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“Obsidian” elevates “Adventure Time’s” best couple

Obsidian” is a much better follow up to Adventure Time than “BMO.” The episode has its flaws, yes, but it also has clear themes, strong characterization, unambiguous themes about love and acceptance, and some truly bitching’ songs that I have been listening to over and over. I wasn’t originally planning on reviewing this episode, but… Continue reading “Obsidian” elevates “Adventure Time’s” best couple

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The first “Distant Lands” episode doesn’t go very far.

In this age of streaming entertainment, franchises are no longer allowed to die. They must be rebooted every few years, be given sequels or spin-offs or prequels or just given more seasons - even if all the concepts have been used up, there’s no place for the characters to grow as characters or if the… Continue reading The first “Distant Lands” episode doesn’t go very far.

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Adventure Time’s finale shows that the more things change, the more they remain the same.

(Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS) Nobody can argue against the influence that Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time has had on animation. The show has helped launched the careers of many of Cartoon Network’s newest animators, writers, creators including creator of Steven Universe Rebecca Sugar, the creator of Over the Garden Wall Patrick McHale, writer and voice actress Niki… Continue reading Adventure Time’s finale shows that the more things change, the more they remain the same.