Sponsored
×
rick and morty Archives - The Pitt News

The Pitt News

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

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

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Television

“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” ...

Adult animation brings more approachable culture to traditional TV

Adult animation brings more approachable culture to traditional TV

By Tim Murdoch | For The Pitt News

April 19, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Almost one million adults between the ages of 18 and 49 tuned into the unexpected season three premiere of “Rick and Morty” earlier this month. The animated series follows the adventures of an alcoholic mad scientist and his unintelligent, awkward grandson. It aired on Adult Swim, the late nigh...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
rick and morty