The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons.
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Christopher McCulloch ...
 Hank Venture / ... (72 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Dr. Venture / ... (69 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Dean Venture / ... (66 episodes, 2003-2016)
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 Henchman 21 / ... (64 episodes, 2004-2016)
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 Brock Samson / ... (59 episodes, 2003-2016)
Steven Rattazzi ...
 Dr. Orpheus / ... (31 episodes, 2004-2016)
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The warped misadventures of a former boy genius 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 paramour, Dr. Girlfriend. Written by Jojo Mac

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H.E.L.P.eR. stands for "Humanoid Electric Lab Partner Robot." It's discussed during the audio commentary on The Venture Bros.: Tag-Sale: You're It! (2004) that Jackson Publick/Christopher McCulloch originally voiced the sounds for H.E.L.P.eR. Then Doc Hammer ran this through Soul-bot, a robot that they have at Astrobase Go! to give us H.E.L.P.eR. sounds. You can see Soul-bot at the end of every episode in the Astrobase Go! i.d. It was also discussed that they gave up making new sounds after a while and just use the same ones over and over. See more »

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Redneck #1: Hey boy... why don't you git a haircut?
Redneck #2: You hear my boy? Are you deaf, or are you just a faggot?
Dr. Byron Orpheus: May I suggest that you two gentlemen take your local color elsewhere? You're drawing undesirable attention to my presence.
Redneck #2: What are you gonna do about it?
Redneck #1: You're wearin' panty hose!
Redneck #2: Whut?
Redneck #1: He is... 'cause he's a gay boy!
Dr. Byron Orpheus: [dramatic music starts] Consider this your final warning! You do not know the risk you are taking! A whisper from my lips will open your mind to a world of ARCANE TORTURES!
Redneck #2: [...]
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The opening credits has Hank and Dean running across the screen. See more »

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

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No Vacancy
Written and Performed by J.G. Thirlwell
Opening theme
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I guess not too many people have seen this...
28 August 2004 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

If you haven't seen this show, take the time and watch it... its on at 11:00 on Saturdays or 12:30 on Sundays if you missed it on Saturday... it stars Patrick Warburton, you know, Joe from Family Guy..... and everyone loves Family Guy... Adult Swim hits the bullseye again with another sure to be hit show... its funny, its weird, its randomly violent, and it doesn't let up until the end... it definitely shows parodies to Johnny Quest and other old TV shows... I mean, I like it, and you're sure to like it too... unless you're a grouch who doesn't like to stay up past your bedtime... or if you just don't have a good enough sense of humor... yeah... if you like all the other shows on Adult Swim, this will fit in nicely...


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