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Rick and Morty is an original Adult Swim animated sci-fi sitcom that has created a cult of hardcore fans and as a result has successfully made a mark in modern TV culture. We have gone on to create a list of tv shows like Rick and Morty that you can venture on to next.
Have you already worked your way through the fourth season? The fifth season is still months away from coming back. Whilst you are patiently waiting for the next season, how about watching other related shows?
Yes, waiting for your favorite show shouldn’t be done in vain or be boring either – it should be fun and exciting. In this post, I have listed the best shows that are similar to what the crazy Sci-Fi adventurous duo, Rick and Morty does. Check out the list below on shows like Rick and Morty to find out more. Remember though Rick and Morty is a class of itself, so it's hard to really find anything 'quite' like it.
TV Shows Similar to Rick and Morty
- The Amazing World of Gumball
- Gravity Falls
- Stranger things
- Bojack Horseman
- The Simpsons
- Bravest Warriors
- Adventure Time
- Final Space
Since you are missing the profound weirdness and out-of-this-world series, and then feel amazing to find the show “The Amazing World of Gumball”. This show is also a great in helping you reminisce the good old days when you were young and still attending middle school.
The series centers in the mischievous and fun adventure of a cat named Gumball together with his adoptive goldfish brother/best friend, Darwin. The characters in the series are presented in stop motion animation, puppetry, CGI and some are rendered in traditional animation.
The title of the show already gives you that mix of “future” and “drama”, all-in-one series. Aside from this show is created as a follow-up series of The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening, this series offers the type of comedy that you don’t want to miss.
The amazing thing o this show is that as a viewer, you will get to the point that you needed to analyze thing. Just like the relationship of aliens, robots, and space-time to the cryogenically frozen pizza delivery guy. Have you finally come up with a conclusion on their connections? Well, if you haven’t, all that we can say is that existential and emotional punch that it will give as you continuously watch it.
Premiered in 2012 shows like Gravity Falls have that intriguing vibe just like what Rick and Morty have to offer. This show is centered in the wacky adventures of twin siblings, Mabel and Dipper Pines, who never have thought that their summer vacation in the town of their Uncle Stan will lead them to an adventurous vacation.
Also, they will get themselves into investigating paranormal mysteries. From its dark themes and silly characters, this show is the best alternative when we miss our favorite Rick and Morty show. Well, did we mention that the creators of these shows are real-life friends?
Archer is the perfect example of giving its viewers more and more reasons to stick to it and watch for more. On its first season, its absurdity happened inside the spy agency, and the twists get reinvented in every season.
The characters are all versatile, wherever place or situation they may be, they will always be the “motley crew” who knows they got each other’s back. Just like what we have loved among the characters in Rick and Morty, one of the joys of watching this show is how the characters interact with each other. You will get to appreciate it more as another episode or season unfolds.
Since we love Sci-Fi related series, Stranger Things should never be a stranger in this list. This series tells a story about the occurrence of supernatural events in the town of Indiana. This all happened after a boy went missing in the 1980s. It may not have a touch of comedy but with its characters, the retro vibes and the mystery, it is also worth binge-watching and waiting for its next season just like Rick and Morty show.
This show is bound to release its latest season this year. So, if you haven’t watched its past seasons, well, when will you watch it?
It is a Netflix TV series created by Matt Groening. The story is about the alcoholic and rebellious princess Bean. She was accompanied by her sidekicks Elfo the elf and her personal demon Luci. The story is set in a medieval fantasy kingdom, where the first season is composed of ten episodes.
The same as the Rick and Morty show, this tv series is an animated series for adult. It also has a witty joke with a silly setting that suits for adult entertainment. The part 2 of season 1 of the Disenchantment will be expectedly released this summer 2019. While season two will be in the year 2020 and 2021.
This is a show like Rick and Morty that gets categorised in the same ilk. An Adult animated drama-comedy series where the main character is named Bojack Horseman. It tackles world issues such as alcoholism, loneliness, and depression. The series was created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg which its first season was premiered last 2014 in Netflix.
Bojack Horseman is also a funny tv show like the Rick and Morty which it also sends important issues and lesson but in a fantasy background. Rick and Bojack have the same Characteristic which they are both like selfish and unlikable characters. They care so much for their closest friends, even in a way that they are willing to scarify themselves just for their friends.
A family theme tv series which has already in their 32nd season. The most common show created by Matt Groening. The series focuses on the family of the Simpsons: Marge, Homer, Lisa Bart, and Maggie. They are entertaining to watch, but it also tackles people, celebrities, and events that capture a wide range of audience. The setting of the story is in Springfield, which is a fictional town. This town contains or is combined with desert, farmland coastlines, tall mountains and others.
It is web-animated series in the futuristic setting of 3085. It was created by the creators of the Adventure time which it has teens, four of them are heroes-for-hire. Their emotions are their superpowers to save the adorable aliens and their world. The shows have already four seasons and who knows, maybe the creators are brainstorming now and are about to draft its next season?
If you like adventures like going to place, planets or any dimensions, surely you will love this series like the Rick and Morty series.
An animated-fantasy tv series which was created by Pendleton for the Cartoon Network. It is set in the Land of Ooo that is filled with characters that have a wide range of human imagination. The Adventure Time is travels of Finn in the Ooo with his brother Jake, which is a dog that has a magical power that he can resize his shape and size in what he wants.
Along their journey in the Land of Ooo, they met the characters of Princess Bubblegum, Marceline and Ice the King. The Adventure Time has aired already about 250 episodes that you will surely be hooked in watching it.
Final Space is certainly a grower. At first, I found that you are somewhat irritated by the main character. He takes some getting used to (and I'm not sure you really ever do).
That said, I completely recommend Final Space. It has a fantastic overall story line that is fast moving and is supported by great secondary characters. It is a TV show that when it comes to the end of season one certainly leaves you wanting more. An overall fantastic anime show - easily one of the best on Netflix - with great overall anime finishes too.
There you have it – the top eleven shows that are similar to our ever favorite Sci-Fi show. They may have different plot twists, characters, and even the way they were presented.
But one thing is for sure: they will help us to surpass the annoying phase of waiting. Remember this though (and as we mentioned above) Rick and Morty is pretty difficult to beat.
From the list given, I hoped have answered your TV show-craving while waiting for the Rick and Morty. And before you completely forget Rick or Morty, let these shows remind you of them.
Gather your friends or TV show fanatics, and let’s unite to the binge-watch shows. By doing so, when the right time comes, you are simply ready to welcome Rick and Morty show with open arms again!
If you have or know of any other TV shows like Rick and Morty that is not included on the list above hen please don't hesitate to mention them in the comments section just below and we will be sure to add them (and if we haven't seen the show before, we'll binge it too).
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