The BEST Episodes of Adventure Time

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 7, 2021

Network: Cartoon Network

Adventure Time follows two best friends: Finn (a 12-year old boy) and Jake (a wise 28-year-old dog with magical powers), and the surreal adventures undertaken by the duo as they traverse the mystical Land of Ooo. A world built for adventure, Ooo is filled to the brim with various landscapes for the two buddies to explore and bizarre characters to assist.

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Come Along With Me

#1 - Come Along With Me

Season 10 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 3, 2018

BMO narrates the Great Gum War in which Princess Bubblegum, Finn, Jake, Lady Rainicorn, Marceline, Flame Princess, Lemongrab, Huntress Wizard and Lumpy Space Princess band together to battle Gumbald and his army.

star 9.02
344 votes
I Remember You

#2 - I Remember You

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 15, 2012

The Ice King and Marceline bond over song and memories.

star 8.67
749 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
What Was Missing

#3 - What Was Missing

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 26, 2011

Finn and his friends must come together as a genuine band in order to open the gate of the Door Lord and get back their taken items.

star 8.60
925 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Rebecca Sugar
Simon & Marcy

#4 - Simon & Marcy

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 25, 2013

A look at what Ice King and Marceline were like 996 years ago.

star 8.59
838 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Thank You

#5 - Thank You

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 23, 2011

The Snow Golem visits the Fire Kingdom and finds an unlikely follower.

star 8.52
772 votes
Writers: Thomas Herpich
Holly Jolly Secrets (2)

#6 - Holly Jolly Secrets (2)

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Dec 5, 2011

The Ice King summons an army of snowmen to recover the secret tapes Finn and Jake are watching. They must work against the clock to find out the secrets enclosed within.

star 8.45
459 votes
Writers: Kent Osborne, Somvilay Xayaphone
Betty

#7 - Betty

Season 5 - Episode 48 - Aired Feb 24, 2014

After a magic spell backfires, the Ice King reverts back to Simon, and seeks help from Finn, Jake, and Marceline in order to get Betty, his former fiancée, back.

star 8.32
635 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
The Lich

#8 - The Lich

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired Oct 22, 2012

A visit from the Lich King sheds light on Ooo's secrets.

star 8.32
680 votes
Writers: Skyler Page, Thomas Herpich
Three Buckets

#9 - Three Buckets

Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 21, 2017

Fern reveals his ability to change his appearance to look just like Finn. Impressed, Finn joins Fern to a dungeon hidden away in a mountain.

star 8.27
376 votes
Mortal Recoil

#10 - Mortal Recoil

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired May 2, 2011

The Princess isn't feeling well and Jake starts to worry something might be wrong with her.. The Ice King is anxious to help, but does Finn trust him?

star 8.26
644 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Jesse Moynihan
Incendium

#11 - Incendium

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 13, 2012

Jake embarks on a solo mission to help a broken-hearted Finn.

star 8.25
624 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Rebecca Sugar
Marceline's Closet

#12 - Marceline's Closet

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Dec 12, 2011

Finn and Jake play Cloud Hunt in Marceline's house, but they get trapped in her closet after she comes home.

star 8.24
701 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
Puhoy

#13 - Puhoy

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 8, 2013

Finn dreams he is in a pillow world where he marries a pillow woman and has two children with her.

star 8.24
805 votes
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Thomas Herpich
Jake the Dog

#14 - Jake the Dog

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 12, 2012

Finn and Jake chase the Lich through a dimensional portal and meet a wishmaster. After the Lich wishes that humanity never existed, Finn wishes that the Lich never existed.

star 8.24
753 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Dad's Dungeon

#15 - Dad's Dungeon

Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired Feb 6, 2012

Jake's dad presents a strange challenge to the guys when he appears to them in a holographic message, telling them about a dungeon he made for them.

star 8.23
583 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Natasha Allegri, Pendleton Ward
Elements: Skyhooks II (8)

#16 - Elements: Skyhooks II (8)

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 27, 2017

Ice King accidentally causes Betty to get transported to Mars. Lumpy Space Princess rescues Finn.

star 8.23
468 votes
Directors: Cole Sanchez
Writers: Steve Wolfhard
Two Swords

#17 - Two Swords

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 23, 2017

Finn and Jake contend with a mysterious, but familiar, new being.

star 8.20
542 votes
Directors: Cole Sanchez
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Tom Herpich
Burning Low

#18 - Burning Low

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 30, 2012

Princess Bubblegum may be jealous when Finn start hanging out with Flame Princess.

star 8.20
563 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Escape From the Citadel

#19 - Escape From the Citadel

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 21, 2014

Finn and Jake follow the Lich to the Citadel, where Finn meets his long lost dad. But just how far does the apple fall from the tree?

star 8.20
569 votes
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Thomas Herpich
Stakes: The Dark Cloud (8)

#20 - Stakes: The Dark Cloud (8)

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 19, 2015

The final confrontation begins.

star 8.19
622 votes
Directors: Andres Salaff
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Tom Herpich
Hot to the Touch

#21 - Hot to the Touch

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 3, 2012

Finn develops a crush on Flame Princess and tries to get to know her, which proves difficult due to her destructive power.

star 8.19
876 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Henchman

#22 - Henchman

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 23, 2010

After seeing Marceline the vampire queen torment an elderly henchman, Finn steps in to be her new henchman, doing whatever he is told to do.

star 8.18
794 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Luther McLaurin
It Came from the Nightosphere

#23 - It Came from the Nightosphere

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 11, 2010

Marceline's evil father goes on a soul-sucking rampage after Finn and Marceline accidentally release him from the Nightosphere.

star 8.18
1,017 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Rebecca Sugar
Too Young

#24 - Too Young

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 8, 2011

The Earl of Lemongrab takes over the Candy Kingdom due to Princess Bubblegum's age regression, forcing her and Finn to try and get rid of him even if it means a life-altering decision.

star 8.16
878 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Thomas Herpich
The Pit

#25 - The Pit

Season 5 - Episode 41 - Aired Nov 18, 2013

Finn needs Lady Rainicorn's help to rescue Jake when he is kidnapped by Kee-Oth the Blood Demon.

star 8.16
577 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan