The Venture Bros.

10 Best Episodes of The Venture Bros.

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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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The Venture Bros. - S6E8

#15 - Red Means Stop (Season 6 - Episode 8)

The Guild decide to team up with O.S.I. and eliminate a common threat using Dr. Venture as bait.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 287 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S5E7

#14 - Bot Seeks Bot (Season 5 - Episode 7)


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!

The episode was rated 8.36 from 216 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S2E13

#13 - Showdown at Cremation Creek (2) (Season 2 - Episode 13)

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.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 153 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S3E3

#12 - The Invisible Hand of Fate (Season 3 - Episode 3)


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.

The episode was rated 8.36 from 158 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S4E6

#11 - Self-Medication (Season 4 - Episode 6)

While Dr. Venture goes into therapy with other boy adventurers, Sgt. Hatred takes Dean and Hank to the movies, only to have a relapse.

The episode was rated 8.37 from 155 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S4E2

#10 - Handsome Ransom (Season 4 - Episode 2)


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.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 178 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S7E3

#9 - Arrears in Science (Season 7 - Episode 3)

The Morphic Trilogy reaches its conclusion in a decades-spanning tale of friendship, betrayal and mass murder that overwrites Venture history.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 164 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S4E8

#8 - Pinstripes & Poltergeists (Season 4 - Episode 8)


While the Monarch schemes to dispose of Dr. Venture once and for all, Henchman 21 seeks revenge on Brock for the death of 24.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 156 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S2E10

#7 - I Know Why the Caged Bird Kills (Season 2 - Episode 10)

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.

The episode was rated 8.42 from 158 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S3E13

#6 - The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together (2) (Season 3 - Episode 13)


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.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 164 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S5E5

#5 - O.S.I. Love You (Season 5 - Episode 5)

The OSI manage to capture Monstroso and Molotov. But things go horribly wrong and afterward Internal Affairs tries to work out what really happened.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 237 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S3E12

#4 - The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together (1) (Season 3 - Episode 12)


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.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 175 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S5E1

#3 - What Color is Your Cleansuit? (Season 5 - Episode 1)

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.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 253 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S4E12

#2 - Everybody Comes to Hank's (Season 4 - Episode 12)


Hank opens a detective agency and enters a dark world of sinister crime and shady women.

The episode was rated 8.60 from 151 votes.

The Venture Bros. - S4E16

#1 - Operation P.R.O.M. (Season 4 - Episode 16)

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.

The episode was rated 8.73 from 161 votes.

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