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These 16 Rick and Morty Fan Theories Will Blow Your Mind

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Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty is one of the twistiest, timey-wimey shows on television. Because of its multi-layered narrative structure, there are hundreds of Rick and Morty fan theories (if not more), all supported by quotes from the show. This list looks at some of the most interesting theories that cut through the BS and elaborate on the show's philosophical elements. Some fan theories about Rick and Morty are so good that you might question everything you thought you knew about the weirdest grandfather, and grandson duo on television. Some of these Rick and Morty conspiracy theories might even substantiate your own theories about the show. Take a look at these crazy good Rick and Morty theories and try not to lose your mind.

The big question at the center of almost every Rick and Morty theory is “Who is Rick Sanchez?” And why is he so obsessed with Morty? This list has theories about whether or not Rick and Morty are from the same universe, ponders the upsides of cloning, and even plumbs the depths of the most important substance in the world: ice cream. Also: what is the nature of science? All of these Rick and Morty fan theories have a nugget of truth in them, and they’ll change the way you watch the show forever.

Vote up the fan theories that are actually kind of smart, and then leave a comment with what you think is really going on in the Rick and Morty universe.

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