Rick and Morty (2013– )
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Close Rick-counters of the Rick Kind 

Rick, falsely blamed for Murder by the council of Ricks, begins a cross-dimensional pursuit with the authorities while attempting to prove his innocence.


Justin Roiland (created by), Dan Harmon (created by) | 4 more credits »

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Episode complete credited cast:
Justin Roiland ... Rick Sanchez / Morty Smith / Evil Rick / Evil Morty / Doofus Rick / Council of Ricks / Additional Voices (voice)
Chris Parnell ... Jerry Smith (voice)
Spencer Grammer ... Summer Smith (voice)
Sarah Chalke ... Beth Smith (voice)
Tom Kenny ... Pizza #1 / Phone #1 / Chair #1 (voice)
Ryan Ridley ... Pizza #2 / Phone #2 / Chair #2 / Chair Waiter (voice)


Rick is framed for crimes he didn't commit by the Interdimensional Council of Ricks, and leads the Ricks of other dimensions in a chase through dimensions, with Morty by his side. Meanwhile, back at home, the Smith residence is swarming with Ricks, and Jerry confides in a particularly kind Rick from Dimension J19 Zeta 7, dubbed "Doofus Rick."

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7 April 2014 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


The title of this episode is a play on 'Close Encounters Of The Third Kind.' See more »


Rick: Earth Rick C-1-37, the council of ricks sentences you to The Machine of Unspeakable Doom. Which will swap your conscious and unconscious minds, rendering your fantasies pointless while everything you've known becomes impossible to grasp. Also, every 10 seconds it stabs your balls.
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References Mask (1985) See more »


For the Damaged Coda
Written by Blonde Redhead
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A crush
28 January 2019 | by mm-63289See all my reviews

This is the episode wich mad me love the serie, the concept is good and the music too, this is the perfect episode.

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