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Is Nostalgia the Reason for Adventure Time’s Amazing Awesomeness? | Idea Channel | PBS

Adventure Time is an animated kids show on the Cartoon Network that is super popular, not just with the kids, but with full grown adults too! Why would a bunch of serious adults, including Mike’s Mom, watch Adventure Time??? We think its because the show taps into our memories of childhood with nostalgia. But this isn’t the “I Love the 90’s” kind of nostalgia that we normally talk about! We’re talking about Romantic Nostalgia which is a confusing emotion, mixing happy and sad, creating a powerful mix that really hits you right in your gut. It adds a ton of emotional depth to an already great kids show, which you should all really watch, because it is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!

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