Rick and Morty: 11 things we’d like to see in new episodes

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4. Evil Morty

Speaking of abandoned dimensions, there is a fan theory that Evil Morty is Rick’s original Morty.

Perhaps somehow callously abandoned and insanely bitter, Evil Morty is systematically taking over the Citadel of Ricks in order to extract his ultimate revenge from the Rickiest of Ricks.

First, he frames Rick for the murder of 27 Ricks and the kidnapping of their Mortys. It is revealed that Evil Morty was controlling the “evil” Rick supposedly responsible for the crimes. The last we saw of Evil Morty, he had become the first democratically elected President of the Citadel by running on a platform of equality for Ricks and Mortys, but then used his power to become a secret dictator.

His campaign manager nearly exposed him as Evil Morty but was assassinated before he could reveal the truth. It is unclear whether Rick has any knowledge of Evil Morty, but does make a comment to his Morty about how “a cocky Morty can lead to some real problems,” but declines to explain what he means.

Whatever his motives, we likely haven’t seen the last of Evil Morty.

5. Time Travel Stuff

Rick has a box in his workshop labeled “Time Travel Stuff” that can be seen in the background of many episodes.

Up to this point, it’s been enough of a complexity just to explore the idea of multiple dimensions without bringing in the potential for time travel.

Now that the show has been renewed for 70 episodes, however, Roiland and Harmon have the time and resources to comfortably incorporate the confusion of time travel to Rick and Morty’s adventures if that’s what they wanted to do.

As much as I love the pseudo-science and infinite layers of the multiple dimension concept, I love the infinite loops and paradoxes inherent in the concept of time travel even more. While the adventurer in me likes the idea of time travel in the traveling sense, I love the idea of time travel in a theoretical, brain teaser sort of way.

I would love to see Rick and Morty get into Rick’s time travel stuff. Given their origin as a Back to the Future parody, it only seems fitting.