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An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
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An animated series on adult-swim about the infinite adventures of Rick, a genius alcoholic and careless scientist, with his grandson Morty, a 14 year-old anxious boy who is not so smart. Together, they explore the infinite universes; causing mayhem and running into trouble. Written by Ruben Galaviz

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Science makes sense, family doesn't.


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The show's theme song is a parody of "Doctor Who" and "Farscape." See more »

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One of the Mr Meeseeks summons a Mr Meeseeks with the Meeseeks box and instructs this Mr Meeseeks to kill one of the other Mr Meeseeks. But the Mr Meeseekses don't exactly die, they have to fulfill their purpose so that they can go away. So the Mr Meeseeks getting killed by the other Mr Meeseeks would be having its purpose interrupted, which would violate the Laws of the Mr Meeseekses. Also, when the new Mr Meeseeks does kill the other Mr Meeseeks, the new Mr Meeseeks doesn't go away, even though it has fulfilled its purpose. Instead, the new Mr Meeseeks gets swept into Jerry's "Take two swings off my Golf Game" fiasco. See more »

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Morty: Pirates of the Pancreas?
Rick: You got a problem with that?
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There is a scene based on what happened earlier is shown at the very end of the credits of most episodes. See more »

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Referenced in Honest Trailers: Ghostbusters (2014) See more »

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Rick and Morty Theme
Written by Ryan Elder
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Just as TV started to go downhill...
26 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Let me just say that I was very skeptical about this show. Judging from the sneak peaks and previews, I assumed this was going to be just another family guy/ Brikleberry lazily animated show with some cheap and low standards. Well gee wizz, I was very very wrong! Rick and Morty might seem like some stupid knock off of Back to the Future or some money laundering scheme as part of late night cable TV, but its not. Behind all the jokes, each episode surprisingly has a strong message and whether you can relate to it or not, you won't really feel like the end of each episode was a bummer.

The weakest aspect is the animation. Its not pretty and seems out dated. Despite this, its hard to say that this pulls the show down. No, not even one bit. The absolutely clever writing and well designed character personalities are basically what this show floats upon.

Unlike many other cartoons that have a sub plot in every episode, the ones in this show are actually relevant and memorable. They aren't just there as fillers and they are nearly as important as the main story. In fact, in most episodes its hard to tell which one is the sub plot and which one is the main plot.

What I'm trying to say is that this show is near perfect. What are you still doing watching new Simpsons and Family guy, go watch this show if you haven't already. Its a great example of how TV hasn't turned to total crap.


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