When good plans go bad . . . scratch that, it was never a good plan.
Mr-Fusion from United States
17 June 2016
'Goliad' is another lab concoction gone wrong, but this time it's
coming from Princes Bubblegum's desire to live forever via the more
scientifically possible process of cloning. Finn and Jake offer to show
Goliad the ropes and teach her to lead, but naturally she learns the
wrong lessons and decides to take over the candy kingdom.
It's a riff on the Frankenstein monster, but wrapped in an adorable
package. It's a tragic character, albeit one with an overbite and a
cutesy voice. Not to mention PB herself, who's betraying a somewhat
questionable intent with her machinations in the lab (again,
entertainingly conveyed by the endearing Hynden Walch). And I love the
scene in the preschool when the toddlers turn on Jake ("Get his
There's some dark stuff going on here, but it ably moves between child
and adult fare. Business as usual.
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