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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Justin Roiland ...  Rick Sanchez / ... 32 episodes, 2013-2019
Chris Parnell ...  Jerry Smith / ... 31 episodes, 2013-2017
Spencer Grammer ...  Summer Smith / ... 31 episodes, 2013-2017
Sarah Chalke ...  Beth Smith / ... 31 episodes, 2013-2017
Kari Wahlgren ...  Jessica / ... 18 episodes, 2013-2017
Tom Kenny ...  Squanchy / ... 14 episodes, 2014-2017
Ryan Ridley ...  Additional Voices / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2017
Maurice LaMarche ...  Abradolph Lincler / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2017
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2013 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Chris Parnell, the man who plays Jerry, was on Saturday Night Live for six seasons, and was one of only two people to have been fired and then rehired by Lorne Michaels. See more »

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

Quotes

Morty: I'm sick of these crazy insane adventures! That was too traumatising! I'm out!
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene based on what happened earlier is shown at the very end of the credits of most episodes. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD/Blu-Ray release of Season One un-censors all cursing/profanity from episodes that are bleeped in televised airings. See more »


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Rick and Morty Theme
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Very solidly constructed television.
1 February 2014 | by lcargill99See all my reviews

This is an extremely solid show. It is *dark*, but there are certainly moments that approach the limits of any sort of television style format.

The ending of "Rick Potion #9" is just amazing. Likewise, the end of "M. Night Shaym Aliens".

The strength of the show is just how amoral Rick may be; but there is a strong attachment to the "many universes" hypothesis within the show. Philosophers have long debated the moral implications of "many universes" ( while realizing it's a bit sophomoric and nerdy ) ; "Rick and Morty" picks at this as its stock in trade. Morty is our avatar, and works in that capacity extremely well.

The essential dyad at the center - the title characters - interact little with the more peripheral characters, who have mainly been used in B plots. This shifts of course, and with these sorts of shows they will always mix this for plot gain. There's a rich enough set of characters to provide ample space. The interaction between Rick and Morty hoists a bit from classic propaganda tropes without actually being propagandist; a heck of a trick. It must be hard to calibrate this.

The entire show is just chock full of nuggets and neither preaches nor deigns to condescend to the audience. Pacing is always even and feels right. The writers know where to push and where not to.

We will see how long this can be maintained. The writers show a gift for twisting & adding-to old plots into new shows. Hopefully that's a stable arrangement.

As an "agent of Chaos", Rick should serve us for many years. There are actual ideas underneath all the humor, and here's to them. This might well be the best thing on television right now.


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