'Rick and Morty' co-creator Dan Harmon addresses the women-hating trolls harassing the show's female writers

Business Insider | 9/21/2017 | Carrie Wittmer
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"Rick and Morty" co-creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland wanted to give female writers a voice in their writers room, so they changed things up a bit for their show's third season by adding four female writers to the staff. This makes the "Rick and Morty" writers room 50% female, excluding showrunners Harmon and Roiland.

Season three episodes "Rickmancing the Stone" and "Pickle Rick" were credited to two of the female writers, Jane Becker and Jessica Gao.

Episodes - Women - Backlash - Show - Fans

After their episodes aired, both women received backlash from some of the show's fans on Twitter, simply based on the fact that they are women. The trolling turned into a serious threat when their personal information was posted online, a practice commonly referred to...
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