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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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Doesn't Rick and Morty's premise preclude its own existence? [on hold]

Rick and Morty takes place in an infinite multiverse with infinite variety, and it is possible to travel between realities. The problem is that if this is actually an infinite multiverse, then every ...
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What character did Nolan North play in “The Rickchurian Mortydate”?

In the credits of season 3 episode 10 "The Rickchurian Mortydate" of Rick and Morty Nolan North is credited as starring. However, I didn't recognize his voice in the episode and can't find information ...
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What does this joke mean in “Get Schwifty”?

In Rick and Morty season 2 episode 5 "Get Schwifty", Father Bob says this to a panicking church (emphasis mine): People! Everyone! Remain calm! Every crisis of faith is an opportunity for more ...
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Who wrote the Plumbus Owner's Manual?

Rick and Morty included a Plumbus Owner's Manual with their season 2 DVDs. Was this written by Justin Roiland, Dan Harmon or the television cast, or is it merely promotional? In other words, is it ...
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Are Mr. Poopybutthole, Noob-noob and Stealy of the same [alien] species?

Has it ever been revealed (or mentioned) by the creators of Rick and Morty that whether Mr. Poopybutthole, and Stealy belong to the same species (alien or otherwise)? Additionally, although Noob-...
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The Children in Rickchurian Mortydate Reference

I'm wondering what the hypnotized children in the fight between rick and the president are a reference to in season 3 episode 10.
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Is the “Eggscellent Knight” in Regular Show actually Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty in disguise?

Is the "Eggscellent Knight" in the Regular Show actually Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty in disguise? Eggscellent Knight Rick Sanchez Because in the Regular show he acts very blasé when stuff like ...
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What alcoholic beverage is in Rick's hip-flask?

In Rick and Morty, Rick is an alcoholic who always has a hip-flask from which he regularly drinks. Although he's been shown to consume other beverages (like champagne during Birdman's wedding for ...
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Why is there a limit to the number of times Rick and Morty can move to other realities?

In 1x06 "Rick Potion #9" (Cronenberg incident), Rick mentioned that It's not like we can do this every week anyways. We only get 3 or 4 more of these tops In 3x08 "Morty's Mind Blowers" (the ...
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How does Rick charge his portal gun?

In the pilot episode of Rick and Morty, they have to take interdimensional customs due to Rick's portal gun losing its charge. This leads me to wonder, how does Rick charge his portal gun? Does he ...
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In the pilot episode of Rick and Morty, how does Rick get through customs without getting caught?

In the pilot episode of Rick and Morty, Rick's portal gun fails, so they need to take the interdimensional customs. Since Rick is a wanted criminal, how does he almost make it through customs ...
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What did the reference to Hemingway mean?

In the first season of Rick and Morty, Season 1 Episode 06: Rick potion#9, when everyone except the Smiths are cronenberged, Beth and Jerry stop on their way home to kill some monsters. Here's the ...
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The existence of Meeseeks

In the first season (Season 01 Episode 05: Meeseeks and Destroy), Rick gives the Smith family a Meeseeks box to get them off his backs. From the actual script: Rick: As for you dingdongs This is a ...
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Why the Rick's did not notice the bad Morty's brain waves?

According to Rick, the Rick's are so clever that they have their own brain waves. The bad Morty is clever too, so then why did the Rick's did not notice him?
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What is Rick referencing when he says “I'm not a mouse in a European children's book?”

In the episode "Morty's Mind-blowers" Rick says: "I don't sort by color, Morty. I'm not a mouse in a European children's book." Call me clueless, but what book is Rick referencing?
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Which scenes from the title sequences of Rick and Morty are from actual episodes?

The show Rick and Morty has seen a couple of different title sequences throughout its three season (so far) run: Which of these scenes are from actual episodes? ...
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What prevents microverse inhabitants from leaving their own universes, and entering the ones containing them?

In the episode The Ricks Must Be Crazy from the TV series Rick and Morty, Rick and Morty got shrunken down when they entered the microverse that Rick created. There, the 2 of them, along with Zeep ...
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Is the Galactic Federation a multi-dimensional organization?

At the beginning of season 3, Rick teleports the Council of Ricks into the middle of the headquarters of the Galactic Federation. Was the organization he destroyed in this way the Galactic Federation ...
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Where does Rick Sanchez park his spacecraft?

It can't be in the garage since Rick lives/creates there. It can't be in the backyard since we never see it there. The only assumption I have is that his underground vault has some kind of parking ...
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Which is dimension C-137 in Rick and Morty?

Was it the Cronenberg dimension or the one in which Rick and Morty are presently in now?
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Rick and Morty: Why doesn't the solar system explode in S3E4?

