Adventure Time

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Adventure Time
Adventure Time logo2.png
Also known as'Adventure Time with
Finn & Jake'
GenreComedy, fantasy, adventure[1]
Created byPendleton Ward
Directed byLarry Leichliter
Creative director(s)Patrick McHale
Cole Sanchez
Adam Muto
Nate Cash
Voices ofJeremy Shada
John DiMaggio
Hynden Walch
Niki Yang
Tom Kenny
Olivia Olson
Dee Bradley Baker
Pendleton Ward
Polly Lou Livingston
Jessica DiCicco
Maria Bamford
Opening theme"Adventure Time", performed by Pendleton Ward
Ending theme"The Island Song", performed by Ashley Eriksson
Composer(s)Casey James Basichis
Tim Kiefer
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes233 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Pendleton Ward
Fred Seibert
Adam Muto
Derek Drymon (Season 1 only)
Producer(s)Kelly Crews
Running time6 minutes (pilot only)
11 minutes
Production company(s)Frederator Studios
Cartoon Network Studios
DistributorWarner Bros. Television
Release
Original networkCartoon Network
Nicktoons (pilot only)
Picture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original releasePilot: January 11, 2007
Official: April 5, 2010 (2010-04-05) –
September 3, 2018 (2018-09-03)
Chronology
Preceded byRandom! Cartoons
Other websites
Website
Production website

Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. Finn and Jake live in the Land of Ooo, a land that has been destroyed by the "Great Mushroom War."[2] In the episode "Loyalty to the King", Jake let princesses down and made them cry, while Finn was kept innocent.

Episodes[change | change source]

Season Episodes Season premiere Season finale
Pilot 1 January, 2007
1 26 April 5, 2010 September 27, 2010
2 26 October 11, 2010 May 9, 2011
3 26 July 11, 2011[3] February 13, 2012
4 26 April 2, 2012[4] October 22, 2012
5 52 November 12, 2012 March 17,2014

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Television[change | change source]

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2007 Annie Award Best Animated Short Subject For "Adventure Time" pilot Nominated [5]
2010 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program For "My Two Favorite People" Nominated [6]
2011 Annie Award Best Animated Television Production for Children Adventure Time Nominated [7]
British Academy Children's Awards International Adventure Time Nominated [8]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program For "It Came from the Nightosphere" Nominated [6]
2012 Annie Award Best Animated Special Production For "Thank You" Nominated [9]
Best Storyboarding in a Television Production Rebecca Sugar Nominated [9]
Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [10]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program For "Too Young" Nominated [6]
Kids' Choice Awards Mexico Favorite Cartoon Adventure Time Nominated [11]
Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Favorite Cartoon Adventure Time Nominated [12]
2013 Annie Award Best Animated Television Production for Children For "Princess Cookie" Nominated [13]
Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production For "The Hard Easy" Nominated [14]
Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production For "Goliad" Nominated [15]
Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production For "Lady & Peebles" Nominated [15]
Sundance Film Festival Animated Short Film For "Thank You" Nominated [16]
Golden Reel Awards Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and ADR Animation in Television For "Card Wars" Won [17]
Annecy International Animated Film Festival TV Series For "Princess Cookie" Nominated [18]
Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [19]
TCA Awards Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming Adventure Time Nominated [20]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [21]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Andy Ristaino, for "Puhoy" Won [22]
Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program For "Simon & Marcy" Nominated [23]
British Academy Children's Awards International Adventure Time Won [24]
2014 Annie Award Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children's Audience Adventure Time Won [25]
Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Nick Jennings, et al. Nominated [26]
Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Tom Kenny Won [25]
Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Paul Douglas Nominated [25]
Hall of Game Awards Most Valuable Cartoon Adventure Time Won [27]
Best Cartoon Boogie Finn the Human Nominated [28]
Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon Adventure Time Nominated [29]
Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [30]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation Nick Jennings, for "Wizards Only, Fools" Won [31]
Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program For "Be More" Nominated [32]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [33]
TCA Awards Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming Adventure Time Nominated [34]
Kids' Choice Awards Colombia Favorite Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [35]
Kids' Choice Awards Mexico Favorite Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [36]
British Academy Children's Awards International Adventure Time Won [37]
2015 Annie Award Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Yuasa Masaaki & Eunyoung Choi Nominated [38]
Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children's Audience Adventure Time Nominated [38]
Pixel Award Best Television Website Finn and Jake's Big Adventure Won [39]
Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon Adventure Time Nominated [40]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [41]
Peabody Award Children's Programming Adventure Time Won [42]
Kerrang! Award Best TV Show Adventure Time Won [43]
Annecy International Animated Film Festival TV Film For "Food Chain" Nominated [44]
Kids' Choice Awards Mexico Favorite Cartoon Adventure Time Nominated [45]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Tom Herpich, for "Walnuts & Rain" Won [46]
Outstanding Short-format Animated Program For "Jake the Brick" Won [6]
Ottawa International Animation Festival Series for Kids For "The Tower" Nominated [47]
British Academy Children's Awards International Adventure Time Nominated [48]
2016 Annie Award Outstanding Achievement, Writing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Kent Osborne, et al. Nominated [49]
Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Tom Herpich Nominated [49]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Jason Kolowski, for "Bad Jubies" Won [50]
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Tom Herpich, for "Stakes Part 8: The Dark Cloud" Won [50]
Outstanding Short-format Animated Program For "The Hall of Egress" Nominated [51]
2017 Annie Award Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Children For "Bad Jubies" Won [52]
Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Kirsten Lepore Nominated [53]
Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Jason Kolowski Nominated [53]
Common Sense Media The Common Sense Seal For Islands Won [54]
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-format Animated Program For "Islands Part 4: Imaginary Resources" Won [55]
2018 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Lindsay Small-Butera, for "Ketchup" Won [56]
Outstanding Short-format Animated Program For "Ring of Fire" Nominated [57]
Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Animated Series Adventure Time Nominated [58]
2019 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Animated Program For "Come Along with Me" Nominated [59]

Comics[change | change source]

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2013 Eisner Award Best Publication for Kids Adventure Time comic Won [60]
Harvey Award Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers Adventure Time comic Won [61]
Special Award for Humor in Comics Ryan North Won [61]
2014 Eisner Award Best Lettering Britt Wilson Nominated [62]

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