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 edition, get some tips about recording voiceover for an animated series from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland. Plus, watch a supercut of The Office featuring just one second from each episode, and check out a video essay about No Country for Old Men that focuses on how it doesn’t underestimate the audience. Read More »
The roster of animated programming at Netflix and Hulu is about to expand in an exciting way.
Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch has landed an overall multi-year deal at Netflix to exclusively develop new series and feature films for the streaming platform. Meanwhile, Rick and Morty creator and executive producer Justin Roiland is taking a new series called Solar Opposites over to Hulu, and he’s bringing one of the writers assistants from Rick and Morty with him. Read More »
After a long negotiation process, Rick and Morty was not only renewed for a fourth season at Adult Swim, but got a huge order for a total of 70 episodes. While it still hasn’t been determined how those episodes will be spread out over the coming years, this still means fans won’t have to wait a long time between seasons anymore. Read More »
Adult Swim took a surprisingly long time to renew their massively successful animated series Rick and Morty. Back in March, we learned that complicated contract negotiations were holding up the renewal. Thankfully, those extended discussions led to the show landing an unprecedented renewal for 70 episodes. So why were these discussions so complicated? Series co-creator and executive producer Dan Harmon has finally explained it all. Read More »
Earlier this year, there was some concern about the complicated discussions taking place for Rick and Morty to get renewed for season four. Now it appears there was good reason for the extended negotiations.
Rick and Morty has been given a huge 70-episode order by Adult Swim. That’s more than double the amount of episodes already created across three seasons. Read More »
Rick and Morty fans had a nearly two-year wait between the Adult Swim show’s second and third season. That was difficult enough and it sounds like they’ll have to do it all over again while waiting for the show’s fourth season.
Series writer Ryan Ridley recently participated in an interview where he indicated that Rick and Morty may not return for a fourth season until 2019, and even he’s not particularly happy about that. Read More »
(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 edition, Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland prank calls Joel Osteen’s church in Texas completely in character as the perpetually drunk but brilliant Rick. Plus, a video essay looks at how characters are introduced in the first season of Stranger Things, and a new episode of The Dan Cave looks at why video game movies typically suck. Read More »
Tonight brings the highly anticipated continuance of the third season of Rick and Morty after the season premiere caught everyone off guard on April Fools’ Day earlier this year. And just in time for the return of the Adult Swim animated series, co-creator Justin Roiland, who also voices both of the title characters, got a special package from McDonald’s.
If you watched the first episode of the third season, then you know that Rick revealed to Morty that his life’s goal is to get back the limited edition Szechuan sauce that McDonald’s released as a cross-promotion for the release of Disney’s animated movie Mulan. Since then, there have been rumblings that McDonald’s might actually bring it back, and Roiland himself said the fast food chain promised to send him a batch of it in the near future, after he himself made some desperate attempts to track it down himself. Well, the future is now. Justin Roiland has received McDonald’s Szechuan sauce. See it in all its glory below. Read More »
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With all the hullabaloo of San Diego Comic-Con, there’s so much to see and do that we don’t even have time to cover every single show we love. One of the programs that fell by the wayside for us over the weekend was Adult Swim’s incredible animated series Rick and Morty. It’s one of my favorite shows on TV right now and it killed me to miss it since the /Film crew had so much more to cover.
Thankfully, the internet is a helpful place, and you can pretend that you were at Comic-Con yourself by catching up on all the big updates that came from the Rick and Morty panel. That includes a new sneak peek behind the scenes of an episode that will take the titular duo to the Wasteland of Mad Max, details on some of the guest stars coming this season, and the triumph of co-creator Justin Roiland finally getting his hands on the retired McDonald’s Mulan Szechuan sauce.
Find out all the new details about Rick and Morty season 3 below. Read More »
After the surprise third season premiere debuted on Adult Swim on April Fools’ Day, fans are still waiting to find out when the rest of the episodes of Rick and Morty will make their debut this summer. With no release date officially announced, there’s no telling how much longer we’ll have to wait, but co-creator Dan Harmon recently took to Twitter in a hangover-inspired stream of updates to let fans know why this new season has taken so long to come together. More specifically, he wanted to debunk the rumors that he and co-creator Justin Roiland have been fighting, thereby delaying the season and putting future seasons in jeopardy.
Find out more about the Rick and Morty season 3 delay below. Read More »