Team Venture and the Guild of Calamitous Intent have form their own groups to piece together the events unfolding in front of them. Gentleman Action Man Dragoon Dr. Before Billy can finish refusing, the Monarch plunges in to demand possession of what he imagines to be a life-model decoy of his dad. After , Jonas tried to send Gargantua-1 home —. He insists he would have remembered doing something that drastic. Strange, and Split, among others. Go Team Oh the Humanity! We learn all there is to know about the Blue Morpho just in time to watch him die, get a real-time conversation between Rusty and Jonas Venture, and see that Dean lacks the leg strength to run down an up escalator.
Our Take: Well, holy hell and all the devils in it, this was a fantastic episode. The big mystery heading into this installment is the new Blue Morpho that waltzes into the currently Jonas-possessed Venture compound because Blue Morpho is supposed to be dead. Jonas goes berserk and attacks Blue Morpho. But I'm not sure Venture Bros. Doc and the Monarch land on the partially inflated Rusty Venture float, but Jonas and the Blue Morpho, still locked together, suffer a much harder landing.
When Vendata and Jonas were killed when Vendata threatened to kill the crew of Gargantua-1 in the Movie Night Massacre to force Jonas to stop blackmailing him. As well as a chuck load of references. Mark my words though, that visual of Rusty and the Monarch frantically grabbing each other as they plummet from the air is going to be a metaphor for season seven as a whole. We're they merely a bump on the ego or did the fact that Rusty was in the same room with his dad's animated soul a factor. Even his final actions in this episode are to ultimately stab his friend in the back one last time for his own gain. And Scamp thought it was creepy when the humans watched him poop.
We start things off from the perspective of The Blue Morpho, who turns out to actually be Vendata, a minor villain from a couple seasons back who got his ass kicked by Brock Samson. Red Death sports a Mohawk in the 70s flashback, and voice artist still successfully walks the line between a super-villain trying to go straight, and a guy consumed by unquenchable blood lust and villainy from time to time. Kick danger right in the sweet meats by watching The Venture Bros. While previous episodes have hinted that they might be related, this one confirmed that Jonas Venture fathered both children. And that's not even mentioning all of the cultural references and in-character moments.
Hatred The Monarch General Hunter Gathers Col. So rejoice fans, you were right all along! Also, a Freddie Mercury-themed villain, Mr. And I guess Gargantua 2, but it's not that necessary, honestly. So he captures a moment of weakness on tape and uses it to blackmail Don, then further humiliates him by fathering his child and extracting his sidekick as payment. Technically, that makes them the real Venture brothers. The Blue Morpho is gone, and so is Jonas Venture, as The Monarch stands tall over their dead bodies.
Cue a lot of flashbacks as we find out that Blue Morpho went to Jonas when he and his wife had fertility problems. This is the sort of individual that would manipulate and blackmail his closest friends with absolutely no disregard. Two generations of Ventures and Fitzcarraldos launch through the sky and just as Jonas attempts to betray Blue Morpho one final time, his own hubris gets in the way and ruins everything. Shortly after, Team Venture who arrived late because Col. And Monarch is glad to take the credit, since it clears him of the charges of him impersonating Blue Morpho. All of the ancient history that has supposedly defined these characters literally comes back to life to finally settle the score.
Hank questions his schizophrenic incidents. The Monarch Red Mantle Vendata Billy Quizboy 21 Clancy Brown Red Death Paul F. They briefly fight each other before Kano speaks what he thinks will be his last words. Of all the unprecedented twists and turns in this series, this was the one that really did a number on me. These drastic revelations also act as a helpful reminder to just how terrible of a person Jonas Sr.
Handsome, wealthy, and polished, Don was an apparent equal: someone with whom he could compare cardigans and exchange toasts over country club-esque picnic lunches, someone with a pretty wife and a hidden hero cave. Our Dinner With Brock With the building sealed off, neither Brock nor the Guild of Calamitous Intent could get into VenTech Tower. Rusty and the Monarch are caught in the struggle. Much more of the story is revealed in this episode. The Guild and Red Death arrive, and they retire to a nearby diner with Brock to discuss how to deal with the situation. White and Orpheus himself, they were only able to get Action Man to the hospital where he is now in a comma.
Sensing that Jonas can fill the gaps in his memories, Vendata formerly known as Venturion, the Blue Morpho, and Don Fitzcarraldo tracks him via phone book, natch to VenTech Tower. You pretty much have to know what is going on to keep track of everything, and even then you'll probably need to run to a wiki to update yourself on some stuff. The show is seriously killing it lately when it comes to connecting dots and tying up loose ends. The Guild returns from the diner and assumes Monarch killed Blue Morpho. Z found the remains of Venturion in the garbage while throwing garbage onto Dr. In the present, Action Man has a stroke and Pete uses a shrink gun to shrink Gentleman, Kano, and Action Man down so the first two can carry the third out through the sealed security gate.