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Rick and Morty Season 6 Release Date & What We Know

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Rick and Morty is an adult animated science fiction sitcom, which premiered on December 2nd, 2013. The show was created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, It was created for Cartoon Network's nighttime programming block, called Adult Swim. The series centers around the misadventures of a good-hearted and fretful boy named Morty Smith and his grandfather, a cynical mad scientist named Rick Sanchez. The pair split their time between interdimensional adventures and their domestic life. The show originated from an animated short parody film of Back To The Future. The show currently has five seasons and has already been renewed for another one. Rick and Morty Season 6 was confirmed as part of a long-term deal in May 2018.

According to the deal the show was ordered 70 new episodes over an unspecified number of seasons. The fifth season was released on June 20th, 2021, and it included ten episodes. Fans cannot wait for the new season.

Cast

Rick and Morty has an ensemble cast which consists of, Justin Roiland, who voices both Rick and Morty. Voicing the rest of Rick and Morty's family are, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, and Sarah Chalke. They voice, Jerry Smith, Summer Smith, and Beth Smith respectively.

Plot

Rick and Morty's storyline revolves around the adventures of the members of the Smith household. The Smith family consists of, the parents Jerry and Beth, their children Summer and Morty, and Beth's father Rick, who is their guest. The family lives outside of Seattle, Washington. Rick has a flying car in which they travel through portals, as the characters travel to other planets and dimensions. Their adventures take place across an infinite number of realities. Rick disregards many ordinary conventions such as school, marriage, love, and family, and is an eccentric and alcoholic mad scientist. Morty's naïve but grounded moral compass is a stark contrast to Rick's Machiavellian ego, as he is a kind-hearted but easily distressed 14 years old boy.

Rick frequently goes on adventures with his grandson. Morty's 17 years old sister, Summer, sometimes follows them on their adventures as well. She is a more conventional teenager who worries about improving her popularity among her peers. Their mother, Beth, is a horse surgeon, a professional role she is very self-conscious about. She is also an assertive force in the household and is generally level-headed. Her husband Jerry, disapproves of Rick's influence over his family. He is a simple-minded and insecure person, which is why Beth is dissatisfied with her marriage to him. Different versions of the characters and their characteristics can vary from one reality to another, these versions inhabit other dimensions throughout the series' multiverse.

Every member of the Smith household does not necessarily identify themselves as the same dimension. In reference to his original universe. An example of this would be when, Rick and Morty move to a different dimension, leaving Summer, Beth, and Jerry behind, after turning the entire world population into monsters, in the first season episode name 'Rick Potion #9'. The series' original Rick identifies himself as "Rick Sanchez of Earth Dimension C-137".

Season 4 Recap

Season four of Rick and Morty begins with, Rick hosting dinner for his ocean-dwelling nemesis, while Morty gets the wine. Morty unexpectedly talks Jessica, voiced by Kari Wahlgren, into a date, while Rick crash lands his ship in the ocean. After this, the controller of the police and King of the ocean, Mr. Nimbus, voiced by Dan Harmon, who is Rick's nemesis, is provoked when he lands in the ocean. Morty tries to help Rick host a dinner party for Mr. Nimbus and attempts to have a normal date with Jessica at the same time. In doing so, he accidentally meddles with the history of an alternate dimension where time moves decades ahead for every hour on Earth. His attempts to retrieve wine are thwarted when he becomes a legendary figure of doom as religions develop around him. Eventually, Morty and Jessica escape the highly evolved overlords with the help of Rick and Mr. Nimbus, who have now reconciled. After being imprisoned by the alien society, Jessica decides to stay friends with Morty and Mr. Nimbus learns that Rick sent Summer to destroy a shell that makes him stronger and he beats Rick up and controls the police, and has him arrested. Meanwhile, Morty's parents fail at bragging that they have become more sex-positive.

