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Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Redeemed Rick as a Dad Right

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Redeemed Rick as a Dad, Right?

Okay, let me address two things right from the jump. Actually, let's make that three things since I need to start off with a big MAJOR SPOILERS warning from the point forward because we're going to be discussing the Rick and Morty season 4 finale. The second thing I need you to know is that as […]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale: Dan Harmon Anne Lane on Bad Dad Rick

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale: Dan Harmon, Anne Lane on Bad Dad Rick

One of the biggest recurring themes on Adult Swim's Rick and Morty over these past four seasons is that Rick was, is, and continues to be a really lousy father. In fact, there's a debate to be had over just how good of a grandfather he's been and that that title comes with slightly lesser […]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale: Meet Jerrys Creepy Therapy Puppet

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale: Meet Jerry's Creepy Therapy Puppet

So Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's animated series looks to be taking a trip back to Dr Wong's (Susan Sarandon) couch, which we're taking to mean that the family's been going on a regular basis and that's a good thing What's not so good? Jerry's therapy puppet, which looks as disturbing as we thought it[...]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Preview: Pickles Wont Help This Time

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Preview: Pickles Won't Help This Time

From the promo released earlier this week, we know that Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's animated series has been name-dropping Dr Wong (Susan Sarandon) so we should expect an appearance Or should we? Because in the following sneak preview for "Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri", we're treated to a scene that's a more fleshed-out version[...]

Rick and Morty Team On Childrick of Mort: Spicy Scenes Pointy Things

Rick and Morty Team On Childrick of Mort: Spicy Scenes, Pointy Things

Will ten-episode, split seasons be the norm? Should we pencil in November 2020 and May 2021 for our next five-episode rounds? While he had had promising news about the fifth season to share, it looks like series co-creator Justin Roiland is as much in the dark over how the next season will go release-wise just[...]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Teases Rick vs. Dr. Wong Round II

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Teases Rick vs. Dr. Wong, Round II

Will ten-episode, split seasons be the norm? Should we pencil in November 2020 and May 2021 for our next five-episode rounds? While he had had promising news about the fifth season to share, it looks like series co-creator Justin Roiland is as much in the dark over how the next season will go release-wise just[...]

Rick and Morty Team Talk Bad Parenting Planet Sex Camping and More

Rick and Morty Team Talk Bad Parenting, Planet Sex, Camping and More

Will ten-episode, split seasons be the norm? Should we pencil in November 2020 and May 2021 for our next five-episode rounds? While he had had promising news about the fifth season to share, it looks like series co-creator Justin Roiland is as much in the dark over how the next season will go release-wise just[...]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Preview: Jerrys Sci-Fi Free Family Vacation

Rick and Morty Season 4 Preview: Jerry's Sci-Fi Free Family Vacation

Will ten-episode, split seasons be the norm? Should we pencil in November 2020 and May 2021 for our next five-episode rounds? While he had had promising news about the fifth season to share, it looks like series co-creator Justin Roiland is as much in the dark over how the next season will go release-wise just[...]

Rick and Morty Companion Podcast: Acid Vats Time Travel Easter Eggs

Rick and Morty Companion Podcast: Acid Vats, Time Travel, Easter Eggs

Our review of this past Sunday's episode of Rick and Morty (link below) praised "The Vat of Acid Episode" (directed by Jacob Hair, and written by Jeff Loveness and Albro Lundy) for taking a hard look at our dimension-hopping duo's pseudo-toxic relationship and their near-total lack of appreciation for the damage that results from their […]

Solar Opposites Cast Creative On What Makes Hulu Series So Different

Solar Opposites Cast, Creative On What Makes Hulu Series So Different

Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan's (Rick and Morty) animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites have officially been running rampant around our planet (and in it) and all over Hulu for more than two weeks now That means Korvo (Roiland), Terry (Thomas Middleditch), Yumyulack (Sean Giambrone), and Jesse (Mary Mack) have had a ton of time to[...]

