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Rick and Morty is an animated science fiction and fantasy comedy series which began airing on Adult Swim in 2013.

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What does Memory Rick mean when he refers to Beth in "Rickternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mort"?

In Rick and Morty Season 5, Episode 8, "Rickternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mort", Rick speaks with a memory of himself who asks, "who is Morty?" Rick responds, "a ...
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Is "black mountain" in S04E05 "Rattlestar Ricklactica" a reference to something?

In Rick and Morty S04E05 - "Rattlestar Ricklactica", Rick and Morty had this conversation: Morty: I'm dying, Rick. [Groans] I can see the black mountain. Rick: People who are really dying ...
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How does courier flaps mistakenly ships Jerry to Birdperson on S2E10

As the Rick and Morty episode S2E10 starts the courier flaps brings Rick a wedding invitation from Birdperson and for some reason mistakenly ships Jerry to the sender. This is how it goes: Rick: ...
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Are all Ricks immortal?

In the Rick and Morty season 4 premiere, we find out that although Rick C-137 "axed" the Phoenix protocol, his consciousness can be rerouted into alternate realities. Given the fact that there are ...
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Talking cat in Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty is a very creative and philosophical show. They always put some cultural references or philosophical debate as a central theme in their episodes. I was watching its Season 4 Episode 4 '...
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Why does Principal Vagina say, "no relation" after introducing himself?

In the Rick and Morty series, we see multiple interactions with Morty's school Principal. His name is Principal Vagina. After he introduces himself, he says, "no relation" afterwards. Why? What joke ...
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What is the status of Anatomy Park after Ethan gets "morphized" by Morty

In Rick and Morty S1 E3, we explore Rick's Anatomy Park (and Pirates of the Pancreas) he created inside his friend Ruben. After Ruben dies, Rick creates a new Anatomy Park inside of Ethan, Summer's ...
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Evil Morty's speech with "sinister overtones"?

Regarding this quote from Rick and Morty: This seems like a good time for a drink, and a cold calculated speech with sinister overtones. A speech about politics, about order, brotherhood, power. ...
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Why is Cthulhu featured in the introduction of Rick and Morty but not in any episodes?

In every episodes introduction Cthulhu is seen chasing them in their ship. Is this in any season or episode? If not why?
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Why didn't the Council of Ricks wage war on (and destroy) the Galactic Federation?

If you ignore the fact that Rick C-137 killed the entire council and caused the Citadel of Ricks to be unstable; you would realize the Council of Ricks are the most powerful beings in the universe ...
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Could Rick Sanchez C-137 be prosecuted for impersonating his alternative self? [closed]

In the episode "Rick Potion #9", an alternative Rick managed to save the world from the love potion but died soon afterwards due to a freak accident. Rick and Morty C-147 had come in and take their ...
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Why won't unhappy Ricks just leave the Citadel of Ricks?

(Evil) Morty stated in his campaign speech that "every Rick in the citadel is just as Rick as each other". In the episode ‘The Ricklantis Mixup' we can see that life in the citadel is cruel to some ...
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Does Beth leave or stay with the family?

THIS MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS In Rick and Morty episode The ABC's of Beth After confronting Rick,Beth discovers she has two options: leave the family to travel the cosmos while Rick replaces her with a ...
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Why would Principal Vagina interpret "moon stuff" that way?

In Morty's MindBlower (Rick and Morty S3E8), when Morty told Principal Vagina that Mr. Lunas was "up to something" and "lives on the moon", Principal Vagina thought "lives on ...
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Why isn't Rick's family bothered by his nudity?

I have seen a couple of episodes like Pickle Rick, Rest and Ricklaxation etc. where Rick is completely nude but it doesn't seem to bother anyone. Why is that?
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What does Morty do to Summer's ex boyfriend?

In the latest episode of Rick and Morty, The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy, what does Morty do to Summer's ex boyfriend, Ethan? It is not very clear.
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Why does Rick smile when Jerry says he's gonna go take a leak in S03E05?

