Follow

Rick and Morty lands a long term renewal

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting from Hollywood that Adult Swim has renewed the popular cartoon Rick and Morty for 70 more episodes.

As of the renewal announcement, the show created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland has produced only 31 episodes meaning this renewal will more than triple the current run and will also bring the show to the 100 milestone, critical for syndication.

Rick and Morty first aired in December, 2013 with an 11 episode first season. Seasons two and three both had 10 episode runs and were released in 2015 and 2017 respectively. At their current rate of release, it will take 14 years to release these 70 episodes.

There is no official timetable for release nor is it clear whether the 10 episode season model will continue or if future seasons will have more content.

The show, which follows the exploits of alcoholic mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his grandson Morty Smith through inter-dimensional adventures, has a devoted cult following in key demographics and is one of Adult Swim's most popular shows.

In 2017, the popularity of the series surpassed major network juggernauts in the coveted 18-34 age group -- a demo with high value to advertisers.

The extended run of the show will also have an impact on the collectibles market as new episodes inspire new figures from Funko, Kidrobot and countless other companies. Be sure to check in with Hero Habit for continued coverage of the show and the collectibles market surrounding it.

Funko POP Rick and Morty
Funko POP Rick and Morty
$25.99
Time Remaining: 13d 4h 14m
Buy It Now for only: $25.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
FUNKO POP RICK AND MORTY BLIPS  CHITZ  416 + 417 SET EXCLUSIVE GAMESTOP VINYL
FUNKO POP RICK AND MORTY BLIPS CHITZ 416 + 417 SET EXCLUSIVE GAMESTOP VINYL
$33.21
Time Remaining: 16d 10h 27m
Buy It Now for only: $33.21
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Funko Rick and Morty Mr Meeseeks Set Pop Vinyl Figure With CHASE VARIANT
Funko Rick and Morty Mr Meeseeks Set Pop Vinyl Figure With CHASE VARIANT
$22.00
Time Remaining: 22d 4h 2m
Buy It Now for only: $22.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
RICK AND MORTY FUNKO POP LOT Blips And Chitz Rick morty Tiny Rick SnowbAll More
RICK AND MORTY FUNKO POP LOT Blips And Chitz Rick morty Tiny Rick SnowbAll More
$76.00
Time Remaining: 19d 9h 56m
Buy It Now for only: $76.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Funko POP Animation Rick and Morty 340 Sentient Arm Morty Limited Chase Edition
Funko POP Animation Rick and Morty 340 Sentient Arm Morty Limited Chase Edition
$22.99
Time Remaining: 26d 22h 32m
Buy It Now for only: $22.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Funko Pop Rick and Morty Lot of 2 Blips and Chitz Gamestop Exclusive
Funko Pop Rick and Morty Lot of 2 Blips and Chitz Gamestop Exclusive
$27.00
Time Remaining: 29d 23h 35m
Buy It Now for only: $27.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Toxic Rick and Morty Funko POPS
Toxic Rick and Morty Funko POPS
$21.59 (4 Bids)
Time Remaining: 11h 7m
Bid now | Add to watch list
Funko POP Animation Vinyl Figures Rick and  Morty S5 SET OF 6 w Protector
Funko POP Animation Vinyl Figures Rick and Morty S5 SET OF 6 w Protector
$27.80 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2d 11h 21m
Bid now | Add to watch list

« Previous1234

Share your thoughts!

Get Connected!

Join our community and connect with people who share in your hero habits

Comments

No comments yet

Lost Password

Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.