However, despite her frustration with Ice King's behavior, Marceline maintains some affection for him, turning away Finn and Jake when they offer to wallop him for her, and eventually performing the duet "Remember You " with Ice King based on their past relationship. Audiences start to see where that sadness comes from in the classic Adventure Time season 4 episode “I Remember You,” in which Marceline the Vampire Queen writes a song with the Ice King. It starts with 47-year-old Simon and 7-year-old 'Marcy' (Marceline) wandering through the empty rui… Ice King is rarely seen without his crown; without it he is powerless and he is revealed to have a short length of white hair atop his head. His ice-based magic abilities come from a magical crown he wears, which affects him on a mental level. S3, Ep5 8 Aug. 2011 Ice King is a blue-skinned, elderly man with unusually pointy fingers, pointy toes, sharp teeth, and a long, goblin-like nose. It is the 2nd part of a two-part episode, the first being "Holly Jolly Secrets Part 1." Sugar used an omnichord for the demo of the eponymous song, and her playing ended up as part of the episode. At worst, they are battling rivals, as Finn openly disapproves of the Ice King's habit of stealing princesses and causing mischief. Afterwards, the Ice King was seen in his castle explaining the story to Muscle Princess (whom he had her feet frozen in ice). Appearances in other media Edit. His species/race is now Wizard according to the writers. 0 0. In the context of the series, Marceline the Vampire Queen is a thousand-year-old vampire. Sometime when the Ice King was still Simon Petrikov, he found the ancient text of heroes, the Enchiridion. The reason for his existence was the Ice King's choosing to shave his beard, in hopes that it would make him more attractive to princesses after innumerable failed captures. [11][12] Sugar composed the music for all four, and wrote the lyrics (Sanchez co-wrote the lyrics for "Oh Bubblegum"). It seems that he also captures her more than any other princess and enjoys being near her. Jake (Ex-'Wife' in "When Wedding Bells Thaw"), Princess Monster Wife (Wife in "Princess Monster Wife"). In "Regin of Gunters," he is the only one who could stop Gunter from causing terror in the Candy Kingdom. He then wraps his beard around the top of his head and pulls two tufts out of the top to mimic Finn's hat. One of his bonding activities is better understanding each other's perspectives by dressing up like each other. Despite this, Ice King reveals that he is on a diet in "What Have You Done?" The episode gives a glimpse into Marceline and the Ice King’s shared past in the aftermath of the Mushroom War, where it is revealed that the Ice King used to be a regular man named Simon. [11] Sugar recorded demos for the songs and Rob Sugar, Rebecca's father, released the three new demos on his official YouTube account. [28] In addition, the 2015 limited edition 12" vinyl record release Marceline the Vampire Queen – Rock the Nightosphere included both "Nuts" and "I Remember You" alongside other songs sung by Marceline. A young Marceline is seen crying in the wreckage of a city, presumably after the cataclysmic Mushroom War. Trending pages. He also tried to find her soup after finding out that she was sick, though he had to protect her from unkn… The Ice King also has the Demonic Wishing Eye and the Ghost Pouch. Ice King is normally portrayed as disagreeable, and short-tempered, but is more of a nuisance than an enemy and "isn't usually a serious threat," according to Princess Bubblegum. Ice King is a short, blue, elderly man with unusually pointy fingers, pointy toes, sharp teeth, and a goblin-like nose. Marceline begins to lament, via the song "Nuts," and notes that, despite his instability, she is glad to see him. In "Thank You," the Ice King makes a full armor of ice and says that it is "invincible." The Ice King (real name Simon Petrikov) is the main antagonist of the Cartoon Network original series Adventure Time. Sometime during the Great Mushroom War before Simon became Ice King , he met a young Marcelinein the middle of the wreckage. Because of his quick temper and arguably slow wit, he isn't able to wield his powers as effectively as he should, but has proven himself capable of swiftly defeating Finn and Jake when amply provoked, as shown in "When Wedding Bells Thaw" and "The Eyes.". "[16] She wrote that she constructed the episode to "do them justice. However he can be a loving person as revealed