Rick and Morty announce Season 6 hiatus

Adult Swim is advising fans that Rick and Morty Season 6 is taking a six-week hiatus following the release of the final episode, “Juricksic Mort.”

Bad news, rick and morty fans: the sixth season of the adult animated series is officially on hiatus.

Adult Swim announced the six-week mid-season hiatus via its official Twitter account, confirming that the show will return on November 20, 2022. As part of its announcement post, Adult Swim encouraged fans to consider the hiatus as an opportunity “to develop [their] disturbs[s] in preparation for the rest of the season.” rick and morty Season 6 premiered on September 4, 2022 and released six episodes so far. The final episode, “Juricksic Mort”, aired on October 9, 2022.

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Fans shouldn’t take the rick and morty Season 6’s hiatus is a sign that the series is running out of steam. On the contrary, producers Scott Marder and James Siciliano recently confirmed that two more seasons of rick and morty are in the works, with Marder promising that a new season will drop each year. “There’s an incredible amount that we have going on,” explained Siciliano. “I don’t know what we could talk about, but in terms of production, we have season 6 coming out and season 7 in production. We have the writers room for season 8. So that’s about 20 episodes in some form of production, and the new season we’re entering.”

Rick and Morty kicks off the series’ next big story

Marder also revealed that rick and morty Season 6 will push the overall narrative of the series in a new direction. The producer added that it was because the rick and morty The Season 5 finale concluded several long-running plot threads from the show’s run to this point. “510 was a huge final,” he said. “It left us with a ton of homework and a lot to do. I feel like it closes this book, but at the same time opens a new one. There was a clear and present danger that was always there. . naturally emerged coinciding with Evil Morty to begin the second half of a larger story.”

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rick and morty Creator Dan Harmon has since confirmed that Evil Morty still has a part to play in the bigger story he and his team are telling, despite the character’s apparent exit in the Season 5 finale. That said, Harmon also warned fans that Evil Morty wouldn’t necessarily be returning anytime soon, describing him as “an easy guy to forget because he kind of took care of himself”.

rick and morty Season 6 returns to Adult Swim on November 20, 2022.

Source: Twitter

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