Fans of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty had been counting down the months and days until Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's animated mayhem returned to their screens once more. That wait ended on Sunday, November 10, with season premiere "Edge of Tomorty: Rick Die Rickpeat" (which we reviewed here) – and now we're getting a look at next week's "The Old Man and the Seat".
So combine Jerry's narcissistic lack of basic self-awareness with an app-developing alien named Glootie who has a tattoo on his forehead that reads "DO NOT DEVELOP MY APP", and what do you get? Exactly the kind of unnecessarily annoying adventure one would expect when Jerry's involved.
Thankfully, no one freaks out better than Morty… so what could go wrong?
To coincide with the show's Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) appearance during the summer's ultimate "geekfest", Rick and Morty fans were given their first look at the upcoming 10-episode season (this episode in particular) – and it involved apps, matching jumpsuits, what looks like a bad start-up, and a ton of slapping around:
"Rick and Morty" season 4, episode 2 "The Old Man and the Seat": People all have one thing in common.
From the Upfronts earlier in the summer, there was the announcement of season 4 with an accompanying video (see below), and red carpet interviews with Harmon and Roiland that teased (jokingly?) a Rick and Morty future with Daniel Radcliffe and Kanye West in it. In late June, Adult Swim announced a second addition of its two-day festival in Los Angeles – which will be of particular interest to fans (more below).
And then? Things got serious with the season 4 trailer…
Buckle in for disappointment because there's no way these episodes will be good enough for how long you waited. But maybe they will be? It's season four! It's sexy and smooth. Buckle in! Did I already say that? Definitely stay buckled in.
Rick and Morty is the Emmy-award-winning half-hour animated hit comedy series on Adult Swim that follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his inherently timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Rick Sanchez is living with his daughter Beth's family and constantly bringing her, his son-in-law Jerry, granddaughter Summer, and grandson Morty into intergalactic escapades.
Rick and Morty stars Justin Roiland (Adventure Time), Sarah Chalke (Scrubs), Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live), and Spencer Grammer (Greek). The series is created by Dan Harmon (Community) and Roiland, who also serve as executive producers.
In October, fans learned the titles of this season's opener as well as the following four episodes via an Adult Swim reveal video.
Fair warning: Harmon and Roiland's Rick and Morty "Pun Fu" is strong this season… let the speculation begin!