Rick and Morty (2013– )
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M. Night Shaym-Aliens! 

Rick and Morty try to get to the bottom of a mystery.


Jeff Myers, Pete Michels


Justin Roiland (created by), Dan Harmon (created by) | 3 more credits »




Episode complete credited cast:
Justin Roiland ... Rick Sanchez / Morty Smith (voice)
Chris Parnell ... Jerry Smith (voice)
Spencer Grammer ... Summer Smith (voice) (credit only)
Sarah Chalke ... Beth Smith (voice)
David Cross ... Prince Nebulon / Radio Voice (voice)
Dan Harmon ... Mr. Marklevitz / Kevin (voice)
Brandon Johnson ... Mr. Goldenfold / Black Mailman (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Alien #2 / Paramedic (voice)
Ryan Ridley ... Alien #1 / Student #1 (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Jessica / Cynthia / Hot Woman (voice)


Rick and Morty try to get to the bottom of a mystery.

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13 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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While Rick and morty are escaping the ship at exactly 14:03, a silhouette of ignignokt the moononite (a character from aqua teen hunger force) can be seen in the background. See more »


Rick tells simulated Morty that the formula for concentrated dark matter is two parts plutonic quarks (pink) and one part cesium (green), but when the aliens attempt to make some for themselves the two chemicals' containers are swapped, reversing the quantities for those compounds, thus incorrectly replicating Rick's recipe. See more »


[Rick and Jerry fly through space in an escape pod after the aliens ostensibly tricked both of them successfully. Visibly dejected, Jerry draws with his finger on the pod's condensed window pane]
Rick: Hey Jerry, don't worry about it.
[Patronizingly puts his hand on Jerry's shoulder]
Rick: So what if the most meaningful day in your life was a simulation operating at minimum compl-
Rick: -exity?
Jerry: You know what, Rick?
[Rick puts out his flask and starts drinking unfazed as Jerry continues talking]
Jerry: Those guys ...
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References Big (1988) See more »


Baker Street
Written by Gerry Rafferty
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Almost like the Twilight Zone
27 November 2019 | by havoke-74121See all my reviews

The Social Commentary parodys the tropes of M. Night Shyamalan's work. Its mostly an Exercise in writing Parody, as well delivering unexpected turns that build on the visual storytelling, Much like he was once known for. It's willingly condescending, but clever when delivering pondering questions to Shyamalan's divisive work.

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