The Adventures Of Jonny Quest was a Hanna Barbera Cartoon that was a half an hour long. Jonny was the first cartoon with serious, more adult-like stories that involved a science fiction style but with fairly normal people as the heroes. Benton Quest was a scientist whoworked on various government projects. Race Bannon was a CIA-like agent assigned as Quest's bodyguard for the entire family. Hadji was Jonny's pal who once saved Benton Quest from an assasination attempt while lecturing in India. Jonny was Benton Quest's son who must travel with his famous father all over the world since his mother was deceased. Jonny was a precocious pre-teen who had a knack for finding trouble but always came through ok in the end. The series premiered on September 18, 1964 on ABC.