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What to Watch If You Love Rick and Morty 

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Updated December 11, 2019 1.2k votes 269 voters 7.5k views 45 items

List Rules Vote up the best TV shows and movies that are similar to Rick and Morty.

Wondering what to watch after Rick and Morty? The innovative animated series, considered one of the smartest shows out there, has both fans and critics captivated. After binging on some Rick and Morty, it's only natural to be on the lookout for some Rick and Morty similar movies and TV shows to fill the void. Luckily, there's plenty to choose from to satisfy your cravings for innovate, funny, and quirky comedy. 


What movies and TV shows will you find on this list? The Simpsons is a staple when it comes to witty, adult-oriented animation, but there are also more recent cartoons with a Rick and Morty-vibe. The bizarre world of Bojack Horseman, with its many blink-and-you-miss-it background gags eagle eyed viewers find intellectually challenging, make the Netflix series a great substitute for Rick and MortyArcher's dry humor and intricate plot also makes it perfect for Rick and Morty fans. When it comes to movies like Rick and Morty, it doesn't get much better than Back to the Future. Other good projects featured on this Rick and Morty recommendations list include South Park, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Galaxy Quest.

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Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love Rick and Morty
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Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park. Their regular attempts to slack off usually lead to surreal, extreme, and often supernatural misadventures. During these misadventures, they interact with the show's other main characters: Benson, Pops, Muscle Man, Hi-Five Ghost, Skips, Thomas, Margaret, Eileen, and CJ. Many of Regulars Show '​s characters are loosely based on those developed for Quintel's student films at California Institute of the Arts: ...more on Wikipedia

Futurama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love Rick and Morty
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Futurama is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the retro-futuristic 31st century. The series was envisioned by Groening in the late 1990s while working on The Simpsons, later bringing Cohen aboard to develop storylines and characters to pitch the show to Fox. In the United States, the series aired on Fox from March 28, 1999, ...more on Wikipedia

BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love Rick and Morty
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BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" in the '80s and '90s, now he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters. The show is designed by the cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, who had previously worked with Bob-Waksberg on the webcomic Tip Me Over, Pour Me Out. ...more on Wikipedia

Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love Rick and Morty
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Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake, a dog with magical powers to change shape and grow and shrink at will. Finn and Jake live in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo. Along the way, they interact with the other main characters of the show: Princess Bubblegum, The Ice King, and Marceline the Vampire Queen. The series is based on a short produced for Nicktoons and Frederator Studios' animation incubator series Random! Cartoons. After the short became a viral hit on the Internet, Cartoon Network picked it up for a full-length ...more on Wikipedia