The BEST Episodes of The Venture Bros.
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2020
Network: Adult Swim
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.
#1 - Operation P.R.O.M.
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 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.
#2 - Everybody Comes to Hank's
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 3, 2010
Hank opens a detective agency and enters a dark world of sinister crime and shady women.
#3 - Showdown at Cremation Creek (2)
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 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.
#4 - What Color is Your Cleansuit?
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 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.
#5 - Bot Seeks Bot
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 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!
#6 - The Revenge Society
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.
#7 - The Invisible Hand of Fate
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 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.
#8 - O.S.I. Love You
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.
#9 - The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together (2)
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 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.
#10 - Blood of the Father, Heart of Steel
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 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.
#11 - The Diving Bell vs. The Butterglider
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 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.
#12 - Arrears in Science
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 20, 2018
The Morphic Trilogy reaches its conclusion in a decades-spanning tale of friendship, betrayal and mass murder that overwrites Venture history.
#13 - Showdown at Cremation Creek (1)
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 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.
#14 - The Silent Partners
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 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.
#15 - Spanakopita
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 23, 2013
A figure from Dr. Venture's past haunts him during his annual vacation to Spanikos.
#16 - It Happening One Night
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 7, 2016
Avant-garde supervillains try to arch Dr. Venture while Hank searches for love in a den of ninjas.
#17 - Red Means Stop
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 21, 2016
The Guild decide to team up with O.S.I. and eliminate a common threat using Dr. Venture as bait.
#18 - The Devil's Grip
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 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.
#19 - Momma's Boys
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 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.
#20 - Tears of a Sea Cow
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 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.
#21 - The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together (1)
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 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.
#22 - Any Which Way But Zeus
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 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.
#23 - A Party for Tarzan
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 14, 2016
The Guild targets Dr. Venture, but do they have the right man?
#24 - Ice Station - Impossible!
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 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.
#25 - Tanks for Nuthin'
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.