Skip to comments.Adventure Time's Producer Was Concerned Queer Representation Might Draw 'Too Much Attention'
Posted on 09/04/2018 6:31:54 PM PDT by Ennis85
Though Adventure Times series finale brought Finn and Jakes televised adventures to an end this week, the event also confirmed one of the most interesting and longstanding theories about the show that astonished and delighted many fans.
After multiple seasons of hints, clues, and varying amounts of queer subtext, Adventure Times finale confirmed that Princess Bubblegum and Marceline the vampire have romantic feelings for one another and are destined to be together. During a climactic battle against GOLB, a powerful and malevolent being from another dimension hellbent on destroying Ooo, Marceline watches as Bubblegum is apparently crushed, prompting the vampire to fly into a fit of rage before she realizes the princess is actually fine thanks to her armor.
The two embrace and Marceline admits that she feared shed lost Bubblegum forever. After assuring Marceline that itd take more than that to destroy her, the pair share a tender kiss. And it made Bubbeline fans very happy.
While the moment was sure to vindicate Adventure Time fans whove been shipping the characters pretty much since they first appeared on screen together, the shows creative team was unsure of how to handle it.
In an interview with TVLine, executive producer Adam Muto explained how, initially, an explicit kiss wasnt even a planned part of the episodethe script, he said didnt say that they kiss. It just said they have a momentand it wasnt included until storyboard artist Hanna K. Nyström made a point of advocating for it. Though the two characters never state their love for one another, Muto insisted peoples assumptions about their romance are correct:
"Theres enough to draw a conclusion. I dont want to lay out their entire futurewhat their relationship will be like after this,"
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TV just got a little better.
Pervert cartoon characters?
Jesus, I mean how many cartoons has it been now that they been pushing an agenda?
Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Korra, Voltron, Loud House, Clarence. Do they think maybe thats enough representation at this point?
Young minds are more malleable.
Indoctrinate, indoctrinate, indoctrinate. All must eventually bow to their homosexual god. That’s why we don’t watch anything done in the past 10-15 years. They all must eventually do so. Even the Walking Dead, a show about a zombie apocalypse, did it. Homosexuals aren’t welcome in my home. Theirs is a nasty, disease-ridden behavior that God will mercilessly torture for eternity. That’s really all I need to know.
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