle into their new home and a new, no-more-arching-Dr.-Venture anymore life, Dr. Venture receives an unorthodox introduction to his new Guild-assigned nemesis, which quickly lands him in the center of the deadly web that is the suburban supervillain community.
EP 5 The Buddy System
Dr. Venture, in a bid to make some much-needed money, opens up the compound as "Rusty's Day Camp for Boy Adventurers." But while the children are kept busy with activities like judo lessons from Brock and quizzing with Master Billy Quizboy, the Monarch sends in the Murderous Moppets to spy on his former arch-nemesis.
EP 6 Dr. Quymn, Medicine Woman
Love is in the air, kind of, when Dr. Venture encounters his childhood friend, Dr. Tara Quymn, in the Amazon Rain Forest. But while Rusty puts the moves on his old play date, Hank makes a play for Dr. Quymn's twin daughters, Nancy and Drew, who in turn, only have eyes for Dean. And the Quymn's bodyguard, Ginnie, is hot for Brock. Maybe. But all of their romantic interludes will have to be put aside when the terror of the Wereodile threatens their camp.
EP 7 What Goes Down Must Come Up
All basements are kinda spooky, but the Ventures are about to learn the hard way that beneath the foundations of the Venture Compound lie deep, dark secrets... great and small. Only the one-two punch of magic and technology can save Doc, Brock--and perhaps the planet--from certain doom as the boys recruit The Order of the Triad and Pete White to get to the bottom of a thirty year old mystery.
EP 8 Tears of a Sea Cow
Bored and under-whelmed with his new Guild-assigned arch-enemies, The Monarch seeks to re-spark his old hatred by secretly visiting the Venture Compound while Dr. Venture is away at the Science Now conference. His passion for arching all things Venture may threaten to seriously cool things with his other love, Dr. Mrs. The Monarch, but does it really count as arching when there's nobody home? Or is there?
EP 9 Now Museum--Now You Don't
Determined to honor the father he never knew, Jonas, Jr. converts Spider Skull Island into a Team Venture Museum. Unfortunately, he invited all of his father's surviving friends and enemies to the grand opening. There's nothing like a party to stir up decades worth of sibling rivalries, bitter regrets and half-forgotten hatreds.
EP 10 The Lepidopterists
The Monarch launches his first attack on his new arch nemesis, the other Dr. Venture. But Jonas has the formidable defenses of Spider-Skull Island on his side, as well as his own Team Venture, and the expert advice of a trio of O.S.I. "butterfly specialists." It will take a loose reading of the Guild handbook, an insertion team of his three best henchmen, and all the diabolical chicanery The Monarch can muster to even the playing field.
EP 11 Orb
A series of cryptic clues sends Team Venture out to uncover a mystery left by the late Jonas Venture, Sr. As each new solved riddle exposes one more piece of secret Venture history, Brock discovers that his long-standing role as Dr. Venture's bodyguard may not have been the assignment he always thought it was.
EP 12 The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together Part 1
Brock Samson is a marked man. Terminated from the O.S.I., stripped of his license to kill, and hunted by three of the world's deadliest assassins, Brock only has one thing left: The Venture family. And he wants them as far away from him as they can get. But not even Molotov Cocktease, Hunter Gathers and a friendly pair of ex-O.S.I. comrades can sever the ties that bind. And The Monarch and Sgt. Hatred certainly aren't helping.
EP 13 The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together Part 2
Heads will fly as the explosive conclusion of The Venture Bros. two-part season finale finds Brock and the Venture family on the run from the Law, The Monarch, Sgt. Hatred and the entire O.S.I.! Only bald ingenuity and an unlikely ally can possibly save their necks from the deadly noose tightening around the Venture Compound, but they stand to lose so much more when they learn the hard way that you can't go home again.
EP 1 Blood of the Father, Heart of Steel
Questions are answered and truths are revealed. Learn how Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. See what happens when Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And all the while, the balance of the free world hangs in the hands of Dean Venture, who must kill Hitler.
EP 2 Handsome Ransom
The Monarch's abduction and ransom of Hank and Dean, part of his newest scheme to hurt Dr. Venture, inadvertently catches the attention of semi-retired super-hero Captain Sunshine. As Dr. Venture and The Monarch squabble over the rules of kidnapping, Hank must decide if he's ready to become Captain Sunshine's newest young and supple sidekick.
EP 3 Perchance To Dean
Hank, along with is friend, Dermott, start breaking all of the Venture Compound Rules in a bid to get his father's attention. But Dr. Venture is focused completely on Dean, who is taking his first steps in joining the family business as a Super Scientist. But someone else wants Dr. Venture's attention, too: A shadowy figure from Dr. Venture's past who is out to steal Dean's future.
EP 4 Return To Malice
In the aftermath of the death of his best friend, Henchman 21 has rededicated his life to become the most feared and skilled of all of the Monarch's Henchmen. But tonight, all bets are off as Henchman 21 begins the hunt for the murderer of Henchman 24. Alliances shift, secrets are revealed, and the Venture brothers are kidnapped. Again.
EP 6 Self-Medication
Dr. Venture's therapy group, a collection of former Boy Adventurers (who have become failed adults), quickly fall back into their old habits when a mystery is literally dropped into their session. Meanwhile, Sgt. Hatred tries to overcome his own past when he's stuck in a movie theater crammed with kids. History is doomed to keep repeating itself if Hatred and Dr. Venture can't break their cycles. Part of Season 4.
EP 9 The Diving Bell vs. the Butter-Glider
The semi-season opener finds Dr. Venture semi-paralyzed in a trauma-induced coma. Sgt. Hatred and the boys recruit the medical minds of Conjectural Technologies for the mystery diagnosis. Meanwhile, the Monarch is over the moon about his latest gadget, but it's driving a hot wedge in his relationships with his wife and henchmen.
EP 11 Any Which Way But Zeus
Somebody has been kidnapping the world's super-scientists and super-villains. But whom? And to what end? The OSI, SPHINX, The Guild of Calamitous Intent and The Revenge Society must put aside their differences and convene a secret think tank to solve a mystery of epic proportions.
EP 16 Operation: P.R.O.M.
What's more frightening than a doll that wants to kill you with a broken bottle? What's more perilous than a car that has no brakes and is aimed at your torso? What brings more sleepless nights than the threat of chlymidia? The PROM! The Venture boys embrace societies most feared school dance in this hour long danger-pile. Will they live to look back at their rented suits with horror?