Adventure Time: Morituri Te Salutamus   Rewatch 
November 16, 2015 5:28 AM - Season 3, Episode 2 - Subscribe

The duo choose to partake in gladiatorial combat against the Fight King's ghost warriors, but Finn succumbs to bloodlust while Jake becomes obsessed in keeping a cool morale.
posted by drezdn (2 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
"On a Tropical Island" is in my top ten Adventure Time songs...

From the AT wiki

"Morituri Te Salutamus" is roughly half of a Latin phrase commonly translated as "We who are about to die, salute you!" It is often associated with ancient Roman gladiators.[1]

This episode is such a great story that really feels like it could only be told in the AT universe.
posted by drezdn at 5:29 AM on November 16, 2015

The second pair Finn fights, Verus and Priscus, are based on real gladiators:
posted by noia at 8:14 AM on November 16, 2015 [1 favorite]

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