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The Venture Bros.: Spanakopita

Dr. Venture takes the team along for his annual visit to the Greek island of Spanakos for the Spanakopita festival. However, Sgt. Hatred soon suspects that there's a dark secret behind the island festival. Meanwhile, St. Cloud travels to the island to defeat Billy once and for all.

Episode Info


Episode number: 5x4
Airdate: Sunday June 23rd, 2013



Guest Stars
James UrbaniakJames Urbaniak
voiced Rusty Venture
Recurring
Christopher McCullochChristopher McCulloch
voiced Sgt. Hatred / Pete White / St. Cloud / Action Man / Col. Gentleman
Recurring
Doc HammerDoc Hammer
voiced Billy Quizboy
Recurring
Joanna P. AdlerJoanna P. Adler
voiced Jackie / Greek Lady 1 / Greek Lady 2 / Greek Widows
Recurring
Paul BoocockPaul Boocock
voiced Dr. Jonas Venture
Recurring
Larry MurphyLarry Murphy
voiced Giorgos / L Ron
Recurring
Main Cast
James UrbaniakJames Urbaniak
voiced Dr. Thaddeus S. "Rusty" Venture / Various
Michael SinterniklaasMichael Sinterniklaas
voiced Dean Venture / Various
Christopher McCullochChristopher McCulloch
voiced Hank Venture / The Monarch / Various
Patrick WarburtonPatrick Warburton
voiced Brock Samson

Recap

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Episode Quotes
Billy: You know, I looked online last night. I couldn't find anything about this place.
Rusty: Oh, yeah, that's because they don't have Internet on the island.
Billy: What has that got to do with...?
Pete: Oh, wait. No Internet? This keeps getting better and better.
Billy: It'll be good to get back to nature for a while.
Pete: Billy, you practically turned feral the last time our cable went out.
Billy: That was the Runway finale!



Cultural References
Dr. Jonas Venture: And I brought you to Greece to expose you to the classics, not play Mad Monster Party.

Mad Monster Party is a 1967 stop-motion animated movie from Ranken & Bass, featuring Baron Boris von Frankenstein and a gathering of the most famous monsters of all time.

Billy: That was the Runway finale!

Project Runway is a reality show on Lifetime where up-and-coming designers compete against each other to see who will be chosen for the grand prize.

Pete: Hey, he's got a Bubo!

Bubo is a mechanical owl, a gift from Athena, that aids Perseus in the 1981 movie Clash of the Titans.

Pete: What, you've never seen Goldfinger?

Goldfinger is a 1964 James Bond movie, the third in the series, based on Ian Fleming's seventh novel.

Zeus: Release the Kraken!

The Kraken is the Greek monster featured in the 1981 movie Clash of the Titans and the 2010 remake. A character in each movie states this line, and it was featured heavily in the promotions for the remake.

Pete: Hey, is that the clown from F/X 2?

In the 1991 movie F/X 2, the special effects artist Rollie Tyler uses a mechanical clown equipped with motion-control sensors.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorChristopher McCulloch
Executive ProducerDoc Hammer  |  Christopher McCulloch  |  Keith Crofford  |  Michael Lazzo
ProducerDave McGrath
EditorElizabeth Winter
MusicJ.G. Thirlwell  |  Doc Hammer
OtherDoc Hammer (Additional Graphics & Animation)
Character DesignerDanny Hynes  |  Chris George (2)
Animation DirectorJennifer Batinich
Main TitleDoc Hammer
 
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