Adventure Time’s “Betty” Reverses Damsel in Distress Trope

If you’ve seen the latest episode of Adventure Time, then you know that it gives you enough feels to fill five football stadiums. It also gives us yet another awesome female character and a role reversal when it comes to the typical damsel in distress trope. But is it feminist?

tumblr_n1j3tzMIrc1rd0rbzo1_500To answer this question, let’s take a look at the episode “Betty” and all it has to offer. Spoilers for the latest episode of Adventure Time after the cut. Continue reading