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“Rick and Morty” fan base flourishes as millennials continue to embrace dark humor

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

September 4, 2017

“Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody’s going to die. Come watch TV.” Morty Smith says this to his sister Summer in season one, episode eight of “Rick and Morty,” referencing the show itself along with its nihilistic and existential premise. “Rick and Morty” ...

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