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  1. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    Re: Rick and Morty

    Pickle Rick is great. In addition to being hilarious, well paced, imaginative etc. it also has the most resonant ending of any episode in the season, and the most considered, poignant takedown of...
  2. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    Usually I feel Rick and Morty balances its violence and cynicism fine, but that moment seemed too mean spirited to me.
  3. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    If this really is a question of semantics, then I have some time procrastinate for a bit, and list all the jokes and humerous situations that I could discern (jesus, I sound like a robotic Rick &...
  4. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    Humor is inheretdly subjective, but even if you didn't care for the focus on the "serious" subject matter of divorce, it was there to facilitate the comedy and plot of the episode, which deals a fair...
  5. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    I thought the episode was pretty great. Up to the shows usual violent, cynical, intelligent, hilarious standards ("I want to run in a stream!"), but also with a strong thematic throughline.
  6. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    That may be part of the puzzle; Rick is a foul mouthed, self loathing, brilliant, abusive, callous and hedonistic douchebag...but at least he's consistently so. If Rick spent every other episode as a...
  7. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    Re: Rick and Morty

    In the context of a darkly comic adult animated show where violence is often a punchline? Sure.
    But from the perspective of Morty, who's overall shown to have a somewhat functional moral compass,...
  8. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    Some instances did bother me too like
    (are we doing spoilers?)
    Rick destroying an entire universe so he can keep his car battery charged, and Morty murdering that passive-agressiveold...
  9. Thread: Rick and Morty

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    Re: Rick and Morty

    I too have discovered that this show is flippin' hilarious.

    I've also spent some time musing on why the show managed to get away with such flippant violence and murder of sentient, empathic...
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