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Rick and Morty 

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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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Top Rated TV #13 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Justin Roiland ...  Rick Sanchez / ... 41 episodes, 2013-2020
Chris Parnell ...  Jerry Smith / ... 41 episodes, 2013-2020
Spencer Grammer ...  Summer Smith / ... 41 episodes, 2013-2020
Sarah Chalke ...  Beth Smith / ... 41 episodes, 2013-2020
Kari Wahlgren ...  Jessica / ... 25 episodes, 2013-2020
Dan Harmon ...  Birdperson / ... 20 episodes, 2013-2020
Maurice LaMarche ...  Abradolph Lincler / ... 19 episodes, 2013-2020
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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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Trivia

Keith David played the President of the United States in the episode "Get Schwifty," which is a step up from Vice-President Keith David in Saints Row IV. See more »

Goofs

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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Chaos Chaos: Lay it, lay it down. Let me see your hand. Show me what you got. You're always talking, but you're not playing. It doesn't match your face. 'Cos I'm away, away from this place. Can you take me now? Ah, I want it. I want it real. Are you afraid of me now? Are you afraid of me now? Do you feel it? Do you feel it? Do you feel that I can see your soul? Do you feel it? Do you feel it? Do you feel the beat in your heart? Ah, I want it. I want it real. Run away with me now. Ah, I want it. I want it ...
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene based on what happened earlier is shown at the very end of the credits of most episodes. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD/Blu-Ray releases un-censor all cursing/profanity from episodes that are bleeped in televised airings. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Your Daily Fails (2020) See more »

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Rick and Morty Theme
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Very solidly constructed television.
1 February 2014 | by lcargill99See all my reviews

This is an extremely solid show. It is *dark*, but there are certainly moments that approach the limits of any sort of television style format.

The ending of "Rick Potion #9" is just amazing. Likewise, the end of "M. Night Shaym Aliens".

The strength of the show is just how amoral Rick may be; but there is a strong attachment to the "many universes" hypothesis within the show. Philosophers have long debated the moral implications of "many universes" ( while realizing it's a bit sophomoric and nerdy ) ; "Rick and Morty" picks at this as its stock in trade. Morty is our avatar, and works in that capacity extremely well.

The essential dyad at the center - the title characters - interact little with the more peripheral characters, who have mainly been used in B plots. This shifts of course, and with these sorts of shows they will always mix this for plot gain. There's a rich enough set of characters to provide ample space. The interaction between Rick and Morty hoists a bit from classic propaganda tropes without actually being propagandist; a heck of a trick. It must be hard to calibrate this.

The entire show is just chock full of nuggets and neither preaches nor deigns to condescend to the audience. Pacing is always even and feels right. The writers know where to push and where not to.

We will see how long this can be maintained. The writers show a gift for twisting & adding-to old plots into new shows. Hopefully that's a stable arrangement.

As an "agent of Chaos", Rick should serve us for many years. There are actual ideas underneath all the humor, and here's to them. This might well be the best thing on television right now.


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2 December 2013 (USA) See more »

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