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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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David Cross as the leader of a group of aliens uncomfortable with nudity, in this show, seems to have something in common with his character, Tobias Fünke, in Arrested Development (2003). 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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[repeated line]
Morty: Oh, geez.
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Hilarious, smart, fresh, original and unexpectedly emotionally resonant
17 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

There were only 11 episodes in the first season, so it seems a little premature and overenthusiastic to call this the funniest and best show on television, but I'm tossing it out there anyway.

Too much of the Adult Swim programming is mean-spirited and ugly, but "Rick & Morty" balances its cynicism with moments of genuine familial and societal warmth. The characters are well-developed and evolve over the course of the season, and the voice talent is gifted -- Chris Parnell is the secret weapon as Morty's not-too-bright dad.

The Pilot is the only episode I was Luke-warm on, because it's the only one where the nastiness overwhelms everything else, but it fits well into the course of the entire season because it gives the bitter alcoholic grandfather Rick something to grow away from, and the first year gets better and better as it rolls along.

There isn't a lot of TV I can watch with my son, but this is just about the best of it. Can't wait for season 2, and I hope there will be more than 11 episodes.


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