‘Rick And Morty’ Gets Season 3 Premiere Date & Trailer During Livestream With Dan Harmon & Justin Roiland

Deadline | 6/29/2017 | Erik Pedersen
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Rick and Morty creator-writers Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland used a livestream tonight to announce that Season 3 of their animated show will premiere at 11:30 PM Sunday, July 30, on Adult Swim. They also showed an S3 trailer; watch it above.

“Only a show this smart could be so stupid,” the trailer’s voice-over reminded. Its tagline is, “Welcome to the darkest year of their adventures.”

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The predictably profane livestream was hosted by Brandon Johnson, who voices Mr. Goldenford on the series alongside Roiland’s voicing of the title characters. Storyboard artist Erica Hayes was live-illustrating as they went along, and Harmon was typing screenplay-style for the live audience during the event as well.

The S3 premiere date news came a few days after Harmon went on an epic hourlong Twitter rant about why the series is taking so long to return from hiatus. It last aired an original episode in October 2015.

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“The reason S3 took long is because it took long to write, because it was S3 of a show that we were scared to make worse than S2 or S1,” he had tweeted cheekily this past Saturday.

Part of Harmon’s weekend Twitter-thon focused on dispelling online rumors that the show was delayed because he and Roiland were feuding. Johnson had them address that pachyderm in the hall pretty much right away. “On the interwebs, lotta people talking about beef between you and Dan — is that true?” he aksed. To which Roiland deadpanned, “We don’t like each other by any stretch.” Harmon chimed in: “While we suffer through...
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