Because of how massively popular Rick and Morty has become, it was automatically assumed that a season four was on the way. Fans knew it would be a while, but one day it would arrive and that patience would be rewarded. Then came the troubling surprise that, despite fans already being nearly half a year into the wait for season four, that season hadn’t even been ordered yet. Much worry spread.
At the time I theorized that perhaps Adult Swim was just as excited as the rest of us about the show and forgot to do the proper paperwork. Or perhaps they wanted to top that memorable April Fools’ Day joke. Whatever the case, all has now been remedied and all is well in the world once again (sorta) as Adult Swim has not only confirmed season four, but they’ve ordered 70 new episodes. 70. FREAKIN’. EPISODES. That’s more than double the amount of episodes we’ve gotten since the show debuted back in December of 2013 to look forward to.
Show creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon made the big announcement that they were heading back to work, rather hygienically, in a video you can find below with the full announcement.
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