Or rather it was, just not the Gamergate concerned with video games. Remember kids, gamergate is also a type of ant.
Twitter was abuzz following the airing of last night's new episode of Adventure Time, in which Finn meets a character named Leftenant Gamergate during his trip to what passes for the dentist in the Land of Ooo. Did the show just make a sly reference to the Gamergate movement by way of its name-sharing ant classification?
According to a tweet from show co-executive producer Adam Muto (via Super Punch), it was not.
Now that we've gotten that all cleared up we can admire how clever the show writers are for naming a male ant after a "reproductively viable female worker ant that is able to reproduce with mature males when the colony is lacking a queen."