in "Princess Monster Wife." The Night King first appears in a vision that Bran Stark has when Bran communes with a Weirwood Heart tree. Ice King can also play the drums, once demonstrating a drum solo, and owns two drum sets, one of which is a green one with "#1 Babe" across the front. The Night King approaches an altar-like ice formation where Craster's son is placed. He flies to her cave, and after a minor scuffle that involves Finn and Jake, Marceline finally relents and helps him write a song. During the recording of the aforementioned episode, Tom Kenny recorded his own version of the "Fry Song" for fun, which was later included in the third season episode "Holly Jolly Secrets". After being told to arrest the Ice King, Finn and Jake face an ethical quandary when they realize the villain has not actually committed any recent crimes. He knots his robe so that it's the same length as a t-shirt and colors his feet black with a marker to make his clothes look like Finn's. It was viewed by 2.535 million people, and received a 0.5 rating in the 18–49 demographic. Sugar and the crew realized that the sound of the omnichord losing power fit with the mood of the episode. Club wrote that "never has an Adventure Time episode triggered waterworks like 'I Remember You'. At first, the Ice King simply sings a song he wrote about Princess Bubblegum, before breaking down, crying about his loneliness and damaging Marceline's living room with his ice magic. Ricardio also calls the Ice King "Simon" in the episode "Lady & Peebles, revealing that Ricardio somewhat remembers Ice King's past life. "[26], The episode first saw physical release as part of the 2013 Jake the Dad DVD, which included 16 episodes from the series' fourth and fifth seasons. Ice King is a character in FusionFall, and his crown is a wearable item. T… I just watched the first part of the story about The Ice King's and Marceline's past together, and I need to know it all. He gets upset because they find out … He was formerly a human archaeologist named Simon Petrikov who discovered a magic crown that gives him magical ice powers but eroded his memory and made him go insane. Marceline's story revolves around her male counterpart, Marshall Lee (voiced by Donald Glover ), who tries to flirt with Fionna (voiced by Madeleine Martin ). Episodes focusing on Ice King. [23], Oliver Sava of The A.V. Though the robe gives him the appearance of a fat and short man, Ice King's body is in fact exceptionally thin, with a very large and defined ribcage. What episodes of adventure time is Marceline's and the Ice King's past revealed? After being told to arrest the Ice King, Finn and Jake face an ethical quandary when they realize the villain has not actually committed any recent crimes. He wears a dark blue tunic and has a large white beard that covers most of his body. Ice King tries to stop Finn and Jake from watching the final tape. Although Princess Bubblegum dislikes Ice King, she does not wish for him to die. The Ice King (formerly Simon Petrikov) is the central antagonist (often unintentionally) of Adventure Time. Though annoyed, Gunter came back, so the penguins seem to be quite loyal. Nice King is the beardless alter ego of the Ice King, who appears in "Lyplty To The King." As his name suggests, Ice King is also his title, announcing himself as King of Ice. Finn and Jake question Marceline on why she invited the Ice King, she then explains to them about her long history with the Ice King. It originally aired on Cartoon Network on October 15, 2012. The three were shown wearing Christmas sweaters, drinking cocoa, and watching tapes in a content way. In "Beyond This Earthly Realm," it is revealed that his Wizard Eyes allow him to see into the Sprit World, explaining that the freaky creatures surrounding him are sprits like Finn when he is transported to the Spirit World. As the finishing touch, he creates a backpack out of ice to look like Finn's pack. A handful of times we see Simon’s consciousness trapped inside, but Ice King is unaware of him to the end. The Ice King looks to hire a professional bully to beat up Finn and Jake, but inadvertently hires a deadly, unstoppable contract killer. Marceline tells him to "stop acting crazy", and he pushes her, before timidly retreating to the top of her refrigerator. Ice King is a blue, elderly man with unusually pointy fingers, pointy toes, sharp teeth, and a long goblin-like nose. I already saw I remember you, and was wondering if there were other episodes