Rick and Morty: Justin Roiland Wouldnt Mind Monthly Season 5 Drop

Rick and Morty: Justin Roiland Wouldn't Mind Monthly Season 5 Drop

How many episodes will there be? Will there be another November/May split like this season? Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland (Hulu's Solar Opposites) was recently asked by SlashFilm how the release schedule would work for the fifth season, but even he's not sure yet: "I think it’s largely dependent on how quick the episodes[...]

Rick and Morty Team Talk Acid Vats Childrick of Mort Promo Released

Rick and Morty Team Talk Acid Vats; Childrick of Mort Promo Released

If you checked out our review of this week's episode of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty (link below) then you know we praised "The Vat of Acid Episode" (directed by Jacob Hair, and written by Jeff Loveness and Albro Lundy) for growing and evolving a number of the season's broader themes. From relationship dynamics to […]

Rick and Morty Engage in Couples Counseling with a Body Count: Review

Rick and Morty Engage in Couples Counseling with a Body Count: Review

Probably the best way to explain it is that while other shows are concerned about storylines between characters and keeping canon, Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's righteously popular animated series feels more concerned with evolving and growing the episodes thematic foundations Director Jacob Hair, and writers Jeff Loveness and Albro Lundy, were able to take[...]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Preview: Fake Crystals and Arm Win Every Time

Rick and Morty Season 4 Preview: Fake Crystals and Arm Win Every Time

After a week's worth of looks behind the scenes at not just the last episode "Promortyus" but also at the overall production, we are back with an official preview of this Sunday's episode of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty From what we've seen and read about "The Vat of Acid Episode", it's[...]

Rick and Morty Prop Designers Talk Plumbus Portal Guns Ricks Ship

Rick and Morty Prop Designers Talk Plumbus, Portal Guns, Rick's Ship

As we get our brains ready for this Sunday's episode of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty,  we're looking back on a week that's given us a ton of great looks on his the series operates behind the scenes The best part is that is hasn't just been the show's co-creators that we've heard[...]

Rick and Morty Team Talk Promortyus Show Not All Podcasts Are Boring

Rick and Morty Team Talk Promortyus, Show Not All Podcasts Are Boring

We've reached that point in the week where we begin to transition from discussing last week's episode of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty and into looking at the next one But before we get to shine our bright spotlight on our deadly duo's adventures with acid pits in the appropriately-titled "The Vat[...]

Rick and Morty: Dan Harmon Ep Writer and Director Talk Promortyus

Rick and Morty: Dan Harmon, Ep Writer and Director Talk Promortyus

After the midseason opener of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty left our eyes bleeding just a little bit, Sunday's "Promortyus" delivered a simple, direct, and powerful message to the viewers: Rick and Morty (as well as Summer, Beth, and Jerry) might be the most destructive force in all of the show's multidimensional[...]

Rick and Morty Power Ballad Gives Glory to Glorzo

Rick and Morty Power Ballad Gives Glory to Glorzo

Written by Jeff Loveness and directed Bryan Newton, Rick and Morty episode "Promortyus" had a double-layered message that was simple, direct, and powerful. If the midseason return episode was about exposing viewers to the storytelling difficulties that come with crafting the dimension-hopping duo's adventures, this week reminded us that Rick and Morty (with assists from […]

Promortyus Unleashed Shock and Awe That Is Rick and Morty: Review

Promortyus Unleashed Shock and Awe That Is Rick and Morty: Review

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty was clearly ready to move on from last week's midseason uber-meta, fifth wall-shattering return Written by Jeff Loveness and directed Bryan Newton, "Promortyus" had a double-layered message that was simple, direct, and powerful If last week was about exposing viewers to the storytelling difficulties that come with[...]

Rick and Morty Co-Creator Justin Roilands Special Mothers Day Card

Rick and Morty Co-Creator Justin Roiland's Special Mother's Day Card

Justin Roiland is having a pretty good run of things in the animation world right now In the past week, he saw the second-half of Rick and Morty season 4 premiering on Adult Swim with an uber-meta outing and waves of critical praise Not to be outdone, his animated sci-fi/comedy series Solar Opposites with Mike McMahan (Rick[...]