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Later the Smiths suspect that they are being hunted. But they don't even know who is real. Alien squid assassins kill the family while they are having breakfast. However, they turn out to be decoys and the real Rick is alerted about their deaths. They then struggle to figure out which family is the original, as the real family is also revealed to be decoys. The original Rick did not realize that the decoys would resort to making more decoys. They eventually learn that the squids are more decoys trying to kill all other versions of themselves. When Pinocchio resembling decoys rescue other decoys and attempt to rally a group of decoys, they are crushed to death by the squid decoys. Several decoys ignore the beacon, warning them, and walk away unharmed while, almost all the others are killed. Meanwhile, the real Smith family is alerted about the decoy deaths, while on an adventure with space Beth.

Next, Morty falls in love with an ecological heroine named Planetina, and he soon has trouble with the people who created her. Meanwhile, Rick and Summer visit planets that are about to cease existing to have crazy parties and forget all their problems. Later, Morty has the idea to use a horse breeding mount to extract his semen, but after Rick tries to use it to create a weapon, thinking that it was horse semen, he ends up creating sperm monsters that threaten the entire country. Next, Summer and Morty steal Rick's car to impress a kid in school. Meanwhile, Rick and Jerry have a guy's night from hell. Later, in the Thanksgiving episode, Rick and Morty require a presidential pardon, when Morty releases a giant robot from the Statue of Liberty after accidentally destroying the constitution of the United States. The President turns himself and other military volunteers into turkeys to stop Rick after he finds out about his schemes of trying to obtain a turkey pardon. Meanwhile, a turkey takes the President's place as a human when their DNAs are infused. Rick and Morty then team up with the President and his forces to overthrow the turkey President and Rick gets his turkey pardon.

Later, Summer enables Rick's addiction to collect giant combining robots and the family becomes The Family. When Rick, Morty, and Summer go on a space trip to Boob World, they spot a GoTron ferret, which would complete Rick's collection of five ferrets. As Rick's obsession deepens, they begin working with other Smith families from other realities to build the ultimate GoTron, but they also steal the GoTrons from other universe's pilots. As Summer helps Rick as she finally feels like he is giving her more attention than Morty, Morty explains to her that he is only doing it for his obsession and not her. After they rescue Rick from his obsession, he kills the "Voiceoverians", which made Morty and Summer hear their inner thoughts.

Next, Rick attempts to save a beloved friend. He enters Birdperson's mind to figure out how he can bring back his original mind. Rick then learns that after he told Birdperson that life was meaningless because there are infinite realities they could go to and that he had feelings for him, Birdperson distanced himself from Rick. They learn of Birdperson's love, Tammy's treachery, and go to exact revenge and they barely escape when she reveals that she loved him more than the federation. Rick finds his younger self, afraid of the person he will become and hiding in memories from his childhood. Later, Rick gets new sidekicks in the form of crows. While Morty makes a new friend in the form of Nick, another man who spilled Rick's portal fluid onto himself, which Morty did too. When Nick turns out to be a psychopath Morty is forced to make him implode. Rick leaves Morty behind to travel with the crows. The finale begins with Rick abandoning the crows when he discovers he is their rebound. When he takes Morty to the citadel to de-age him they are taken to President Morty by Rick agents. President Morty then reveals his plan to be free of the curve, which he successfully does, and steps into a yellow portal to an unknown destination.

Rick and Morty Season 6 Release Date

Rick and Morty Season 6 might release as soon as fall 2022, around September or October. Previous seasons have been extremely irregular in their releases, not following any sort of pattern. Sometimes there have even been years between seasons. However, back in 2018, Adult Swim signed a contract for seventy more episodes of Rick and Morty, so we know for sure that there is going to be a sixth season. It means that there are probably going to be more than just six seasons. The showrunners do not need to wait for any sort of approval to start production in the future seasons. This hopefully means that Rick and Morty will settle into a more patterned yearly release schedule.

What to expect?

One thing we know for sure we can expect from the next season is more crazy adventures. As Rick and Morty narrowly escaped death on the citadel, it will be interesting to see how they get back to Earth since their portal guns were hacked by President Morty. Also now that the curve does not exist anymore, we are left to watch how this new development impacts the lives of our beloved characters. And we are also left to find out where exactly President Morty went when he stepped into the yellow portal to the unknown destination. Now that Morty knows everything about his grandfather, or so we think, we wonder how this will affect their relationship as well.

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