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In the episode "Incendium", Flambo puts a Flame Shield on Jake so that Jake can go to the Fire Kingdom to meet the Flame Princess.

Whenever Finn and Flame Princess try to get intimate with each other however, it never works out (short of Finn being wrapped up in tin foil like a Chipotle burrito).

So why not just have Flambo cast a Flame Shield spell on Finn?

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Maybe a flame shield is only affective on flames more than a short distance away from the body? – Chetter Hummin Sep 9 '12 at 0:47
We find out in later episodes that Finn...Likes pain, so it's entirely possible he doesn't mind getting burned by Flame Princess as much as you'd think. – Zibbobz May 29 '14 at 13:46
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Maybe it'd be too conventional. The show needs some sort of conflict. It's like how Superman has Kryptonite, IronMan needs energy, I don't quite know Hulk's weakness, but in every work there is something preventing the character from having what they want too easily. Then again, it could be just as Chatter Humin said, Jake said "Ow" when he got spat on, indicating that the fire at that close a range was still too hot.

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Maybe he forgets about the spell when they attempt to hug or kiss I mean he has like no attention span so its very possible that he forgot about it

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Also possible, but he's pretty quick to hit Flambo up for the flame shield spell when they meet again for something unrelated, so... yeh. – Terrance Shaw Dec 7 '12 at 8:11

Maybe Flambo stayed in the Fire Kingdom so now they can't get to him and Flame Princess doesn't know the incantation...?

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Unaccepting this as an answer since he just made a reappearance in the episode "Ignition Point", and recast Flame Shield on the two of them at Finn's request. Shenanigans! – Terrance Shaw Sep 19 '12 at 20:56
@TerranceShaw Right? And Finn didn't even slip Flame Princess a hug on the way out! – Jason C Mar 4 '14 at 9:52
@JasonC Exactly! More Flame Princess lovin'! – Terrance Shaw Mar 6 '14 at 9:30

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