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Rick and Morty: Season 1 (2013-2014)




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Mad scientist Rick Sanchez moves in with his daughter's family after disappearing for 20 years and involves them in his wacky adventures in this animated comedy.


Justin Roiland
as Rick Sanchez/Morty
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Critic Reviews for Rick and Morty: Season 1

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

On a pure episode-to-episode level, few shows can match the intricate plot machinations that send its two heroes to strange new corners of distant planets and suburbia alike.

July 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Rick and Morty... works because the writers' free associations are unexpected but somehow logical.

November 27, 2013 | Full Review…

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's obscene Rick and Morty is exceptional, in a kind of scary way.

August 31, 2018 | Full Review…

Ribald, drunken animated comedy is too edgy for most teens.

December 10, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Having seen the first two episodes I can tell you this much: the minds of Harmon and Roiland are special places to visit. And by special, I mean a little scary. But in an awesome, not easily explained sort of way.

December 2, 2013 | Full Review…

That the episode also turns into an elaborate riff on the movie Inception testifies to the audaciousness of this inventive series.

December 1, 2013 | Full Review…

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Rick and Morty has a distinct element of surprise, creativity and rationale that allows the creators' work (as deranged and ghastly it may be) to work freely in an environment established with little convention. The show's formula is indistinct, because of this the writer's ideas are refreshingly erratic. And though the comedy is vulgar through it's improvisational tone, the comedy succeeds due to it's spontaneous nature, which in turn creates an easier and more efficient technique for the audience to embrace a great deal of subtleties arranged throughout the script. The show is unlike anything on television and I'll go so far as to say that it is the best comedy produced on it at this moment. I hope that eventually this show will grow amongst a more colossal audience and it's influence will shine in the work of other animators and comedians. For now, I'll continue to watch the 13 episodes we've been given and admire it's creativity. Binge worthy, re-watchable, and highly unconventional. This is truly something special!


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