Patrick McHale (otherwise known as Pat McHale) is a storyboard artist, writer, and creative director whose work has been mainly with the shows The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack and Adventure Time. He storyboarded the Adventure Time episode "The Enchiridion!" and contributed to many episode outlines. He was the creative director for season one and shared the creative director role with Cole Sanchez through season two. In late 2010, he left the job, but continued to have input in writers' meetings. He continued to be credited as part of the story writing team until he left in the middle of season five to create Over the Garden Wall.
In the dark recesses of the mind, a disease known as fear feasts upon the souls of those who cannot overcome its power..."
"...And so fear is forced deep within the soul of a hero. Conquered, at least, for now..."
—"Ocean of Fear"