The last two episodes of ‘Rick and Morty’ season five take a somber turn at times as the pair plumbs some emotional depths across multiple universes.
Rick’s latest adventure provides backstory and introspection amid a fast-moving plot that left viewers with some new answers and plenty of new questions.
A bizarre and disorienting storyline, the latest ‘Rick and Morty’ was probably the best-written episode of the season, absent a few minor hiccups.
Certain writers have left the “Rick and Morty” team, and gone with them is the no-sacred-cows approach to humor of seasons past.
The episode had some solid laughs and even ended up with a somewhat decent message: trying to be cool is not cool, just be yourself.
They’re not all going to be home runs, you know?
Instead of wanting to preserve this planet for all humanity, ecoterrorists start talking as if humanity is the problem.
Episodes 1 and 2 include telling points in a developing theme of the season: Rick coming to terms with things.
Let’s take a moment to appreciate Herzog by digging into the archives for a tour of his very peak performances.
Dan Harmon said they ‘finale-ified’ this episode once they realized they wouldn’t be able to make the intended 14 episodes this season. And it showed.
‘Rick and Morty’ officially and triumphantly returned again last night, with ‘Rickmancing the Stone’ taking on divorce and the post-apocalyptic genre.
Rather than co-opting the nihilism of this age, ‘Rick and Morty’ cleverly disguises its rather potent criticism of our philosophy by cloaking itself in the veneer of absurdism.
The television show proclaims the insignificance of all our lives, reveling in existential pessimism. Why do viewers and critics love it so much?
Don’t fret. I’ve compiled a list of the must-see ‘Rick and Morty’ episodes to watch before the new season drops.
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