Animation World: Justin Roiland Reflects on Season One of “Rick and Morty”
Prep your portal gun, people – the season finale of Rick and Morty is going to be one heck of a party.
After a whirlwind debut season filled with sex robots, testicle-covered aliens and Cronenberg-ed characters, the celebrated Adult Swim series is bringing it home with what looks like a mind-bending kegger. For Executive Producer Justin Roiland – who came up with the characters while parodying Doc Brown and Marty McFly at parties – the real thrill has been seeing his creations break free of their Back To The Future-inspired roots and develop their own identities and following in less than six months. With their first round of off-color adventures coming to a close and a second season already in production, Roiland takes stock of the sci-fi shenanigans and dark humor that helped make Rick and Morty a hit, while offering some insight into what proved to be the show’s most disturbing sequence thus far.Read more