Rick and Morty (2013– )
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Look Who's Purging Now 

Rick and Morty arrive on an alien planet to fix their ship just as the day of the purge begins there, Jerry and Summer work on their father-daughter relationship, but his lack of employment keeps coming up.

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Justin Roiland (created by), Dan Harmon (created by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Justin Roiland ... Rick / Morty (voice)
Chris Parnell ... Jerry (voice)
Spencer Grammer ... Summer (voice)
Sarah Chalke ... Beth (voice)
Chelsea Kane ... Arthricia (voice)
William Holmes ... Vendor (voice)
Ryan Ridley ... Lighthouse Chief (voice)
Rob Schrab ... Town Resident (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Rick's Computer (voice)
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Rick and Morty arrive on an alien planet to fix their ship just as the day of the purge begins there, Jerry and Summer work on their father-daughter relationship, but his lack of employment keeps coming up.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

The scene where Morty critiques the Lighthouse Keeper's book, is an allusion to the Latin-American film, "The Motorcycle Diaries" where Gael Garcia Bernal's character critiques Dr. Hugo Pesce's novella. The Doctor and the Lighthouse Keeper's attire is very similar as well. See more »

Goofs

The Lighthouse-Keeper is writing a Screenplay for a Society that does not have television. See more »

Quotes

Rick: Morty, I don't want to be the 'a little help' guy, but, a little help!
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Connections

Spoofs The Purge (2013) See more »

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Rick and Morty Theme
Written by Ryan Elder
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Seems too self aware and pandering...maybe a new writer?
21 January 2017 | by markbytheparkSee all my reviews

This episode to me is a different flavor than all the others. Have to say that it felt a little stilted and "trying too hard" to be relevant with the cultural references. I didn't see the imagination and recklessness that made the previous episodes so amazing. Maybe there was a different writer? The whole episode seemed a very thin social commentary, and not as zany or surprising. I would say that if you liked the other episodes, this is probably fun but not classic. Like a Family Guy filler episode. But like Family Guy, I really HOPE this style doesn't become the norm, because it'll draw the series away from its roots, into the kinda fluff you could see anywhere.


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