While Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward and comedian Duncan Trussell's adult animated series The Midnight Gospel has been pulling in rave reviews and strong numbers of eyeballs to Netflix, Ward hasn't forgotten about the never-ending adventures of our heroes Finn and Jake. HBO Max announced last year that Ward and the team would be heading to WarnerMedia's new streaming service for a series of four, one-hour specials under the banner of Adventure Time: Distant Lands, and now fans are getting a look at the trailer for the first of the two specials scheduled for this year.
In "BMO", the spotlight shines on the lovable robot from the original series. When there's a deadly space emergency in the farthest reaches of the galaxy, there's only one hero to call, and it's probably not BMO. Except that this time it is. And as you're about to see in the following trailer, BMO won't be giving much of a learning curve with the whole "hero" thing. Unless BMO wants to end up toasty-bread:
Here's what viewers can expect from the other three specials: "Obsidian" spotlights Marceline and Princess Bubblegum as they journey to the imposing, beautiful Glass Kingdom (and deep into their tumultuous past) to prevent an earthshaking catastrophe. Over at "Wizard City," we follow Peppermint Butler as he starts over at the beginning: just another inexperienced Wizard School student. When mysterious events at the campus cast suspicion on Pep and his checkered past, can he master the mystic arts in time to prove his innocence? Finally, "Together Again" brings Finn and Jake together one more time, as they rediscover their brotherly bond while embarking on the most important and lasting adventure of their lives.