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In Season Five, Princess Bubblegum: • uses a robotic exploration vehicle to scout out new lands (“James”); • installs sleeping gas in the Gumball Guardians due to “an increased chance of threat” (“Sky Witch”); • wears an invisibility device and performs experiments on Flame Princess to model her “elemental matrix,” hoping to suppress her emotions through science (“Earth and Water”); and • makes an android clone of herself, which she gives a synthetic soul because it’s “easier to manipulate” (“The Suitor”).
The spread of magic, then, might be the universe’s way of preparing a place for poetry; by letting Finn grow up in a magical world, Ooo makes him more open to new possibilities than his human ancestors and more devoted to preserving the wonderful things around him. But while Finn’s learning to venture, technology—the gadgets and circuits kind—is reaching a level where a Mushroom- Adventure Time & Philosophy 5th pages_HIP HOP & philosophy 2/3/15 3:26 PM Page 23 The Art-Science Wars in Ooo 23 type attempt at conquest could happen again.
While I love the Ice King, it seemed, at first, that he was a one-note character. He would go from episode to episode simply coming up with new ways to kidnap princesses. He was never a very deep character and he lacked a real background or motivation. But just when I was beginning to fear that this might be the case, I was blown away with the revelation that the Ice King used to be a normal human being. The Ice King used to be a man named Simon Petrikov, and he was one of the few survivors of the Great Mushroom War, the cataclysmic event that mutated the world we know to the magical land of Ooo.
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