Cult Hit Animated Series "Adventure Time" To End In 2018

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Sep 29, 2016, 11:32:36 AM9/29/16
Prepare to bid a fond farewell to bacon pancakes. Cartoon Network
announced today that its Peabody- and Emmy-winning animated series
Adventure Time will be ending in 2018 — eight years and 71 hours of
programming after it began. Adventure Time content will continue to
debut on Cartoon Network over the next two years, including
specials, miniseries and the ninth and final season.

The Pendleton Ward-created series centers on the post-apocalyptic
adventures of Finn the Human (Jeremy Shada) and Jake the Dog (John
DiMaggio), best friends who have increasingly surreal adventures in
the magical Land of Ooo. Long acclaimed for its groundbreaking
visual style and mixture of darkness and whimsy, the show has won
six Emmys and two BAFTAs. It has also long attracted numerous
celebrity guests including Andy Samberg, Matthew Broderick, Laura
Silverman, George Takei, Rainn Wilson and Neil Patrick Harris.

Since its 2010 debut, Adventure Time has been one of Cartoon
Network’s most enduring cult hits, spawning a passionate fanbase of
both kids and adults and becoming an incubator for emerging talent,
some of whom have gone on to create such hits as Steven Universe,
Over the Garden Wall and Clarence. It has also spun off more than
100 global licenses including an apparel line, a comic book series,
toys and video games.

“Adventure Time changed the definition of what a kids’ TV series
could be, and it’s had a resounding impact upon popular culture
around the world,” said Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for
Cartoon Network. “Cartoon Network Studios is proud to have brought
together this group of brilliant artists and animators who helped
make Adventure Time one of the most critically acclaimed TV series
of a generation.”

Said Ward: “Adventure Time was a passion project for the people on
the crew who poured their heart into the art and stories. We tried
to put into every episode something genuine and telling from our
lives, and make a show that was personal to us, and that had jokes
too! I’m really happy that it connected with an audience for so
long. It’s a special thing, I think.”

Executive produced by Adam Muto and produced by Cartoon Network
Studios, the ninth and final season of Adventure Time is currently
in production

HRC needed 4 days to "rest up" for a 90 min debate in which she
bragged about sitting for 11 hrs once.
Sorry to those who work a 10 hr shift

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