Adventure Time

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Adventure Time
Also known as Adventure Time with
Finn & Jake
Genre Comedy, fantasy, adventure[1]
Created by Pendleton Ward
Directed by Larry Leichliter
Creative director(s) Patrick McHale
Cole Sanchez
Adam Muto
Nate Cash
Voices of Jeremy 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 origin United States
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 233 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Pendleton Ward
Fred Seibert
Adam Muto
Derek Drymon (Season 1 only)
Producer(s) Kelly Crews
Running time 6 minutes (pilot only)
11 minutes
Production company(s) Frederator Studios
Cartoon Network Studios
Distributor Warner Bros. Television
Broadcast
Original channel Cartoon Network
Nicktoons (pilot only)
Picture format 1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original run Pilot: January 11, 2007
Official: April 5, 2010 (2010-04-05) – present
Chronology
Preceded by Random! Cartoons
Other websites
Official 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]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2010 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-format Animated Program[5] For "My Two Favorite People" Nominated
2011 Annie Award Best Animated Television Production for Children[6] Adventure Time Nominated
2011 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-format Animated Program[5] For "It Came From the Nightosphere" Nominated
2012 Annie Award Best Animated Special Production[7] For "Thank You" Nominated
2012 Annie Award Best Storyboarding in a Television Production[7] Rebecca Sugar Nominated
2012 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-format Animated Program[5] For "Too Young" Nominated
2013 Annie Award Best Animated Television Production For Children[8] For "Princess Cookie" Nominated
2013 Annie Award Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production[9] For "The Hard Easy" Nominated
2013 Annie Award Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production[10] For "Lady & Peebles" and "Goliad" Nominated
2013 Sundance Film Festival Animated Short Film[11] For "Thank You" Nominated
2013 Golden Reel Awards Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue, and ADR Animation In Television[12] For "Card Wards" Won
2013 Annecy International Animated Film Festival TV Series[13] For "Princess Cookie" Nominated
2013 Critics' Choice Television Awards Best Animated Series[14] Adventure Time Nominated
2013 Teen Choice Awards Best Animated Series[15] Adventure Time Nominated
2013 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation[16] Andy Ristaino Won
2013 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Short-format Animated Program[17] For "Simon & Marcy" Nominated
2013 British Academy Children's Awards International[18] Adventure Time Won
2014 Annie Award Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children’s Audience[19] Adventure Time Pending
2014 Annie Award Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production[19] Nick Jennings, et al. Pending
2014 Annie Award Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production[19] Tom Kenny Pending
2014 Annie Award Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production[19] Paul Douglas Pending

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amazon.com: Adventure Time Volume 4: Amazon Video". http://www.amazon.com/Adventure-Time-Volume-4/dp/B008CS7UT6. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  2. "Pendleton Ward explains how he’s keeping Adventure Time weird."
  3. "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.
  4. I just saw a commercial saying Season 4 will start in April. | Formspring. Formspring.me (2012-02-21). Retrieved on 2012-06-03.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Adventure Time". Emmys.com. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. http://www.emmys.com/shows/adventure-time. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
  6. 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/.
  7. 7.0 7.1 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.
  8. 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.
  9. "Annie Award Nominations Unveiled". Deadline.com. December 3, 2012. http://www.deadline.com/2012/12/2012-annie-award-nominations/. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
  10. 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.
  11. "Thank You – Festival Program". Sundance.org. Sundance Institute. http://filmguide.sundance.org/film/13180/thank_you. Retrieved January 23, 2013.
  12. "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.
  13. "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.
  14. 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.
  15. "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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. "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.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 "41st Annual Annie Awards Categories". AnnieAwards.org. International Animated Film Association. http://annieawards.org/nominees/. Retrieved December 5, 2013.

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