Clarence is an American animated series developed by Skyler Page, who is best known for his work on the cult animated series Adventure Time. Clarence has been on the air since 2014 and is produced by Cartoon network with Skyler Page serving as executive producer along with Curtis Lelash, Jennifer Pelphrey, Brian A. Miller and Rob Sorcher.
Clarence is centered on 8 year old Clarence Wendell, a chubby, but optimistic young man, and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo. Clarence is very much the spirit of the trio, while Jeff is the intelligent one and sumo is the type to just follow his instincts. Clarence's mother Mary and her boyfriend Chad are also key characters in the plot. The series puts equal value on the boys' everyday adventures and on their friendship, which evokes genuine emotion.
The series has gotten a predominantly positive response. It has, of course, been compared to Adventure Time because of Skyler Page's involvement and many have said that Clarence is almost a softer version of Adventure Time! Clarence certainly has the same level of absurdity, but it also seems to have a far more authentic vibe. The series currently has a 6.5 out of 10 IMDB rating which suggests mostly positive responded from viewers and critics alike. Adult viewers are pleased that the series has substance and offers a true to life, nostalgic look at the eighties and nineties! The series is entertaining and appeals to a broad range of age groups. The series has been nominated for several different awards including a nomination for Outstanding Short Format Animated Program at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
You may want to try watching Clarence if you already enjoy watching shows like Steven Universe, the Regular Show, Wander of Yonder and of course, Adventure Time.