Season Four

Blood of the Father, Heart of Steel

Written by Jackson Publick & Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: October 18, 2009

The Venture Compound is under siege as Nazis hold Dr. Venture hostage, while newly hired bodyguard Sgt. Hatred must help Doctor Orpheus deal with a dog containing Hitler’s DNA that Dean has adopted. Meanwhile, Brock Samson recovers from a near fatal injury and must join forces with a long forgotten enemy, SPHINX, to stop Molotov Cocktease and Number 21 seeks Dr. Venture’s help to clone a new Number 24.

Handsome Randsom

Written by Jackson Publick
Original Airdate: October 25, 2009

The Monarch attempts to hold Hank and Dean for ransom, but his plan is foiled by the arrival of Monarch’s old enemy Captain Sunshine. Sunshine recruits Hank to become the new Wonder Boy, complicating Monarch’s scheme to collect his ransom.

Perchance to Dean

Written by Jackson Publick
Original Airdate: November 1, 2009

Rusty begins to indoctrinate Dean into his career as a super scientist, not knowing that a deformed and believed aborted Dean clone stalks the compound, while Dermott and a grounded Hank raise a little hell on the compound. The deformed clone’s attempt to kill Dean leads to a mix up with Hank thinking that he’s killed his brother, while local police prepare to raid the Compound after a UPS delivery man suspects illegal activities going on.

Return to Malice

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: November 8, 2009

In the wake of 24’s untimely death, 21 has dedicated himself to becoming the most fearsome of the Monarch’s henchmen. But tonight his ultimate plan of revenge goes into action. The first order of business: kidnapping the Venture brothers, resulting in Sgt. Hatred having to storm his former hometown of Malice to rescue his charges.

The Revenge Society

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: November 15, 2009

The Guild of Calamitous Intent comes under attack by an insane Phantom Limb, who now goes by the name “Revenge”, literally bringing their entire army to Dr. Venture’s front door. Meanwhile, Hank and Sergeant Hatred must protect the compound from the Guild’s agents.

Self-Medication

Written by Jackson Publick
Original Airdate: November 22, 2009

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.

The Better Man

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: December 6, 2009

After seeing the OutRider, the man who stole his wife, pass through the Second World, Dr. Orpheus is determined to do the same. Meanwhile, Hank takes Dean to the mall to teach him how to talk to girls, and Triana has a life-altering discussion with The Master.

Pinstripes & Poltergeists

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: December 13, 2009

The Monarch teams up with Monstroso, a backstabbing lawyer and fellow member of the Guild, in his latest plan against Dr. Venture–a plan which runs the risk of backfiring on him. How will this affect Brock Samson and his new organization SPHINX, let alone the Ventures?

The Diving Bell Vs. The Butter-Glider

Written by Jackson Publick
Original Airdate: September 12, 2010

Brock, Hank, and Dean are shrunk to microscopic size and is injected into Dr. Venture’s body to discover why he is paralyzed. The Monarch’s buys a “Butter-Glider”, a new butterfly-themed personal flying device and becomes creepily obsessed with it, driving an emotional wedge between him, his henchmen, and his wife, and Henchman #21 continues his rise to power.

Pomp & Circuitry

Written by Jackson Publick
Original Airdate: September 19, 2010

Hank and Dean graduate from their education beds, (although Hank did not receive his diploma and Dean did) and look into colleges. Hank rebels and tries to join Sphinx. Meanwhile, Phantom Limb breaks out of the Guild’s dungeons and teams up with Professor Impossible to seek revenge once more.

Every Which Way But Zeus

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: September 26, 2010

Somebody has been kidnapping the world’s super-scientists and super-villains and taking them to a super death camp. But who? 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.

Everybody Comes to Hank’s

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: October 3, 2010

With Dean off to New York for a summer internship, Hank is forced by his father to get a job, so he opens his own business. But when Dermott accidentally prompts him to take on solving the mystery of whether Brock really is Dermott’s father, Hank dons a fabled fedora to become a private detective and discovers far more than he bargained for as a tangled mystery of sex, lies, and dirty secrets lands right in his lap.

Bright Lights, Dean City

Written by Jackson Publick
Original Airdate: October 10, 2010

Dean gets a summer internship with Impossible Industries, but unwittingly discovers Professor Impossible’s dark ties to Phantom Limb, the Revenge Society and his new life as a supervillain.

Assisted Suicide

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: October 17, 2010

The Monarch uses a machine to take control of Dr. Venture’s mind and try to make him commit suicide, and Dr. Orpheus journeys into Dr. Venture’s brain to save him.

The Silent Partners

Written by Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: October 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.

Operation P.R.O.M.

Written by Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer
Original Airdate: November 21, 2010

Team Venture, Conjectural Technologies and the Order of the Triad come together as Dean and Hank prepare to face an obstacle more intimidating than anything they’ve confronted before: a prom celebrating their “graduation” from high school.

Note: First hour-long episode of the series.

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