“Rick and Morty” is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The show premiered on Adult Swim, the nighttime programming block of the Cartoon Network, on December 2, 2013. The series follows the adventures of an eccentric and alcoholic scientist named Rick Sanchez and his good-hearted but easily influenced grandson Morty Smith.
The show is known for its unique blend of dark humor, complex storytelling, and exploration of science fiction concepts. Rick, the brilliant but morally ambiguous scientist, takes Morty on interdimensional adventures that often involve bizarre and dangerous situations. The series has gained a cult following for its clever writing, satirical take on science fiction tropes, and meta-commentary on the nature of television and storytelling.
“Rick and Morty” has received critical acclaim for its creativity and originality, as well as its ability to tackle philosophical and existential themes amidst its comedic moments. The show has been praised for its animation style, voice acting, and willingness to push the boundaries of traditional animated television.