22 Facts About Adventure Time


Adventure Time is an American fantasy animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network and distributed by Warner Bros.

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Adventure Time was a ratings success for Cartoon Network, with some of its episodes attracting over three million viewers, and despite being aimed primarily at children, the show has developed a following among teenagers and adults.

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Adventure Time follows the adventures of a boy named Finn the Human, and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake the Dog, who has magical powers to change shape and size at will.

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Adventure Time assembled a team made up largely of "younger, inexperienced people", many of whom he discovered on the Internet.

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Adventure Time said, "A lot of the time, if we're really stuck, we'll start saying everything that comes to our mind, which is usually the worst stuff, and then someone else will think that's terrible but it'll give him a better idea and the ball just starts rolling like that".

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Adventure Time cast members recorded their lines together at group recording sessions rather than individually, with the aim of recording natural-sounding dialogue.

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Adventure Time sent the draft to Cartoon Network; they did not like it and wanted something more graphical like the introduction to The Brady Bunch.

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Adventure Time's began working hard to put "LGBTQIA characters in G-rated content" in the years to follow.

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Adventure Time was playing less and less on Cartoon Network, yet we were moving towards a large volume of episodes.

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Each Adventure Time episode is about eleven minutes in length; pairs of episodes are often telecast in order to fill a half-hour program time slot.

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Adventure Time has been complimented for its resemblance to cartoons of the past.

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Robert Mclaughlin of Den of Geek expressed a similar sentiment when he wrote that Adventure Time "is the first cartoon in a long time that is pure imagination".

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Adventure Time complimented the show for "its non-reliance on continually referencing pop culture".

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Adventure Time concluded that the series has "strikingly few faults" and awarded the fourth season three-and-a-half stars out of four.

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Several former storyboard artists and production crew members who worked on Adventure Time have gone on to create their own series, including Patrick McHale, J G Quintel, Pete Browngardt, Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Skyler Page, Julia Pott, Kent Osborne, and Elizabeth Ito .

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Adventure Time's argued that many of the recent development in animation were inspired by what the show was able to do by being "very artist-driven" and allowing independent comic artists to have a major say in the direction of episodes.

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Adventure Time has attracted academic interest for its presentation of gender and gender roles.

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Carolyn Leslie, writing in Screen, agrees, saying, "despite having two male leads, Adventure Time is particularly strong when it comes to questioning and challenging gender stereotypes".

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Adventure Time's uses Princess Bubblegum, BMO, and Fionna and Cake as examples of characters who refuse to be readily categorized and genderized.

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Adventure Time's duties were assumed by Christopher Hastings, the creator of The Adventures of Dr McNinja.

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In February 2015, it was reported that a theatrical Adventure Time film was being developed by Cartoon Network Studios, Frederator Films, Vertigo Entertainment, and Warner Animation Group.

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Adventure Time noted that "all the lore and stuff would not work for a first time viewer", suggesting that the film would have to hold well on its own to be successful.

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