Judge Dawn Hunt's diary is titled "Misadventure Time."
Our reviews of Adventure Time: The Complete First Season (published July 5th, 2012), Adventure Time: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) (published June 17th, 2013), Adventure Time: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray) (published June 17th, 2013), Adventure Time: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray) (published April 6th, 2014), Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake (published March 23rd, 2013), Adventure Time: It Came from the Nightosphere (published March 2nd, 2012), Adventure Time: Jake vs. Me-mow (published November 18th, 2012), and Adventure Time: My Two Favorite People (published September 25th, 2011) are also available.
P-bubs. It's all about P-bubs.
In Adventure Time we follow Finn the human (Jeremy Shada, Incredible Crew) and Jake the dog (John DiMaggio, The Penguins of Madagascar) as they travel through the Land of Ooo on fantastical adventures. Finn and Jake are best friends as well as brothers and roommates. The Land of Ooo is a mystical land where anything is possible and since Jake is a magical talking dog, he fits right in the wacky landscape. Well into its sixth season, the show is a juggernaut for Cartoon Network.
Adventure Time: The Suitor is yet another random collection of 16 episodes. My dislike of random packs is well documented on this site and this release does nothing to change my mind. In fact, if anything it only strengthens my position as these episodes require more backstory and understanding of the show's mythology than any random pack I've watched thus far. So this relegates it to "purchase only if a fan of the show," and if you're a fan of the show, why aren't you buying the full season releases?
• "James Baxter the Horse" (Season 5, Episode 19)
• "Shh!" (Season 5, Episode 20)
• "Another Five More Short Graybles" (Season 5, Episode 24)
• "Wizards Only, Fools" (Season 5, Episode 26)
• "Be More" (Season 5, Episode 28)
• "Sky Witch" (Season 5, Episode 29)
• "The Vault" (Season 5, Episode 34)
• "Red Starved" (Season 5, Episode 38)
• "Hug Wolf" (Season 4, Episode 8)
• "Beyond This Earthly Realm" (Season 4, Episode 11)
• "King Worm" (Season 4, Episode 18)
• "Morituri Te Salutamus" (Season 3, Episode 2)
• "Heat Signature" (Season 2, Episode 26)
• "Blood Under the Skin" (Season 2, Episode 4)
• "Henchman" (Season 1, Episode 22)
The 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer looks as good as any DVD release. It's truly only the smallest step down from what I know the Blu-ray transfers to be. The colors are intensely bright (almost psychedelic) and play well without any of those pesky problems like compression artefacting or pixelation. The audio is a somewhat disappointing Dolby 2.0 and while it will not necessarily detract from your enjoyment of the show it certainly won't add to it. It's here as a serviceable track but that's it.
The lone special feature is one seen often on these random packs and it's "Little Did You Know," which is a character gallery.
I understand what will make someone decide to purchase Adventure Time: The Suitor. Two of the seasons featured have not yet been released in their complete forms, so if you need to get a fix these disc are all you have until that day comes. But just because I understand it doesn't mean I recommend it. I'm waiting until the full seasons come out.
Glob, pep-but. Glob.
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