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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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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, but always tries to lead his grandfather with his own moral compass. 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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Unlike most animated shows, Rick and Morty's seasons aren't done simultaneously. Instead, the seasons are announced after they're finished and each season is usually separated by two years. This is unlike most shows whose seasons are separated by a few months. See more »

Goofs

Mr Meeseeks is allowed to use the Golf Course despite not being a member or even human. See more »

Quotes

Abradolph Lincler: Rick, you brought me into this World a suffering abomination, tortured by the duality of its being, but I shall finally know peace when I watch the life drain from your wretched body!
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There is a scene based on what happened earlier is shown at the very end of the credits of most episodes. See more »

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Referenced in Honest Trailers: Ghostbusters (2014) See more »

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Rick and Morty Theme
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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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