Adventure Time, episode 112: Mystery Dungeon
Adventure Time is a cartoon that began airing on Cartoon Network in 2010. It’s creator; Pendleton Ward created Adventure Time in 2008 as a pilot which aired on Nickelodeon. The protagonists, Jake the dog and Finn the human are adventurers, voiced by John DiMaggio, and Jeremy Shada. They travel throughout the land of Ooo; a surreal - post-apocalyptic land inhabited by beings made of candy. During their travels, they are compelled to help the inhabitants of Ooo and perform heroic deeds. Adventure Time is a unique collection of stories in and of itself. These stories are filled with magic, wizards, monsters, and epic (sometimes comical) battles. Finn and Jake are rarely shown in a traditional home setting, nor are they shown to attend school. This unique attribute of Adventure Time seems to portray mindset of children at play as opposed to the way children live which is the norm in this type of television series. In the episode, “Mystery Dungeon,” is the 112th episode of Adventure Time, overall. The episode begins with a band of characters on the floor. The characters: Ice King, voiced by Tom Kenny, Shelby (Pendleton War,) Lemongrab (Justin Roiland,) Tree Trunks (Polly Lou Livingston,) and Neptr (Andy Milonakis) are forced to work together in order to escape the labyrinthine dungeon in which they find themselves trapped. The differences in the personalities of these adventurers are tested by various traps, and problems that they must overcome as a group in order to survive. From the saving of Tree Trunks by Neptr, to the revival of Lemongrab by Tree Trunks, the crew begins to bond with each other and help each other through their shared hardship. As progress is achieved, they come to realize that they’ve been placed in this situation by one of their fellow adventurers. Upon this realization, the newly formed bonds begin to decay. Once they have escaped the dungeon by solving puzzles and working...
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