We conclude our monthly series on The Venture Bros by discussing seasons 5, 6, and 7, which catches us up with the show!
Both generations of the Ventures are dealing with the secrets of their fathers as the family lineage becomes more complicated. The Monarchs and Henchman 21 explore paths outside of their typical villainous roles. Billy and White experience firsthand what it’s like to be heroes with their own arch-nemesis. The show shifts its setting and evolves its cast of characters, introducing new mythology and calling back plot elements from long ago, twisting the story tighter in on itself. Season 7 leaves us with big questions about how the Venture family will come together or be driven apart. We also spend a lot of time wondering about time travel!?
Loyal listeners may recall the end-of-the-year Review Show playlists Melissa has made with songs from and inspired by what we’ve covered on the show. She made a whole playlist just for this series, which you can find on Spotify!
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