|Genre||Adventure, comedy, science-fantasy, black comedy, surreal humor, comedy-drama|
|Created by||Pendleton Ward|
|Written by||Pendleton Ward
Thurop Van Orman
|Directed by||Larry Leichliter|
|Creative director(s)||Patrick McHale (season 1–2)
Cole Sanchez (season 2–3)
Adam Muto (season 3–present)
Nate Cash (season 3–present)
|Voices of||Jeremy Shada
Dee Bradley Baker
Polly Lou Livingston
|Opening theme||"Adventure Time" by Pendleton Ward|
|Ending theme||"Island Song" by Ashley Eriksson|
|Composer(s)||Casey James Basichis, Tim Kiefer|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||52 (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Pendleton Ward
Derek Drymon (season 1)
Pendleton Ward (season 1–2)
|Running time||11 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Frederator Studios
Cartoon Network Studios
|Original channel||Cartoon Network|
|First shown in||January 2007|
|Original run||April 5, 2010– present|
|Related shows||Bravest Warriors
Adventure Time is an American animated television show created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The show is about the adventures of Finn, a 14-year-old human boy, and his best friend Jake, a dog with magical powers to change shape and grow and shrink at will. Finn and Jake live in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo.
Episodes[change | edit source]
|Season||Episodes||Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||13 (26)||April 5, 2010||September 27, 2010|
|2||13 (26)||October 11, 2010||May 9, 2011|
|3||13 (26)||July 11, 2011||February 13, 2012|
|4||13 (26)||April 2, 2012||October 22, 2012|
|5||26 (52)||November 12, 2012||2014|
Awards and nominations[change | edit source]
|2010||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Short-format Animated Program||For "My Two Favorite People"||Nominated|
|2011||Annie Award||Best Animated Television Production for Children||Adventure Time||Nominated|
|2011||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Short-format Animated Program||For "It Came From the Nightosphere"||Nominated|
|2012||Annie Award||Best Animated Special Production||For "Thank You"||Nominated|
|2012||Annie Award||Best Storyboarding in a Television Production||Rebecca Sugar||Nominated|
|2012||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Short-format Animated Program||For "Too Young"||Nominated|
|2013||Annie Award||Best Animated Television Production For Children||For "Princess Cookie"||Nominated|
|2013||Annie Award||Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||For "The Hard Easy"||Nominated|
|2013||Annie Award||Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production||For "Lady & Peebles" and "Goliad"||Nominated|
|2013||Sundance Film Festival||Animated Short Film||For "Thank You"||Nominated|
|2013||Golden Reel Awards||Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and ADR Animation In Television||For "Card Wards"||Won|
|2013||Annecy International Animated Film Festival||TV Series||For "Princess Cookie"||Nominated|
|2013||Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Animated Series||Adventure Time||Nominated|
|2013||Teen Choice Awards||Best Animated Series||Adventure Time||Nominated|
|2013||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation||Andy Ristaino||Won|
|2013||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Short-format Animated Program||For "Simon & Marcy"||Nominated|
|2013||British Academy Children's Awards||International||Adventure Time||Won|
|2014||Annie Award||Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children’s Audience||Adventure Time||Pending|
|2014||Annie Award||Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production||Nick Jennings, et al.||Pending|
|2014||Annie Award||Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production||Tom Kenny||Pending|
|2014||Annie Award||Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production||Paul Douglas||Pending|
References[change | edit source]
- "Pendleton Ward, Part 2: More From the ADVENTURE TIME Creator". newsarama.com. 2012-02-14. http://www.newsarama.com/tv/adventure-time-pendleton-ward-2-120214.html. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
- "Pendleton Ward explains how he’s keeping Adventure Time weird."
- Homan, Eric (2010-09-30). "The Secret’s Out – "Adventure Time" Gets Third Season". Frederator Studios Blogs. http://frederatorblogs.com/adventure_time/2010/11/30/the-secrets-out-adventure-time-gets-thirds-season/.
- "OVGuide – Conquest of Cuteness". OVGuide. http://www.ovguide.com/tv_episode/adventure-time-with-finn-and-jake-season-3-episode-1-conquest-of-cuteness-4100408. Retrieved June 19, 2011.
- I just saw a commercial saying Season 4 will start in April. | Formspring. Formspring.me (2012-02-21). Retrieved on 2012-06-03.
- "Adventure Time". Emmys.com. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. http://www.emmys.com/shows/adventure-time. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- Seibert, Fred (December 6, 2010). "Adventure Time Nominated for an Annie". Frederator Studios. http://archives.frederatorblogs.com/adventure_time/2010/12/06/adventure-time-nominated-for-an-annie/.
- Beck, Jerry (December 5, 2011). "Annie Award Nominations 2011". Cartoon Brew. Cartoon Brew LLC. http://www.cartoonbrew.com/events/annie-award-nominations-2011-53561.html. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- Busis, Hillary (December 3, 2012). "2012 Annie Award Nominees, Honoring the Best in Animation, Announced". Entertainment Weekly. Time, Inc. http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/12/03/annie-awards-nominees/. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- "Annie Award Nominations Unveiled". Deadline.com. December 3, 2012. http://www.deadline.com/2012/12/2012-annie-award-nominations/. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- King, Susan (December 3, 2012). "'Brave,' 'Wreck-It Ralph' Among Nominees for the Annie Awards". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). http://articles.latimes.com/2012/dec/03/entertainment/la-et-mn-brave-wreck-it-ralph-nominees-annie-awards-20121202/4. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- "Thank You – Festival Program". Sundance.org. Sundance Institute. http://filmguide.sundance.org/film/13180/thank_you. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
- "The 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards Winners and Nominees". Los Angeles Times (Tribune Company). January 17, 2013. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/movies/la-et-mn-60th-mpse-golden-reel-awards-nominees-list,0,2792540.story. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
- "Annecy 2013 > Festival > Official Selection". Annecy International Animated Film Festival. http://wayback.archive.org/web/20130401141556/http://www.annecy.org/annecy-2013/festival/official-selection:c8. Retrieved March 26, 2013.
- Nordyke, Kimberley; Wilson, Stacey (June 10, 2013). "Critics' Choice Television Awards: Complete Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/critics-choice-television-awards-complete-565709. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
- "Teen Choice Awards Nominations Announced! Who Made The Cut This Year?". http://www.teenvogue.com/entertainment/2013-05/teen-choice-awards-nominations?currentPage=2. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
- Weisman, Jon (August 14, 2013). "Emmy Wins Come Early for 'Adventure Time,' 'Portlandia,' 'Simpsons'". Variety. Penske Business Media. http://variety.com/2013/tv/news/simpsons-adventure-time-portlandia-emmys-juried-1200577981/. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
- Andreeva, Nellie (September 15, 2013). "HBO, ‘Behind The Candelabra’ Lead Creative Arts Emmy Awards; ‘Undercover Boss’, ‘South Park’, Tony Awards, Bob Newhart, Dan Bucatinsky, Melissa Leo, Carrie Preston, Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn Among". Deadline.com. http://www.deadline.com/2013/09/creative-arts-emmy-awards-2013-winners-live/. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
- "Children's | International in 2013". BAFTA.org. British Academy of Film and Television Arts. http://awards.bafta.org/award/2013/childrens/international. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- "41st Annual Annie Awards Categories". AnnieAwards.org. International Animated Film Association. http://annieawards.org/nominees/. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Adventure Time at the Internet Movie Database
- Animation Blog
- Production blog
- Adventure Time on Cartoon Network