In S03E05, around 5min mark Jerry tells a story that doesn't seem to impress Rick, then proceeds to go take a leak. As he gets up, Rick's unfazed faze changes to a smile, as his head follows Jerry. ...
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Why doesn't Beth just bring Pickle Rick to therapy in S3E3 "Pickle Rick"?

Potential spoilers if you haven't seen the Rick and Morty episode "Pickle Rick" (S3E3) yet [duh]. In the opening scene, Rick reveals himself to be a pickle to Morty. Beth brings Summer out to the ...
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Why is Rick and Morty's dimension called "C-137"?

Rick and Morty is a show with multiple universes. They say that they come from "dimension C-137". Is there a special meaning to this name?
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Why does Rick risk his life in "Get Schwifty"

Pretty much the title. Rick seems fine with leaving everyone behind in Cronenberg world and is generally apathetic of a lot of things in the series, so why would he put his life on the line for this ...
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How much of Rick's backstory in S3E1 was real?

In S3E1, The Rickshank Rickdemption, Rick is shown lying to the aliens via a fake memory. He tricks them into thinking the scribbles on the ground are the secret to interdimensional travel, but it's ...
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Did Sleepy Gary create an unpleasant memory of himself for Summer?

In Rick and Morty season 2 episode 4, Total Rickall, the Smith family is invaded by parasites that embed themselves in memories, but can supposedly only create pleasant memories. One of them, Sleepy ...
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Is Rick and Morty satire/parody of Doc Brown and Marty McFly?

As the title asks, is Rick and Morty satire/parody of Doc Brown and Marty McFly of the Back to the Future franchise? Or is it a generic play on the Mad Scientist and fish out of water cliché?
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Was that actually the recipe for concentrated dark matter?

In the tv show Rick and Morty, there is a group of Aliens that are trying to scam Rick out of his recipe for a fuel that he invented to travel through space faster than anybody else called "...
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What's the meaning of 'Cronenbourg' in the Rick and Morty episode Rick Potion No. 9?

Near the end of the episode Rick Potion No. 9, both Rick and Morty repeatedly refer to their situation with the word Cronenbourg. To be more specific: The only Cronenbourg I know of (or could find) ...
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Was there a non-parasite killed in Total Rickall?

In Rick and Morty season 2 episode 4 (Total Rickall), the protagonists have to kill a bunch of shapeshifting parasites that implant false memories in the victims and then take the form of the person ...
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What does Rick kill in 'Auto Erotic Assimilation'

Towards the end of the third episode in season 2 of Rick and Morty we see Rick returning home in a state of severe depression over being dumped by Unity. He goes to the garage, and begins assembling ...
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Explanation for the "puffy vagina" line/joke?

I've been trying to figure out the "puffy vagina" joke in Rick and Morty season 1, episode 3 ("Anatomy Park") - and am wondering what the official explanation for it is. Ie, what does it mean, are ...
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Who was the original parasite in Total Rickall?

In the season 2 episode of Rick and Morty, "Total Rickall", there is an alien parasite that disguises itself by implanting false memories in people's minds. The first parasite to be revealed is Uncle ...
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What is the problem with a planet where everything is "on a cob"?

In season 2, episode 10 of Rick and Morty, "The Wedding Squanchers", Rick and the Smith family evaluate an Earth-like planet for habitation, only to discover that everything is "on a cob" (Video). ...
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How does Bird-Person not know what humans eat?

In Rick and Morty S02E05, Morty goes to Bird Person for help getting home to his family in the midst of the alien invasion. Bird person gives him a bowl of "random debris, I found it in my carpet" ...
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How can there be mildew on time-frozen Jerry?

In Season 2, Episode 1 of Rick and Morty, the episode begins with Summer berating Morty about letting mildew grow on their parents while everything was frozen in time; Rick, Morty, and Summer were not ...
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