The BEST Episodes of Adventure Time

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2019

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.

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 8.92
260 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 8.64
697 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 8.59
872 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 8.58
781 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 8.51
728 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 8.48
418 votes
Writers: Kent Osborne, Somvilay Xayaphone
Wheels

#7 - Wheels

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 24, 2017

Kim Kil Whan is worried about his daughter's future and asks Jake for some parental advice.

star 8.41
74 votes
Directors: Elizabeth Ito
Writers: Charmaine Verhagen, Graham Falk
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 8.32
594 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
Mortal Recoil (2)

#9 - Mortal Recoil (2)

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 8.30
601 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Jesse Moynihan
The Lich (1)

#10 - The Lich (1)

Season 4 - Episode 26 - Aired Oct 22, 2012

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

star 8.30
638 votes
Writers: Skyler Page, Thomas Herpich
Three Buckets

#11 - 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. While there, Fern traps Finn in one of the rooms and reveals his plan to replace him. Finn finds out that his robotic arm can do a variety of things and drills his way out of the dungeon. Finn and Fern fight out in the field where Finn attempts to reason with Fern, however his robot arm misinterprets the word "finality" with "fatality" and he ends up destroying Fern. Finn returns home traumatized with Jake and BMO comforting him. Meanwhile, a mysterious man (voiced by Fred Melamed) scoops up Fern's still living remains in a bucket.

star 8.29
336 votes
Incendium (1)

#12 - Incendium (1)

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 13, 2012

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

star 8.28
583 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Rebecca Sugar
Marceline's Closet

#13 - 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 8.27
655 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
Two Swords

#14 - Two Swords

Season 8 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 23, 2017

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

star 8.27
503 votes
Directors: Cole Sanchez
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Tom Herpich
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 8.26
756 votes
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Thomas Herpich
Jake the Dog (3)

#16 - Jake the Dog (3)

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
700 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
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 8.24
543 votes
Writers: Adam Muto, Natasha Allegri, Pendleton Ward
Elements, Part 8: Skyhooks II

#18 - Elements, Part 8: Skyhooks II

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 27, 2017

Betty knocks out Ice King and reveals that she wants to use the jewels to go back in time and stop Simon from transforming into Ice King. Ice King, still oblivious to her plans accidentally ruins her spell causing her to get transported to Mars where she meets Normal Man. Lumpy Space Princess rescues Finn from the candy inhabitants as Princess Bubblegum enacts her plan to convert the rest of Ooo into candy while Patience freezes herself again. Finn realizes that LSP's immunity means that she is the anti-elemental. Ice King arrives with the gems and Lumpy Space Princess is able to transform all of Ooo back to normal. However, Jake comes back resembling his shapeshifter parent. Despite this, Finn is glad that he is reunited with his brother.

star 8.23
427 votes
Directors: Cole Sanchez
Writers: Steve Wolfhard
The Pit (2)

#19 - The Pit (2)

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 8.23
543 votes
Writers: Ako Castuera, Jesse Moynihan
Jake the Starchild

#20 - Jake the Starchild

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 18, 2018

In order to fulfill his grand destiny, Jake is spirited away by a strangely familiar shape-shifting alien.

star 8.23
238 votes
Henchman

#21 - 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 8.23
735 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Luther McLaurin
Burning Low

#22 - Burning Low

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 30, 2012

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

star 8.21
523 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Hot to the Touch (2)

#23 - Hot to the Touch (2)

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 2, 2012

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

star 8.20
829 votes
Writers: Cole Sanchez, Rebecca Sugar
Escape From the Citadel (3)

#24 - Escape From the Citadel (3)

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 8.19
531 votes
Writers: Steve Wolfhard, Thomas Herpich
Blade of Grass

#25 - Blade of Grass

Season 5 - Episode 45 - Aired Jan 20, 2014

Finn and Jake decide it's time for Finn to get a new sword. Finn reluctantly buys a grass sword from a mysterious old man, but the sword turns out to be cursed! And unfortunately for our hero, all sales are final.

star 8.19
585 votes
Writers: Seo Kim, Somvilay Xayaphone