Many fans of Rick and Morty have been anxiously awaiting word on when season three will finally arrive. But as I said when we saw that brief peek at the new season, we were warned it could be a while.
But if you’re impatient and need to know what’s going on and why it’s taking so long, worry not. Dan Harmon, who created Rick and Morty along with Justin Roiland, spoke recently about what’s been keeping us from getting our eyeballs on that sweet, sweet season three action.
See what he had to say below.
Speaking to a crowd at the Sundance Film Festival, Harmon was surprisingly open about what’s holding things up:
â€œIâ€™m so sorry. I donâ€™t have a release date for Season 3. Itâ€™s not that I know it and Iâ€™m not allowed to say it; itâ€™s [Adult Swimâ€™s] domain. What I will tell you is itâ€™s late because of us, itâ€™s late because of me.
If Justin were here heâ€™d agree. He and I would go, â€˜Yeah, we fucked up,â€™ and itâ€™s hard to put your finger on how we fucked up. â€˜Rick and Mortyâ€™ keeps taking longer and longer to write, and I donâ€™t know why.
We have fights all the time and then we have fights about why weâ€™re having fights. â€˜Well, we didnâ€™t fight during Season 2, thatâ€™s why itâ€™s taking longer! All this fighting! So OK, letâ€™s stop fighting!’â€
In addition to that, an Adult Swim spokesperson added that there was â€œno premiere timing to share unfortunately â€“ weâ€™re still deep in production.â€
Personally, I don’t mind the wait at all. I’d much rather every episode of Rick and Morty be as good as previous episodes have been than see them rush out a new season with weaker episodes.
So long as a new season is on the way, I’m happy. But cancel it and I riot!
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