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Adventure Time Review: Season 6 Episode 14 (Princess Day)

There are quite a few princesses in the land of Ooo, so wouldn’t it make sense that there is a special day where all the princesses get together and discuss princess-y things?

The Plot

Princess Day is being held in Breakfast Kingdom this year, so fittingly, Breakfast Princess is leading the charge. However, Lumpy Space Princess could do with out all that lame political princess stuff. Marceline the Vampire Queen feels the same way, and decides to team with LSP to cause ultimate mayhem upon the kingdom of butter, bacon, sausage, and juice.

Is This A Good Place To Start?

The more I think about it, the more I realize that this show never really had a beginning. There’s rarely ever a moment of introduction for any of the characters, and you kinda just go with the flow while you catch little tidbits of information about each character. Because of this, I think I’m gonna stop saying that an episode is inaccessible because it doesn’t introduce the many different faces that appear in each episode. So yes, this episode provides many different characters, but this shouldn’t stop you from checking out the episode. If there is one thing I could say to newcomers, it’s that this episode doesn’t really showcase the best of Adventure Time, nor does it feature these characters at their most intriguing. Nonetheless, the episode has laughs, a smart theme, and a big reference to a certain movie that I’ve never seen, but people who have will most likely get a kick out of it.

My True Verdict (With Spoilers)

There are two kinds of people in this world: People who love LSP, and people who hate LSP. I for one rather enjoy the character, however, there’s no denying that she might pop up a little too often. On the other hand, there isn’t a single Adventure Time fan I know of that doesn’t like Marceline. So what happens when you pair the two together?

Both being rebellious women, they enact malicious acts of vandalism and goofy antics, like sucking the syrup out of a guard and running over Breakfast Princess with a breakfast automobile. But none of this makes them bad people, right? At least that’s how Marcy sees it. However, they both agree that stealing that CD was crossing the line.

When I first saw the title of the episode, Princess Day, I had all these cool theories about what might happen, and the fact that it was just another LSP episode, just with Marcy thrown in, was kind of disappointing. The episode is still really fun and cheeky (like really, the animators of this episode really liked drawing big cheeks on the characters). I kinda wanted a little bit more from it though.

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Adventure Time Review: Season 6 Episode 8 (Furniture & Meat)

A stand-alone episode that’s so great, it almost feels like it belongs in seasons 1-3.

Plot

Finn and Jake realize that they might have too much cha-ching when a simple tap to the side of their tree house causes the entirety of their loot stash to blow out the walls and interrupt B-MO and NEPTR’s innocent game of Robbing Hood.

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So, in order to create some much needed space in their treasure room, Finn and Jake decide to hit the city to burn all this grease. But will the power of money consume our adolescent heroes? Just ask all this furniture and meat.

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Is This A Good Place To Start?

Yeah, totally! This is a stand-alone episode, meaning it doesn’t bring up any of the important plot points that have been going on through the show, and it really requires no prior knowledge of previous episodes to understand and get something out of the story. There is one reference to an earlier episode used for a joke, but it’s nothing that’ll cause new viewers to scratch their heads.

My Final Verdict (With Spoilers)

I could be one of those guys that likes to show off just how smart he is by digging really deep into every little thing that happens ever, but I’d rather not. If a piece of work, whether it be a show, movie, novel, painting, or play is trying to say something; I catch it and it really sinks in and heightens the feeling of awe that I receive from something; then yeah I’m gonna point it out and I’m gonna talk about it. However, I’d like to avoid sounding like a pretentious twat whenever I can, so that’s why I’m not going to talk about this episode’s “free market” message, because seeing as how I’m a 16 year old with an empty wallet, it really did nothing for me. In fact, I really just thought this episode was lots of fun! Seeing Finn and Jake in this kind of role was really entertaining, and B-MO and NEPTR playing “Robbing Hood” was freaking adorable.

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Also, Wildberry Princess’s “Khal Drogo” style execution was golden (hehe, see what I did there). Also, something to point out, it’s kinda nice to revisit a past formula that Adventure Time used to use all the time; Jake doing something un-noble and Finn trying to bring him back to the light. It’s just been a while since we’ve heard Finn preach about his intense moral code. Also, the Psychic Tandem War Elephant returns for a brief moment! Anyhoo, I really enjoyed this episode, and I’m looking forward to a new Fionna and Cake episode next week!

No extra thoughts this week. I accidentally added them in the actual review. Oops ;P

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Adventure Time is All The Time

I don’t usually watch television, but when I do, I watch Game of Thrones, Wilfred, or Adventure Time. Mostly Adventure Time. The show began airing in 2010, and I was in 7th grade at the time. I remember being intrigued by the art style and humor and it eventually became my obsession.

The show features a young boy and his magic dog stepbrother as they go on outlandish adventures, whether it be saving princesses or solving a mystery. I try to give a summary, but you really can’t with this show. The writers and screen boarders obviously reject the idea of following any form of a formulaic presentation. The show is popular for it’s unpredictability, it’s cute and charming, yet disturbing, characters, and an impressive flow of continuity that you rarely ever see in cartoons of any form. You know that side-character that we introduced back in Season 2? We’re giving him his own episode. You know how Finn threw his sword in the forest that one time? Yeah, he threw it, it’s not coming back, and he needs a new one. And the fact that the continuity takes a subtle approach makes it all the more intuitive. You could watch most episodes out of order and still know what’s going on, for the most part. I just love this show! I really can’t get enough! And here’s another thing; the show has only gotten better as it keeps airing. Why? Because the show is actually tied together by a dark and dreary, post-apocalyptic backstory. The more episodes you watch, the more sense the story makes. The more interesting watching the show becomes. I find myself anticipating new episodes, not only to see more of the characters I love, but to hopefully get another piece of the story. It’s the most involved I’ve ever felt watching a tv show, especially a cartoon!

So, what do you think of Adventure Time? Do you hate it? Do you love it? Or do you just not get it? Let me know!

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