|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||6|
|No. of episodes||160+ (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|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
|First shown in||January 2007|
|Original run||April 5, 2010– present|
|Related shows||Bravest Warriors
Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The show is about the adventures of Finn, a 8 or 9-year-old human boy (season 0 (made in January 2006 and like released? in 2007)), 12-year old human boy (seasons 1 (2010)-early 2 (2010-2011)), 13-year-old human boy (mid season 2 (2011)), 14-year-old human boy (seasons late 2 (2011)-early 5 (2012-2013)), 15-16-year old human boy (mid season 5 (2013-2014)) and now 17-year-old human boy he was since late season 5 (2014), and his best friend Jake, his dog and adoptive brother with magical powers to change shape and grow and shrink at will. Finn and Jake live in the Land of Ooo, an land that has been destroyed by the Great Mushroom War. The other main characters are- Princess Bubblegum (voiced by Paige Moss in Pilot, Hynden Walch in series), Ice King (voiced by John Kassir in Pilot, Tom Kenny in the series), Marceline (voiced by Olivia Olson), and BMO (voiced by Niki Yang). Finn turns into the Lich King in Finn's other nightmare.
Episodes[change | change source]
|Season||Episodes||Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||26||April 5, 2010||September 27, 2010|
|2||26||October 11, 2010||May 9, 2011|
|3||26||July 11, 2011||February 13, 2012|
|4||26||April 2, 2012||October 22, 2012|
|5||52||November 12, 2012||March 17, 2014|
Awards and nominations[change | change 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 | change source]
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- "Pendleton Ward explains how he’s keeping Adventure Time weird."
- "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.
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- "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 | change source]
- Adventure Time at the Internet Movie Database
- Animation Blog
- Production blog
- Adventure Time on Cartoon Network