Rick and Morty Fans - Futurama for 14 year old reddit atheists

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Rick and Morty is an Adult Swim comedy cartoon created and written by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. It began life as "Doc and Mharti", a crudely animated parody of Back to the Future, and evolved to become a series on Adult Swim by late 2013. It is currently in Season 3. It focuses on a nervous teenager named Morty and his alcoholic scientist uncle named Rick. Morty says "Oh, jeez" a lot and Rick burps between every other word he speaks, which is what 99% of the humor in this show revolves around. The first season was actually okay and somewhat original compared to the dogshit that made up most of Adult Swim's prime time shows. It received critical acclaim and was greenlit for another season. It had sort of a cult following on reddit which wasn't particularly cancerous although it shitted up every comment section. The second season, however, had a noted drop in quality for many people. Almost every episode was filled with edgy, unfunny existensialist shit that tried to be "deep" and give meaning to show that was little more than stoner comedy, and "le xD so randumm" type humor.

was the moment the show became shit for me. Unsurprisingly, the /r/atheism crowd latched on as soon as the show turned in this direction, with quotes such as "Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody's gonna die." being unironically lauded as deep philosophy across the fedora kingdoms of reddit. One of them even went as far as to include a section on the wikipedia article trying to compare things such as the above quote to Nietsczhe. /r/c137 in particular is dedicated to placing deeper meaning where there is none by pulling it out of their assholes. Season 3 is even shittier, and hence, the reddit fandom has as well, with constant references to "szechuan sauce xD", plumbuses, wubba lubba dub dub, and pickle rick being consistently upvoted to the front page in any given default sub. The creators are glad to pander to this crowd, with "comedy" like
being consistently posted on their official accounts on twitter and elsewhere. It is, IMO, the most annoying and aggresively defensive fandom. Say what you will about furfags or horsefuckers or tumblr fangirls but for the most part they stay inside their little communities and rarely spread it elsewhere. R&M reddit fanboys, on the other hand, circlejerk each other in every last major comment section on reddit, twitter, and elsewhere and will aggressively go on about how "you just can't understand it's meaning" when you call it for the shallow, meaningless humor that it is. To summarise them in one paragraph, have
To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Rick and Morty. The humour is extremely subtle, and without a solid grasp of theoretical physics most of the jokes will go over a typical viewers head. There's also Rick's nihilistic outlook, which is deftly woven into his characterisation- his personal philosophy draws heavily from Narodnaya Volya literature, for instance. The fans understand this stuff; they have the intellectual capacity to truly appreciatethe depths of these jokes, to realise that they're not just funny- they say something deep about LIFE. As a consequence people who dislike Rick & Morty truly ARE idiots- of course they wouldn't appreciate, for instance, the humour in Rick's existential catchphrase "Wubba Lubba Dub Dub," which itself is a cryptic reference to Turgenev's Russian epic Fathers and Sons. I'm smirking right now just imagining one of those addlepated simpletons scratching their heads in confusion as Dan Harmon's genius wit unfolds itself on their television screens. What fools.. how I pity them.

tl;dr shitty cartoon with meaningless humor that tries to be more than it is attracts edgy 14 year olds


There were some "dark times" in reddit where you would find Rick and Morty fucking everywhere, people crossovering it with every other popular fandom, forced references derailing unrelated threads, etc. It's not like this nowadays but there's bizarre sense of elitism/hipsterism from the fans, as if the show was "cult" when it was always massively popular.

Feels like i'm the only person in the universe who didn't watch it.

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