Watch This Video Essay Exploring Rick and Morty’s Take on the Search for the Meaning of Life
Rick and Morty is not only one of the best animated comedy series around. It’s one of the best shows on television in league with the most celebrated, decorated hour long dramas.
Sure, it’s hilarious, but Rick and Morty also uses its ultra-clever, sharp sense of humor to delve as deep into the human condition as it possibly can go. While not filled with as many dramatic moments as BoJack Horseman, creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland examine existential crises with an equally deft hand.