Rick and Morty’s First Season 6 Trailer Goes Full-Die Hard

Adult Swim dropped the first trailer for Rick and Morty Season 6.

The brief trailer gives audiences a taste of what hijinks the pair will soon embark on, spotlighting a variety of messy, chaotic situations. Highlights include what appears to be a Die Hard-inspired episode, the destruction of Rick’s space cruiser and the return of Space Beth who seems to be helping the family escape from danger. As can be expected, the upcoming season looks to be loaded with plenty of robots, intergalactic battles and inventive weaponry. While little is currently known about what Rick and Morty’s sixth season entails, the show’s official logline confirms that it will pick up right where Season 5 finished.

Speaking about what fans can expect in Season 6, Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland promised that the upcoming episodes will be significantly better than the last installment, which was impacted by the sudden passing of producer J. Michael Mendel. “So it’s like, I think we’re kind of finally back into the rhythm of Rick and Morty, and I think Season 6 is…didn’t particularly think Season 5 was bad, but Season 6 is f*cking amazing. It really is a f*cking quality season,” Roiland said.

Rick and Morty, Back in Action
The creator also noted that while Rick and Morty Season 6 will be a “good point of entry” into the zany series, it will also resonate with long-time viewers. “I will say that it’s a bit more canonical,” Roiland said. “It really rewards fans of the show that have been watching up to this point…”

While Season 6 will likely keep both Rick and Morty busy, the universe-hopping duo have another set of escapes lined up for 2022. An anime based on Rick and Morty is currently in development for Adult Swim and it’s expected to cast an entirely new light on the show. Helmed by Tower of God director Takeshi Sano, who is described as a “superfan” of the series. “I am honored to have been given an opportunity to tell a new story about this amazing family,” Sano said. “I hope you enjoy their adventures!”

Rick and Morty Season 6 debuts on Sept. 4 on Adult Swim. Seasons 1 through 5 of the beloved animated series are available to stream on Netflix.

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