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RICK AND MORTY: SEASON 2 REVIEW
On 21, Oct 2015 | In Press & News | By firstname.lastname@example.org
When a show is as clever and inventive as Rick and Morty, its only real competition is itself. The show quickly honed its voice in its first season, setting a pretty high bar for the second season to meet this year. And while a few episodes were guilty of rehashing old concepts, as a total package this season did manage to outdo the first.
One of the more interesting wrinkles with this season was the increased focus on continuity between episodes. While each new installment is still largely standalone, the characters have become more prone to referencing past adventures. The show even built up a supporting cast of sorts, particularly when it came to the recurring appearances of Birdperson and Tammy. The show never got too hung up on continuity. Rather, creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon seemed to know just how hard to lean on it as a storytelling device so that some developments (particularly in the finale) carried more weight. Read more