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(2010– )


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As a running gag, in every episode (Except in the episode Food Chain ), a small snail can be found waving at the viewers. The snail is usually only on screen for one scene per episode. The preschool show "Blue's Clues" also features snails hidden throughout each episode; perhaps the inspiration.
With Jeremy Shada growing older, the creators decided to age Finn a year older every season so Shada can keep voicing the character.
Jeremy Shada was chosen to voice Finn after his older brother Zach, who played the character in the pilot, was unable to reprise his role due to his changing voice.
Unlike most animated series, most of the cast get to record their lines together in one room.
All of Lady Rainicorn's dialogue is written in English in storyboards of the episodes she is in. Her voice actor Niki Yang translates her lines in Korean during voice sessions.
The first series produced by Frederator Studios to not air on Nickelodeon. Pendleton Ward originally pitched it to the network twice after doing the pilot for them which aired on Random Cartoons, but was eventually rejected both times before Ward pitched the show to Cartoon Network and got greenlighted.
The episode Burning Low had over 3.5 million viewers, making it the highest rated episode of the series to date, breaking the record set by from the genderbent episode Fionna and Cake.
Some of the characters of the show are survivors of the Great Mushroom War. Marceline was a child sometime after the war, and the Ice King, who was then known as Simon Petrikov and was slowly changing into his insane personality from wearing a powerful crown he got from a Scandinavian fisherman named Gunther.
After 6 seasons, Warner bros green lit an adventure time movie. It would be the first movie (for a theatrical release) from cartoon network since the powerpuff girls movie.
The post-apocalyptic Earth in Adventure Time has a hole at the side. It is said to be caused by a war that happened around 1000 years before the series time-span, the Mushroom War.
This along with Regular Show (2009) are the first Cartoon Network shows to be renewed past six seasons.
According to Pendleton Ward, Jake's personality is based off of Bill Murray's character Trippier Harrison from Meatballs.
Finn's name was originally Pen, a shortened name of the show's creator Pendleton Ward, but Ward decided against it.
Princess Bubblegum's first name is Bonnibel, but only Marceline calls her by it.
One episode of adventure time (everything Jake) features voices from Futurama. John DiMaggio, who plays Jake, also plays Bender in Futurama.
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Finns last name is Mertens
Flame Princess' first name is Phoebe.
BMO is Pendleton Ward's favorite character.
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

The Adventure Time video games, one featuring Princess Bubblegum's parent as a boss, are considered canon.
In one episode, Jake predicts the coming events. In the episode dark purple, Jake says if they go to on an adventure, it would result in them finding a conspiracy, fighting a bad guy, and ruining there favorite drink. It then cuts to Susan strong, who go's on an adventure that results in exactly that. At the end of the episode, Jake says he jinxed it.
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