“In Adventure Time, evil actions don’t come from evil intentions, but from that secret place that produces all urges, benign or not. In “Hoots,” that’s an easier sell because we see the arbitrary nature of prophetic dreams (which depends on this 30-something nerdy owl doing his job when he feels like it) and really, the arbitrary nature of everything.

Sometimes, evil just happens, and it’s not because there’s an evil goblin spinning evil out of his evil workshop, but because everything, good, evil, and neutral, just sort of… happens, which was the point of alluding to powers higher than Prismo and Cosmic Owl.”

Read the rest of my recap of “Hoots” here