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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The creators describe the main theme of the show as failure: "This show is actually all about failure. Beautiful sublime failure. Every character is not only flawed, but sucks at what they do, and is beautiful at it. Even in the design, everything is supposed to be kinda the death of the dream world, the jet-age promises. It shows that failure's funny, and it's beautiful and it's life, and it's okay." See more »

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Dr. Venture: Oh, you don't know when to stop with all this, do you? You just keep pushing my buttons!
The Monarch: You're my arch-enemy! That's what I do! That's my thing!
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The title of each episode appears at the end of each episode, rather than the beginning. Every episode thus far has had a brief epilogue following the closing credits. See more »

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Spin-off The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Halloween (2012) See more »

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Written and Performed by J.G. Thirlwell
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A must watch!
16 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Venture Bros. is the funniest animated show to debut since South Park in my opinion. If you've ever watched Johnny Quest or read any Marvel Comics(the writers seem to be fans) you will get all the jokes. I have yet to find a character in the entire show who is uninteresting or unfunny. Brock Sampson is just a badass, and the Venture Bros. themselves are hilarious. Throw in some very funny villains and great references and you just can't go wrong with this show. Much better than any other of the Adult Swim offerings(although Sealab 2021 is pretty damn funny sometimes).

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