about Simon/Ice King before he became, well, Ice King. Princess Bubblegum is Ice King's main love interest, but it's unrequited love. "[16] Olson noted that, despite the sad themes featured in the installment, recording the dialogue with Kenny and music for the episode was a fun experience. "[23] She specifically cited the final flashback as noteworthy, noting that "The final scene, where Marceline and Ice King have this weird duet, made me lose my shit and keeps popping into my head. "[24], Steven Aoun of PopMatters applauded the way the episode "focuses on two popular supporting characters, and foregrounds the relation between memory and identity. For the demo for "I Remember You", Sugar recorded vocals over a separate track of her playing an omnichord; Sugar's ominchord playing was eventually worked directly into the episode. However, in the episode "Loyalty to the King," when he does have the opportunity to marry many princesses, he secretly plots to make an elite army of wives to take over the world with. I just watched the first part of the story about The Ice King's and Marceline's past … It's rare that any television show gets its hooks into your brain like that, but especially a kid's cartoon. He seems to agree on the fact that Jake is also an enemy to him at times. "[26] Grossman praised the way the series was able to tackle the issues of mental illness, saying: "It's very affecting. And I look at him and think this cartoon is about my father dying. Though the robe gives him the appearance of a larger man, Ice King's body is in fact exceptionally thin. It gives the impression that the Ice King is imaginatively, completely insane. Ice King also possesses a power known as "Wizard Eyes," which allow him to see certain things that normal people can't. In "Still," The Ice King freezes Finn and Jake with "Freezing Potion A" so that they can bond. He wears a dark blue tunic and has a large white beard that covers most of his body. His typical misdeed is to kidnap a princess and force her to marry him, which Finn and Jake foil every time. He is the ruler of the Ice Kingdom who is often committing misdeeds, primarily kidnapping princesses, but is always foiled by Finn and Jake. This is due to the fact that he cannot hold Ghost Princess with his "love mitts." This episode reveals that Marceline and the Ice King previously knew each other from the aftermath of the Mushroom War, a cataclysmic event that occurred a thousand years before the beginning of the series. [2][3] The Ice King is a recurring antagonist of the series, and frequently steals princesses throughout Ooo; although he is often at odds with Finn and Jake, he is generally not a serious threat. In this episode, several kidnapped princesses have grown bored with Ice King's terrible Fionna and Cake fan fiction stories, so Marceline stops by the Ice Kingdom and tells her own. The set consists of a bass drum, a floor tom, a snare, a crash cymbal, a ride cymbal and a hi-hat. "[15] For the eponymous song, Sugar wrote on her personal Tumblr that it "was so amazing to work with Olivia Olson and Tom Kenny on the songs for this episode, they had so much chemistry in the booth together! which contradicts the statement made by Simon Petrikov that he purchased it. At some point in his career, he purchased a strange jeweled crown from an old dock worker in Northern Scandinavia. [9] Sugar was responsible for designing Marceline's look in the episode. Since Finn had a crush on Princess Bubblegum (before meeting Flame Princess), this made it even harder for Ice King to maintain any relationship that will last with her. Ice King is rarely seen without his crown; without it he is powerless and he is revealed to have a short length of white hair atop his head. The Ice King decides that he wants to enlist Marceline's help in writing a song to woo princesses, taking pages randomly torn from an old scrapbook with him for later inspiration. Further proof of his dissociation is shown in "What Have You Done?" His beard is apparently animated, operating much like a limb with partial shape-changing abilities, which he can wield in close combat. In the episode "Still," the Ice King freezes Finn and Jake so they can have "bonding time.". "I Remember You" was storyboarded by Cole Sanchez and Rebecca Sugar, from a story by Patrick McHale, Kent Osborne, and Pendleton Ward. Near the end of the episode, the three are shown snuggled up side-by-side by a roaring fire, wearing Christmas sweaters. When Ice King is