Adventure Time jumps into dreamland for an episode full of future teases

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Finn, Jake, and BMO are headed home after having their longest adventure yet, and as they sail across the ocean, they confront some of their deepest fears before getting back to the lives they left behind. “Orb” is a dream episode, with most of the action happening in the unconscious minds of the three main characters…

Adventure Time’s Kirsten Lepore on the joys and pains of stop motion animation

In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, paper, or radio dials, they don’t see what it took to get there. In Expert Witness, The A.V. Club talks to industry insiders…

Adventure Time: Stakes slays Marceline’s demons without puncturing her heart

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Women and girls make up a significant portion of Adventure Time’s audience, and over time, the series has devoted more and more time to its female characters, turning Princess Bubblegum, Flame Princess, Lumpy Space Princess, and Marceline The Vampire Queen into complex characters with their own distinct personalities,…