Fantastic Four

Season 1 Episode 3


Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Sep 16, 2006 on Cartoon Network
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Episode Summary

Reed stands accused of purposefully exposing Susan, Johnny and Ben to the cosmic rays that have transformed them into the Fantastic Four. While they're distracted by this turmoil, Dr. Doom strikes!

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Brian Dobson

Brian Dobson

Benjamin Grimm/The Thing

Christopher Jacot

Christopher Jacot

Johnny Storm/Human Torch

Hiro Kanagawa

Hiro Kanagawa

Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic

Lara Gilchrist

Lara Gilchrist

Susan Storm/Invisible Woman

Laura Drummond

Laura Drummond

Courtney Bonner-Davis

Guest Star

Paul Dobson

Paul Dobson

Dr. Doom

Recurring Role

Sunita Prasad

Sunita Prasad

Alicia Masters

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (12)

    • Reed: I have to close the breach.
      Doom: I will always be your better, Richards. You alone can never hope to defeat Doom.
      Reed: You're maybe right, but you forgot one thing, Doom: unlike you, I'm not alone. (Ben appears and punches Doom)

    • Sue: (about the Doombots) These guys are pushy, but I push back!

    • Sue: Jonathan Spencer Storm--is there something you'd like to tell me?
      Johnny No, and, ummm... it wasn't my fault. You know, whatever it is you're talking about.

    • Reed: We have to manually transpose the infected creatures, invert the dimensional flux, and...
      Sue: Save the world. Got it.

    • Sue: Ben, stop it! These cells were designed to counter our powers.
      Ben: Last time I checked, "ugly" wasn't a power. If you want to trade, though…

    • Johnny: I haven't been attacked by an evil robot in days. Let's see what you got!

    • Johnny: Yeah, we totally kicked Doom's tail. You know he's all ticked off about it, too! (imitates Doom) Mark my words, cretins! My vengeance shall be huge, like the size of my head! My brilliance is unparalleled, yet I always lose! For I am Doom!
      (the news reporters stare at him, confused)
      Johnny: Well, that's what he's like.

    • Doom: You will pay dearly for this, you oafish gargoyle! None may touch Doom!
      Ben: Yeah, yeah. Now stay there! I'll beat you up more later.

    • Reed: This creature is a resident of a sub-dimension I discovered. A "Negative Zone," if you will. It's truly incredible to think that...
      Susan: Reed! Big monster, about to eat us? Remember?
      Reed: Right, sorry.

    • Ben: I ain't in the mood for this!
      Johnny: Ben, you always say that when the rampaging monsters are better looking then you.

    • Johnny: Hey, there's no doors!
      Ben: Doors are for wimps.

    • Johnny: I hope someone's keeping track of how many times we saved the world.
      Ben: Seven.

  • NOTES (2)

    • The main plot of this episode--Doom forging a journal to make it look like Reed intentionally exposed the team to cosmic rays--was one of the plotlines from the Fantastic Four versus The X-Men four-part miniseries of 1987.

    • First appearance of recurring character Alicia Masters.


    • Johnny: Thanks for my powers, Dr. Evil…
      Alluding the to Austin Power movies, starting with Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), which feature Mike Myers as Dr. Evil, a bald inept villain who in turn is a parody of Donald Pleasence in the James Bond movie You Only Live Twice (1967).