wearing his magic crown, it gives him the power to control all forms of ice and snow. However, in "I Remember You," "Bad Little … This is revealed in a fast-forwarded portion of Ice King's tapes in the episode … This somewhat explains his obsession of her. History Talk (0) Episodes where Ice King has had the main focus of the A or B plot in the story. Sugar had also been pushing for a Marceline and Ice King musical episode. Ice King has a mixed view on Finn and Jake. "I Remember You" was watched by 2.535 million people and received universal acclaim, with many critics praising the story's depth and its exploration of mental disorders, memory, and loss. A Day in the Limelight: As the name suggests, the episode focuses on Simon and Marceline. In addition the Ice King seems to still hold some concern for Marceline, immediately apologizing for shoving her and then hides on top of the refrigerator, showing more guilt than he does when doing much worse things against Finn or the other people of Ooo. Typically, the Ice King's weight varies in different episodes. He wears a dark blue tunic and has a large white beard that covers most of his body. Among the pages is a picture of a young Marceline, with a message to her from a thousand years ago scrawled on the back. As his name suggests, Ice King is also his title, announcing himself as King of Ice. A Vagrant comics, which features a similar Fat Pony character. In "Hitman," Ice King states that Lumpy Space Princess and Ghost Princess are his least favorite princesses. In "Hitman," the Ice King makes it clear that he doesn't want to kill Finn or Jake—the most he would do is "punch [them] in the gut and make [them] spit up [their] lunch." Freeze. [7] The original working title for the episode was "Help". Despite Ice King's more common antagonistic role, he plays the part of a protagonist in "Mortal Recoil," helping Finn and Jake to defeat Princess Bubblegum by freezing her Lich-possessed body; in the mini-episode, "Let's Work Together," he actually helps Finn and Jake regardless of the fact that Finn said to "sacrifice" himself, but unbeknownst of the fact that it also changed his face. The Ice King (formerly Simon Petrikov) is the main antagonist (often unintentionally) of Adventure Time. Edit. Because, importantly, Ice King never remembers his past identity. ('I Remember You', 'Holy Jolly Secrets pt 1 and 2', etc.) His powers areIce Powers and it comes from his crown. A letter he wrote for her in the past indicates that Simon stayed away from Marceline because he was aware the crown's powers were sapping his sanity as he turned into the Ice King, and that he was afraid of saying or doing something harmful to her based on recent events. The episode gives a glimpse into Marceline and the Ice King’s shared past in the aftermath of the Mushroom War, where it is revealed that the Ice King used to be a regular man named Simon. He wears a dark blue tunic and has a large white beard that covers most of his body. "[25] Furthermore, the site noted that "the sound that takes you by surprise may be your own crying. He also dislikes Lumpy Space Princess as he prefers smooth princesses, as stated in "Loyalty to the King." Adventure Time Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. But i can't find the episodes. The series follows the adventures of Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada), a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio), a dog with magical powers to change shape and grow and shrink at will. Adventure Time episodes about Ice King/Simon's past? It literally left his body to pursue its own agenda. While the eponymous song "Remember You" is being sung, the episode flashes back almost a thousand years before the events of the episode. When Finn finally kicks it, Ice King pops out of the inflatable horse costume. Adventure Time: Ice King Collection is a compilation series that focuses on eleven episodes of Adventure Time, all of which feature the ineffectual antagonist known as Ice King. The Ice King, however, transformed frozen water from a luxury good to a necessity – one that could not only cool drinks and dishes, but also preserve food and help out in medications. After bringing the crown home, he put it on his head to make Betty laugh, but the crown caused him to black out and experience odd visions. Its vacuous expression leads Jake to suspect it has a case of "whacked-out poo brain." Ricardio was revealed to be the Ice King's own sentient heart in "Ricardio the