How To Watch Every Adventure Time Episode? Easy Watch Order Guide

How To Watch Every Adventure Time Episode? Easy Watch Order Guide

The Land of Ooo is calling upon you for its bizarre tales of candy people, alien abominations, trickster gods, vampires, sorcerers, and heartwarming friendship. Adventure Time’s broad appeal for both kids and adults comes from its humorous comedy, off the wall jokes, silly moments, and vibrant colors

From the pilot episode of 2008 to the recent episode Together Again of Distant Lands, Finn and Jake have been involved in countless treasure hunts, monster fights, and errand runs.

And they would be quite upset if someone misses out on even a single good quest of theirs. To make sure you don’t do that, refer to this watch order article which will help you browse your way through these dozens of hours of entertainment seamlessly.

Release Order

The first-ever Adventure Time short episode aired on Nicktoons Network as a part of Random! Cartoon series. It followed the story of a boy named Pen and a dog named Jake, as they rescued Princess Bubblegum from the evil Ice King.

A. Seasons

How To Watch Every Adventure Time Episode? Easy Watch Order Guide
Finn, Jake and Marceline | Source: IMDb
  • Pilot (2008)
    • Season 1 (2010)
    • Season 2 (2010)
    • Season 3 (2011)
    • Season 4 (2012)
    • Season 6 (2014)
    • Season 7 (2015)
    • Season 8 (2016)
    • Season 9 (2017)
    • Season 10 (2017)

B. Shorts

  • The Wand (2012)
    • Graybles Allsorts (2015)
    • Frog Seasons (2016)

C. Specials

How To Watch Every Adventure Time Episode? Easy Watch Order Guide
Adventure Time: Distant Lands | Source: IMDb
  • Episode 279: “Diamonds and Lemons” (2018)
    • Distant Lands (2020)

Diamonds and Lemons, a special episode based on the Minecraft game, was produced separately by Microsoft’s Mojang. It does not tie up into the show’s 10th season.

Distant Lands, an exclusive HBO Max series, saw Finn and Jake take on some brand new adventures in the unexplored areas of the universe.

That’s all the Adventure Time material that has been released till now. But to make sure you get to watch all these in a sequence, I have made a separate chronological for you below:

Chronological Watch Order

The first short The Wand was released on the season one DVD in 2012. So see it after you have finished Season 1.

Similarly, Graybles Allsorts were produced along with season 6 and were made available on the season 7 DVD. Frog Seasons, a miniature series of five shorts, aired back in 2016 and was also re-released on the season 7 DVD.

Frog Seasons: Winter | Adventure Time
  • Pilot (2008)
  • Season 1 (2010)
  • The Wand (2012)
  • Season 2 (2010)
  • Season 3 (2011)
  • Season 4 (2012)
  • Season 6 (2014)
  • Graybles Allsorts (2015)
  • Season 7 (2015)
  • Frog Seasons (2016)
  • Season 8 (2016)
  • Season 9 (2017)
  • Episode 279: “Diamonds and Lemons” (2018)
  • Season 10 (2017)
  • Distant Lands (2020)

Distant Land directly follows up after the events in the show’s final season. It is funny, sweet, and a worthy extension of the popular cartoon.

Where To Watch

Watch Adventure Time on:

How Much Time Will It Take To Watch

Counting all the shorts, specials, and seasonal releases to date, it will take you around 3 days & 2 hours to binge-watch the entire Adventure Time series.

How To Watch Every Adventure Time Episode? Easy Watch Order Guide
Adventure Time | Source: IMDb

Here’s a quick breakdown each installment wise:

  • Seasons 1 to 10 – 2 days 22 hours 45 mins
  • Shorts – 24 mins
  • Distant Lands – 3 hours

Note: These are approximate values of the runtimes.

About Adventure Time

Adventure Time is an American fantasy animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. Adventure Time was a ratings success for Cartoon Network, with some of its episodes attracting over three million viewers, and despite being aimed primarily at children, the show has developed a following among teenagers and adults. Adventure Time has won eight Primetime Emmys, a Peabody, three Annies, two British Academy Children’s Awards, a Motion Picture Sound Editors Award, and a Kerrang! Award.

The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (John DiMaggio)—a dog with the magical power to change size and shape at will. Finn and Jake live in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo.