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Rick and Morty gets 70 episode renewal

More squanch than you can shake your squanch at.

Caitlin Petrakovitz Director of audience
Caitlin Petrakovitz studies the Marvel Cinematic Universe like it's a course in school, with an emphasis on the Infinity Saga years. As an audience expert, she rarely writes but when she does it's most certainly about Star Trek, Marvel, DC, Westworld, San Diego Comic-Con and great streaming properties. Or soccer, that's a thing she loves, too.
Caitlin Petrakovitz
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Season four of the show that follows everyone's favorite time/universe-traveling supercriminal sociopath and his grandson is confirmed... and so, most likely, are seasons five through 10. LET'S GET SCHWIFTY.

Rick and Morty Season 3 aired earlier last summer on Adult Swim, but it still sounds like we won't see any new episodes until 2019. In the meantime, keep yourself entertained by hunting down Szechuan sauce and its underwhelming flavor. Or maybe find these Pickle Rick pops, if you dare (the flavor can't be worse than the sauce, right?). 

The animated series was the No. 1 comedy on television last year with millennials (we out heeeeere), and with the pickup comes the announcement that the Rickmobile will be traveling the country again this year beginning next week in Atlanta. 

If the show keeps its seasons to 10 episodes, 70 eps is a lot more seasons, but co-creator Dan Harmon told EW last year he wishes they had done seasons of 14 episodes.

I mostly blame myself for doing 10 instead of 14. I'm still learning how to do the show efficiently while catering to the perfectionist in all of us. I would like to think I've learned enough from my mistakes in Season 3 that we could definitely do 14 now, but then I have to say, "Yeah but you're the guy who says we can do 14 who turned out to be wrong so we're not listening to you now." The nice healthy way to approach this is I want to prove it with the first 10 of Season 4 — prove it to ourselves, to production, to the network — that it's so easy that we'll earn additional episodes.