October 4, 1985
05 of 65 in Season 1
05 of 75 overall
V.E.N.O.M. hypnotizes innocent people through their television sets and threatens to use them to attack a Texas oil refinery if not paid a hefty ransom.
Plot Synopsis Edit
Synopsis is forthcoming.
- Matt Trakker - Spectrum
- Brad Turner - Hocus Pocus
- Bruce Sato - Lifter
- Alex Sector - Jackrabbit
- Dusty Hayes - Backlash
- Buddy Hawks - Penetrator
- Hondo McLean - Blaster
- Gloria Baker - Aura
"I'm gonna run you into the ground, mister!"
"Time for a dose of my magnetic personality."
"As John Paul Jones would say, we've not yet begun to fight!"
"Dusty, mind if I borrow Gator and your co-pilot?"
"OK by me, but you'd better ask the lady."
"C'mon, let's go swimming."
- "A magician makes the rabbit vanish... but only for the eyes."
- Cliffwood, Colorado
- Scott and T-Bob are not involved in this episodes's mission. They appear briefly at the mansion playing golf and breaking a window, which Matt Trakker notices but never acts upon, and then are not seen again until the moral segment.
- After assembling Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, Matt Trakker takes the underground monorail from his mansion to Boulder Hill on his own, even though Gloria Baker was also at the mansion.
- Gloria is Gator's co-driver on this mission.
- Vanessa pilots Switchblade in this episode.
- When Vanessa Warfield is piloting Switchblade she turns her head looking backwards and the neck part of her mask is flesh colored instead of grayish green.
- As the M.A.S.K. agents are all laughing having defeating V.E.N.O.M., Buddy Hawks's outfit is colored dark green with a black mask instead of it's usual purple and blue combination with a light green mask.
Behind the Scenes Edit
- A coloring book featuring images from this story, also titled Video VENOM was released by Golden Books.
- Doug Stone as Matt Trakker, Hondo McLean, Dusty Hayes, Bruce Sato and Soldier
- Mark Halloran as Buddy Hawks, Sly Rax, Cliff Dagger, Duane Kennedy and Technician Harry
- Brendan McKane as Alex Sector, Miles Mayhem and Technician Mike
- Graeme McKenna as Brad Turner and T-Bob
- Sharon Noble as Gloria Baker, Vanessa Warfield and M.A.S.K. Computer
- Brennan Thicke as Scott Trakker