Rick and Morty: Season 1 (2013 - 2014)

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Rick and Morty zaps onto screens and makes an instant impression with its vivid splashes of color, improvisational voice acting, and densely-plotted science fiction escapades -- bringing a surprising amount of heart to a cosmically heartless premise.

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Critic Ratings: 28

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Episodes

1
Air date: Dec 2, 2013
2
Air date: Dec 9, 2013
3
Air date: Dec 16, 2013
4
Air date: Jan 13, 2014
5
Air date: Jan 20, 2014
6
Air date: Jan 27, 2014
7
Air date: Mar 10, 2014
8
Air date: Mar 17, 2014
9
Air date: Mar 24, 2014
10
Air date: Apr 7, 2014
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Tv Season Info

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.

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Critic Reviews for Rick and Morty Season 1

All Critics (28) | Top Critics (10)

Harmon and Roiland want to deny us all of our comfortable psychosocial poles by forcing us to reside, as viewers, in the same sort of ambiguous head-space the Internet and popular culture forces us to reside in anyway.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

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.

Jul 5, 2018 | Full Review…
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Rick and Morty... works because the writers' free associations are unexpected but somehow logical.

Nov 27, 2013 | Full Review…
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It has transformed into not only one of the sharpest, most surreal, nerdy comedies on television, but also a treatise on storytelling and world-building.

Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

This show is amazing. I have never laughed so hard in my life as I have while watching this show.

May 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Weird it does indeed get, and weird I hope it shall stay. This show could be a top-rate crossover hit.

Feb 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Rick and Morty is, eight times in ten, a black-hearted grotesquery... And after 11 episodes, I am more invested in its world and characters than any adult comedy of the last few years.

Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

Between the earnestness of the characters and how lovingly detailed the expansive universe is, this show watches as a multi-episode ode to pop culture itself. Yet it never crosses into meta territory.

Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

A bonkers adventure through space and time that has as much delightfully crude humor as you would expect from an Adult Swim series, but at least twice as much heart.

Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

I would not recommend watching it while eating, but beyond that I've been enjoying it tremendously so far for its imagination, for its emotional/philosophical consistency, for the excellent voice work,, and for the balls-out comedy of it.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Each and every episode is the funniest thing you've ever seen and also the smartest and also the darkest and also the weirdest. And that's what science fiction at its best truly is.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

There's a hint of Futurama here, but it's a darker and far more foul world, much to our enjoyment.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Rick and Morty: Season 1

  • 21h ago
    Yes. Just yes. Dark humor, mad scientist Rick, and his Sherlock and Watson relationship with his grandson Morty. This show portrays the universe as dark and meaningless, but also shows that there are gleams of happiness when there is companionship and rapport. I love how random and weird each episode is, as if a bunch of creative crazies just got together and drunkenly rambled off a plot.
  • Jun 08, 2020
    Funniest thing you'll watch
  • Jun 07, 2020
    Best show ever. I can't get enough of it!
  • May 27, 2020
    best animated series i´ve seen, smart funny and mind bending.
  • May 23, 2020
    Rick and Morty: Season 1 Morty: "Okay, okay, you got me on that one"
  • May 04, 2020
    A great introduce for a great serie!
  • May 02, 2020
    An interesting and informative look at the world with lots of joks!
  • Apr 25, 2020
    One of my favorite shows. Love all 4 seasons. Waiting on season 5. Love it, Love it.
  • Apr 01, 2020
    Good show but it stops abrupt mid season from time to time. So, its bad.
  • Mar 02, 2020
    Rick and Morty better be on for a while cause this stuff is comedic gold.

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