Is Rick and Morty season 4 new tonight, June 7 on Adult Swim?
After returning from its midseason break this spring, Rick and Morty season 4 has been churning out new episodes weekly without any interruption!
While there have been some misses among the past five episodes, overall Rick and Morty season 4 has been another incredible season and made the wait far more worth it. The most recent episodes of the animated series have brought fans quite a few memorable moments with each episode standing out for its own unique reasons.
Since its return, fans have just gotten used to new episodes airing every Sunday but is Rick and Morty new tonight?
Unfortunately, last week’s episode, “Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri,” was the Rick and Morty season 4 finale and served as the final episode of the show’s fourth season. As a result, no new episode of Rick and Morty is planned for tonight as the wait for season 5 officially begins.
When will Rick and Morty season 5 premiere on Adult Swim?
With Rick and Morty season 4 complete, the burning question on the minds of fans is, of course, when the series will return for its fifth season.
More than two years passed between when Rick and Morty season 3 concluded on Oct. 1, 2017, and when Rick and Morty season 4 premiered on Nov. 10, 2019. The wait between seasons was quite unbearable for many fans, but the good news is fans hopefully won’t have quite as long a wait between seasons.
While Adult Swim has not yet announced a return date for the series’ fifth season, the network has already renewed the series for season 5 as part of a massive renewal announced in Mau 2018. The early renewal has allowed the writing team to get started working on the new season already and creator Dan Harmon has been upfront in noting the plan is to get new seasons out quicker.
Speaking with Entertainment Weekly at the time of the renewal, Harmon seemed certain the wait between seasons three and four would be the longest and last time fans would have to wait more than a year for new episodes:
“I think it’s safe to say without fear of being wrong that the gap between seasons three and four will be the longest and last time that it’s ever so long that it’s ridiculous. I don’t know how fast we can do it, but I know it will never be this long again.”
While we can’t rule out the possibility of season 5 beginning this fall, it seems more likely Adult Swim might aim to release Rick and Morty season 5 sometime in early 2021 — which is a more than reasonable amount of time between seasons.
In the meantime, you can relive your favorite Rick and Morty season 4 moments on Hulu as well as on Fubo TV!