Gainax Ending: Adventure Time

Adventure Time has so many weird episode endings that it gained its own page.

Of course, since these are endings, unmarked spoilers ahoy!
  • The "Tree Trunks" episode ends with the eponymous guest character taking a bite from the fruit they've been pursuing all episode. She explodes. Then we see her running, laughing, through crystal.
  • Mixed with No Ending in "Evicted!". After a whole episode of dealing with Marceline taking over Finn and Jake's house, she gives it back... and they return to find a giant worm that blasts them with a ray of some sort and asks them to hug it. It got a Mind Screwdriver of sorts in "King Worm"... three seasons later! (And it also had an ambiguous ending, since it mirrored the final scene from "Evicted!".)
  • At the end of "Power Animal", Jake suddenly says "Let's go eat Cinnamon Bun!"
  • There was another one in "The Chamber of Frozen Blades" when Gunter, one of the Ice King's penguins that he took to the hospital, lays an egg that hatches... into a floating, pink cat. Then the Ice King says, "Gunter, why didn't you tell me?" (Gunter says "Wa-wa-wa" as if to say "I don't know") "Oh-ho-ho, Gunter-" as he is interrupted by Finn and Jake both kicking him. (While the cat would appear in later episodes, it still hasn't been explained.)
  • Another example is at the end of "Her Parents" when Finn and Jake taste "Soy People," which is said to taste exactly like humans... of which Finn is the last. Not at all helped by Jake actually saying, "Finn, you taste delicious!". Then Finn tastes it and grins as the background music slowly tenses and gets louder, to the point where it gets distorted enough to blow out a speaker.
  • In "The Other Tarts," the psychotic Tart Toter bursts into the castle, brandishing a chicken and a squirrel in place of tarts, foaming at the mouth. He says: "This cosmic dance bursting with decadence and withheld permissions twists all our arms collectively, but... If sweetness can win, (and it can!), then I'll still be here tomorrow to high-five you, yesterday, my friends. Peace." As he says this, the camera zooms in on his deranged, foaming face, and fades to the Tart Toter's delusion of drifting through space, surrounded by sweets, and LSP is in the space background, taking a donut. All of a sudden, it cuts back to the castle, where Finn cringes and says "Geesh...", and the episode ends.
  • "Princess Potluck" ends with Jake getting randomly shot at the back of his head with an arrow by the squirrel from "The Duke", who has suffered, pardon the understatement, massive Sanity Slippage.
    Squirrel: YOU SON OF A BLEEBLOB! JAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKE!!!
    Jake: (not recognizing the squirrel) Heey... yooooou.
  • "Shh!" abruptly ends with a Dance Party Ending... and then Party God (yet another Call Back, this time to "Power Animal") comes in and crashes it.
  • "The New Frontier" ends with Finn pretending to be a ghost while chasing Jake around the cave, and right afterwards comes a short sequence containing Banana Man doing a dance against a multicolored background. Note that before the sequence began, Banana Man was shown passed out in the pool.
  • "Hug Wolf" ends with Finn managing to defeat the Alpha Hug Wolf who turns back into a female humanoid. Jake asks her for a hug to which she suddenly turns into the Tree monster from earlier, cue Jake screaming, cut to black.
  • "Box Prince". Finn gazes at the remains of the "kingdom" with the cats playing around and wonders if it even was a kingdom. The cats then dog-pile on Finn and purr. The end.
  • "Breezy" ends with Finn and Breezy singing together about their love, which somehow causes the flower where Finn's arm used to be turn into a tree and explode, inexplicably regenerating his arm in the process. Then the episode suddenly ends without Finn and Breezy's relationship being resolved.
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