Rick and Morty isn’t going wherever anytime quickly.
Co-creator Justin Roiland tweeted a drawing of the present’s titular characters, asserting that Grownup Swim has ordered 70 new episodes. That works out to be seven extra seasons, primarily based on the present’s historical past of 10-episode seasons. 70 episodes will convey Rick and Morty to greater than 100 episodes, and which means the sequence may be syndicated. It’s an enormous transfer for Grownup Swim, and one which different networks, like FX, have additionally finished prior to now. Roiland didn’t say something about when the fourth season will premiere, or how the brand new episodes will roll out, however this announcement ought to go away Rick and Morty followers completely happy.
— Justin Roiland (@JustinRoiland) Might 10, 2018
Co-creator Dan Harmon additionally uploaded a video announcement to Instagram to announce the brand new episodes. Roiland and Harmon may be seen showering collectively within the video, joking about needing to lastly head again to work.
Nothing this massive has ever been seen in my bathe
Earlier reviews advised that Rick and Morty’s extremely anticipated fourth season was nonetheless a methods off. One author advised nobody was presently engaged on the present whereas Roiland and Harmon waited to listen to again from Grownup Swim. That very same author stated the fourth season won’t premiere till 2019.
Rick and Morty’s third season was certainly one of its most profitable, and ushered in a newfound sense of maturity for the characters. It additionally birthed the Szechuan Sauce debacle that led to mass chaos in america final yr.
Polygon has reached out to Grownup Swim for extra details about the brand new episodes, together with if there’s an estimated window for season 4’s premiere.