Rick and Morty - McDonald's Szechuan Sauce Shortage

Over the weekend, Rick and Morty fans had the opportunity to do what Rick Sanchez has been unable to do on the series so far: get their hands on the limited edition Szechuan sauce that was released by McDonald’s in 1998 as a cross-promotion with Disney’s Mulan. It seems like a clever enough promotion by McDonald’s, but they were woefully unprepared for the demand from Rick and Morty fans for the coveted sauce.

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Happy Trailer

There have been a lot of shows and movies about corrupt, broken down cops trying to make amends for their dirty deeds, but have any of those movies and shows paired the cop with an imaginary friend? No, they absolutely have not. But Happy! does exactly that. The new Syfy series adapts a graphic novel from Grant Morrison, and the first twisted trailer has just dropped to give you a sense of the lunacy on display. Watch the Happy series trailer below.

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Archer Danger Island - Archer Season 9 NYCC Panel

Two words: Peanut butter. If I remember anything about what went down at the Archer: Danger Island panel at New York Comic Con Saturday evening, it’s that Lucky Yates (Dr. Krieger) was taught how to poop at age 3, when he opened the refrigerator, spied a jar of peanut butter and…success!

This story, shared by Yates himself, set the tone for what would become a delightfully random panel conversation between actors and apparent friends Aisha Tyler, Amber Nash, and Lucky Yates along with writer Casey Willis and director Bryan Fordney about their hit animated FX series held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in front of a packed audience that extended all the way down the street. While the crowd found this entertaining, the talk focused on the show, which will be celebrating its 9th season premiere early next year. And we got a chance to watch it.

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Gal Gadot Hosted Saturday Night Live

Gal Gadot dominated the summer box office in Wonder Woman, so that made her a prime candidate to tackle hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time. Taking on the challenge of hosting a live sketch comedy series like SNL is no easy task, even for the most seasoned comedian, so how did the predominantly dramatic actress handle the spotlight in Studio 8H? Gal Gadot did a solid job of hosting, but unfortunately, the writers didn’t give her much to do besides play the straight woman to the rest of the cast.

Let’s run through the best and worst sketches of the Gal Gadot hosted Saturday Night Live.

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Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3

You know you’re about to see something crazy when Bruce Campbell comes out on stage wearing a Hugh Hefner-like pimp suit. That was just the first of many amazing surprises in store for us at the Ash vs Evil Dead panel Saturday afternoon at New York Comic-Con.

There was already an air of anticipation in the Hammerstein Ballroom in the moments leading up to the cast’s entrance on stage. But luckily we didn’t have to stare at a blank screen or listen to a hype man try to pump up the crowd. On the screen in an endless loop was a vintage clip of a bobcat mascot in a high school hallway staring menacingly at the camera from a distance. Then in the next moment, there’s a jump cut with the mascot much closer to the camera. This time it had blood streaming from its eye sockets. Just like that, the audience was hooked. And it wasn’t even time for the panel yet. This was idle time!

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Gal Gadot Saturday Night Live Promos

This weekend Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot will be broadcasting live from New York on Saturday night to make her hosting debut on none other than Saturday Night Live. Following her huge summer at the box office, we’ll get to see Gal Gadot have fun with the late night sketch series, fresh off their season premiere last weekend and some big Emmy wins last month.

To tease the arrival of Gal Gadot in Studio 8H this weekend for some live sketch comedy, NBC has released their official teasers for the new episode as well as a touched up Justice League banner featuring Wonder Woman teamed up with the cast members of SNL as the DC Comics superhero team. Check out all the Gal Gadot Saturday Night Live promos below. Read More »

Morning Watch - Rick and Morty

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)

In this special Rick and Morty themed edition, we take a look at some of the details you might have missed in the third season finale last weekend. Plus, Adult Swim takes us behind the scenes of the making of the episode, and Nerdist wonders if there might be a secret finale to this season coming our way. Obviously, beware of spoilers if you haven’t watched the third season finale yet. Read More »

supermansion interview

SuperMansion season 3 won’t arrive until next year, but you can get a taste of one new episode with the Halloween special SuperMansion: Drag Me To Halloween now available to stream on Crackle. SuperMansion creators Matthew Senreich and Zeb Wells spoke with /Film about the special, upcoming season, and Robot Chicken.

Robot Chicken also has a Halloween special, Robot Chicken: Look Who’s Walking, a Walking Dead spoof premiering October 8 at midnight on Adult Swim. Season 9 of Robot Chicken will premiere this year.

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future man trailer

With This is the End, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg achieved a tricky balancing act – they made a crude comedy that also functioned as a clever and frequently thrilling horror story. That particular skill set looks like it’ll come in hand for their new Hulu series Future Man, which looks to blend dick jokes and action-packed science fiction shenanigans.

Will the blend work this time around? How far can Rogen, Goldberg, and series star Josh Hutcherson push these disparate genres until they shatter? The Future Man trailer offers our first look at what could be one of 2017’s weirdest TV shows.

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