16 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Rick And Morty

Rick and Morty might seem like a show that knew what it was from the very beginning but did you know it started off as a cheap parody of Back to the Future all the way back in 2006? 

Today we’ll be looking at that and 15 other behind-the-scenes stories from the show:

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES SFACTS THE SHOW STARTED AS AN R-RATED. PARODY. Rick Mory A Rick and Morty's first versions appeared all the way back in 2006, in Justin Roiland's The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti- a raunchy parody of Back to the Future that was meant to poke fun of

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESFACTS RICK'S CATCHPHRASE WAS AN ACCIDENT. Rick Ant Mot The original script had Rick saying, like Curly from the Three Stooges. However, Justin Roiland misread the line and said, wubba lubba dub-dub' - inadvertently creating a catchphrase.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS GET SCHWIFTY WASN'T WRITTEN FOR THE SHOW. Rick Mdey Re The fan-favorite song from the fifth episode of season two was originally created for Rick and Morty's Rushed Licensed Adventure - a Flash game Adult Swim put out. The whole team loved the song so much that they wrote

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS MR. MEESEEKS WAS CREATED OUT OF BOREDOM. Rick MoRtS A The concept got its start after Justin Roiland randomly started yelling I'm mister Meeseeks during a writing session for a completely different story - one that he hated for being too complex and boring.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESp CFACTS ALL OF RICK'S BURPS ARE REAL. Rick MaR RAN Justin Roiland can't burp on command so he has to sit in a recording booth with a drink and blow air into his stomach to produce the burps. He calls the process disgusting and painful - -which is why Rick

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESP FACTS THE THEME SONG WAS WRITTEN FOR A DIFFERENT SHOW. Rick MoRfY A The beloved theme was actually created for Dog World- an unsuccessful pilot Justin Roiland developed for Cartoon Network. At first, the theme was used as a placeholder but it fit so well with the show that

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS SQUANCHY ALMOST HAD A STANDALONE. EPISODE. Rick Morts R The creators revealed that the original idea for season two's episode The Wedding Squanchers was to set the story on Squanchy's home planet and focus it on exploring the character. CRACKED.COM

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESP PFACTS JUSTIN ROILAND ALMOST DIDN'T VOICE BOTH RICK AND MORTY. Rick MoRtY 2 Adutt Swim didn't think Morty's character was working with Roiland, SO an audition process was started to get a new voice actor. Eventually, the team realized Morty's character was the problem and not the voice. After

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS PICKLE RICK WAS INSPIRED BY AN EPISODE OF BREAKING BAD. Rick Marty A According to Dan Harmon, season three's Pickle Rick' episode was influenced by Breaking Bad's season two episode 4 Days Out. In the episode, Walt and Jesse get stuck in the desert and have to use

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESP FACTS MORTY'S POOPY UNDERWEAR IS BASED ON A REAL STORY. Rick MoRS And In season one episode Something Ricked This Way Comes, Jerry tells a story about Morty throwing his soiled underwear out of a window - this is something that Dan Hamon actually did once as a kid.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESP SFACTS KING JELLYBEAN ORIGINATED ON A DIFFERENT SHOW. Rics Mers An The king/molester started off as Crumply Crumplestien on Justin Roiland's animated short series, Unbelievable Tales. If his voice seems familiar, that's because the character is voiced by Tom Kenny (the voice of Spongebob Squarepants).

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES SFACTS JUSTIN ROILAND GOT DRUNK FOR AN EPISODE. [as] Rick MoRtY M Season three episode Vindicators 3: The Return of Worldender' features Rick getting blackout drunk. At the suggestion of Dan Harmon, Roiland actually got drunk while recording lines for the episode.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS YOU CAN PLAY JERRY'S BALLOON GAME. 21 Rick Ad MORS The creators took the balloon popping game Jerry plays on his tablet in season one episode Something Ricked This Way Comes and developed IT into a real mobile game, Rick And Morty: Jerry's Game.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS THE FIRST EPISODE WAS WRITTEN IN SIX HOURS. X Lffetoe RiKeMoRr Dan Hamon and Justin Roiland wrote the first episode on the same day they sold the show to Adult Swim. Roiland was scared that it might take them months to write the episode if they didn't start

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES SFACTS RICK'S BURPING CAME ABOUT BY ACCIDENT Riek Mol AN Roiland says that he accidentally burped while recording lines for Rick and Morty's precursor, The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti. He found it funny and gross, and the trait stayed with the character ever since then.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES SFACTS THE CREATORS DON'T KNOW WHICH BETH IS A CLONE. Rick Mor AN Dan Haron says that Rick saying he's a terrible father for not knowing which Beth is the real one is a metaphor for the writing team being bad writers' because they themselves still haven't decided which

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