Spoilers ahead (obviously) In Season 3, Episode 4 of Rick and Morty ("Vindicators 3: The Return of Worldender"), Rick, Morty, and the remaining two Vindicators reach Rick's last challenge: to figure ...
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Could the miniverse in the microverse recharge Rick's battery after all?

In the episode The Ricks Must Be Crazy of Rick and Morty, a TV show host of the microverse says that the power generators (the "gooble boxes") provide electricity for the planet but also route energy ...
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Why did Dr. Wong switch the sign from Courage to Dedication?

When Beth, Summer, and Morty enter Dr. Wong's office for group therapy, Wong flips the sign outside her office from a man eating a hotdog with the label "Courage" to a happy family with the label "...
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Why do the Cromulons look like Rick?

In "Get Schwifty" (S2 Ep5), a group of giant floating heads known as Cromulons come to Earth to host their intergalactic reality television show. What always struck me as odd about the Cromulons is ...
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How did the Council of Ricks find the Rick they suspected for the murders?

In Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind the Council of Ricks sends a group of Ricks to pick up The One True Rick (to make things easier) suspecting him of the murders of other Ricks because he is well ...
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Why did Rick try to kill another Rick?

In Rick & Morty S3E1, a portal opens up and Why did the other Rick doesn't seem like a reason Rick would kill another Rick.
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When Earth disappeared in S2E5 of Rick & Morty, what happened to the astronauts?

During the episode "Get Schwifty" (episode 5 of season 2) of Rick and Morty, the Earth is teleported instantaneously to the game show area of the Heads for their (somewhat forced) participation of the ...
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Rick & Morty: What's the difference between 'dimension', 'timeline', and 'reality'?

The show is riddled with reference terminology and adventures hopping in and out of alternate realities, timelines, and dimensions. For example: There are two episodes (S01E08 & S02E08) that ...
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In which episode of “Rick & Morty” does Jerry go into labour? [duplicate]

Jerry is shown going into labour in the opening credits but I have not seen it in any episode. Am I missing any?
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How can the car keep Summer safe?

In the episode, "The Ricks Must Be Crazy", Rick discovers that his car won't start because the battery has died. While he's absent trying to fix the problem, his granddaughter Summer waits by herself ...
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Rick & Morty: What dimension did they end up in after they Cronenberg'd their home dimension

Rick & Morty S01E06 - Rick Potion No. 9 There have been several instances where Rick has defined himself as being from Dimension C-137. First in S02E02 when Rick identifies himself at the Jerry ...
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What is the reference for Hep C saving Morty and Co from Hep A?

What is the reference for [Hep C] saving Morty and Co from Hep A in the "Anatomy Park" episode? I'm sure there has to be a scientific or cultural reference here, so what is it?
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Why do the characters in Rick and Morty have asterisk-shaped pupils (*)?

I mean like this: As far as I can tell, all characters, share this trait. Assuming there's no in-universe explanation, what's the out-of-universe genesis of the character design? Another ...
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Would a Meeseek degenerate to the point they could no longer carry out the command?

Meeseeks appear to degrade very quickly - in a number of days they show extreme mental wear as well as physical degradation. Could a Meeseek actually degrade to the point (either physically or ...
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Are the Council of Ricks known by the general public?

Rick himself is of course infamous across the entirety of the universe. One presumes that Ricks from alternate universes are mostly similarly famous/infamous in turn. But is the Council of Ricks known ...
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Is it possible to index an infinite number of timelines in a universe-agnostic manner?

One of the plot devices used in Rick and Morty is the concept of an infinite number of alternate (i.e. parallel) universes. The characters in the show seem to use some sort of multi-universal indexing ...
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How did Mr. Poopy-Butthole meet the Smiths?

Mr. Poopy-Butthole is a long time family friend of the Smith's in Rick and Morty. Has there been any explanation of how he met them?
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Why did Rick burp less frequently in season 2?

In the brilliant sci-fi cartoon Rick and Morty, one of Rick's most obvious idiosyncrasies is his constant, mid-sentence burping. However, this quirk was far more pronounced in the first season than ...
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Were the memories fabricated or modified?

In S2E4 of Rick & Morty, Total Rickall, the alien parasites mess with the family's memories to insert themselves into the family's history. However, a detail of this is a little unclear to me. ...
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Why don't the Mr Meeseeks just kill themselves?

In the Rick and Morty episode "Meeseeks and Destroy", Rick gives the family a Meeseeks box to help them out. This box creates a being called Mr Meeseeks, whose only goal is to fulfill any request made ...
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How much of Rick and Morty is improvised?

In the Rick and Morty episode "Rixty Minutes", Rick points out that a lot of the commercials and TV shows from alternate realities have an improvisational feel to them. He isn't wrong, but the same is ...
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Do any Rick and Morty materials provide information about Rick's backstory?

With only 21 episodes released to date, we have precious little information about Rick and his biography. As I understand it, though, there are comic books based on the show, and I was wondering if ...