The BEST Episodes of Adventure Time

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 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 9.03
356 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 8.68
754 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Simon & Marcy

#3 - Simon & Marcy

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 25, 2013

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

star 8.61
844 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
What Was Missing

#4 - 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
934 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, 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 8.53
782 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 8.46
466 votes
Writers: Kent Osborne, Somvilay Xayaphone
Islands: Min & Marty (6)

#7 - Islands: Min & Marty (6)

Season 8 - Episode 25 - Aired Feb 1, 2017

An unexpected revelation from Susan leads Finn closer to answers about his past.

star 8.42
93 votes
Betty

#8 - 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 8.33
641 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
The Lich

#9 - 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
685 votes
Writers: Skyler Page, Thomas Herpich
Three Buckets

#10 - 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
384 votes
Mortal Recoil

#11 - 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
653 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Jesse Moynihan
Incendium

#12 - Incendium

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 13, 2012

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

star 8.25
630 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Rebecca Sugar
Elements: Skyhooks II (8)

#13 - 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 8.25
477 votes
Directors: Cole Sanchez
Writers: Steve Wolfhard
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 8.25
759 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Puhoy

#15 - 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
811 votes
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Thomas Herpich
Marceline's Closet

#16 - 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
709 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
Dad's Dungeon

#17 - 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
589 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Natasha Allegri, Pendleton Ward
Escape From the Citadel

#18 - 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
573 votes
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Thomas Herpich
Two Swords

#19 - Two Swords

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 23, 2017

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

star 8.20
548 votes
Directors: Cole Sanchez
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Tom 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 8.20
627 votes
Directors: Andres Salaff
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Tom Herpich
Burning Low

#21 - Burning Low

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 30, 2012

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

star 8.19
568 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Hot to the Touch

#22 - 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 8.18
884 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Henchman

#23 - 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
804 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Luther McLaurin
It Came from the Nightosphere

#24 - 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 8.17
1,024 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Rebecca Sugar
The Hall of Egress

#25 - The Hall of Egress

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 5, 2016

Trapped and alone, Finn must unravel the riddle of the weird cave with no exit.

star 8.17
622 votes