It’s still April 1st, but this is no joke: Rick and Morty season 3 is here, and you can watch the first episode right now, for a while at least.
It’s been a while, huh? The season 2 Rick and Morty finale aired in October 2015, and since then, fans have patiently been waiting for season 3 to resolve the big cliffhanger of Rick being captured by the Federation and put into prison. Instead of having a normal premiere, the showrunners decided to bring the show back on a day when everyone would second-guess if it was real or not. Oh, but it’s real, and you can head here to watch the latest episode online. The episode, which guest stars Nathan Fillion, is going to be
live until midnight eastern Update 4/2 11:25 AM: The stream is now down, though YouTube has re-uploads that you can check out here. The episode is streaming on a loop, and you can’t forward it or go back, but still. It’s something.
Without spoiling too much, the new episode tonight shows the Smith family trying to cope without Rick, which is painful enough on its own without taking into consideration the stifling rules put into place by the Federation. It’s good shit.
The best part is that they teased it ahead of time!
Heh. Some more tidbits from the showrunners (some won’t make sense until you watch the episode.)
And just for fun: