With the internet abuzz with chatter over the anticipation of new episodes, Roiland later revealed to Entertainment Weekly that season 4 would comprise of 10 episodes only. Though unconfirmed, this might suggest that the upcoming season is going to be split into two parts.
The first season of Rick and Morty maintained a similar sporadic release schedule, with the first three episodes airing at the beginning of December 2013, the next three episodes commencing in January 2014, and the final five episodes running through March and April of the same year.
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Despite a lengthy two-year gap between seasons, season 4 promises that things are “pretty much the same” between sociopathic scientist Rick and his impressionable young sidekick Morty, as they embark on even more madcap adventures together alongside a few familiar faces, including the beloved Mr. Poopybutthole, Mr. Meeseeks, and Gearhead.
For more on Rick and Morty, find out why the renewal of season 4 was delayed, read what co-creator Justin Roiland said about the timeframe for future seasons, and check out the most WTF-worthy moments in the history of the dimension-hopping show.
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