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Adventure Time 

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A 12-year-old boy and his best friend, wise 28-year-old dog with magical powers, go on a series of surreal adventures with each other in a remote future.


Pendleton Ward
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Series cast summary:
John DiMaggio ...  Jake / ... 263 episodes, 2010-2018
Jeremy Shada ...  Finn / ... 262 episodes, 2010-2018
Tom Kenny ...  Ice King / ... 130 episodes, 2010-2018
Hynden Walch ...  Princess Bubblegum / ... 123 episodes, 2010-2018
Niki Yang Niki Yang ...  BMO / ... 107 episodes, 2010-2018


A 12-year-old boy and his best friend, wise 28-year-old dog with magical powers, go on a series of surreal adventures with each other in a remote future.

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Finn's name was originally Pen, a shortened name of the show's creator Pendleton Ward, but Ward decided against it. See more »


Finn: What time is it? Adventure Time!
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Crazy Credits

Some episodes have different versions of the opening theme. In the Fiona & Cake episodes, it is a gender swapped version of the regular intro with a woman singing the theme song. The episode A Glitch Is a Glitch, the opening is CG animated. In Food Chain, the opening has all the characters with Finn and Jake's faces and the theme song is sung by a different singer as well. See more »

Alternate Versions

DVD releases distributed by Warner in the UK contains edited versions of the episodes and some of them are even missing in its entirety in season 2 and 3 DVDs. Those releases received a PG rating by the British Board of Film Classification (meaning they're suitable for 8-year-olds), with a few "episodes" receiving a U (appropiate for 4-year-olds). In 2019 Manga Entertainment announced the release of unedited Blu-Rays and DVDs and all of them were about to get a PG as well. Looks like the distributor considered that those were rated already by the BBFC so they didn't need a re-submission, without considering that the BBFC never reviewed some scenes that could have raised the rating, including the use of the term "spaz" in the season 1 episode "His Hero". Looks like yours truly flagged that to Manga and finally the BBFC gave a 12 rating to the episode (and therefore to the season) for "discriminatory language". However, seasons 4 and 5 uncut (which were never released before in home media in the UK) received an actual PG, because they considered episodes like the scary "Too Old" or the innuendo-filled "Apple Wedding" or "Frost & Fire" to be appropiate under the "mild comic violence, language" tag (source: BBFC.co.uk). All of this means that the season 1-5 pack that Manga plans to release will receive a 12 (officially) just for one second within 102960 seconds (=1716 minutes) of content (source: manga.co.uk). See more »


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Adventure Time
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User Reviews

Adventure Time: Inventive, Imaginative, Algebraic, Timeless
21 July 2010 | by cryptasticSee all my reviews

A few months ago, a friend of mine showed me a grainy YouTube video of the "Adventure Time" short that was shown on Nickelodeon. I immediately fell in love with the short and we began reading up all about since we just learned it was being adopted by Cartoon Network. What we found out and watched blew us away. The amount of thought and imagination put into this show is astounding. I have never remained entertained for an entire episode of a show before, let alone an entire season! The wild and wacky aspects are quite entertaining but also do not remove anything from the ongoing plot and story. We see how characters develop and even see how moral choices produce themselves to challenge the duo, Finn and Jake, along the way. Though they stumble, this imaginative and amazing (not to mention post-apocalyptic) world always seems to lead back to the path of righteousness which is exactly where this show is.

In short, this show is an anomaly among mediocrity. This is a seemingly limitless world of entertainment that does not merely dance around idiotic humor. This is a show that isn't afraid to have fun and toy around with the absurd to make its point. I applaud Pendleton Ward and his crew for flawlessly producing what I could easily call the most inventive and fun show I've ever watched.

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Release Date:

5 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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