Heart Guy." Former storyboard artist and creative director for the series Adam Muto joked that the change was made due to the famous Beatles song of the same name. He remains a fan of her music even as the Ice King, and irritates her by showing up at her doorstep to write a song to help him get princesses. [19], "I Remember You" aired on October 15, 2012. Please help, I'm going crazy not knowing! The episode opens with Marceline, Finn, Jake, and the Ice King playing basketball at Marceline's house. The Ice King is surprised to find out that she "likes" him and asks for a hug. RELATED: Futurama: 10 Hidden Details About The Planet Express Building You Never Noticed. Another Five More Short Graybles; I Remember You; Holly Jolly Secrets Part 2; What is Life? Ice King is rarely seen without his crown; without it he is powerless and he is revealed to have a short length of white hair atop his head. The Demonic Wishing Eye's powers were shown in "Regin of Gunters" when Gunther used it to (temporarily) conquer the Candy Kingdom. He will portray paternal feelings towards them, often referring to himself as "daddy" in the third person, and can even be understanding to their childlike antics, such as when Gunter was breaking bottles in "Still." He loses his powers when the crown is removed. Finn and Ice King would usually be seen fighting for the affections of Princess Bubblegum in earlier episodes. He would also remain neutral to them and even try to avoid conflict with them, as shown in "The Eyes." In an attempt to comfort her, he gives her Hambo, a teddy bear, that he finds in the ruins of a toy store. Thanks! Never has an Adventure Time episode triggered waterworks like “I Remember You,” an Ice King/Marceline tearjerker that is one of the most touching stories this series has ever told. Aside from his magic, Ice King owns a pair of nun-chucks that uses during the Wizard Battle to "cheat" as opposed to using his ice powers. Without his heart the Ice King is virtually, but not completely helpless, and will likely die without it after a time. In the episode "Betty," Ice King was turned into Simon when the crown's magic was suppressed, at which point his unnaturally long life began to catch up with him. With no companions or friends aside from Gunter, his other penguin guards, and numerous ice creatures, Ice King expresses a continual zeal to spend time with anyone who will tolerate his company, especially his so-called "archenemies" Finn and Jake. Secret of the Ice King is an episode from the original series of ThunderCats. His beard also forms tiny wings that allow him to fly, although he must have both his beard and crown to fly. The two request her to tell them about their past, as the Ice King comes back from getting water, agreeing. "[5] He felt that the episode also served as a way to tell "a heartbreaking story about how mental illness can tear people apart," noting that the Ice King's condition is similar to how people with bipolar disorder behave. ", "Adventure Time Ancient Psychic Tandem Warcast Episode 5", "Monday Cable Ratings: 'Monday Night Football' Wins Night, 'Major Crimes', 'Switched at Birth', 'Alphas', 'T.I. The episode was directed by Larry Leichliter, with Adam Muto serving as creative director and Nick Jennings serving as art director. His most common is Wildberry Princess, for unknown reasons. In earlier episodes, he would often be annoyed by them and occasionally get into fights with them, usually ending with a humiliating defeat on the Ice King's part. Ever since 'Simon and Marcy' I have been looking into all the episodes regarding Ice King's past. He rules the Ice Kingdom. Appearance. Similar to Ice King's Gunter, the Winter Warlock also befriends Kris Kringle's penguin, Topper. He cared for Marceline when she was a child left alone in the wreckage of the Mushroom War. Ice King (Simon Petrikov)is the king of the Ice Kingdom. Written by Bob Haney, it originally aired on December 3, 1985. As many years passed, Petrikov became disassociated from his original identity so completely that his only reaction to watching a video of his past was embarrassment at the idea of having once worn glasses. When we found out that Marcelina and the Ice King had a past. Over time, his skin turned light blue, his nose became pointy and long, his eyes and hair turned white, he grew a full beard, and his body temperature dwindled to an unnatural low of 30°C (normal human body temperature is 37°C). 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